Bankwell Financial Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:BWFG)

About Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)

Bankwell Financial Group logoBankwell Financial Group, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company offers a range of financial services through its banking subsidiary, Bankwell Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a Connecticut state non-member bank. The Bank provides a range of banking services to commercial and consumer customers, concentrated in the Fairfield and New Haven Counties region of Connecticut. The Bank's commercial lending products include owner-occupied commercial real estate loans, commercial real estate investment loans, commercial loans (such as business term loans, equipment financing and lines of credit) to small and mid-sized businesses, and real estate construction and development loans. The Bank's retail lending products include residential mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit and consumer installment loans. Its depository products include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, noninterest-bearing demand, negotiable order of withdrawal (NOW) and time deposits.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:BWFG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $283.35 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 7,570,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.54
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $33.73
  • 52 Week Range: $23.50 - $38.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.86
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $52.53 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.39
  • Book Value: $20.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.84
  • Annual Dividend: $0.28
  • Dividend Yield: 0.7%
  • Net Margins: 20.74%
  • Return on Equity: 10.06%
  • Return on Assets: 0.89%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.14%
  • Current Ratio: 1.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.09%
  • Average Volume: 17,117 shs.
  • Beta: 0.58
  • Short Ratio: 2.81

Frequently Asked Questions for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)

What is Bankwell Financial Group's stock symbol?

Bankwell Financial Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BWFG."

How often does Bankwell Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bankwell Financial Group?

Bankwell Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Monday, November 27th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. View Bankwell Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were Bankwell Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 25th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43. The firm earned $13.69 million during the quarter. Bankwell Financial Group had a return on equity of 10.06% and a net margin of 20.74%. View Bankwell Financial Group's Earnings History.

When will Bankwell Financial Group make its next earnings announcement?

Bankwell Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Bankwell Financial Group.

Where is Bankwell Financial Group's stock going? Where will Bankwell Financial Group's stock price be in 2017?

1 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Bankwell Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Bankwell Financial Group's share price to reach $37.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Bankwell Financial Group.

Who are some of Bankwell Financial Group's key competitors?

Who are Bankwell Financial Group's key executives?

Bankwell Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Blake S. Drexler, Outside Chairman of the Board
  • Christopher R Gruseke, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Penko Krassimir Ivanov, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Heidi S. DeWyngaert, Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
  • Todd Lampert Esq., Corporate Secretary, Independent Director
  • Gail E.D. Brathwaite, Director
  • Carl Michael Porto II, Director
  • Frederick R. Afragola, Independent Director
  • George P. Bauer, Independent Director
  • Michael J. Brandt, Independent Director

How do I buy Bankwell Financial Group stock?

Shares of Bankwell Financial Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Bankwell Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of Bankwell Financial Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.43.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ BWFG)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  49 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  38 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  87
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bankwell Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $37.00 (1.15% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Price Target History for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Analysts' Ratings History for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/27/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$37.00HighView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Earnings by Quarter for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ BWFG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/25/2017Q4 2016$0.43$0.43$13.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q3 2016$0.39$0.41$13.28 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q1 2016$0.35$0.40$12.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q4 2015$0.34$0.35$12.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3 2015$0.28$0.31$12.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2 2014$0.19$0.25$7.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.36 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Next Dividend:11/27/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:0.75%
Payout Ratio:14.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
13.59% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
11.86% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)

Dividend History by Quarter for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ BWFG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.37%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 47.56%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/22/2017Todd LampertDirectorSell2,250$33.93$76,342.50View SEC Filing  
9/18/2017David P DineenEVPSell1,218$35.77$43,567.86View SEC Filing  
8/16/2017Penko Krassimir IvanovCFOBuy33$32.40$1,069.20View SEC Filing  
8/9/2017James A FieberDirectorSell7,144$33.10$236,466.40View SEC Filing  
8/8/2017James A FieberDirectorSell2,856$33.13$94,619.28View SEC Filing  
5/30/2017Penko Krassimir IvanovCFOBuy80$31.65$2,532.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017James A FieberDirectorSell7,000$36.10$252,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2017Penko Krassimir IvanovCFOBuy390$30.50$11,895.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2017Todd LampertDirectorSell3,898$30.86$120,292.28View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Carl M PortoDirectorBuy1,500$31.50$47,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2017James A FieberDirectorSell9,662$33.89$327,445.18View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017James A FieberDirectorSell3,238$33.17$107,404.46View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016George P BauerDirectorSell6,905$31.94$220,545.70View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016James A FieberDirectorSell10,000$31.07$310,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Christine ChivilyEVPSell1,200$30.13$36,156.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Todd LampertDirectorSell4,125$29.24$120,615.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016James A FieberDirectorSell10,000$29.00$290,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Christopher R GrusekeCEOBuy1,000$21.35$21,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Carl M PortoDirectorBuy6,326$21.79$137,843.54View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016James A FieberDirectorBuy100$21.18$2,118.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Todd LampertDirectorSell1,500$19.67$29,505.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Carl M PortoDirectorBuy2,500$19.50$48,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Ernest J. Sr Verrico, Sr.CFOBuy2,000$19.50$39,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Christopher R. GrusekeCEOBuy5,500$19.48$107,140.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015James A FieberDirectorBuy1,535$17.95$27,553.25View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Christopher R GrusekeCEOBuy1,000$17.98$17,980.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015Christopher R GrusekeCEOBuy1,900$18.42$34,998.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Christopher GrusekeCEOBuy3,000$18.76$56,280.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Gail E D BrathwaiteCOOBuy25,000$18.00$450,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014George P BauerDirectorBuy138,889$18.00$2,500,002.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Bankwell Financial Group (BWFG) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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