NASDAQ:BWFG - Bankwell Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.06 +0.31 (+1.04 %) (As of 04/24/2019 04:23 AM ET)Previous Close$29.75Today's Range$29.75 - $30.0852-Week Range$26.39 - $33.15Volume9,437 shsAverage Volume19,792 shsMarket Capitalization$235.97 millionP/E Ratio12.58Dividend Yield1.75%Beta0.39 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Bankwell Bank that provides a range of banking services to commercial and consumer customers in Connecticut. It accepts checking, savings, and money market accounts; and time, demand, and NOW deposits, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also provides commercial lending products, including residential real estate loans, owner-occupied commercial real estate loans, commercial real estate investment loans, business term loans, equipment financing, and lines of credit to small and mid-sized businesses, as well as real estate construction and development loans; and consumer loans, such as loans secured by savings or certificate accounts, or automobiles, as well as unsecured personal loans and overdraft lines of credit. As of June 9, 2018, it operated through a network of 12 branches. The company was formerly known as BNC Financial Group, Inc. and changed its name to Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. in September 2013. Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut. Receive BWFG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BWFG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:BWFG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1505732 Webwww.mybankwell.com Phone203-652-0166Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.06 Current Ratio1.10 Quick Ratio1.10Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.58 Forward P/E Ratio13.01 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$83.96 million Price / Sales2.81 Cash Flow$2.6276 per share Price / Cash Flow11.44 Book Value$22.21 per share Price / Book1.35Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.39 Net Income$17.43 million Net Margins20.76% Return on Equity11.01% Return on Assets1.01%Miscellaneous Employees142 Outstanding Shares7,850,000Market Cap$235.97 million Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) Frequently Asked Questions 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, February 25th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. This is an increase from Bankwell Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12. View Bankwell Financial Group's Dividend History. How were Bankwell Financial Group's earnings last quarter? Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The bank reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $15.07 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15 million. Bankwell Financial Group had a return on equity of 11.01% and a net margin of 20.76%. View Bankwell Financial Group's Earnings History. When is Bankwell Financial Group's next earnings date? Bankwell Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bankwell Financial Group. What price target have analysts set for BWFG? 3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Bankwell Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect Bankwell Financial Group's stock price to reach $35.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bankwell Financial Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bankwell Financial Group? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bankwell Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bankwell Financial Group. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Bankwell Financial Group stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Bankwell Financial Group stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. is a commercial bank which serves residents and businesses primarily in Fairfield and New Haven Counties, CT. It offers checking, savings, money market accounts; demand and NOW deposits, certificates of deposit, commercial lending products as well as electronic banking and online banking services. Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. is headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut. " (4/9/2019) 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We maintain our Outperform rating. We are revising our price target to $34 (from $36.50) to account for the recent contraction in industry multiples." (11/1/2018) Has Bankwell Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about BWFG stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bankwell Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the bank a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Bankwell Financial Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Bankwell Financial Group include Washington Trust Bancorp (WASH), Central Pacific Financial (CPF), State Bank Financial (STBZ), Origin Bancorp (OBNK), Carolina Financial (CARO), Great Southern Bancorp (GSBC), Allegiance Bancshares (ABTX), First National Bank Alaska (FBAK), Lakeland Bancorp (LBAI), Triumph Bancorp (TBK), Stock Yards Bancorp (SYBT), Oritani Financial (ORIT), Fidelity Southern (LION), TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST) and HomeStreet (HMST). What other stocks do shareholders of Bankwell Financial Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Bankwell Financial Group investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), ONEOK (OKE), Seadrill Partners (SDLP), Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH), SM Energy (SM), Prosiebensat 1 Media (PSM), Spdr Portfolio Total Stock Market Etf (SPTM), Unilever (UNIA), Amedisys (AMED) and eBay (EBAY). Who are Bankwell Financial Group's key executives? Bankwell Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Christopher R. Gruseke, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)Mr. Penko Krassimir Ivanov, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)Mr. Todd H. Lampert, Corp. Sec. & Director (Age 56)Ms. Heidi S. DeWyngaert, Exec. VP & Chief Lending Officer (Age 63)Scott Messina, First VP & Chief Information Officer How do I buy shares of Bankwell Financial Group? Shares of BWFG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market 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 BWFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.06. How big of a company is Bankwell Financial Group? Bankwell Financial Group has a market capitalization of $235.97 million and generates $83.96 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $17.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 on an earnings per share basis. Bankwell Financial Group employs 142 workers across the globe. What is Bankwell Financial Group's official website? The official website for Bankwell Financial Group is http://www.mybankwell.com. How can I contact Bankwell Financial Group? Bankwell Financial Group's mailing address is 208 ELM STREET, NEW CANAAN CT, 06840. The bank can be reached via phone at 203-652-0166 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ BWFG)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 114 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 139 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 253MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bankwell Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BWFG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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