Bankwell Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.82 (-2.78 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume6,617 shs
Average Volume33,209 shs
Market Capitalization$224.94 million
P/E Ratio14.94
Dividend Yield2.44%
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About Bankwell Financial Group

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services through its banking subsidiary, Bankwell Bank. It offers checking, savings, money market, online and mobile banking, debit cards, and personal loans. The firm also delivers business banking solutions such as business checking, treasury management, business savings, commercial services, business loans and lines of credit, and commercial mortgages. The company is headquartered in New Canaan, CT.


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Overall MarketRank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

235th out of 1,332 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

54th out of 232 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bankwell Financial Group a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bankwell Financial Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Bankwell Financial Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Bankwell Financial Group?

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When is Bankwell Financial Group's next earnings date?

Bankwell Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 27th 2021.
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How were Bankwell Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 27th. The bank reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.06. The bank had revenue of $18.02 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17 million. Bankwell Financial Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.36% and a net margin of 18.69%.
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How has Bankwell Financial Group's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Bankwell Financial Group's stock was trading at $19.99 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BWFG shares have increased by 43.5% and is now trading at $28.68.
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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 Wednesday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Thursday, August 26th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 13th. This is an increase from Bankwell Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.14.
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Is Bankwell Financial Group a good dividend stock?

Bankwell Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.44%. The dividend payout ratio of Bankwell Financial Group is 96.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Bankwell Financial Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.15% next year. This indicates that Bankwell Financial Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BWFG?

2 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Bankwell Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Bankwell Financial Group's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Bankwell Financial Group's key executives?

Bankwell Financial Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Christopher R. Gruseke, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Laura J. Waitz, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Penko Krassimir Ivanov, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Christine Chivily, Chief Risk & Credit Officer, Executive VP
  • Matthew McNeill, Chief Banking Officer & Executive Vice President

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

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 ONEOK (OKE), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Philip Morris International (PM), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Cinemark (CNK) and CenterPoint Energy (CNP).

What is Bankwell Financial Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are Bankwell Financial Group's major shareholders?

Bankwell Financial Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.81%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (3.32%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.39%), Millennium Management LLC (1.25%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.86%). Company insiders that own Bankwell Financial Group stock include Blake S Drexler, Carl M Porto, Christopher R Gruseke, Daniel S Jones, Eric J Dale, James M Garnett Jr, James M Garnett, Jr, Laura Waitz, Lawrence B Seidman, Penko Krassimir Ivanov, Richard Castiglioni and Todd Lampert.
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Which major investors are selling Bankwell Financial Group stock?

BWFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Northern Trust Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Banc Funds Co. LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BHZ Capital Management LP, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Bankwell Financial Group company stock in the last year include Laura Waitz, and Todd Lampert.
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Which major investors are buying Bankwell Financial Group stock?

BWFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Bridgeway Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace LLP, Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC, Ergoteles LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Bankwell Financial Group stock in the last two years include Blake S Drexler, Carl M Porto, Christopher R Gruseke, Daniel S Jones, Eric J Dale, James M Garnett Jr, James M Garnett, Jr, Lawrence B Seidman, Penko Krassimir Ivanov, and Richard Castiglioni.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Bankwell Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of BWFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.68.

How much money does Bankwell Financial Group make?

Bankwell Financial Group has a market capitalization of $224.94 million and generates $80.37 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $5.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Bankwell Financial Group have?

Bankwell Financial Group employs 125 workers across the globe.

What is Bankwell Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Bankwell Financial Group is

Where are Bankwell Financial Group's headquarters?

Bankwell Financial Group is headquartered at 220 ELM STREET, NEW CANAAN CT, 06840.

How can I contact Bankwell Financial Group?

Bankwell Financial Group's mailing address is 220 ELM STREET, NEW CANAAN CT, 06840. The bank can be reached via phone at (203) 652-0166 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/21/2021 by Staff
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