NASDAQ:CASH - Meta Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$18.54 -1.04 (-5.31 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.54
Today's Range$18.47 - $19.39
52-Week Range$18.01 - $38.87
Volume396,267 shs
Average Volume468,415 shs
Market Capitalization$730.85 million
P/E Ratio6.60
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta1.3
Meta Financial Group, Inc. operates as the holding company for MetaBank that offers various banking products and services in the United States. The company accepts various deposit products, including statement savings accounts, money market savings accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, and checking accounts; and deposits related to prepaid cards, which primarily comprise checking accounts and certificate accounts. It also provides loans, such as commercial finance loans, commercial and multi-family real estate loans, one-to-four family mortgage loans, consumer finance loans, taxpayer advance loans, agriculture loans, consumer and commercial operating loans, and commercial insurance premium finance products. In addition, the company issues prepaid cards and consumer credit products; sponsors automated teller machines into various debit networks; and offers tax refund transfer and other payment industry products and services. It operates 10 full-service branch offices in Storm Lake and Des Moines, Iowa; and Brookings and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as well as 17 non-branch offices located in South Dakota, Texas, California, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee, Michigan, and Canada. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CASH
CUSIPN/A
Phone605-782-1767

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$343.06 million
Cash Flow$3.1801 per share
Book Value$19.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$51.62 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,219
Market Cap$730.85 million
Next Earnings Date4/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ:CASH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meta Financial Group's stock symbol?

Meta Financial Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CASH."

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

Meta Financial Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 8th. View Meta Financial Group's Dividend History.

When did Meta Financial Group's stock split? How did Meta Financial Group's stock split work?

Shares of Meta Financial Group split on Friday, October 5th 2018. The 3-1 split was announced on Tuesday, August 28th 2018. The newly issued shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes on Thursday, October 4th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of Meta Financial Group stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

How were Meta Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Meta Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CASH) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 28th. The savings and loans company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.04. The savings and loans company earned $98.02 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $98.55 million. Meta Financial Group had a net margin of 15.76% and a return on equity of 11.61%. View Meta Financial Group's Earnings History.

When is Meta Financial Group's next earnings date?

Meta Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Meta Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for CASH?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Meta Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Meta Financial Group's stock price to reach $35.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 92.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Meta Financial Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Meta Financial Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Meta Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 1 buy rating and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Meta Financial Group.

Has Meta Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CASH stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Meta Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Meta Financial Group?

Meta Financial Group saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 816,292 shares, a drop of 34.8% from the February 15th total of 1,251,577 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 413,307 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 2.4% of the company's shares are sold short. View Meta Financial Group's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Meta Financial Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Meta Financial Group investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Edwards Lifesciences (EW), NVIDIA (NVDA), Paypal (PYPL), Canopy Growth (CGC), Discover Financial Services (DFS), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Agilent Technologies (A), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Visa (V).

Who are Meta Financial Group's key executives?

Meta Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bradley C. Hanson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Glen William Herrick, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Shelly A. Schneekloth, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55)
  • Ms. Sheree S. Thornsberry, Exec. VP & Group Head of Consumer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Michael K. Goik, Exec. VP & Head of Commercial Fin. (Age 50)

Who are Meta Financial Group's major shareholders?

Meta Financial Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.45%), Nantahala Capital Management LLC (4.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.88%), Cranbrook Wealth Management LLC (3.87%) and Patriot Financial Partners GP LP (3.44%). Company insiders that own Meta Financial Group stock include Bradley C Hanson, Douglas J Hajek, Elizabeth G Hoople, Frederick V Moore, Glen William Herrick, J Tyler Haahr, Kendall E Stork, Michael Brent Turner, Sheree Thornsberry, Sonja Anne Theisen and William David Tull. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Meta Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Meta Financial Group stock?

CASH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Meta Financial Group company stock in the last year include Frederick V Moore, Glen William Herrick, Michael Brent Turner, Sheree Thornsberry and William David Tull. View Insider Buying and Selling for Meta Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Meta Financial Group stock?

CASH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Cranbrook Wealth Management LLC, Nantahala Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Patriot Financial Partners GP LP, Ashford Capital Management Inc. and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. Company insiders that have bought Meta Financial Group stock in the last two years include Bradley C Hanson, Elizabeth G Hoople, Frederick V Moore, Glen William Herrick, Kendall E Stork and Sonja Anne Theisen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Meta Financial Group.

How do I buy shares of Meta Financial Group?

Shares of CASH 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 Meta Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of CASH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.54.

How big of a company is Meta Financial Group?

Meta Financial Group has a market capitalization of $730.85 million and generates $343.06 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $51.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.81 on an earnings per share basis. Meta Financial Group employs 1,219 workers across the globe.

What is Meta Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Meta Financial Group is http://www.metafinancialgroup.com.

How can I contact Meta Financial Group?

Meta Financial Group's mailing address is 5501 SOUTH BROADBAND LANE P O BOX 1307, SIOUX FALLS SD, 57108. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at 605-782-1767 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ CASH)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  209 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  201 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  410
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Meta Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CASH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CASH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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