NASDAQ:LION - Fidelity Southern Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.42 -0.56 (-2.55 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.42
Today's Range$21.18 - $21.94
52-Week Range$21.18 - $27.05
Volume45,708 shs
Average Volume55,254 shs
Market Capitalization$584.12 million
P/E Ratio16.35
Dividend Yield2.24%
Fidelity Southern Corporation operates as the holding company for Fidelity Bank that provides financial products and services primarily for individuals, and small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. The company accepts noninterest-bearing demand and interest-bearing demand accounts, including money market accounts and savings deposits; and time deposits. It also offers various loans, such as commercial and industrial loans, commercial real estate loans, indirect automobile loans, real estate construction loans, and real estate mortgage loans, as well as consumer loans, including automobile loans, residential mortgage and home equity loans, and secured and unsecured personal loans. In addition, the company offers Internet banking services comprising online bill pay and mobile deposit, and Internet cash management services; and wealth management services, including trust administration, investment management, financial and estate planning, and specialized lending and banking. Further, it provides cash management, remote deposit, and international trade services; and merchant services and credit cards. Additionally, the company operates an insurance agency that offers consumer credit related insurance products; and issues trust preferred securities. As of December 31, 2017, it owned 56 and leased 10 retail bank branches; and leased approximately 30 loan production offices. Fidelity Southern Corporation was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LION
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.28
Current Ratio1.00
Quick Ratio0.92


Trailing P/E Ratio16.35
Forward P/E Ratio13.39
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$292.93 million
Price / Sales1.99
Cash Flow$2.1902 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.78
Book Value$14.97 per share
Price / Book1.43


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.31
Net Income$39.79 million
Net Margins14.88%
Return on Equity9.95%
Return on Assets0.87%


Outstanding Shares27,270,000
Market Cap$584.12 million

Fidelity Southern (NASDAQ:LION) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fidelity Southern's stock symbol?

Fidelity Southern trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LION."

How often does Fidelity Southern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fidelity Southern?

Fidelity Southern declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, November 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, November 14th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 1st. View Fidelity Southern's Dividend History.

How were Fidelity Southern's earnings last quarter?

Fidelity Southern Co. (NASDAQ:LION) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.08. The financial services provider had revenue of $72.41 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $71.10 million. Fidelity Southern had a net margin of 14.88% and a return on equity of 9.95%. View Fidelity Southern's Earnings History.

When is Fidelity Southern's next earnings date?

Fidelity Southern is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fidelity Southern.

What price target have analysts set for LION?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Fidelity Southern's stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect Fidelity Southern's share price to reach $28.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fidelity Southern.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fidelity Southern?

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

Has Fidelity Southern been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about LION stock have trended very positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fidelity Southern earned a media sentiment score of 3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Fidelity Southern's key competitors?

Who are Fidelity Southern's key executives?

Fidelity Southern's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James B. Miller Jr., CEO & Chairman (Age 78)
  • Mr. H. Palmer Proctor Jr., Pres & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Charles D. Christy, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Mr. David Buchanan, VP (Age 60)
  • Ms. Martha C. Fleming, Corp. Sec.

Who are Fidelity Southern's major shareholders?

Fidelity Southern's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.82%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.15%), Vanguard Group Inc (5.10%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.10%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (4.23%) and LSV Asset Management (2.63%). Company insiders that own Fidelity Southern stock include David Buchanan, David R Bockel, Donald A Harp Jr, Glen Colin Macdonald, H Palmer Proctor Jr, James B Miller Jr, Jason Walsh, W Clyde Shepherd III and William C Lankford Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fidelity Southern.

Which institutional investors are selling Fidelity Southern stock?

LION stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Banc Funds Co. LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Cutler Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Fidelity Southern company stock in the last year include David R Bockel and William C Lankford Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fidelity Southern.

Which institutional investors are buying Fidelity Southern stock?

LION stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Montag A & Associates Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Fidelity Southern stock in the last two years include Jason Walsh, W Clyde Shepherd III and William C Lankford Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fidelity Southern.

How do I buy shares of Fidelity Southern?

Shares of LION 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 Fidelity Southern's stock price today?

One share of LION stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.42.

How big of a company is Fidelity Southern?

Fidelity Southern has a market capitalization of $584.12 million and generates $292.93 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $39.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.31 on an earnings per share basis. Fidelity Southern employs 1,394 workers across the globe.

What is Fidelity Southern's official website?

The official website for Fidelity Southern is

How can I contact Fidelity Southern?

Fidelity Southern's mailing address is 3490 PIEDMONT RD STE 1550, ATLANTA GA, 30305. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 404-639-6500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Fidelity Southern (NASDAQ LION)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  181 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  426
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fidelity Southern and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LION will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LION will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by Staff

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