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

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$26.72 -1.06 (-3.82 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$27.78
Today's Range$26.32 - $27.65
52-Week Range$21.18 - $33.32
Volume106,451 shs
Average Volume169,223 shs
Market Capitalization$737.20 million
P/E Ratio16.60
Dividend Yield1.71%
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.

Receive LION News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LION and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LION



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$320.30 million
Cash Flow$2.1223 per share
Book Value$16.36 per share


Net Income$43.82 million


Market Cap$737.20 million
Next Earnings Date4/18/2019 (Estimated)

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 Friday, January 18th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, February 14th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 1st. View Fidelity Southern's Dividend History.

How were Fidelity Southern's earnings last quarter?

Fidelity Southern Co. (NASDAQ:LION) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $70.64 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $67.90 million. Fidelity Southern had a return on equity of 10.25% and a net margin of 13.68%. 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, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fidelity Southern.

What price target have analysts set for LION?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Fidelity Southern's stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Fidelity Southern's stock price to reach $28.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Fidelity Southern.

Has Fidelity Southern been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LION stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fidelity Southern earned a daily sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Fidelity Southern?

Fidelity Southern saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 360,746 shares, a decrease of 34.2% from the February 15th total of 548,035 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 225,107 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Fidelity Southern's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Fidelity Southern's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Fidelity Southern own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Fidelity Southern investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Marathon Oil (MRO), Zoetis (ZTS), Agios Pharmaceuticals (AGIO), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Lendlease Group (LLC), VANGUARD CHARLO/TOTAL INTL BD ETF (BNDX), Velocity Data (VCT), HSBC (HSBA) and Versarien (VRS).

Who are Fidelity Southern's key executives?

Fidelity Southern's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James B. Miller Jr., CEO & Chairman (Age 79)
  • Mr. H. Palmer Proctor Jr., Pres & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Charles D. Christy, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)
  • Mr. David Buchanan, VP (Age 61)
  • Ms. Martha C. Fleming, Corp. Sec.

Who are Fidelity Southern's major shareholders?

Fidelity Southern's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.24%), RMB Capital Management LLC (4.21%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (3.85%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.14%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.01%). Company insiders that own Fidelity Southern stock include David Buchanan, David R Bockel, Glen Colin Macdonald, H Palmer Proctor Jr, James B Miller Jr, Jason Walsh, Rankin M Smith Jr, W Clyde Shepherd III and William C Lankford Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fidelity Southern.

Which major investors are selling Fidelity Southern stock?

LION stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Context BH Capital Management LP, Banc Funds Co. LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Truewealth LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and IndexIQ Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fidelity Southern.

Which major investors are buying Fidelity Southern stock?

LION stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RMB Capital Management LLC, ARP Americas LP, BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Bank of America Corp DE and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have bought Fidelity Southern stock in the last two years include Jason Walsh, Rankin M Smith Jr, 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 $26.72.

How big of a company is Fidelity Southern?

Fidelity Southern has a market capitalization of $737.20 million and generates $320.30 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $43.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.61 on an earnings per share basis. Fidelity Southern employs 1,407 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:  191 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  449
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 3/22/2019 by Staff

Featured Article: Earnings Per Share

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel