Fidelity Southern Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:LION)

About Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)

Fidelity Southern Corporation logoFidelity Southern Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiary bank, Fidelity Bank, which is a state chartered bank (the Bank). The Company provides an array of financial products and services for business and retail customers in the metropolitan Atlanta and Jacksonville, Orlando and Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida markets. The Company provides mortgage loans, indirect automobile loans and Small Business Administration (SBA) loans throughout the South and parts of the Midwest. It delivers its products and services through a network of offices located in Southern states. As of December 31, 2016, it owned 55 and leased 10 retail bank branches and it leased 27 loan production offices. The Company is primarily engaged in attracting deposits from individuals and businesses and using these deposits and borrowed funds to originate commercial, residential mortgage, construction and installment loans.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LION
  • CUSIP: 31639410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $614.22 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 26,705,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.61
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $22.23
  • 52 Week Range: $17.36 - $24.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.13
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.86
  • P/E Growth: 3.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $269.22 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.28
  • Book Value: $14.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.62
  • Annual Dividend: $0.48
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
  • Net Margins: 14.95%
  • Return on Equity: 12.87%
  • Return on Assets: 1.05%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.32%
  • Current Ratio: 1.02%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
  • Average Volume: 77,615 shs.
  • Beta: 1.32
  • Short Ratio: 11.65

Frequently Asked Questions for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)

What is Fidelity Southern Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Fidelity Southern Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, August 14th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 28th. View Fidelity Southern Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Fidelity Southern Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 19th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.11. Fidelity Southern Corporation had a net margin of 14.95% and a return on equity of 12.87%. View Fidelity Southern Corporation's Earnings History.

Where is Fidelity Southern Corporation's stock going? Where will Fidelity Southern Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Fidelity Southern Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Fidelity Southern Corporation's stock price to reach $24.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Fidelity Southern Corporation.

What are analysts saying about Fidelity Southern Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Fidelity Southern Corporation stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Fidelity Southern Corporation, through its operating subsidiary Fidelity Bank, provides a wide range of banking, mortgage and investment services through branches in Atlanta, Georgia. Mortgage, construction, and automobile loans are also provided through offices in Jacksonville, Florida. " (9/20/2017)
  • 2. FBR & Co analysts commented, "LION reported 4Q16 EPS of $0.57, but we estimate operating EPS of $0.25 after excluding a $13.1M recovery of a previously impaired mortgage servicing right (MSR). On this basis, operating EPS were below both our estimate of $0.39 and the Street’s $0.41. Overall, strong mortgage banking origination fees and the MSR recovery drove 4Q16 earnings as top-line revenues declined QOQ, primarily due to lower discount accretion income recognition and flat earning-asset volumes. Asset quality also declined modestly in the quarter, with an increase in both nonperforming loans and net charge-offs (which was fully covered by the loan loss provision), relative to last quarter." (1/23/2017)

Who are some of Fidelity Southern Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Fidelity Southern Corporation's key executives?

Fidelity Southern Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • James B. Miller Jr., Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Charles D. Christy, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer
  • H. Palmer Proctor Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank
  • David Buchanan, Vice President
  • David R. Bockel Jr., Independent Director
  • William Millard Choate, Independent Director
  • Donald A. Harp Jr., Independent Director
  • Kevin S. King, Independent Director
  • William C. Lankford Jr., Independent Director

How do I buy Fidelity Southern Corporation stock?

Shares of Fidelity Southern Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fidelity Southern Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Fidelity Southern Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ LION)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  82 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  133 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  215
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fidelity Southern Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $24.50 (6.52% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Price Target History for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Analysts' Ratings History for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/27/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$25.00LowView Rating Details
6/23/2017StephensReiterated RatingHold$24.00LowView Rating Details
1/23/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingHold$24.50N/AView Rating Details
2/20/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$26.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Earnings by Quarter for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Earnings History by Quarter for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ LION)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2017Q3 2017$0.41$0.30$74.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2017Q2 2017$0.39$0.33$71.32 million$74.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2017Q1 2017$0.31$0.40$63.39 million$75.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2017Q4 2016$0.41$0.57$73.61 million$80.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q3$0.49$0.48$72.40 million$79.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q2$0.45$0.26$66.39 million$61.81 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q1$0.35$0.33$57.58 million$54.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q4$0.39$0.28$58.26 million$56.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/15/2015Q215$0.42$0.39$59.08 million$55.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2015Q2$0.39$0.54$53.13 million$60.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2015Q115$0.34$0.45$23.80 million$58.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$0.35$0.31$23.30 million$51.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q314$0.33$0.38$46.57 million$51.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$0.25$0.34$44.60 million$46.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$0.20$0.26$20.83 million$20.27 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q412$0.30$0.16$21.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q3 13$0.28$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.59
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.37$0.40$0.39
Q2 20172$0.39$0.41$0.40
Q3 20172$0.38$0.41$0.40
Q4 20172$0.40$0.42$0.41
Q1 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20181$0.47$0.47$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Most Recent Dividend:8/14/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.48
Dividend Yield:2.09%
Payout Ratio:26.97% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.10% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
28.92% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)

Dividend History by Quarter for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ LION)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.77%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.89%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/6/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy171$23.33$3,989.43View SEC Filing  
9/21/2017David R BockelDirectorSell5,700$22.05$125,685.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy185$21.66$4,007.10View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy189$21.19$4,004.91View SEC Filing  
7/7/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy174$23.01$4,003.74View SEC Filing  
6/26/2017David BuchananInsiderSell5,000$22.45$112,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2017H Palmer Proctor JrInsiderSell15,000$23.09$346,350.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017David BuchananInsiderSell5,000$23.67$118,350.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy184$21.70$3,992.80View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy177$22.63$4,005.51View SEC Filing  
5/4/2017David BuchananInsiderSell4,000$22.79$91,160.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy182$21.92$3,989.44View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy167$23.93$3,996.31View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy171$23.34$3,991.14View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017William C Lankford JrDirectorSell5,334$24.46$130,469.64View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017Donald A Harp JrDirectorSell12,668$24.25$307,199.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Donald A Harp JrDirectorSell10,000$22.54$225,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Stephen H BrollyInsiderSell2,500$23.05$57,625.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy209$19.16$4,004.44View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016William C Lankford JrDirectorSell12,000$18.47$221,640.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016William C Lankford JrDirectorSell12,930$18.53$239,592.90View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy219$18.27$4,001.13View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy221$18.08$3,995.68View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Rankin M Smith JrDirectorSell52,078$17.46$909,281.88View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Rankin M Smith JrDirectorSell27,571$17.34$478,081.14View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy232$17.26$4,004.32View SEC Filing  
7/8/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy261$15.33$4,001.13View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016James B Miller JrInsiderBuy6,640$15.03$99,799.20View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy245$16.32$3,998.40View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy250$15.98$3,995.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy251$15.95$4,003.45View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Rankin M Smith JrDirectorBuy6,305$14.48$91,296.40View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy261$15.31$3,995.91View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Rankin M Smith JrDirectorBuy4,000$14.66$58,640.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016James B Miller JrInsiderBuy6,230$16.02$99,804.60View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Rankin M Smith JrDirectorBuy3,000$15.93$47,790.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015W Clyde Shepherd IIIDirectorBuy178$22.49$4,003.22View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Stephen H. BrollyinsiderSell20,000$22.72$454,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015David R BockelDirectorSell3,000$21.00$63,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015H Palmer Proctor JrInsiderSell25,000$20.45$511,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2015David R BockelDirectorSell2,200$18.44$40,568.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Stephen H BrollyInsiderSell2,500$15.58$38,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Stephen H BrollyInsiderSell2,500$15.59$38,975.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015James B Miller JrInsiderBuy3,125$15.50$48,437.50View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015David R BockelDirectorSell2,671$16.94$45,246.74View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015David R BockelDirectorSell2,617$15.63$40,903.71View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015William C Lankford JrDirectorSell1,369$15.51$21,233.19View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Stephen BrollyInsiderSell2,000$13.32$26,640.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014James Miller, Jr.InsiderSell20,000$13.71$274,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014William Lankford, Jr.DirectorSell3,035$13.74$41,700.90View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014Rankin Smith, Jr.DirectorBuy15,000$13.80$207,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013James Miller, Jr.InsiderSell6,418$16.63$106,731.34View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013James Miller, Jr.InsiderSell3,995$16.45$65,717.75View SEC Filing  
6/26/2013James B Miller JrInsiderSell31,409$12.13$380,991.17View SEC Filing  
6/25/2013James B Miller JrInsiderSell18,591$12.12$225,322.92View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
Latest Headlines for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION)
DateHeadline logoFidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - October 19 at 5:12 PM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - October 14 at 2:40 AM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday - October 11 at 1:38 AM logoETFs with exposure to Fidelity Southern Corp. : October 10, 2017 - October 10 at 7:56 PM logoFidelity Southern Corp. :LION-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 28, 2017 - October 2 at 12:25 PM logoETFs with exposure to Fidelity Southern Corp. : September 29, 2017 - October 2 at 12:25 PM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $71.20 Million - September 24 at 3:40 AM logo$0.36 EPS Expected for Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) This Quarter - September 22 at 8:18 PM logoDavid R. Bockel Sells 5,700 Shares of Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Stock - September 22 at 10:27 AM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 19 at 2:38 AM logoFidelity Southern Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LION-US : September 13, 2017 - September 14 at 7:12 AM logoFidelity Southern Corp. : LION-US: Dividend Analysis : August 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 31, 2017 - September 1 at 2:26 AM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for August 29th - August 30 at 5:54 AM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 25 at 2:38 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $72.13 Million - August 18 at 7:32 AM logo$0.37 Earnings Per Share Expected for Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) This Quarter - August 16 at 2:14 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST) versus Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) - August 15 at 12:52 PM logoFidelity Southern Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LION) : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 12:14 AM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 31 at 8:44 PM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.37 Per Share - July 29 at 10:08 AM logoRSI Alert: Fidelity Southern (LION) Now Oversold - July 26 at 10:11 PM logoFIG Partners Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) - July 24 at 7:28 AM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) Plans $0.12 Dividend - July 23 at 7:51 AM logoFidelity Southern Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LION-US : July 21, 2017 - July 23 at 1:18 AM logoFidelity Southern (LION) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA - July 22 at 6:02 AM logoFidelity Southern Corporation Reports Earnings For Second Quarter Of $8.9 Million - July 21 at 1:22 AM logoFidelity Southern misses Street 2Q forecasts - July 21 at 1:22 AM logoFidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.06 EPS - July 20 at 5:11 PM logoCSE New Listing - Global Li-ion Graphite Commences Trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange - Video News Alert on - July 18 at 4:41 PM logoHe Became a Hate Crime Victim. She Became a Widow. - July 9 at 11:41 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $70.77 Million - July 7 at 2:42 PM logo$0.40 EPS Expected for Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) This Quarter - July 5 at 11:47 AM logoFidelity Sourthern (LION) Names Charles D. Christy as CFO - June 24 at 4:46 AM logoFidelity Southern tops Street 1Q forecasts - April 20 at 2:50 PM logoProctor promoted to CEO of Fidelity Bank - March 17 at 6:28 PM logoH. Palmer Proctor, Jr. to Be Named CEO of Fidelity Bank - March 16 at 7:04 PM logoFIDELITY SOUTHERN CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibi - March 16 at 7:04 PM logoFIDELITY SOUTHERN CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 14 at 5:27 PM logoFIDELITY SOUTHERN CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits - January 20 at 4:36 PM logoFidelity Southern Corporation Reports Record Earnings For Fourth Quarter - $15.1 Million; $38.8 Million In 2016 - January 19 at 8:07 PM logoFidelity Southern Sees Growth In Atlanta - November 15 at 6:32 PM logoFidelity Southern Corporation Declares Third Quarter Cash Dividend - July 23 at 9:55 AM



Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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