Insider Trading in Focus: Fidelity Southern Corporation $LION

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Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Jan 5, 2018 Shepherd W Clyde Iii, Director bought 182 shares having total worth of $4,002 at the price of $21.99 per share, following the transaction a total of 354,009 shares owned by Shepherd W Clyde Iii. Before this latest buy, Shepherd W Clyde Iii purchased LION at 11 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $43,976 at an average of $22.46 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 5 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 3 sell activities and 2 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 21 times by insiders. In 10 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 11 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 2 3 2.27%
12 Month 11 10 25.48%

Shares of Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) traded up 0.73% on Jan 4, 2018, hitting $22.11. 48,479 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Fidelity Southern Corporation has a 52 week low of $17.14 and a 52 week high of $24.77. The company’s market cap is $475 million.

Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) last announced its earnings results on Jan 19, 2017. The company reported 0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 0.41 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $33 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $34 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.28 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 17% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-01-19 2016-07-21 2016-04-21 2016-01-21 2015-10-15 2015-07-16 2015-04-16 2014-10-16 2014-07-17 2014-04-17
earnings per share 0.57 0.47 0.00 0.28 0.39 0.54 0.45 0.38 0.34 0.26
Revenue(M) 32.94 31.84 0 28.15 25.14 24.01 23.54 0 0 42.46

Fidelity Southern Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Fidelity Bank. The Company, through Fidelity Bank and LionMark Insurance Company, offers an array of financial products and services to businesses and retail customers in Atlanta, Georgia. The Bank was organized as a national banking corporation in 1973 and converted to a Georgia chartered state bank in 2003. The Bank accepts various deposit products, including savings deposits, noninterest-bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing demand deposits, money market accounts, time deposits, and brokered time deposits. It also offers various loan products comprising commercial and industrial loans, commercial loans secured by real estate, small business administration loans, construction and residential real estate loans, direct and indirect automobile loans, residential mortgage and home equity loans, and secured and unsecured installment loans, as well as provides credit card services and brokerage services. In addition, the company offers international trade services, such as letters of credit, foreign currency drafts, foreign and documentary collections, export finance, and international wire transfers; trust services; and merchant services through agreements with third parties, as well as investment services through an agreement with an independent broker-dealer. Further, it provides Internet banking services, which include online bill pay and Internet cash management services to individuals and businesses, as well as remote deposit services. Additionally, the company, through its subsidiaries, operates as an insurance agency offering consumer credit related insurance products; and issues trust preferred securities.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.