Pl Capital is Buying Bankfinancial Corp (NASDAQ:BFIN) Shares

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In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bankfinancial Corp (NASDAQ:BFIN) reported that Pl Capital, Llc has picked up 1,378,625 of common stock as of 2017-04-27.

The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Pl Capital, Llc to a total of 1,378,625 representing less than 7.2% stake in the company.

For those not familiar with the company, BankFinancial Corporation is the bank holding company for BankFinancial, National Association (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented national bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. The Bank offers its customers a range of loan, deposit and other financial products and services through its full-service Illinois-based banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, and through its Internet branch, www.bankfinancial.com. As of December 31, 2016, the Bank had 19 full-service Illinois-based banking offices. The Bank also offers its customers a range of financial products and services that are related or ancillary to loans and deposits, including cash management, funds transfers, bill payment, and other online and mobile banking transactions, automated teller machines, safe deposit boxes, trust services, wealth management and general insurance agency services.

A glance at Bankfinancial Corp (NASDAQ:BFIN)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 284.90 Million based on 18.38 Million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $14.74 per share.

Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.

Specifically, on 2013-06-19, Oneill picked up 100 at a purchase price of $8.16. This brings their total holding to 100 as of the date of the filing.

On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Manos unload 300 shares at a sale price of $14.60. This brings their total holding to 41,904.

It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Bankfinancial Corp (NASDAQ:BFIN) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.

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