Many Astoria Financial Corporation(AF) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Astoria Financial Corp was Downgraded by FBR & Co. on Dec 21, 2016 to Underperform, Price Target of the shares are set at $15.Astoria Financial Corp was Upgraded by Piper Jaffray to Overweight on Dec 21, 2016.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 8, 2017, Robert J Destefano (Executive Vice President) sold 15,213 shares at 18.51 per share price.On Feb 1, 2017, Gerard C Keegan (Vice Chairman, Sr EVP & COO) sold 71,202 shares at 18.84 per share price.On Feb 1, 2017, Hugh J Donlon (Sr EVP and CLO) sold 37,781 shares at 18.69 per share price.
Astoria Financial Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 25, 2017. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.16.Analysts expectations of $ 95.97.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.16 EPS.
Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 3 by 4 Brokerage Firm. 1 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 2 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. 1 Analysts have rated it as strong sell.
Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) stock has received a short term price target of $ 16.63 from 4 Analyst. The share price can be expected to fluctuate from the mean short term target, can be seen from the standard deviation reading of $2.29. The higher estimate of target price is $20 , while the lower price target estimate is $15
Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) rose 1.13% or 0.21 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $18.59 the stock was seen hitting $18.88 as a peak level and $18.54 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $18.84. The daily volume was measured at 817,316 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $19.26 and the 52-week low is $14.11. The company has a market cap of $1,907 million.
Astoria Financial Corp. is in the operation of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Astoria Federal. In addition to directing, planning and coordinating the business activities of Astoria Federal, the company invests primarily in U.S. Government and federal agency securities, mortgage-backed securities and other securities.