Astoria Financial Corp Company Profile (NYSE:AF)

About Astoria Financial Corp

Astoria Financial Corp logoAstoria Financial Corporation is the unitary savings and loan holding company of Astoria Bank and its subsidiaries. The Company's principal business is the operation of its subsidiary, Astoria Bank, which is a local, community-oriented bank. Astoria Bank's business is attracting retail deposits from the general public and businesses and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations, principal repayments on loans and securities and borrowings, in multi-family and commercial real estate mortgage loans, one- to four- family, or residential, mortgage loans, and mortgage-backed securities. Astoria Bank also invests in consumer and other loans, the United States Government, government agency and government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), securities and other investments. The Company offers negotiable order of withdrawal (NOW) and demand deposit accounts, money market accounts, passbook and statement savings accounts, and certificates of deposit.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Savings & Loans
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AF
  • CUSIP: 04626510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $18.86
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.41
  • 52-Week Range: $100,422,000.00 - $14.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.13
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 33.36
  • P/E Growth: 6.86
  • Market Cap: $1.88B
  • Outstanding Shares: 100,422,000
  • Beta: 0.78
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 14.14%
  • Return on Equity: 4.57%
  • Return on Assets: 0.48%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.57%
  • Current Ratio: 1.02%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $16.67 (10.78% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/21/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$19.50View Rating Details
12/21/2016FBR & CoDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$15.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$16.50 -> $15.50View Rating Details
2/1/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$16.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
12/9/2015Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Outperform€6.40 -> €8.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$15.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
10/6/2015Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHold$18.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
9/28/2015GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017        
1/25/2017Q416$0.15$0.14$83.52 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.15$0.16$83.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.16$0.16$87.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.15$0.16$83.78 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q415$0.15$0.16$84.39 million$84.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.16$0.17$85.79 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.16$0.18$88.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.15$0.17$85.56 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.16$0.17$84.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/15/2014Q314$0.16$0.17$85.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.16$0.20$87.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.15$0.30$85.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.15$0.18$86.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.14$0.15$86.80 million$86.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.12$0.16$85.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/17/2013Q1 2013$0.13$0.14$84.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.14$0.15$87.22 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.14$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.13$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.12$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.14$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.18$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.24$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.22$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.21$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.56 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20161$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q1 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q2 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q3 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q1 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q2 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q3 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q4 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF)
Annual Dividend:$0.16
Dividend Yield:0.86%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:25.81% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
29.09% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
28.57% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/25/2017quarterly$0.040.85%2/13/20172/15/20173/1/2017
10/26/2016quarterly$0.041.09%11/3/201611/7/201611/18/2016
7/27/2016quarterly$0.041.11%8/4/20168/8/20168/19/2016
4/27/2016quarterly$0.041.06%5/4/20165/6/20165/17/2016
1/27/2016quarterly$0.041.08%2/10/20162/12/20163/1/2016
10/28/2015quarterly$0.041%11/10/201511/13/201512/1/2015
7/22/2015quarterly$0.041.13%8/12/20158/14/20159/1/2015
4/22/2015quarterly$0.041.22%5/13/20155/15/20156/1/2015
1/29/2015quarterly$0.041.28%2/12/20152/17/20153/2/2015
10/15/2014quarterly$0.041.29%11/13/201411/17/201412/1/2014
7/23/2014quarterly$0.041.21%8/13/20148/15/20149/2/2014
4/17/2014quarterly$0.041.16%5/13/20145/15/20146/2/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.041.17%2/12/20142/14/20143/1/2014
10/16/2013quarterly$0.041.18%11/13/201311/15/201312/2/2013
7/18/2013quarterly$0.041.31%8/13/20138/15/20139/3/2013
4/17/2013quarterly$0.041.71%5/13/20135/15/20136/1/2013
1/23/2013quarterly$0.041.64%2/13/20132/15/20133/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 9.76%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.16%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/10/2017Patricia M NazemetzDirectorSell3,000$18.58$55,740.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Robert J DestefanoInsiderSell15,213$18.51$281,592.63View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Gerard C KeeganVice ChairmanSell71,202$18.84$1,341,445.68View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017Hugh J DonlonEVPSell37,781$18.69$706,126.89View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017Stephen J. SipolaInsiderSell47,568$18.65$887,143.20View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Brian T EdwardsInsiderSell8,204$14.60$119,778.40View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Robert J DestefanoEVPSell2,500$13.23$33,075.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Robert J DestefanoEVPSell5,466$13.26$72,479.16View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Josie CallariEVPSell5,000$13.00$65,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Matthew J GutauskasEVPSell10,358$12.99$134,550.42View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Brian T EdwardsEVPSell8,015$12.71$101,870.65View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Robert J DestefanoEVPSell30,984$13.09$405,580.56View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014Matthew J GutauskasEVPSell5,500$13.23$72,765.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2014Matthew J GutauskasEVPSell2,823$13.10$36,981.30View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Peter Haeffner, Jr.DirectorSell8,170$14.14$115,523.80View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Alan EgglestonEVPSell9,750$12.76$124,410.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Gerard KeeganCOOSell15,200$12.60$191,520.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014John CorradoDirectorBuy19,700$12.75$251,175.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Peter C Haeffner JrDirectorSell2,500$13.60$34,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Peter C Haeffner JrDirectorSell2,500$12.20$30,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Gerard C KeeganCOOSell25,031$12.51$313,137.81View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Robert J DestefanoEVPSell4,270$9.77$41,717.90View SEC Filing  
10/22/2012John J CorradoDirectorBuy25,000$9.96$249,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF)
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News IconStock On Watchlist: Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) Price Target Watch - Rockville Register (NYSE:AF)
rockvilleregister.com - February 27 at 6:05 AM
News IconStock Update on Earnings & Estimates for Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:AF)
aikenadvocate.com - February 25 at 3:20 PM
News IconTechnical Investor Update on Shares of Astoria Financial Corp (AF) - Piedmont Register (NYSE:AF)
piedmontregister.com - February 24 at 3:20 PM
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winfieldreview.com - February 22 at 3:23 PM
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www.4-traders.com - February 20 at 6:02 AM
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www.4-traders.com - February 18 at 9:28 AM
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4-traders.com logoASTORIA FINANCIAL CORP : ex-dividend day (NYSE:AF)
www.4-traders.com - February 12 at 8:24 PM
marketexclusive.com logoInsider Trading Activity Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) – Director Sold 3000 shares of Stock - Market Exclusive (NYSE:AF)
marketexclusive.com - February 12 at 3:22 PM
nasdaq.com logoAstoria Financial Corporation (AF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2017 - Nasdaq (NYSE:AF)
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forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Amgen, Astoria Financial and TCF Financial - Forbes (NYSE:AF)
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News IconLong Term Growth review of Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) - The Newburgh Press (NYSE:AF)
newburghpress.com - February 3 at 8:31 PM
prnewswire.com logoResearch Reports Initiation on Savings & Loans Stocks -- Investors Bancorp, Astoria Financial, BofI - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:AF)
www.prnewswire.com - February 2 at 3:23 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Astoria Financial Corp. : February 2, 2017 (NYSE:AF)
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marketexclusive.com logoInsider Trading Activity Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) – Vice Chairman Sold 71,202 shares of Stock (NYSE:AF)
marketexclusive.com - February 1 at 8:30 PM
News IconSr EVP and CLO of Astoria Financial Corporation C (NYSE:AF), Donlon Hugh J, sells 37,781 shares worth $706,100 (NYSE:AF)
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finance.yahoo.com logo8:35 am Astoria Fincl Chief Operating Officer Gerard C. Keegan to retire effective March 31 (NYSE:AF)
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streetinsider.com logoAstoria Financial (AF) Says Gerard C. Keegan to Retire as Executive Officer, Continue on Boards (NYSE:AF)
www.streetinsider.com - January 28 at 2:04 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAstoria Financial Corporation Announces Retirement Of Gerard C. Keegan (NYSE:AF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 28 at 2:04 AM
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marketexclusive.com logoAstoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition - Market Exclusive (NYSE:AF)
marketexclusive.com - January 27 at 3:47 PM
streetinsider.com logoAstoria Financial (AF) Says Gerard C. Keegan to Retire as Executive Officer, Continue on Boards - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:AF)
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www.4-traders.com - January 27 at 1:48 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAstoria Financial Corporation Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Per Common Share of $0.14 and $0.62, Respectively (NYSE:AF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 1:48 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:48 pm Astoria Fincl misses by $0.02 (NYSE:AF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 1:48 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AF earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jan-17 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:AF)
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seekingalpha.com logoAstoria Financial's (AF) CEO Monte Redman on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:AF)
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biz.yahoo.com logoAstoria Financial Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today (NYSE:AF)
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biz.yahoo.com logoASTORIA FINANCIAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial Sta (NYSE:AF)
biz.yahoo.com - January 26 at 3:36 PM
prnewswire.com logoAstoria Financial Corporation Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Per Common Share of $0.14 and ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:AF)
www.prnewswire.com - January 25 at 8:27 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAstoria Financial posts 4Q profit (NYSE:AF)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:27 PM

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What is Astoria Financial Corp's stock symbol?

Astoria Financial Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AF."

How often does Astoria Financial Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Astoria Financial Corp?

Astoria Financial Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 25th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 13th.

Where is Astoria Financial Corp's stock going? Where will Astoria Financial Corp's stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Astoria Financial Corp's shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $19.50. On average, they expect Astoria Financial Corp's stock price to reach $16.67 in the next twelve months.

When will Astoria Financial Corp announce their earnings?

Astoria Financial Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns Astoria Financial Corp stock?

Astoria Financial Corp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.21%), Basswood Capital Management, LLC (5.87%), Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. (5.92%), State Street Corp (1.98%), Bain Capital Public Equity Management LLC (1.86%) and Prudential PLC (1.48%). Company insiders that own Astoria Financial Corp stock include Brian T Edwards, Gerard C Keegan, Hugh J Donlon, Patricia M Nazemetz, Robert J Destefano and Stephen J Sipola.

Who sold Astoria Financial Corp stock? Who is selling Astoria Financial Corp stock?

Astoria Financial Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Gabelli Funds LLC, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY. Company insiders that have sold Astoria Financial Corp stock in the last year include Brian T Edwards, Gerard C Keegan, Hugh J Donlon, Patricia M Nazemetz, Robert J Destefano and Stephen J Sipola.

Who bought Astoria Financial Corp stock? Who is buying Astoria Financial Corp stock?

Astoria Financial Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Basswood Capital Management L.L.C., Bain Capital Public Equity Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Marshall Wace LLP, State Street Corp, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc. and M3F Inc..

How do I buy Astoria Financial Corp stock?

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

How much does a share of Astoria Financial Corp stock cost?

One share of Astoria Financial Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.68.

Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF) Chart for Monday, February, 27, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF)

Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff