NEW YORK, February 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on four Savings and Loans equities, namely: Investors Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: ISBC), Astoria Financial Corp. (NYSE: AF), BofI Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI), and Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFN). These companies belong to the Financials sector, which turned mixed in afternoon trade on February 01st, 2017, giving back small gains prior to the Federal Open Markets Committee statement. As per a NASDAQ report, the NYSE Financials Sector Index slipped about 0.1%, while Financials companies in the S&P 500 Index were rising almost 0.1%. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:
Short Hills, New Jersey headquartered Investors Bancorp Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.70% lower at $14.25 with a total trading volume of 2.48 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.15% in the past month, 16.98% over the previous three months, and 2.15% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.06% and 16.53%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Investors Bancorp, which operates as the holding company for Investors Bank that provides community banking products and services to individuals and businesses in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.32.
On January 26th, 2017, Investors Bancorp reported net income of $52.5 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, for Q4 2016 compared to $44.4 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, for Q4 2015. For full year 2016, the Company's net income totaled $192.1 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, compared to $181.5 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, for full year 2015. The free research report on ISBC is available at:
Shares in Lake Success, New York headquartered Astoria Financial Corp. ended at $18.60, down 1.64% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 864,039 shares. The Company's shares have gained 27.49% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 3.64% above its 50-day moving average and 18.57% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Astoria Financial, which operates as the holding company for Astoria Bank that provides various financial products and services to individuals and businesses, have an RSI of 52.19.
On January 27th, 2017, Astoria Financial announced that effective March 31st, 2017, Gerard C. Keegan, Vice Chairman, Senior Executive Vice President, and Chief Operating Officer of Astoria Financial Corporation and Astoria Bank, will be retiring as an Executive Officer of both organizations. Mr. Keegan will continue to serve as a Director on the Boards of both Astoria and the Bank. The complimentary report on AF can be downloaded at:
San Diego, California-based BofI Holding Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 0.85% higher at $29.75. A total volume of 1.22 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 985,300 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.20% in the past month, 59.69% over the previous three months, and 4.20% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 9.41% and 39.03% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of BofI Holding, which operates as the holding company for BofI Federal Bank that provides consumer and business banking products in the US, have an RSI of 64.07.
On January 30th, 2017, BofI Holding announced that net income was $32.3 million for Q2 FY17, an increase of 14.7% over net income of $28.1 million for Q2 FY16. The Company's net interest income increased $13.2 million, or 20.9%, on a y-o-y basis for Q2 FY17 due to the $1.5 billion growth in average-earning assets. The loan and lease loss provision was $4.1 million for Q2 FY17 compared to $3.4 million for Q2 FY16. Visit us today and download our complete research report on BOFI for free at:
Capitol Federal Financial
At the close on Wednesday, shares in Topeka, Kansas headquartered Capitol Federal Financial Inc. recorded a trading volume of 616,747 shares. The stock finished 1.04% lower at $15.29. The Company's shares have gained 6.73% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 7.61%. Furthermore, shares of Capitol Federal Financial, which operates as the holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank that provides various retail banking products and services in the US, have an RSI of 31.85.
On January 27th, 2017, Capitol Federal reported net income of $20.6 million, or $0.15 per share, for Q1 FY17 compared to net income of $20.7 million, or $0.16 per share, for Q4 FY16. The Company's net interest income decreased $426 thousand, or 0.9%, from Q4 FY16 to $47.3 million for Q1 FY17, while net interest margin decreased one basis point from 1.74% for Q4 FY16 to 1.73% for Q1 FY17. Get free access to your technical report on CFFN at:
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