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In today's pre-market research, Stock-Callers.com takes a look at four Savings and Loans equities, namely: Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: KRNY), Astoria Financial Corp. (NYSE: AF), Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBI), and Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFN). These stocks belong to the Financials sector which was mostly higher in afternoon trade on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index climbing about 0.7%, and financial companies in the S&P 500 Index advancing almost 1.0%. Today's research reports on the aforementioned stocks are downloadable for free upon registration at:
Fairfield, New Jersey headquartered Kearny Financial Corp.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.72% higher at $14.00 with a total trading volume of 524,402 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.08% in the past month, 8.43% over the previous three months, and 11.01% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.55% and 9.63%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Kearny Financial, which operates as the holding company for Kearny Bank that provides various banking products and services in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.75. Visit us today and access our complete research report on KRNY at:
On Wednesday, shares in Lake Success, New York headquartered Astoria Financial Corp. ended the session at $14.54, up 2.18%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 616,231 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 465,740 shares. The Company's shares are trading 1.81% below their 50-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 50.50.
On October 12th, 2016, Astoria Financial announced that it expects to report Q3 2016 earnings on October 26th, 2016, at approximately 4:45 p.m. ET. The complimentary report on AF can be downloaded at:
Warren, Pennsylvania headquartered Northwest Bancshares Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 1.15% higher at $15.78. A total volume of 481,633 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 414,240 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.47% in the past month, 7.05% in the previous three months, and 21.84% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.25% above its 50-day moving average and 12.93% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Northwest Bancshares, which operates as a bank holding company for Northwest Savings Bank that offers various personal and business banking solutions in the US, have an RSI of 59.59.
On October 13th, 2016, Northwest Insurance Services, a subsidiary of Northwest Bank, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement, effective November 1st, 2016, to acquire Winans Insurance & Employee Benefits, a property and casualty insurance and employee benefits firm located in Warren, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1927, Winans Insurance and Employee Benefits has grown through a series of acquisitions to be one of the largest insurance agencies in its area. As part of the acquisition, the entire Winans team will continue to operate from their current office at 315 Second Avenue in Warren. Winans' owner, David G. Winans, a 36-year industry veteran, will become vice president, Northwest Insurance Services, serving Northwestern Pennsylvania and New York's Southern Tier. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest research report on NWBI at:
Capitol Federal Financial
At the close, shares in Topeka, Kansas headquartered Capitol Federal Financial Inc. recorded a trading volume of 159,879 shares. The stock finished 0.57% higher at $14.18. The Company's shares have gained 1.43% in the last one month, 1.04% over the previous three months, and 17.28% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.41% and 7.83%, respectively. 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 55.11.
On October 19th, 2016, Capitol Federal® Financial announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.085 per share on outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on November 18th, 2016 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on November 4th, 2016. The Company will release financial results for the quarter and year ended September 30th, 2016 on October 27th, 2016 before the market opens. Get free access to your research report on CFFN at:
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