NEW YORK, December 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com today has initiated coverage on four equities, namely: Investors Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: ISBC), BofI Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI), Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBI), and Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFN). These companies belong to the Savings and Loans (S&L) industry, which provides many of the same services as banks, including deposits, loans, mortgages, checks, and debit cards. However, S&L associations place a stronger emphasis on residential mortgages. S&Ls are also owned and chartered differently than banks, and are generally more locally oriented. Download the free research reports on these stocks today: http://stock-callers.com/registration
Short Hills, New Jersey headquartered Investors Bancorp Inc.'s stock saw a slight drop of 0.57%, finishing last Friday's trading session at $13.85. A total volume of 4.11 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.55 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.61% in the last month, 17.53% over the previous three months, and 13.84% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.24% and 17.20%, respectively. Additionally, 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 57.31.
On October 27th, 2016, Investors Bancorp reported net income of $43.4 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, for Q3 2016 compared to $48.8 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, for Q3 2015. The company reported an increase in interest and dividend income of $11.5 million, or 6.1% on a y-o-y basis, to $198.4 million for Q3 2016.
On December 06th, 2016, research firm Barclays downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Underweight', issuing a target price of $13 per share. See our free and comprehensive research report on ISBC at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=ISBC
Shares in San Diego, California-based BofI Holding Inc. ended at $27.34, up 0.81% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.09 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 13.68% in the past month, 23.21% over the previous three months, and 29.88% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 19.12% and 35.49% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, 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 61.88.
On October 27th, 2016, BofI Holding reported net income of $28.9 million for Q1 FY17, an increase of 13.3% over net income of $25.5 million for Q1 FY16. Earnings attributable to BofI's common stockholders were $28.8 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, for Q1 FY17, an increase of 13.4% from $25.4 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, for Q1 FY16. BOFI free research report PDF is just a click away at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=BOFI
On Friday, shares in Warren, Pennsylvania headquartered Northwest Bancshares Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.97 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 561,310 shares. The stock declined 0.86%, closing the day at $18.49. The Company's shares have gained 3.93% in the last one month, 21.38% over the previous three months, and 44.14% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 9.54% above its 50-day moving average and 24.02% 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 60.99. Sign up for your complimentary report on NWBI at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=NWBI
Capitol Federal Financial
At the close, shares in Topeka, Kansas headquartered Capitol Federal Financial Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.20 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 506,630 shares. The stock finished the session flat at $16.34. The Company's shares have gained 1.36% in the past month, 20.47% in the previous three months, and 38.40% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.62% and 19.87%, 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 63.19.
On October 27th, 2016, Capitol Federal reported that net income increased $147 thousand, or 0.7%, from Q3 FY16 to $20.7 million, or $0.16 per share, for Q4 FY16. The company's net interest income decreased $198 thousand, or 0.4%, from the prior quarter to $47.7 million for the current quarter. The net interest margin increased one basis point from 1.73% for Q3 FY16 to 1.74% for Q4 FY16. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on CFFN at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=CFFN
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