Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) belonging to the Finance sector has surged 1.3% and closed its last trading session at $21.04.
The company reported its EPS on 01/25/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $22.38.
The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.
The Stock had a 3 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3 and 3.4 respectively.
Astoria Financial Corporation on 01/25/2017 reported its EPS as $0.14 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.15. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -6.7%.
Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Astoria Financial Corporation Earnings, with 5 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.14.
Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.14 and $0.13 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.16.
Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Astoria Financial Corporation as $80.72 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 4 analysts.
The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 81 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 80.6 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 83.25 Million.
For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Astoria Financial Corporation is -12.5%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -12.5%.
In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 4.28% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 5%.
The Company got Downgrade by Piper Jaffray on 8-Mar-17 from Overweight to Neutral.
Insider Trades for Astoria Financial Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 13 Feb 2017 where Palleschi (Ralph F), the Chairman of the Board completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 4358 shares were traded at a price of $0.
2 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 7966 shares traded.
4 analysts projected Price Targets for Astoria Financial Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $25.5. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $16 and the Mean Price Target is $22.38.
Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) has the market capitalization of $2.14 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $21.66 on Mar 10, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $14.11 on Nov 3, 2016.
The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.4 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 4% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.7 percent.
The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 13.06 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.66 and ATR value of 0.48. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.31% and 1.77%.