Astoria Financial Corporation (AF)

21.50
Prev Close 21.63
Day Low/High 21.44 / 21.89
52 Wk Low/High 14.11 / 21.90
Avg Volume 888.20K
Exchange
Shares Outstanding 101.72M
Market Cap 2.19B
EPS 0.60
Div & Yield 0.16 (0.70%)
These Northeast Banks Could Be Takeout Targets, Says Sterne Agee

These Northeast Banks Could Be Takeout Targets, Says Sterne Agee

A dozen Northeast community banks could be prime takeout targets for rivals needing more deposits to fund loan growth.

AF Crosses Below Key Price/Book Valuation Level

AF Crosses Below Key Price/Book Valuation Level

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Astoria Financial Corp. crossed below their last reported book value — defined as common shareholder equity per share — of $13.43, changing hands as low as $13.37 per share.

What an Analyst Who Likes Astoria Financial Is Missing

What an Analyst Who Likes Astoria Financial Is Missing

The 48% increase in Astoria's share price in 2013 may be the real reason for a KBW analyst's optimism.

'Meaningful Upside' for Astoria Financial in 2014, Says KBW

'Meaningful Upside' for Astoria Financial in 2014, Says KBW

KBW raises its 2015 EPS estimate for Astoria by 18% and upgrades the stock 'outperform,' on an improved outlook for 2015.

Interesting AF Call For November 16th

Interesting AF Call For November 16th

Investors in Astoria Financial Corp. saw new options begin trading this week, for the November 16th expiration.

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AF August 17th Options Begin Trading

AF August 17th Options Begin Trading

Investors in Astoria Financial Corp. saw new options begin trading today, for the August 17th expiration.

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - AF

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - AF

In trading on Thursday, shares of Astoria Financial Corp. crossed above their 200 day moving average of $9.78, changing hands as high as $9.79 per share.

10 Most Profitable Banks Trading Below Book Value

10 Most Profitable Banks Trading Below Book Value

After roaring back in 2012, bank stocks are rallying this year, but there are some attractive laggards to consider.

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Upgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Upgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from a hold to buy.

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Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Downgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Downgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from from a buy to hold.

5 Stocks Set to Soar on Bullish Earnings

5 Stocks Set to Soar on Bullish Earnings

These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher if they report positive earnings this week.

A Bank Takeout Target Nobody's Talking About: Street Whispers

A Bank Takeout Target Nobody's Talking About: Street Whispers

Following M&T's purchase of the earnings-challenged Hudson City Bancorp, there's another east-coast thrift facing similar margin pressure, that's right for a takeout.

Stocks Under $10: Turnaround Bank Play

Stocks Under $10: Turnaround Bank Play

Portfolio Manager David Peltier analyzes a regional bank stock that's on the rebound.

Bulls Banking With Astoria Financial

Bulls Banking With Astoria Financial

Astoria Financial saw option activity light up on Friday.

'Storm Is Brewing' for Banks

'Storm Is Brewing' for Banks

JPMorgan slashes earnings estimates for regional banks with expectations for prolonged low interest rates.

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Upgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Upgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from a hold to buy.

7 Cheapest Bank Takeout Target Stocks From KBW (Update 2)

7 Cheapest Bank Takeout Target Stocks From KBW (Update 2)

TheStreet looks at the financial industry's pressure to consolidate, and the seven banks on KBW's Consolidation List trading at the lowest multiples to tangible book value.

5 Banks 'Potentially At Risk' From Stress Tests

5 Banks 'Potentially At Risk' From Stress Tests

Sterne Agee analyst Todd Hagerman highlights six banks 'potentially at risk' when the FDIC begins requiring banks to begin stress testing themselves next year.

Astoria Financial Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AF)

Astoria Financial Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AF)

The ex-dividend date for Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) is tomorrow, May 11, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $9.36 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.7%.

3 Bank Stocks to Sell From JPMorgan

3 Bank Stocks to Sell From JPMorgan

In its small and mid-cap bank earnings preview, JPMorgan says it's a 'good time to lock in gains in front of a mediocre 1Q11.'

Wednesday's Top 10 Articles, Videos on TheStreet

Wednesday's Top 10 Articles, Videos on TheStreet

These stories made today's top 10 list of articles and videos on TheStreet.

10 Profitable Banks With Dividend Yields Up to 7.7% (Update 1)

10 Profitable Banks With Dividend Yields Up to 7.7% (Update 1)

TheStreet has identified 10 profitable banks already paying generous dividends.

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Downgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Downgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from from a buy to hold.

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Upgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation Stock Upgraded (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from a hold to buy.

5 Bank Stocks Analysts Say You Should Sell Now (Update 3)

5 Bank Stocks Analysts Say You Should Sell Now (Update 3)

Prudent investors may want to use this bank stock rally to sell the underperformers and buy stocks that are actually poised to ride the upside.

Astoria Financial Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (AF)

Astoria Financial Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (AF)

The ex-dividend date for Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) is Monday, February 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $8.55 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 6%.

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Astoria Financial Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (AF)

Astoria Financial Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $7.13, below its previous 52-week low of $7.14 with 27,315 shares traded as of 9:37 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.3 million shares over the past 30 days.