NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE: AF) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $8.84, below its previous 52-week low of $8.89 with 72,135 shares traded as of 10:11 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

Astoria Financial has a market cap of $918.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry.

Astoria Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association that provides various banking services in the United States. It primarily engages in generating deposits and originating loans.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Astoria Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full Astoria Financial Ratings Report.

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