New York Community Rises On Unusually High Volume (NYCB)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- New York Community Bancorp (NYSE: NYCB) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 7.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.2 times its average daily volume and trading up 30 cents (+2.3%) at $13.61 as of 4 p.m. ET.

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New York Community has a market cap of $5.93 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 1.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a multi-bank holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and services in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates New York Community as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full New York Community Ratings Report.

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