Zacks Rating on Astoria Financial Corporation (AF)

Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) : 6 analysts are covering Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) and their average rating on the stock is 2.67, which is read as a Hold. 1 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 5 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) : Currently there are 6 street experts covering Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $20 and $14 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $16.08. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $2.04.


Astoria Financial Corporation has lost 0.54% in the last five trading days and dropped 1.34% in the last 4 weeks. Astoria Financial Corporation has dropped 5.77% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -6.82%. Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE:AF): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $14.8 with an intraday high of $14.86. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $14.65. However, the stock managed to close at $14.65, a loss of 0.61% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $14.74. The total traded volume of the day was 571,641 shares.

Astoria Financial Corporation is the unitary savings and loan holding company of Astoria Bank and its subsidiaries. The Companys principal business includes the operation of its wholly owned subsidiary, Astoria Bank. Astoria Banks business is attracting retail deposits from the general public and businesses and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations, principal repayments on loans and securities and borrowings, in multi-family and commercial real estate mortgage loans, one-to-four family, or residential, mortgage loans, and mortgage-backed securities. Astoria Bank also invests in consumer and other loans, the United States Government, Government agency and Government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), securities and other investments.

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