Berkley W R Corp lowered its holdings in Astoria Financial Corp (NYSE:AF) by 81.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 35,846 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 153,740 shares during the quarter. Berkley W R Corp’s holdings in Astoria Financial were worth $771,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of AF. Aperio Group LLC raised its position in Astoria Financial by 5.2% in the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 17,926 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $361,000 after purchasing an additional 893 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position in Astoria Financial by 4.2% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 21,640 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $436,000 after purchasing an additional 880 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its holdings in shares of Astoria Financial by 4.2% in the 2nd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 131,310 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $2,647,000 after buying an additional 5,285 shares during the period. Texas Permanent School Fund raised its holdings in shares of Astoria Financial by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 66,844 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,347,000 after buying an additional 884 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. raised its holdings in shares of Astoria Financial by 6.3% in the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 87,190 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,757,000 after buying an additional 5,179 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 83.63% of the company’s stock.
The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 0.96 and a quick ratio of 0.96. The firm has a market cap of $2,190.00, a PE ratio of 37.72 and a beta of 0.55. Astoria Financial Corp has a fifty-two week low of $14.11 and a fifty-two week high of $21.90.
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About Astoria Financial
Astoria Financial Corporation is a unitary savings and loan holding company. The Company’s principal business is the operation of its subsidiary, Astoria Bank. Astoria Bank’s primary 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, primarily in multi-family and commercial real estate mortgage loans, one- to four-family, or residential, mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities.
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