News coverage about Astoria Financial (NYSE:AF) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Astoria Financial earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the savings and loans company an impact score of 44.7652524257821 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Astoria Financial has a fifty-two week low of $14.11 and a fifty-two week high of $21.90. The company has a current ratio of 0.96, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19. The company has a market capitalization of $2,190.00, a P/E ratio of 37.72 and a beta of 0.55.

Separately, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and set a $25.50 price objective on shares of Astoria Financial in a research note on Sunday, September 3rd.

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Astoria Financial Company Profile

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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