Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFBK) Director Patrick E. Scura, Jr. sold 33,905 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.65, for a total transaction of $530,613.25. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 80,043 shares in the company, valued at $1,252,672.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NFBK) opened at $15.95 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.11, a quick ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73. Northfield Bancorp, Inc. has a 12-month low of $15.27 and a 12-month high of $19.25. The firm has a market cap of $771.10, a PE ratio of 22.90, a PEG ratio of 2.69 and a beta of 0.29.

Northfield Bancorp (NASDAQ:NFBK) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. The bank reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. Northfield Bancorp had a net margin of 17.14% and a return on equity of 5.03%. The business had revenue of $30.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.67 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.18 EPS. analysts anticipate that Northfield Bancorp, Inc. will post 0.74 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 7th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 6th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.51%. Northfield Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 76.92%.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Northfield Bancorp by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,519,013 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $94,653,000 after acquiring an additional 24,921 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in Northfield Bancorp by 6.4% during the 2nd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 120,400 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,065,000 after purchasing an additional 7,200 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in Northfield Bancorp by 23.9% during the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 43,740 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $750,000 after purchasing an additional 8,443 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Northfield Bancorp by 5.6% during the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 218,091 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $3,784,000 after purchasing an additional 11,577 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in Northfield Bancorp by 4.5% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 589,775 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $10,115,000 after purchasing an additional 25,169 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 53.54% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Northfield Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 9th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Northfield Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, February 10th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Northfield Bancorp in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Northfield Bancorp in a research report on Friday, November 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.25.

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Northfield Bancorp Company Profile

Northfield Bancorp, Inc is a holding company for Northfield Bank (the Bank). Northfield Bank’s principal business consists of originating commercial real estate loans and multifamily real estate loans, purchasing investment securities including mortgage-backed securities and corporate bonds, as well as depositing funds in other financial institutions.

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