PCSB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:PCSB) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 216,300 shares, a growth of 11.3% from the June 30th total of 194,400 shares. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 79,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new stake in PCSB Financial in the first quarter worth $32,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in PCSB Financial by 487.5% in the first quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,973 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,000 after purchasing an additional 2,467 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. increased its position in shares of PCSB Financial by 26.1% in the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 4,628 shares of the company’s stock valued at $65,000 after acquiring an additional 957 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in shares of PCSB Financial by 31.9% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,948 shares of the company’s stock valued at $69,000 after acquiring an additional 1,196 shares during the period. Finally, Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of PCSB Financial in the second quarter valued at about $72,000. 55.12% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NASDAQ PCSB traded down $0.03 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $11.12. 75,569 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 55,297. PCSB Financial has a 52 week low of $11.01 and a 52 week high of $20.78. The company has a quick ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. The stock has a market capitalization of $187.91 million, a PE ratio of 22.69 and a beta of 0.59. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $12.02 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.81.

PCSB Financial (NASDAQ:PCSB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 30th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by ($0.06). The company had revenue of $12.11 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.10 million. PCSB Financial had a return on equity of 2.84% and a net margin of 12.64%.

About PCSB Financial

PCSB Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for PCSB Bank that provides financial services to individuals and businesses in Putnam, Southern Dutchess, Rockland, and Westchester Counties in New York. Its deposits products include non-interest bearing demand, NOW, money market, escrow, and savings accounts, as well as time deposits and certificates of deposit.

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