Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:KRNY) Director Christopher Petermann Purchases 10,000 Shares

Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:KRNYGet Free Report) Director Christopher Petermann bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 8th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $6.14 per share, for a total transaction of $61,400.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 56,139 shares in the company, valued at $344,693.46. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Kearny Financial Stock Up 5.7 %

NASDAQ KRNY opened at $6.44 on Friday. Kearny Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $5.99 and a 52 week high of $10.15. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.92. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $8.33 and its 200-day simple moving average is $7.76. The firm has a market cap of $415.64 million, a PE ratio of 22.21 and a beta of 0.74.

Kearny Financial Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 7th will be issued a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 6th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.83%. Kearny Financial’s dividend payout ratio is presently 151.73%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, StockNews.com cut shares of Kearny Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, January 12th.

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Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Kearny Financial during the 3rd quarter worth $25,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its holdings in Kearny Financial by 44.9% in the 4th quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 5,199 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $47,000 after buying an additional 1,612 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its holdings in Kearny Financial by 208.1% in the 3rd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 5,576 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $39,000 after buying an additional 3,766 shares during the period. Royal Bank of Canada raised its holdings in Kearny Financial by 38.2% in the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 9,932 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $70,000 after buying an additional 2,745 shares during the period. Finally, Engineers Gate Manager LP purchased a new stake in Kearny Financial in the 4th quarter valued at about $115,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 64.09% of the company’s stock.

About Kearny Financial

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Kearny Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for Kearny Bank that provides various banking products and services in the United States. The company offers various deposit products, including interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit accounts.

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