News headlines about Kearny Financial (NASDAQ:KRNY) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kearny Financial earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.0963950218 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
KRNY has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded Kearny Financial from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “sell” rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of Kearny Financial in a research note on Friday, December 22nd.
Shares of NASDAQ:KRNY traded down $0.15 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $13.00. The stock had a trading volume of 829,502 shares, compared to its average volume of 352,403. Kearny Financial has a 1-year low of $12.75 and a 1-year high of $15.63. The company has a market cap of $1,032.85, a PE ratio of 68.42 and a beta of 0.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81, a current ratio of 1.10 and a quick ratio of 1.10.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 7th were given a $0.03 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, March 6th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.92%. Kearny Financial’s payout ratio is 63.16%.
About Kearny Financial
Kearny Bank is principally engaged in the business of attracting deposits from the general public at its 41 locations in New Jersey and using these deposits, together with other funds, to originate or purchase loans for its portfolio and invest in securities. Loans originated or purchased by the Bank generally include loans collateralized by residential and commercial real estate augmented by secured and unsecured loans to businesses and consumers.
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