Kearny Financial (NASDAQ:KRNY) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $13.42 and last traded at $13.40, with a volume of 411,149 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $13.34.

The stock has a market capitalization of $1.20 billion and a PE ratio of 75.734. The company’s 50 day moving average is $12.91 and its 200-day moving average is $12.59.

Kearny Financial (NASDAQ:KRNY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05. Equities research analysts forecast that Kearny Financial will post $0.21 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director John F. Mcgovern acquired 3,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $13.29 per share, for a total transaction of $43,857.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 194,853 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,589,596.37. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in Kearny Financial by 6.9% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 126,709 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,605,000 after buying an additional 8,190 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Kearny Financial by 93.6% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 113,462 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,438,000 after buying an additional 54,851 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Swiss National Bank bought a new stake in shares of Kearny Financial during the fourth quarter worth $1,530,000.

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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