BofI Holding Inc. (NASDAQ:BOFI)’s share price traded up 2.5% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $19.76 and last traded at $19.59, with a volume of 784,958 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $19.12.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised BofI Holding from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. FBR & Co reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 target price on shares of BofI Holding in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Vetr raised BofI Holding from a “sell” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $20.80 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. BofI Holding currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $29.79.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $17.35 and a 200 day moving average of $18.22. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.68.

BofI Holding (NASDAQ:BOFI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.54 EPS. Analysts expect that BofI Holding Inc. will post $2.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have bought and sold shares of BOFI. Airain ltd acquired a new position in BofI Holding during the fourth quarter valued at $1,043,000. Coe Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in BofI Holding during the fourth quarter valued at $2,809,000. Employees Retirement System of Texas raised its position in BofI Holding by 460.0% in the fourth quarter. Employees Retirement System of Texas now owns 140,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,947,000 after buying an additional 115,000 shares during the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its position in BofI Holding by 117.6% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 183,532 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,863,000 after buying an additional 99,184 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in BofI Holding by 303.6% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,437,578 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,311,000 after buying an additional 1,833,599 shares during the last quarter.

BofI Holding, Inc (BofI) is the holding company for BofI Federal Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a diversified financial services company. The Bank provides consumer and business banking products through its branchless, distribution channels and affinity partners. The Bank has deposit and loan customers across the nation, including consumer and business checking, savings and time deposit accounts and financing for single family and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables.

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