Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:KRNY) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $13.81 and last traded at $13.79, with a volume of 436,781 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $13.72.

The company has a 50-day moving average of $13.28 and a 200 day moving average of $12.79. The company has a market cap of $1.24 billion and a PE ratio of 77.938.

Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:KRNY) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05. On average, analysts anticipate that Kearny Financial Corp. will post $0.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.02 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 29th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.58%.

In other Kearny Financial Corp. news, Director John F. Mcgovern bought 3,300 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 11th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $13.29 per share, with a total value of $43,857.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 194,853 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,589,596.37. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.

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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