Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:KRNY) Director Theodore J. Aanensen sold 800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.60, for a total value of $10,880.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of Kearny Financial stock traded up $0.02 on Friday, hitting $13.55. 12,377 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 231,458. The stock has a market cap of $1.34 billion, a P/E ratio of 41.36 and a beta of 0.56. Kearny Financial Corp. has a 1-year low of $12.75 and a 1-year high of $15.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 1.13 and a quick ratio of 1.10.

Kearny Financial (NASDAQ:KRNY) last issued its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The savings and loans company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $43.95 million for the quarter. Kearny Financial had a return on equity of 2.57% and a net margin of 10.61%.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 12th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 29th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 28th.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Kearny Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 23rd.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. US Bancorp DE purchased a new stake in shares of Kearny Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $126,000. Verition Fund Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Kearny Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $135,000. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Kearny Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $185,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of Kearny Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $220,000. Finally, Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new stake in shares of Kearny Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $284,000. 61.25% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Kearny Financial Company Profile

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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