Astoria Financial Corp. (AF) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for January 18

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Astoria Financial Corp. (AF) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 18, as the stock lost 1.36% to a closing price of $14.47. The stock saw 2.19 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 12,170 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 889,805 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Astoria Financial Corp. has a P/B ratio of 0.96. It also has a P/E ratio of 17. The stock has traded between $18.13 and $12.22 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $15.76, and its 200-day SMA $14.97.

Astoria Financial Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Astoria Federal, attracts retail deposits from the general public and investing those deposits in mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans and mortgage-backed securities.

Headquartered in Lake Success, NY, Astoria Financial Corp. has 1,649 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Monte N. Redman.

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