Astoria Financial Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Astoria Financial Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Astoria Financial positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Astoria Financial Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Astoria Financial buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Astoria Financial Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Astoria Financial Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 21.63  0.13  0.60%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Astoria Financial Corporation is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Astoria Financial Corporation has a mean deviation of 12.8, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 19.18, variance of 367.95, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Astoria Financial. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine makes use of analyzes the corporation potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Astoria Financial is not overpriced, please confirm all Astoria Financial fundamentals including its Price to Earning, Net Income, Debt to Equity, as well as the relationship between Price to Sales and Cash per Share . Given that Astoria Financial has Shares Owned by Institutions of 85.26 % , we suggest you validate Astoria Financial Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return5.04Value At Risk25.04
Potential Upside33.40Standard Deviation19.18
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Astoria Financial Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.45
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.27

Astoria Financial Volatility Alert

Astoria Financial Corporation is displaying above average volatility of 19.18 over selected time horizon. Investors should scrutinize Astoria Financial Corporation independently to make sure intended market timing strategies are aligned with expectations about Astoria Financial volatility.
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FundamentalsAstoria FinancialPeer Average
Return On Equity3.90 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.46 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin17.58 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin30.94 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation5.16 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding101.09 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders9.01 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.26 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted2.96 M3.24 M
Price to Earning37.46 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.34 times14.44 times
Price to Sales5.70 times17.81 times
Revenue381.24 M9.85 B
Net Income57.73 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents105.76 M3.89 B
Cash per Share1.05 times5.17 times
Total Debt3.18 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity0.81 % 0.72 %
Book Value Per Share16.00 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations104.83 M1.25 B
Short Ratio3.99 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.57 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth7.82 times1.22 times
Number of Employees1.5 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization2.17 B29.78 B
Total Asset15.08 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings2.05 B38.24 B
Five Year Return1.29 %
Last Dividend Paid0.16
Strong Sell


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Risk Adjusted Performance0.3026
Market Risk Adjusted Performance3.45
Mean Deviation12.8
Coefficient Of Variation380.78
Standard Deviation19.18
Information Ratio0.2664
Jensen Alpha4.91
Total Risk Alpha6.45
Treynor Ratio3.46
Maximum Drawdown61.3
Value At Risk25.04
Potential Upside33.4

Current Valuation

Astoria Financial Current Valuation Analysis
Astoria Financial Corporation is rated fourth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Banking industry is presently estimated at about (175.71 Billion). Astoria Financial adds roughly 5.16 Billion in current valuation claiming only tiny portion of stocks in Banking industry.