Insider Buying: Columbia Financial Inc (CLBK) Director Buys 7,025 Shares of Stock
Columbia Financial Inc (NASDAQ:CLBK) Director Henry Kuiken acquired 7,025 shares of Columbia Financial stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 4th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.50 per share, with a total value of $108,887.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Henry Kuiken also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, November 23rd, Henry Kuiken acquired 626 shares of Columbia Financial stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.50 per share, with a total value of $9,703.00.
Shares of NASDAQ CLBK opened at $15.63 on Friday. Columbia Financial Inc has a 1-year low of $14.01 and a 1-year high of $17.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a current ratio of 1.07.
Separately, Sandler O’Neill raised Columbia Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 16th.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in Columbia Financial by 3.9% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,901,530 shares of the company’s stock valued at $65,155,000 after purchasing an additional 145,272 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Columbia Financial by 2.2% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,509,726 shares of the company’s stock valued at $58,612,000 after purchasing an additional 74,895 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp bought a new position in Columbia Financial during the second quarter valued at $8,936,000. Ancora Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Columbia Financial by 15.3% during the third quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 465,810 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,779,000 after purchasing an additional 61,872 shares during the period. Finally, Seidman Lawrence B bought a new position in Columbia Financial during the second quarter valued at $6,309,000. 11.81% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
About Columbia Financial
Columbia Financial, Inc operates as a bank holding company for Columbia Bank that provides banking products and services in the United States. The company offers non-interest bearing demand deposits, such as individual checking and commercial checking accounts; interest-bearing demand accounts comprising interest checking accounts and municipal accounts; and savings accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit.
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