Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 25th, NASDAQ reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 9th will be given a dividend of 0.09 per share by the savings and loans company on Friday, February 23rd. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 8th.

Investors Bancorp (ISBC) remained flat at $$13.81 during trading on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 4,533,163 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,124,217. The company has a current ratio of 1.20, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.42. Investors Bancorp has a 1 year low of $12.48 and a 1 year high of $15.11. The company has a market capitalization of $4,227.60, a PE ratio of 31.39, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 0.67.

Investors Bancorp (NASDAQ:ISBC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. The savings and loans company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. Investors Bancorp had a net margin of 13.82% and a return on equity of 5.69%. The company had revenue of $182.91 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $181.14 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.18 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Investors Bancorp will post 0.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.

ISBC has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Investors Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies downgraded shares of Investors Bancorp from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $15.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods downgraded shares of Investors Bancorp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Sandler O’Neill downgraded shares of Investors Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Thursday, November 30th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Barclays upped their price target on shares of Investors Bancorp from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.31.

In other Investors Bancorp news, Director Robert C. Albanese sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.94, for a total value of $69,700.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 2.96% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About Investors Bancorp

Investors Bancorp, Inc is a holding company for Investors Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a chartered savings bank. The Company is in the business of attracting deposits from the public through its branch network and borrowing funds in the wholesale markets to originate loans and to invest in securities.

Dividend History for Investors Bancorp (NASDAQ:ISBC)

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