Macquarie Group Ltd. maintained its stake in shares of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 13,415 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd.’s holdings in New York Community Bancorp were worth $176,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. World Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in New York Community Bancorp by 0.7% during the second quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 33,448 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $439,000 after buying an additional 246 shares in the last quarter. New England Research & Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of New York Community Bancorp by 1.5% during the second quarter. New England Research & Management Inc. now owns 23,600 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $310,000 after acquiring an additional 350 shares during the period. Utah Retirement Systems lifted its holdings in shares of New York Community Bancorp by 0.5% during the second quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 86,959 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,142,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the period. Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of New York Community Bancorp by 3.9% during the second quarter. Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. now owns 13,485 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $177,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the period. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of New York Community Bancorp by 8.3% during the second quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 10,168 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $134,000 after acquiring an additional 779 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 57.37% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on NYCB shares. Barclays PLC cut their price objective on New York Community Bancorp from $14.00 to $12.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a $13.75 price target (down from $14.00) on shares of New York Community Bancorp in a report on Friday, July 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised New York Community Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. BidaskClub raised New York Community Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $11.00 price target on shares of New York Community Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have assigned a hold rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.45.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE NYCB) opened at $12.59 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.98, a current ratio of 1.41 and a quick ratio of 1.41. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.16 billion, a PE ratio of 14.48 and a beta of 0.57.

New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $385.27 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $313.64 million. New York Community Bancorp had a net margin of 24.22% and a return on equity of 7.17%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.26 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that New York Community Bancorp, Inc. will post 0.73 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, November 21st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 7th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 6th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.40%. New York Community Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 78.16%.

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New York Community Bancorp Company Profile

New York Community Bancorp, Inc is a multi-bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, New York Community Bank (the Community Bank) and New York Commercial Bank (the Commercial Bank) (collectively, the Banks). The Company’s operations are divided into two segments: Banking Operations and Residential Mortgage Banking.

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