Swiss National Bank boosted its holdings in shares of Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) by 8.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 47,600 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,600 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank’s holdings in Waterstone Financial were worth $812,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the business. Martingale Asset Management L P grew its position in shares of Waterstone Financial by 31.7% in the 1st quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 156,612 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $2,579,000 after acquiring an additional 37,701 shares in the last quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC grew its position in shares of Waterstone Financial by 699.2% in the 2nd quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 88,499 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $1,510,000 after acquiring an additional 77,425 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in shares of Waterstone Financial by 2.9% in the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,988,431 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $33,326,000 after acquiring an additional 55,520 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in shares of Waterstone Financial by 317.6% in the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 5,174 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $85,000 after acquiring an additional 3,935 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC grew its position in shares of Waterstone Financial by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 73,220 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $1,249,000 after acquiring an additional 1,377 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 59.86% of the company’s stock.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered Waterstone Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 30th.

Shares of WSBF traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $17.21. The stock had a trading volume of 2,535 shares, compared to its average volume of 52,007. The company has a market cap of $467.37 million, a PE ratio of 15.04 and a beta of 0.08. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $16.74 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $16.67. The company has a quick ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.34. Waterstone Financial, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $15.20 and a fifty-two week high of $17.29.

Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The savings and loans company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter. Waterstone Financial had a return on equity of 7.76% and a net margin of 15.55%. The company had revenue of $48.17 million during the quarter.

Waterstone Financial Company Profile

Waterstone Financial, Inc operates as a bank holding company for WaterStone Bank SSB that provides various financial services to customers in southeastern Wisconsin, the United States. It operates through two segments, Community Banking and Mortgage Banking. The Community Banking segment offers consumer and business banking products and services, such as deposit and transactional solutions, including checking accounts, online banking and bill pay services, and money transfer services, as well as credit, debit, and pre-paid cards; investable funds solutions comprising savings, money market deposit, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit; lending solutions consisting of residential mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, personal and installment loans, real estate financing, business loans, and business lines of credit; and fixed and variable annuities, and insurance products, as well as trust and investment management accounts.

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