BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) (NASDAQ:BCBP) Director James G. Rizzo purchased 12,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was bought at an average price of $12.25 per share, for a total transaction of $153,125.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 48,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $594,125. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (BCBP) traded up 0.40% on Thursday, hitting $12.45. 52,734 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $13.98 and its 200 day moving average price is $15.25. BCB Bancorp, Inc. has a 52-week low of $10.82 and a 52-week high of $17.05. The firm has a market cap of $140.68 million, a PE ratio of 15.56 and a beta of 0.47.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) (NASDAQ:BCBP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 17th. The bank reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $17.09 million during the quarter. BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) had a return on equity of 8.85% and a net margin of 12.89%. Equities research analysts forecast that BCB Bancorp, Inc. will post $0.87 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 21st. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th were given a dividend of $0.14 per share. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.50%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 3rd. BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ)’s payout ratio is 65.12%.

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A number of research firms have recently commented on BCBP. DA Davidson began coverage on shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) in a report on Thursday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods began coverage on shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) in a report on Thursday. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 8th.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) by 21.4% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 303,932 shares of the bank’s stock worth $4,650,000 after purchasing an additional 53,474 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) by 5.0% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 265,111 shares of the bank’s stock worth $4,056,000 after purchasing an additional 12,636 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) by 389.6% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 126,807 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,940,000 after purchasing an additional 100,907 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) by 334.4% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 106,720 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,633,000 after purchasing an additional 82,153 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) by 142.4% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 41,236 shares of the bank’s stock worth $631,000 after purchasing an additional 24,224 shares during the last quarter. 23.97% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ)

BCB Bancorp, Inc is the holding company parent of BCB Community Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community-oriented financial institution. Its business is to offer Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)-insured deposit products and to invest funds held in deposit accounts at the Bank, together with funds generated from operations, in loans and investment securities.

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