BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) (NASDAQ:BCBP) CFO Thomas Keating acquired 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $12.25 per share, for a total transaction of $24,500.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 2,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $24,500. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ BCBP) traded up 0.40% on Thursday, reaching $12.45. 52,734 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. BCB Bancorp, Inc. has a one year low of $10.82 and a one year 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. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $13.98 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.25.

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

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

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BCBP has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. DA Davidson initiated coverage on shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) in a research report on Thursday. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price objective on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) in a research report on Thursday. They set an “outperform” rating and a $14.00 price objective on the stock.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of BCBP. Rhumbline Advisers acquired a new stake in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) during the 2nd quarter worth about $153,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund acquired a new stake in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) during the 2nd quarter worth about $155,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) during the 2nd quarter worth about $250,000. California State Teachers Retirement System acquired a new stake in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) during the 2nd quarter worth about $257,000. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) during the 2nd quarter worth about $280,000. 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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