Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The savings and loans company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.21, Zacks reports. Waterstone Financial had a return on equity of 7.11% and a net margin of 15.14%.
Shares of Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) traded down $0.08 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $17.07. The stock had a trading volume of 28,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 59,572. Waterstone Financial has a one year low of $16.90 and a one year high of $20.40. The firm has a market cap of $507.22, a PE ratio of 16.38 and a beta of 0.08. The company has a current ratio of 1.58, a quick ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 12th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 11th. Waterstone Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 45.71%.
Waterstone Financial Company Profile
Waterstone Financial, Inc is the holding company of WaterStone Bank SSB (WaterStone Bank). WaterStone Bank is a community bank. The Company operates in two segments: community banking and mortgage banking. The community banking segment provides consumer and business banking products and services. Its consumer products include loan products, deposit products, and personal investment services.
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