Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jul 12, '19

Are you looking for the analysis of Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 4 reasons to buy and 1 reasons to sell AF stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AF stock:

  • Is AF a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold AF stock today?
  • Is AF a good buy / investment?
  • What are AF analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy AF stock:

1. AF stock price ($10.09) is at the 52-week low. Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See AF price chart.

2. AF forward P/E ratio is 5.65, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See AF forward P/E ratio chart.

3. AF Price/Book ratio is 1.92, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See AF forward Price/Book ratio chart.

4. AF Price/Sales ratio is 0.14, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See AF forward Price/Sales ratio chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell AF stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. AF profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.61percentage points. See AF profitability chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for AF:

Metrics AF
Price $21.50
Average Price Target / Upside N/A
Average Analyst Rating N/A
Industry Airlines
Sector Industrials
Number of Employees 84,714
Market Cap $3.81B
Forward P/E Ratio 5.8962
Price/Book Ratio 0.1445
Revenue (TTM) $26.70B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 3.0070163715335783%
Profit Margin 1.198501872659176%

What are your thoughts on AF?

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