Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) – A Trader’s Perspective

    Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) was $10.98. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $11.15, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $11.31. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $10.88 and a 2nd Support Level at $10.77. Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) stock has lost -$0.07, or -0.63%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.26, or -2.31%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.16, or 1.48%. This year-to-date, Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) shares have gained $0.58, or 5.58%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .”

    With 278,716 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $3,057,515K. Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) generates $978,500 K in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $202,580 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -12.86%, a 3-Year Total Return of -5.91%, and a 5-year Total Return of 3.10%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 375.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.110 per share on 08/08/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 4.01%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.44.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) reported earnings of $0.19 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.18 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 7.65% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $0.18 represented a -0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.20 per share, which was a 9.55% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.19 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.19 and the low estimate was $0.18. In the year-ago quarter, Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) generated per-share earnings of $0.19.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 13 sale (123,154 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 0 insider buys amounting to 0 shares and 34 insider sales amounting to 444,780 shares. In the past full year, 0 insider purchases were made (involving 0 shares) and 36 insider sell-offs equivalent to 454,780 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) has a Current Ratio of 0.02. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 180.87, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 64.40, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 20.70. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 134.11 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 47.75.