Context BH Capital Management LP lifted its holdings in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) by 30.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 113,082 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after buying an additional 26,686 shares during the period. Context BH Capital Management LP owned about 0.41% of Waterstone Financial worth $2,132,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Seidman Lawrence B boosted its position in shares of Waterstone Financial by 1.3% in the second quarter. Seidman Lawrence B now owns 799,899 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $15,338,000 after buying an additional 10,500 shares during the period. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Waterstone Financial in the second quarter worth $664,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Waterstone Financial by 26.3% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 125,783 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $2,372,000 after buying an additional 26,168 shares during the period. Federated Investors Inc. PA boosted its position in shares of Waterstone Financial by 13,814.9% in the second quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 143,184 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $2,699,000 after buying an additional 142,155 shares during the period. Finally, Chicago Equity Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Waterstone Financial in the second quarter worth $677,000. 59.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

WSBF has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Sandler O’Neill raised Waterstone Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $20.50 to $20.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. BidaskClub cut Waterstone Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th.

Shares of Waterstone Financial, Inc. (WSBF) traded up 0.410% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $18.375. The stock had a trading volume of 13,483 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $505.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.500 and a beta of 0.06. Waterstone Financial, Inc. has a 12-month low of $16.05 and a 12-month high of $20.40. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $17.98 and its 200-day moving average price is $18.53.

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About Waterstone Financial

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF)

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