New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for both New York Community Bank, a New York
State-chartered savings bank with 239 locations serving Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona; and
New York Commercial Bank, a New York State-chartered commercial bank with 35 branches serving New York City,
Westchester County, and Long Island - all in New York.
New York Community Bank was established as Queens County Savings Bank on April 14, 1859 by four prominent
residents of the town of Flushing, and grew at a modest pace to 14 branches as of the end of 1999. On December 15,
2000, the Bank's name was changed to New York Community Bank to better reflect the expansion of the franchise
beyond Queens County--the result of merger transactions and, to a far lesser extent, de novo growth. Today the Bank
has 120 branches serving customers in New York; 51 in New Jersey; 28 in Ohio; 26 in Florida; and 14 in Arizona.
New York Commercial Bank was established on December 30, 2005 pursuant to our acquisition of Long Island
Financial Corp. In connection with the transaction, Long Island Financial Corp. merged with and into New York
Community Bancorp, and Long Island Commercial Bank began operations as a subsidiary of our company under a new
name, New York Commercial Bank. Just four months later, our Commercial Bank franchise was expanded with our
acquisition of Atlantic Bank of New York, which was established in 1926.
With assets of $41.5 billion and deposits of $23.3 billion at March 31, 2013, New York Community Bank ranks among the largest thrifts in the United States. The Community Bank operates through four divisional banks in New York, one divisional bank in New Jersey, one in Ohio, and one in Florida and Arizona:
In New York, we serve our customers through:
- Queens County Savings Bank, which has 33 branches in Queens County, including seven branches that are located in-store;
- Roslyn Savings Bank, which serves Nassau and Suffolk counties through 53 branches, including 22 branches that are located in-store;
- Richmond County Savings Bank, which has 22 locations on Staten Island, including five branches that are located in-store; and
- Roosevelt Savings Bank, which has eight branches serving customers in Brooklyn, including four branches that are located in-store.
We also have two branches each in the Bronx and Westchester County that operate directly under the name "New York Community Bank." Three of our namesake branches are located in-store.
In New Jersey, we serve our customers through our Garden State Community Bank
division, with 51 locations in Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Union counties.
Our Garden State Community Bank division was established in December 2007 when we decided to consolidate our First Savings Bank of New Jersey, Ironbound Bank, Penn Federal Savings Bank, and Synergy Bank divisions into a single division that conveys our commitment to those who live and work in the Garden State.
Our Ohio Savings Bank
division meets the needs of our customers in northeastern Ohio with 28 branches; and
Our AmTrust Bank
division serves our customers through 26 branches in south Florida and 14 branches in central Arizona.
New York Commercial Bank had total assets of $3.4 billion and total deposits of $2.3 billion at March 31, 2013.
The Bank serves its customers through 35 branches: five in Manhattan, 11 in Queens, ten on Long Island, five in
Brooklyn, and four in Westchester County.
New York Community Bancorp completed ten acquisitions between 2000 and 2010. Details may be found on our Mergers & Acquisitions page.
New York Community Bancorp trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NYCB."
New York Community Bancorp, which was formerly known as Queens County Bancorp, converted to stock form on November 23, 1993, and initially traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol "QCSB". When the Company changed its name to New York Community Bancorp, it also changed its trading symbol, to "NYCB". Then, on December 20, 2002, the Company moved its listing to the New York Stock Exchange and dropped the “C” from its symbol in order to comply with the Exchange’s requirements at the time. It took a while, but on November 13, 2012, we restored the “C” to its rightful place in our trading symbol and we’ve been trading on the Exchange under the symbol “NYCB” since November 13, 2012.
Charter shareholders paid $25.00 per share for their investment in New York Community Bancorp. When adjusted for the nine stock splits that have taken place since the Company's conversion to stock form, the initial investment adjusts to $0.93 per share.
Nine stock splits have been declared since 1994. Details may be found on our Stock Splits
The Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NYCB". Information about our trading activity is reported daily in The Wall Street Journal
stock tables under "NY CmntyBcp" and in other major newspapers under similar abbreviations of the Company's name, such as "NY CmtyB". Trading information may also be found on this web site by clicking on Stock Information
or by visiting www.nyse.com and entering our trading symbol, NYCB.
Yes. New investors may both make their initial and subsequent purchases of NYCB stock through our Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan (DRP). Click here
for more informationfor more information, including a Plan brochure.
An interactive version of our annual report is available in the "Highlights" section at the top of our SEC Filings
page. If you would prefer to receive a hard copy, you may either request it through our Submit Inquiries and Requests
page or by calling our Investor Relations Department at (516) 683-4420
The Company issues four earnings releases a year, in January, April, July, and October. The date depends on when the Board of Directors holds its meetings during those months.
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Yes, the Company has been paying a quarterly cash dividend since the third quarter of 1994. Although declaration, record, and payable dates are all subject to change, dividends are typically declared during the third or fourth week of January, April, July, and October, and dividends are typically paid on or about the 15th day of February, May, August, and November to shareholders of record on or about the 5th days of those months. Historical dividend information may be found on our Dividend History
Yes, we do. Through our Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan (DRP), registered shareholders may increase their ownership by reinvesting all or part of their dividends and by making optional cash purchases. In addition, new investors may make their initial purchases through the Plan. Click here
to access a Plan brochure and to learn about enrollment options.
Yes, you can. Click here
for more information about the direct deposit of your dividends.
FOR REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
Yes you can! Through the Investor CentreTM
Website, an online service provided by our stock registrar and transfer agent, Computershare, you will be able to:
- view your share balances, transaction history, and payment history
- change your address
- request a replacement dividend check
- request a duplicate Form 1099
- arrange for the direct deposit of your dividend checks
- enroll in our dividend reinvestment and stock purchase plan
- and much more!
To access Investor CentreTM
, please click here
To obtain assistance, please contact our stock registrar, Computershare, directly. Computershare's toll-free telephone number is (866) 293-6077
. Click here
for complete contact information.
Our Analyst Coverage
page contains a list of securities analysts who currently follow our stock.
The most recent credit ratings for New York Community Bancorp and its banking subsidiaries may be found on our Credit Ratings
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