Summary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) Ratings

May 17, 2018 - By Jack Shaw

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.51. That’s change of 0.54, from 2017Q3’s 0.97. 15 investors sold all, 36 reduced holdings as Provident Financial Services, Inc. ratio improved. 59 increased holdings while 18 funds bought holdings. Funds hold 40.36 million shares thus 1.82% more from 2017Q3’s 39.64 million shares.
Hennessy Advsr owns 125,000 shs. Deutsche Bancorp Ag invested in 180,126 shs. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Ltd invested in 157 shs or 0% of the stock. Cibc Asset Mngmt holds 8,045 shs or 0% of its capital. Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md accumulated 19,580 shs. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership reported 0.11% stake. Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.01% invested in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) for 97,251 shs. Blackrock owns 8.07 million shs. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 0% stake. Comerica Financial Bank stated it has 62,229 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Parkside Fin Bank & Trust & owns 0% invested in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) for 49 shs. 27,688 are held by Panagora Asset Incorporated. Metropolitan Life Communication, a New York-based fund reported 19,265 shs. First Advsr Lp holds 56,044 shs or 0% of its capital. Alpha Windward Ltd Liability Corp owns 19,140 shs or 0.31% of their US capital.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. had 2 insider sales and 0 buys since March 2, 2018. This’s net activity of $431,562.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) Ratings Coverage

A total of 2 analysts rate Provident Financial (NYSE:PFS) as follows: 1 “Buy”, 1 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 50% are bullish. (NYSE:PFS) has 5 ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Thursday, November 30 the rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold”. On Monday, February 26 the firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given. On Thursday, December 21 the firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given. On Sunday, January 28 the stock of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) has “Hold” rating given by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Friday, January 26 Sandler O’Neill upgraded Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) to “Buy” rating. Listed here are Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) PTs and latest ratings.

26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $28.0 Maintain
28/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $29.0 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy New Target: $29.0 Upgrade
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $30.5 Maintain
30/11/2017 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade

PFS touched $27.39 during the last trading session after $0.27 change.Provident Financial Services, Inc. has volume of 89,593 shares. Since May 17, 2017 PFS has risen 2.15% and is uptrending. PFS underperformed by 9.40% the S&P500.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Provident Bank that provides various banking services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States.The firm is worth $1.77 billion. The Company’s deposit products include savings, checking, interest-bearing checking, money market deposit, and certificate of deposit accounts, as well as IRA and KEOGH accounts.18.89 is the P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises commercial real estate loans that are secured by properties, such as multi-family apartment buildings, office buildings, and retail and industrial properties; commercial business loans; fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgage loans collateralized by one- to four-family residential real estate properties; commercial construction loans; and consumer loans consisting of home equity loans, home equity lines of credit, and marine loans.

Another two news for Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) were briefly published by: Globenewswire.com on April 18, 2018 with title “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Bonanza Creek Energy, MarketAxess, LivaNova, Cintas, Bio-Techne, and …”. The other Globenewswire.com‘s article was titled “Provident Financial Services, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter Earnings and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend” and published on April 27, 2018.

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