Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) Rating Changes as of May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 - By Robert Case

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.51 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.54, from 2017Q3’s 0.97. The ratio improved due to Provident Financial Services, Inc. positioning: 15 sold and 36 reduced. 18 funds bought holdings and 59 increased holdings. Investors holded 39.64 million in 2017Q3 but now own 40.36 million shares or 1.82% more.
Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Com reported 33,552 shs stake. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Incorporated owns 26,098 shs. 84,531 are owned by Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership. Brown Brothers Harriman & has invested 0% in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS). Condor Capital reported 0.08% stake. Comerica Bank reported 62,229 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Kistler has 0.66% invested in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) for 62,300 shs. Mason Street Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% or 15,734 shs in its capital. Capital One National Association reported 23,456 shs. 67 are owned by Qs Invsts Limited Com. 19,140 are held by Alpha Windward Limited Liability Corp. Laurion Limited Partnership owns 30,536 shs or 0% of their US capital. Swiss Bank invested in 107,500 shs or 0% of the stock. Meeder Asset Mgmt has 194 shs. Sector Pension Investment Board stated it has 0.01% in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS).

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

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

In total 2 analysts cover Provident Financial (NYSE:PFS). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. 50% are bullish. 5 are the (NYSE:PFS)’s analyst reports since November 30, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, January 26 Sandler O’Neill upgraded Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) to “Buy” rating. On Thursday, December 21 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of PFS in report with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, November 30 the firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given. On Monday, February 26 the firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given. On Sunday, January 28 the stock of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. 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 is touching $27.39 during the last trading session, after increased 1.00%.Currently Provident Financial Services, Inc. is uptrending after 2.15% change in last May 17, 2017. PFS has 89,593 shares volume. PFS underperformed the S&P500 by 9.40%.

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 valued at $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 recently brought out by: Globenewswire.com on April 27, 2018 with title “Provident Financial Services, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter Earnings and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend”. The other Globenewswire.com‘s article was titled “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Bonanza Creek Energy, MarketAxess, LivaNova, Cintas, Bio-Techne, and …” and brought out on April 18, 2018.

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