Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) Weekly Ratings on May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 - By Elizabeth Jones

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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 increased. 59 increased stakes while 18 funds took stakes. Funds hold 40.36 million shares thus 1.82% more from 2017Q3’s 39.64 million shares.
One Natl Association invested in 23,456 shs. Tiaa Cref Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 277,337 shs stake. First Trust Advisors Lp has invested 0% of its capital in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS). Sit Invest Associate Inc invested in 0.03% or 51,900 shs. Ameritas Investment Prtnrs reported 0.01% in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS). Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 20,866 shs. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys owns 201,291 shs. North Carolina-based National Bank Of America De has invested 0% in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 0% or 3,177 shs. Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.01% invested in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) for 40,892 shs. 509,915 are owned by Prudential Financial. Comerica Bank & Trust, a Michigan-based fund reported 62,229 shs. Systematic Financial Management L P holds 475,941 shs or 0.26% of its capital. Moreover, Ameriprise Finance has 0.01% invested in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) for 559,613 shs. Swiss Bank holds 107,500 shs.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. registered $431,562 net activity with 0 insider buys and 2 selling transactions since March 2, 2018.

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 Friday, January 26 the firm has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill given. On Sunday, January 28 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $29.0 target. In Monday, February 26 report Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $28.0 target. On Thursday, November 30 the firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given. On Thursday, December 21 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

Ticker’s shares touched $27.39 during the last trading session after 1.00% change.Provident Financial Services, Inc. has volume of 89,593 shares. Since May 17, 2017 PFS has risen 2.15% and is uptrending. The stock 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 released 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 released on April 18, 2018.

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