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NASDAQ:PFIS

Peoples Financial Services - PFIS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$50.98
+0.76 (+1.51%)
(As of 01/31/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$50.20
$51.63
50-Day Range
$49.63
$57.30
52-Week Range
$46.02
$59.99
Volume
13,891 shs
Average Volume
6,970 shs
Market Capitalization
$365.02 million
P/E Ratio
9.66
Dividend Yield
3.15%
Price Target
$56.00

Peoples Financial Services MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.8% Upside
$56.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.63% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.86mentions of Peoples Financial Services in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$12,903 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.88 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

542nd out of 897 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

55th out of 85 stocks


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About Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) Stock

Peoples Financial Services Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Peoples Security Bank & Trust Co., which provides financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. It offers home equity loans and lines of credit, construction, commercial and other non-residential real estate loans, consumer loans, multifamily mortgage loans and other loans. The firm also offers deposit accounts, including passbook and statement savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, commercial and regular checking accounts. The company was founded on February 6, 1986 and is headquartered in Scranton, PA.

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PFIS Stock News Headlines

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PFIS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/23/2019
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/29/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Today
2/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/27/2023
Dividend Payable
3/15/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
National commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PFIS
Employees
370
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$56.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$56.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$56.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$38.09 million
Pretax Margin
42.47%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$123.18 million
Cash Flow
$5.43 per share
Book Value
$47.42 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
6,924,000
Market Cap
$365.02 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.27

Key Executives

  • Craig W. Best
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Thomas P. Tulaney
    President & Chief Operating Officer
  • John R. Anderson
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Susan L. Hubble
    Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Neal D. Koplin
    Chief Banking Officer & Senior Executive VP













PFIS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Peoples Financial Services stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Peoples Financial Services in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" PFIS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PFIS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Peoples Financial Services' stock price forecast for 2023?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Peoples Financial Services' shares. Their PFIS share price forecasts range from $56.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $56.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have PFIS shares performed in 2023?

Peoples Financial Services' stock was trading at $51.84 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, PFIS stock has decreased by 1.7% and is now trading at $50.98.
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When is Peoples Financial Services' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 25th 2023.
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How were Peoples Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Peoples Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ:PFIS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The financial services provider had revenue of $21.71 million for the quarter. Peoples Financial Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.73% and a net margin of 30.92%.

How often does Peoples Financial Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Peoples Financial Services?

Peoples Financial Services declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.22%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 27th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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Is Peoples Financial Services a good dividend stock?

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.15%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 30.30%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What is Craig W. Best's approval rating as Peoples Financial Services' CEO?

2 employees have rated Peoples Financial Services Chief Executive Officer Craig W. Best on Glassdoor.com. Craig W. Best has an approval rating of 41% among the company's employees. This puts Craig W. Best in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Peoples Financial Services own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Peoples Financial Services investors own include W. P. Carey (WPC), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), International Business Machines (IBM), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Cinemark (CNK) and Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ).

What is Peoples Financial Services' stock symbol?

Peoples Financial Services trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PFIS."

Who are Peoples Financial Services' major shareholders?

Peoples Financial Services' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Peoples Financial Services CORP. (4.85%) and Stone House Investment Management LLC (0.17%). Insiders that own company stock include Elisa Z Ramirez, Richard S Lochen Jr, Richard S Lochen, Jr, Sandra Bodnyk, William E Aubrey II and William E Aubrey II.
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How do I buy shares of Peoples Financial Services?

Shares of PFIS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Peoples Financial Services' stock price today?

One share of PFIS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.98.

How much money does Peoples Financial Services make?

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) has a market capitalization of $365.02 million and generates $123.18 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $38.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.28 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Peoples Financial Services have?

The company employs 370 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Peoples Financial Services?

Peoples Financial Services' mailing address is 150 N WASHINGTON AVE, SCRANTON PA, 18503. The official website for the company is www.psbt.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (570) 346-7741 or via fax at 570-961-3768.

This page (NASDAQ:PFIS) was last updated on 2/1/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff