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Provident Financial Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.18
-0.24 (-1.93 %)
(As of 09/29/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.98
Now: $12.18
$12.32
50-Day Range
$11.79
MA: $13.22
$14.57
52-Week Range
$9.05
Now: $12.18
$25.49
Volume183,498 shs
Average Volume365,716 shs
Market Capitalization$802.35 million
P/E Ratio9.09
Dividend Yield7.41%
Beta0.95
Provident Financial Services, Inc. operates as the holding company for Provident Bank that provides various banking services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. 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 products. Its 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. The company also offers cash management, remote deposit capture, payroll origination, escrow account management, and online and mobile banking services; and business credit cards. In addition, it provides trust and estate administration services; and asset management services comprising investment management, asset allocation, trust and estate administration, financial planning, tax compliance and planning, and family office services to individuals, municipalities, non-profits, corporations, and pension funds. Further, the company sells insurance and investment products, including annuities; operates as a real estate investment trust for acquiring mortgage loans and other real estate related assets; and manages and sells real estate properties acquired through foreclosure. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 84 full-service branch offices in northern and central New Jersey, as well as in Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1839 and is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.74 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
CUSIP74386T10
Phone732-590-9200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$435.26 million
Cash Flow$1.82 per share
Book Value$21.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$112.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,015
Market Cap$802.35 million
Next Earnings Date10/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$12.18
-0.24 (-1.93 %)
(As of 09/29/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Provident Financial Services' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Provident Financial Services' stock was trading at $16.28 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PFS stock has decreased by 25.2% and is now trading at $12.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Provident Financial Services?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Provident Financial Services in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Provident Financial Services' next earnings date?

Provident Financial Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 23rd 2020.
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How were Provident Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The savings and loans company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.07. The savings and loans company earned $84.19 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $86.27 million. Provident Financial Services had a return on equity of 6.15% and a net margin of 20.60%. The business's revenue was down 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share.
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How often does Provident Financial Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Provident Financial Services?

Provident Financial Services declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 31st. Investors of record on Friday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, August 28th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th.
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What price target have analysts set for PFS?

3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Provident Financial Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Provident Financial Services' stock price to reach $20.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 68.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Provident Financial Services?

Provident Financial Services saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 1,330,000 shares, a decrease of 23.1% from the July 30th total of 1,730,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 439,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Provident Financial Services' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Provident Financial Services own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Provident Financial Services investors own include Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), United Parcel Service (UPS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), Geron (GERN) and Immunomedics (IMMU).

Who are Provident Financial Services' key executives?

Provident Financial Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Christopher P. Martin, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Lyons CPA, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. John F. Kuntz Esq., Sr. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 64)
  • Mr. Donald W. Blum, Exec. VP & Chief Lending Officer of the Provident Bank (Age 63)
  • Ms. Valerie O. Murray CFP, Exec. VP & Chief Wealth Management Officer of Provident Bank (Age 44)

What is Provident Financial Services' stock symbol?

Provident Financial Services trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PFS."

How do I buy shares of Provident Financial Services?

Shares of PFS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Provident Financial Services' stock price today?

One share of PFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.18.

How big of a company is Provident Financial Services?

Provident Financial Services has a market capitalization of $802.35 million and generates $435.26 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $112.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 on an earnings per share basis. Provident Financial Services employs 1,015 workers across the globe.

What is Provident Financial Services' official website?

The official website for Provident Financial Services is www.provident.bank.

How can I contact Provident Financial Services?

Provident Financial Services' mailing address is 239 Washington Street, JERSEY CITY NJ, 07302. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at 732-590-9200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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