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Provident Financial Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.40 (-2.38 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.38
50-Day Range
MA: $14.03
52-Week Range
Now: $16.38
Volume219,658 shs
Average Volume365,012 shs
Market Capitalization$1.29 billion
P/E Ratio12.22
Dividend Yield5.48%
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 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, marine loans, personal loans, and auto and recreational vehicle 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 wealth management services comprising investment management, trust and estate administration, financial planning, tax compliance and planning, and private banking. 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, 2019, it operated 83 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: 1.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.62 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$435.26 million
Cash Flow$2.45 per share
Book Value$21.42 per share


Net Income$112.63 million


Market Cap$1.29 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2021 (Estimated)
-0.40 (-2.38 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 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 (COVID-19)?

Provident Financial Services' stock was trading at $16.28 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PFS shares have increased by 0.6% and is now trading at $16.38.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Provident Financial Services?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Provident Financial Services in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Provident Financial Services?

Wall Street analysts have given Provident Financial Services a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Provident Financial Services wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, January 29th 2021.
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How were Provident Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) released its earnings results on Friday, October, 30th. The savings and loans company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.12. Provident Financial Services had a net margin of 20.60% and a return on equity of 6.15%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.49 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, November 27th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 12th.
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What price target have analysts set for PFS?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Provident Financial Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Provident Financial Services' share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.4%.
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Are investors shorting Provident Financial Services?

Provident Financial Services saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 831,600 shares, a decline of 16.7% from the September 30th total of 998,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 367,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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), Geron (GERN), Immunomedics (IMMU) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Provident Financial Services' key executives?

Provident Financial Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Christopher P. Martin, Chairman & CEO (Age 64, Pay $1.51M)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Lyons CPA, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $856.21k)
  • Mr. John F. Kuntz Esq., Sr. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 65, Pay $768.88k)
  • Ms. Valerie O. Murray CFP, Exec. VP & Chief Wealth Management Officer of Provident Bank (Age 45, Pay $606.93k)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Labozzetta, Pres, COO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Leonard G. Gleason Esq., Sr. VP & Investor Relations Officer
  • Mr. James A. Christy, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer of Provident Bank (Age 53)
  • Mr. Larry Favre, Sr. VP & Deputy Lending Officer of the Provident Bank
  • Mr. Joseph A. Spatola, Sr. VP & Chief Compliance Officer of Provident Bank
  • Ms. Josephine Moran, Exec. VP, Chief Corp. Services & Consumer Lending Officer (Age 56)

What is Provident Financial Services' stock symbol?

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

Who are Provident Financial Services' major shareholders?

Provident Financial Services' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (16.52%), State Street Corp (3.62%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (1.60%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (1.60%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.22%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.95%). Company insiders that own Provident Financial Services stock include Brian Giovinazzi, Carlos Hernandez, Frank L Fekete, James P Dunigan, John R Kamin, Matthew K Harding, Thomas W Berry, Ursuline F Foley and Walter Sierotko.
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Which institutional investors are selling Provident Financial Services stock?

PFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Mackay Shields LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Aigen Investment Management LP, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc., and JPMorgan Chase & Co..
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Which institutional investors are buying Provident Financial Services stock?

PFS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Banc Funds Co. LLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., State Street Corp, PL Capital Advisors LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Provident Financial Services stock in the last two years include James P Dunigan, Matthew K Harding, Thomas W Berry, Ursuline F Foley, and Walter Sierotko.
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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 $16.38.

How big of a company is Provident Financial Services?

Provident Financial Services has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion 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 968 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 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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