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NYSE:PFS

Provident Financial Services - PFS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$24.26
+0.16 (+0.66%)
(As of 02/3/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.06
$24.40
50-Day Range
$20.63
$24.10
52-Week Range
$19.18
$25.61
Volume
536,727 shs
Average Volume
389,653 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.83 billion
P/E Ratio
10.32
Dividend Yield
4.05%
Price Target
$25.33

Provident Financial Services MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.5% Upside
$25.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.40% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.66mentions of Provident Financial Services in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.36 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.50%
From $2.57 to $2.66 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.06 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

525th out of 865 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

18th out of 40 stocks

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About Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS) Stock

Provident Financial Services, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of banking services to individual and corporate customers in Northern and Central New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. The company was founded on January 15, 2003 and is headquartered in Jersey City, NJ.

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PFS Stock News Headlines

Cash Holders STILL Aren't Taking Steps to Prepare
Stocks are crashing... inflation is through the roof... multiple industries are getting hit hard... Americans are fearful of what might happen to their stock portfolios right now -- and who's to blame them? But former Wall Street money manager Louis Navellier says all it takes is being on the right side of this force driving the massive divide. Take action today and watch his exclusive presentation -- absolutely free of charge -- to see how you should be prepping for this phenomenon.
Provident Financial Services (PFS) to Release Earnings on Friday
Stocks fluctuate at open, financials lagging
Cash Holders STILL Aren't Taking Steps to Prepare
Stocks are crashing... inflation is through the roof... multiple industries are getting hit hard... Americans are fearful of what might happen to their stock portfolios right now -- and who's to blame them? But former Wall Street money manager Louis Navellier says all it takes is being on the right side of this force driving the massive divide. Take action today and watch his exclusive presentation -- absolutely free of charge -- to see how you should be prepping for this phenomenon.
Recap: Provident Finl Services Q3 Earnings
Provident Financial (PFS) Q3 Earnings Meet Estimates
Best Income Stocks to Buy for September 27th
Damiano Tulipani Joins Provident Bank
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PFS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 11/25 Dividend
11/09/2022
Dividend Payable
11/25/2022
Today
2/03/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/24 Dividend
2/09/2023
Dividend Payable
2/24/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/05/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Federal savings institutions
Sub-Industry
Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
74386T10
Employees
1,159
Year Founded
1839

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$25.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$30.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$22.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$175.65 million
Pretax Margin
43.34%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$553.97 million
Cash Flow
$2.43 per share
Book Value
$21.23 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
72,068,000
Market Cap
$1.83 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.98

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Key Executives

  • Anthony J. Labozzetta
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Thomas M. Lyons
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive VP
  • John F. Kuntz
    Secretary, Senior Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Frank S. Muzio
    Chief Accounting Officer & Executive VP
  • Ravi Vakacherla
    Executive VP, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer













PFS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Provident Financial Services in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" PFS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PFS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Provident Financial Services' stock price forecast for 2023?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Provident Financial Services' stock. Their PFS share price forecasts range from $22.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $25.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have PFS shares performed in 2023?

Provident Financial Services' stock was trading at $21.36 at the beginning of the year. Since then, PFS shares have increased by 13.5% and is now trading at $24.25.
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When is Provident Financial Services' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 5th 2023.
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How were Provident Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The savings and loans company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.02. The savings and loans company had revenue of $99.59 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $113.23 million. Provident Financial Services had a net margin of 31.71% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.06%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.37 earnings per share.

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, January 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 10th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, February 24th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 9th.
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Is Provident Financial Services a good dividend stock?

Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS) pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.05%. PFS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 40.85%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PFS will have a dividend payout ratio of 36.09% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc. (0.28%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.14%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.13%), CWM LLC (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) and Yousif Capital Management LLC (0.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher P Martin, Edward J Leppert, Frank L Fekete, George Lista, James A Christy, James P Dunigan, John Pugliese, John R Kamin, Thomas W Berry, Ursuline F Foley, Valerie O Murray, Vito Giannola and Walter Sierotko.
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How do I buy shares of Provident Financial Services?

Shares of PFS 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 Provident Financial Services' stock price today?

One share of PFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.25.

How much money does Provident Financial Services make?

Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS) has a market capitalization of $1.83 billion and generates $553.97 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $175.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.35 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Provident Financial Services have?

The company employs 1,159 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Provident Financial Services?

Provident Financial Services' mailing address is 239 Washington Street, JERSEY CITY NJ, 07302. The official website for the company is www.provident.bank. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at (732) 590-9200, via email at investorrelations@provident.bank, or via fax at 201-915-5480.

This page (NYSE:PFS) was last updated on 2/3/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff