Were Analysts Bullish WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) This Week?

July 27, 2018 - By Kristin Houston

WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.07, from 1 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 15 investors sold WSFS Financial Corporation shares while 41 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 23.05 million shares or 1.61% more from 22.69 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 344 shares. 33,708 are owned by Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky. Goldman Sachs Grp has 0.01% invested in WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS). Glenmede Trust Na holds 0% of its portfolio in WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) for 5,118 shares. Sei Invs holds 37,964 shares. Penn Cap Mngmt Inc has 0.96% invested in WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) for 255,737 shares. Palladium Partners Ltd Com owns 9,000 shares. 37 are owned by Qs Investors Lc. Advisors Asset Mngmt Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS). 11,935 are held by Principal Gru Inc. Marshall Wace Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 10,600 shares. Smith Asset Mngmt Grp L P invested in 14,480 shares or 0.02% of the stock. New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS). Swiss Fincl Bank, Switzerland-based fund reported 54,700 shares. Northern Trust owns 1.08 million shares.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 19 insider sales for $14.64 million activity. Another trade for 2,681 shares valued at $137,884 was made by WRIGHT RICHARD on Wednesday, April 25. 2,000 shares valued at $102,750 were sold by Ward Patrick Joseph on Friday, May 4. $79,216 worth of WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) shares were sold by MAZARAKIS S JAMES. KEARNEY THOMAS W sold $63,677 worth of stock or 1,282 shares. 10,353 WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) shares with value of $519,572 were sold by Geraghty Paul D.

WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Wsfs Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WSFS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Wsfs Financial Corp has $5800 highest and $5500 lowest target. $56.33’s average target is -1.18% below currents $57 stock price. Wsfs Financial Corp had 4 analyst reports since February 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 25 by Stephens. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $56.0 target in Monday, February 26 report. As per Wednesday, February 28, the company rating was maintained by Boenning & Scattergood. Boenning & Scattergood maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5500 target in Tuesday, April 24 report. Below is a list of WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) latest ratings and price target changes.

25/04/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0000 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: Boenning & Scattergood Rating: Buy New Target: $55.0000 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Boenning & Scattergood Rating: Buy Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $56.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.62% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $57. About 83,730 shares traded. WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) has risen 19.48% since July 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.91% the S&P500.

WSFS Financial Corporation operates as the thrift holding firm for the Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB that provides various banking services in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.81 billion. It operates through three divisions: WSFS Bank, Cash Connect, and Wealth Management. It has a 26.77 P/E ratio. The firm offers various deposit products, including savings accounts, demand deposits, interest-bearing demand deposits, money market deposit accounts, and certificates of deposit, as well as jumbo certificates of deposit.

More notable recent WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Earnings Outlook For WSFS Financial” on July 23, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “WSFS Announces Leadership Succession Plan: Mark A. Turner to be elevated to Executive Chairman of the Board …” published on July 11, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “WSFS Announces 2nd Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call” on July 17, 2018. More interesting news about WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “WSFS Financial Corporation (WSFS) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on July 24, 2018 as well as Gurufocus.com‘s news article titled: “Ted Weschler’s Portfolio Would Have Done Well” with publication date: July 24, 2018.

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