Analyst Ratings for WSFS Financial Corp. (WSFS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. About 30 days ago, WSFS was issued an average rating of Buy.

6 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave WSFS a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for WSFS. The maximum price target given was 56, which equates to a potential upside of 22.14 percent. The minimum price target given was 49, implying potential capital losses of 6.87 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -0.79 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.19 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.78 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WSFS to grow at a rate of 16.85 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. WSFS has a PEG ratio of 1.27.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WSFS hit 50.55 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 31.90. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 43.73 percent, and 9.3 percent below the high. WSFS has a P/E ratio of 21.43. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WSFS value stock report compares WSFS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of WSFS is $1.46 billion. WSFS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.