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.

Several price targets were given for WSFS by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 56, implying a possible profit of 22.14 percent. The lowest price target was 49, implying potential capital losses of 6.87 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.79 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of WSFS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 16.85 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of WSFS is 1.27.

WSFS has traded between a high of 50.55 and a low of 31.90 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 43.73 percent, and below the high by 9.3 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.