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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WSFS. The highest price target was 56, implying a possible profit of 22.14 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 49, implying a possible loss of 6.87 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.79 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.19 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.78 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of WSFS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 16.85 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of WSFS is 1.27.

In the last 52-weeks, WSFS has achieved a high of 50.55 and a low of 31.90. Currently the stock is 43.73 percent higher than its low, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.46 billion. WSFS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.