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 most optimistic price target was 56, which equates to a potential upside of 22.14 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.78 percent in FY estimates.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

WSFS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 16.85 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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.

WSFS has a 52-week high of 50.55 and a 52-week 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 price/earnings 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.