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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for WSFS. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 56, implying potential capital gains of 22.14 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, implying a possible loss of 6.87 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.79 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.19 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.78 percent.

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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of WSFS is 1.27.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WSFS hit 50.55 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 31.90. Today's price is 43.73 percent above the 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.46 billion. WSFS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.