Provident Financial Services, Inc (PFS): Price and Financial Metrics

Provident Financial Services, Inc (PFS): $22.02

0.06 (+0.27%)

POWR Rating

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  • PFS scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 90.74% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PFS is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • PFS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

PFS Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 7.99 for Provident Financial Services Inc; that's greater than it is for 87.03% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -46.96%, Provident Financial Services Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 8.17% of about US stocks.
  • Provident Financial Services Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 35.65%, greater than the shareholder yield of 95.3% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Provident Financial Services Inc are BOH, MYFW, FSBW, FNWB, and STRA.
  • PFS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Provident Financial Services Inc's official web site, go to

PFS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, PFS's price/earnings ratio is 3.64% lower, now standing at 10.6.
  • Over the past 226 months, PFS's price/sales ratio has gone down 3.5.
  • Over the past 226 months, PFS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 17.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PFS 2021-05-25 4.7 1.2 14.5 12.6
PFS 2018-04-18 5.3 1.3 18.4 23.3
PFS 2012-02-10 4.0 0.9 15.7 22.6
PFS 2009-09-10 3.6 0.8 -5.7 -14.2
PFS 2009-01-30 3.6 0.6 16.9 34.3
PFS 2005-10-21 5.8 1.1 20.9 25.8

PFS Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -34.68%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 10.62%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 16.66%.
Over the past 70 months, PFS's revenue has gone up $173,463,000.

The table below shows PFS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 477.171 158.182 167.921
2021-09-30 474.508 186.079 171.183
2021-06-30 457.098 131.623 161.058
2021-03-31 407.626 109.97 130.58
2020-12-31 355.282 106.911 96.951
2020-09-30 331.507 72.911 82.336

PFS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PFS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 32.05% of graded US stocks.
  • PFS's asset turnover comes in at 0.035 -- ranking 280th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • RM, ESXB, and WSBC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PFS.

The table below shows PFS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.035 1 0.016
2021-03-31 0.033 1 0.014
2020-12-31 0.031 1 0.011
2020-09-30 0.031 1 0.010
2020-06-30 0.032 1 0.011
2020-03-31 0.034 1 0.012

PFS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PFS, see our PFS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $25.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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PFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.02 52-week high $26.20
Prev. close $21.96 52-week low $20.86
Day low $21.52 Volume 424,400
Day high $22.18 Avg. volume 349,237
50-day MA $22.70 Dividend yield 4.37%
200-day MA $23.54 Market Cap 1.66B

Provident Financial Services, Inc (PFS) Company Bio

Provident Financial Services provides banking services to individuals, families, and businesses in New Jersey. The company was founded in 1839 and is based in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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PFS Price Returns

1-mo -2.56%
3-mo -6.30%
6-mo -8.32%
1-year -8.49%
3-year 1.54%
5-year 15.59%
YTD -7.15%
2021 40.47%
2020 -22.53%
2019 6.71%
2018 -7.61%
2017 -1.21%

PFS Dividends

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