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

Provident Financial Services, Inc (PFS): $15.46

0.17 (-1.09%)

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PFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $15.46 52-week high $24.58
Prev. close $15.63 52-week low $14.54
Day low $15.44 Volume 268,300
Day high $15.93 Avg. volume 490,311
50-day MA $17.24 Dividend yield 5.99%
200-day MA $19.09 Market Cap 1.17B

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  • Value is the dimension where PFS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 70.02% of US stocks.
  • PFS's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • PFS ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

PFS Stock Summary

  • For PFS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 87.19% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 83.66%, PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES INC's debt growth rate surpasses 88.48% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for PFS comes in at -65.24% -- higher than that of only 8.54% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PFS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PBBK, LBAI, FFIC, CUBI, and FLIC.
  • 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/sales ratio is 150% higher, now standing at 2.5.
  • PFS's price/sales ratio has moved down 6.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PFS 2023-09-15 2.5 0.7 7.3 12.7
PFS 2023-09-14 2.5 0.7 7.4 12.7
PFS 2023-09-13 2.4 0.7 7.2 12.5
PFS 2023-09-12 2.4 0.7 7.3 12.6
PFS 2023-09-11 2.4 0.7 7.2 12.6
PFS 2023-09-08 2.5 0.7 7.3 12.7

PFS Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -15.39%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 12.1%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 34.57%.
Over the past 15 months, PFS's revenue has gone up $25,060,000.

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
2022-09-30 482.158 192.264 163.914
2022-06-30 466.258 171.631 157.761
2022-03-31 471.612 172.901 163.322
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

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)

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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Below are the latest news stories about PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PFS as an investment opportunity.

Nationwide Survey Finds 85% of Americans Say Rising Wedding Expenses Will Impact Financial Well-Being

53% of respondents state they have spoken or will speak with their bank or financial advisor about financing options for their wedding Nationwide Survey Finds 85% of Americans Say Rising Wedding Expenses Will Impact Financial Well-Being 53% of respondents state they have spoken or will speak with their bank or financial advisor about financing options for their wedding ISELIN, N.J., Sept. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, has unveiled

Yahoo | September 12, 2023

Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS) shareholders have endured a 18% loss from investing in the stock five years ago

The main aim of stock picking is to find the market-beating stocks. But even the best stock picker will only win with...

Yahoo | September 1, 2023

Provident Bank Strengthens Long Island CRE Team with Three New Hires from Signature Bank

Greg Fantauzzi Vice President, CRE Relationship Manager Liz Arato Vice President, CRE Relationship Manager Karl Seus Senior Vice President, CRE Relationship Manager and Team Leader ISELIN, N.J., Aug. 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, is pleased to announce the recent addition of three experienced lenders to their New York/Metro commercial real estate team. Karl Seus of Northport, NY, has joined the bank as Senior Vice President, CRE Re

Yahoo | August 22, 2023

Some Banks Struggle to Report Uninsured Deposits Correctly

It seems like an easy question for a bank to answer: How much of its deposits are covered by federal deposit insurance and how much are uninsured? On Feb. 14, the Jersey City, N.J.-based lender said its uninsured deposits were $5.0 billion as of Dec. 31. On July 14, Provident raised the number to $4.9 billion.

Yahoo | August 9, 2023

There's A Lot To Like About Provident Financial Services' (NYSE:PFS) Upcoming US$0.24 Dividend

Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why it's exciting to see Provident...

Yahoo | August 5, 2023

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PFS Price Returns

1-mo -5.90%
3-mo -5.10%
6-mo -18.49%
1-year -31.39%
3-year 43.71%
5-year -21.57%
YTD -24.73%
2022 -8.03%
2021 40.47%
2020 -22.53%
2019 6.72%
2018 -7.61%

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