Provident Financial Services Inc (PFS)

20.17
0.04 0.20
NYSE : Financial
Prev Close 20.13
Open 20.07
Day Low/High 20.00 / 20.22
52 Wk Low/High 17.71 / 21.20
Volume 14.96K
Avg Volume 175.20K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 66.09M
Market Cap 1.33B
EPS 1.30
P/E Ratio 15.00
Div & Yield 0.72 (3.60%)

Latest News

PFS Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

PFS Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Provident Financial Services Inc crossed below their 200 day moving average of $19.63, changing hands as low as $19.62 per share. Provident Financial Services Inc shares are currently trading off about 1.8% on the day.

PFS: Insiders vs. Shorts

PFS: Insiders vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 08/14/2015 settlement date, and Provident Financial Services Inc is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 6.02 "days to cover" versus the median component at 5.38. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

PFS: Insiders Vs. Shorts

PFS: Insiders Vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 05/15/2015 settlement date, and Provident Financial Services Inc is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 7.79 "days to cover" versus the median component at 5.60. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

Short Interest In Provident Financial Services Moves 33.4% Higher

Short Interest In Provident Financial Services Moves 33.4% Higher

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 05/15/2015 settlement date, which shows a 271,936 share increase in total short interest for Provident Financial Services Inc , to 1,086,145, an increase of 33.40% since 04/30/2015. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Insider Trading Alert - NAVG, AMC And PFS Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - NAVG, AMC And PFS Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include NAVG, AMC and PFS

Insider Trading Alert - ATRO, PFS And MNRK Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - ATRO, PFS And MNRK Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include ATRO, PFS and MNRK

4 Stocks Spiking on Unusual Volume: Puma Biotech, Nexstar and More

4 Stocks Spiking on Unusual Volume: Puma Biotech, Nexstar and More

Often when above-average volume moves into an equity, it precedes a large spike in volatility.

Provident Financial Services Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying And 3.33% Yield (PFS)

Provident Financial Services Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying And 3.33% Yield (PFS)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.

PFS Crosses Below Key Price/Book Valuation Level

PFS Crosses Below Key Price/Book Valuation Level

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Provident Financial Services Inc crossed below their last reported book value — defined as common shareholder equity per share — of $17.06, changing hands as low as $17.03 per share. Provident Financial Services Inc shares are currently trading down about 0.6% on the day.