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Research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised their price target on shares of Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCL) from $11.00 to $12.00 in a report released on Monday, Stock Ratings Network reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ target price indicates a potential downside of 7.69% from the company’s current price.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on BNCL. Analysts at Sterne Agee initiated coverage on shares of Beneficial Mutual Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, March 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Compass Point initiated coverage on shares of Beneficial Mutual Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, March 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Beneficial Mutual Bancorp from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 4th. They now have a $13.40 price target on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Beneficial Mutual Bancorp has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $12.98.

Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCL) opened at 13.00 on Monday. Beneficial Mutual Bancorp has a 52 week low of $8.36 and a 52 week high of $14.35. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $13.30 and a 200-day moving average of $11.58. The company has a market cap of $965.1 million and a P/E ratio of 82.68.

Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 24th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01. On average, analysts predict that Beneficial Mutual Bancorp will post $0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Beneficial Mutual Bancorp, Inc is a savings and loan holding company. The Company’s business activities are the ownership of Beneficial Bank (NASDAQ:BNCL).

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