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Stock analysts at Compass Point upped their price target on shares of Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCL) from $15.00 to $17.00 in a report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Compass Point’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 27.15% from the stock’s previous close.

Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Beneficial Mutual Bancorp from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $14.20 price target on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $14.64.

Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCL) traded up 3.59% on Friday, hitting $13.85. The stock had a trading volume of 573,750 shares. Beneficial Mutual Bancorp has a 52 week low of $8.99 and a 52 week high of $14.35. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $13.31 and its 200-day moving average is $13.03. The company has a market cap of $1.019 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 74.28.

Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.02. Analysts expect that Beneficial Mutual Bancorp will post $0.20 EPS 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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