Insider Buying: David G. Turner Purchases 1,300 Shares of WSFS Financial Corp. Stock (WSFS)
WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) Director David G. Turner purchased 1,300 shares of WSFS Financial Corp. stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $73.25 per share, with a total value of $95,225.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,979 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $144,962. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Separately, analysts at Sandler O’Neill upgraded shares of WSFS Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $75.00.
Shares of WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) opened at 74.06 on Friday. WSFS Financial Corp. has a 1-year low of $57.11 and a 1-year high of $79.85. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $71.78 and its 200-day moving average is $70.58. The company has a market cap of $661.1 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.85.
WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $1.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.11. Analysts expect that WSFS Financial Corp. will post $5.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 6th.
WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) is a savings and loan holding company of Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB (the Bank), which is a federal savings bank.
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