WSFS Financial Corp. Director Sells $87,504 in Stock (WSFS)
WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) Director Charles G. Cheleden sold 1,200 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.92, for a total value of $87,504.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,047 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $222,187. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Shares of WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) traded down 0.95% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $73.36. 25,149 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. WSFS Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $57.11 and a 52 week high of $79.85. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $71.78 and a 200-day moving average of $70.58. The company has a market cap of $654.8 million and a P/E ratio of 12.11.
WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $1.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.11. On average, analysts predict that WSFS Financial Corp. will post $5.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 22nd. Shareholders 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 0.65%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 6th.
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.
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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