Provident Financial Services, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Provident Bank that provides various banking products and services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$22.23|
|52 Week High||US$11.76|
|52 Week Low||US$25.70|
|1 Month Change||1.55%|
|3 Month Change||-6.36%|
|1 Year Change||73.00%|
|3 Year Change||-10.87%|
|5 Year Change||4.71%|
|Change since IPO||43.42%|
Recent News & Updates
Provident Financial: High Dividend Yield With Loan-Growth Backed, Positive Earnings Outlook
Normalization of prepayments in a stable-to-rising interest-rate environment will support loan growth. Further, strength in markets will boost loans. The provision expense will likely remain subdued due to the economic recovery. PFS is offering a high dividend yield. Further, the dividend appears quite secure. The year-end target price suggests a decent upside from the current market price.
Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.23
The board of Provident Financial Services, Inc. ( NYSE:PFS ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.23 per...
|PFS||US Mortgage||US Market|
Return vs Industry: PFS exceeded the US Mortgage industry which returned 14% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PFS exceeded the US Market which returned 33.8% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: PFS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PFS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Provident Financial Services, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Provident Bank that provides various banking products and services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. The company’s deposit products include savings, checking, interest-bearing checking, money market deposit, and certificate of deposit accounts, as well as IRA products. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial real estate loans that are secured by properties, such as multi-family apartment buildings, office buildings, and retail and industrial properties; commercial business loans; fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgage loans collateralized by one- to four-family residential real estate properties; commercial construction loans; and consumer loans consisting of home equity loans, home equity lines of credit, marine loans, personal loans and unsecured lines of credit, and auto and recreational vehicle loans.
Provident Financial Services Fundamentals Summary
|PFS fundamental statistics|
Is PFS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PFS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.13|
|Net Profit Margin||35.23%|
How did PFS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is Provident Financial Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PFS ($22.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($31.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PFS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PFS is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (12x).
PE vs Market: PFS is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PFS's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PFS's PB Ratio (1x) is in line with the US Mortgage industry average.
How is Provident Financial Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PFS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: PFS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PFS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PFS's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PFS's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PFS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.1%).
How has Provident Financial Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PFS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PFS's current net profit margins (35.2%) are higher than last year (26.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PFS's earnings have grown by 6.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PFS's earnings growth over the past year (86%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PFS earnings growth over the past year (86%) exceeded the Mortgage industry 36.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PFS's Return on Equity (9.6%) is considered low.
How is Provident Financial Services's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: PFS's Assets to Equity ratio (7.9x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: PFS has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (101%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 92% of PFS's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: PFS has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (72%).
Low Risk Deposits: PFS's Loans to Deposits ratio (89%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: PFS has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.8%).
What is Provident Financial Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PFS's dividend (4.14%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).
High Dividend: PFS's dividend (4.14%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PFS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PFS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.2%), PFS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PFS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (52.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chris Martin (65 yo)
Mr. Christopher P. Martin, also known as Chris, has served as Chairman since April 2010, and Chief Executive Officer of Provident Financial Services, Inc. and Provident Bank since September 2009 and served...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD2.92M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.69M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: PFS's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PFS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PFS insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.8%.
Provident Financial Services, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
- Ticker: PFS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1839
- Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$1.698b
- Shares outstanding: 76.38m
- Website: https://www.provident.bank
Number of Employees
- Provident Financial Services, Inc.
- 239 Washington Street
- Jersey City
- New Jersey
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/19 22:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
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