WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS)’s share price gapped up before the market opened on Friday . The stock had previously closed at $32.24, but opened at $32.58. WSFS Financial Corp. shares last traded at $33.23, with a volume of 21,294 shares traded.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of WSFS Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 4th.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $34.05 and a 200-day moving average of $32.20. The stock has a market capitalization of $982.37 million and a PE ratio of 17.30.

WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $45.36 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $44.89 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.38 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 16.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts predict that WSFS Financial Corp. will post $2.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other WSFS Financial Corp. news, EVP Richard Wright sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.61, for a total transaction of $201,660.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 43,529 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,463,009.69. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Paul D. Geraghty sold 15,348 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.42, for a total transaction of $528,278.16. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 33,688 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,159,540.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors recently made changes to their positions in WSFS. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of WSFS Financial Corp. by 14.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 860,829 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,857,000 after buying an additional 108,524 shares in the last quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK raised its position in shares of WSFS Financial Corp. by 88.0% in the fourth quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 370,653 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,986,000 after buying an additional 173,453 shares in the last quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. raised its position in shares of WSFS Financial Corp. by 3.4% in the fourth quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 127,165 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,115,000 after buying an additional 4,159 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in shares of WSFS Financial Corp. by 10.7% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 58,720 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,901,000 after buying an additional 5,663 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System raised its position in shares of WSFS Financial Corp. by 10.4% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 56,897 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,841,000 after buying an additional 5,373 shares in the last quarter.

WSFS Financial Corporation is a savings and loan holding company. The Company’s subsidiary is Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB (WSFS Bank or the Bank), which is the bank and trust company. The Company operates in three segments: WSFS Bank, Cash Connect and Wealth Management. The WSFS Bank segment provides loans and other financial products to commercial and retail customers.

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