WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS)’s share price rose 2.9% during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $34.99 and last traded at $34.81, with a volume of 61,066 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $33.82.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut WSFS Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 5th.

The stock has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.09. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $33.81 and its 200 day moving average price is $32.34.

WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ 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. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.38 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that WSFS Financial Corp. will post $2.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, EVP Paul D. Geraghty sold 15,348 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.42, for a total value of $528,278.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 33,688 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,159,540.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Paul D. Geraghty purchased 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 11th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $33.83 per share, with a total value of $67,660.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the executive vice president now owns 23,863 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $807,285.29. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Other institutional investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK boosted its position in 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 worth $10,986,000 after buying an additional 173,453 shares during the period. Suntrust Banks Inc. boosted its position in WSFS Financial Corp. by 3.4% in the fourth quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 127,165 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,115,000 after buying an additional 4,159 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in 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 worth $1,901,000 after buying an additional 5,663 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its position in 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 worth $1,841,000 after buying an additional 5,373 shares during the period. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in WSFS Financial Corp. by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 45,260 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,465,000 after buying an additional 2,756 shares during the period.

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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