Shares of WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) saw an uptick in trading volume on Tuesday . 147,016 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 24% from the previous session’s volume of 118,618 shares.The stock last traded at $34.25 and had previously closed at $34.49.

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

The company has a 50-day moving average of $33.73 and a 200 day moving average of $32.41. The firm has a market cap of $1.02 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.94.

WSFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WSFS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.02. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.38 EPS. The firm earned $45.36 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $44.89 million. WSFS Financial Corp.’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 news, EVP Paul D. Geraghty bought 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $33.83 per share, for a total transaction of $67,660.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 23,863 shares in the company, valued at $807,285.29. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, EVP Paul D. Geraghty sold 15,348 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred 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 sale, the executive vice president now owns 33,688 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,159,540.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other large investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake 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 valued at $1,901,000 after buying an additional 5,663 shares in the last quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. raised its stake in 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. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK raised its stake 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 valued at $10,986,000 after buying an additional 173,453 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake 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 valued at $1,841,000 after buying an additional 5,373 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in WSFS Financial Corp. by 28.7% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 36,685 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,187,000 after buying an additional 8,173 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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