Peoples Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ:PFIS) Director Joseph G. Md Cesare sold 13,229 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.11, for a total value of $596,760.19. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 25,188 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,136,230.68. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Peoples Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ:PFIS) opened at 44.12 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $326.22 million, a P/E ratio of 17.48 and a beta of 0.93. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $41.04 and its 200 day moving average price is $39.45. Peoples Financial Services Corp. has a 52 week low of $32.74 and a 52 week high of $46.54.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 28th. Peoples Financial Services Corp.’s dividend payout ratio is presently 49.01%.

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Peoples Financial Services Corp. Company Profile

Peoples Financial Services Corp. (Peoples) is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of financial services through its subsidiary, Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company (Peoples Bank), including its subsidiary, Peoples Advisors. Peoples Bank is a state-chartered bank and trust company.

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