Provident Financial Services, Inc. (PFS) Is At $28.00 Formed Wedge; S&T Bank Cut Its Polaris Industries (PII) Holding

S&T Bank decreased Polaris Industries Inc (PII) stake by 2.97% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. S&T Bank sold 3,124 shares as Polaris Industries Inc (PII)’s stock rose 0.36%. The S&T Bank holds 101,885 shares with $10.66M value, down from 105,009 last quarter. Polaris Industries Inc now has $8.42 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.84% or $2.44 during the last trading session, reaching $134.7. About 465,225 shares traded. Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) has risen 5.51% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.19% the S&P500.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (PFS) formed wedge up with $28.84 target or 3.00% above today’s $28.00 share price. Provident Financial Services, Inc. (PFS) has $1.81 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.04% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $28. About 221,524 shares traded. Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) has risen 21.62% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.92% the S&P500.

Analysts await Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) to report earnings on January, 23. They expect $1.48 EPS, up 25.42% or $0.30 from last year’s $1.18 per share. PII’s profit will be $92.56 million for 22.75 P/E if the $1.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.46 actual EPS reported by Polaris Industries Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.37% EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Polaris Industries had 87 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 13 by UBS. Jefferies reinitiated Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) on Wednesday, November 16 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Northcoast on Monday, October 12 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, September 30. The rating was downgraded by Wedbush to “Neutral” on Tuesday, November 17. Bernstein initiated the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, September 9 report. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, September 13, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, April 14. RBC Capital Markets maintained Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) on Tuesday, December 19 with “Sell” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.49, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 35 investors sold PII shares while 152 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 56.03 million shares or 4.63% less from 58.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Schwartz Investment Counsel owns 110,000 shares. Commonwealth Equity Services reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII). Caprock Gru holds 0.09% or 4,340 shares in its portfolio. Invesco stated it has 512,306 shares. Glenmede Trust Na holds 0% or 173 shares. Parkside Finance National Bank & Trust And Trust reported 0% in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII). Manufacturers Life Ins The reported 5.05M shares. Nomura Asset holds 7,730 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Moreover, Amp Invsts Ltd has 0.01% invested in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII). Cincinnati Insur Co holds 0.39% or 125,000 shares in its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) for 121,266 shares. Confluence Investment Mgmt reported 2.21% of its portfolio in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII). Cadence Capital Limited Liability stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII). Moreover, Mitsubishi Ufj And Banking Corporation has 0.02% invested in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII). Shine Advisory Svcs Inc has 74 shares.

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $9.32 million activity. $489,511 worth of stock was sold by Williams James P on Thursday, August 31. $2.93M worth of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) was sold by Homan Matthew J.. The insider Dougherty Michael D. sold 8,000 shares worth $977,840. Another trade for 8,500 shares valued at $1.01M was sold by Eastman Stephen L.. 20,000 shares were sold by BOGART STACY L, worth $2.44M on Thursday, October 26.

Analysts await Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, up 8.57% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.35 per share. PFS’s profit will be $24.52 million for 18.42 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual earnings per share reported by Provident Financial Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.32% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 10 investors sold Provident Financial Services, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 39.64 million shares or 0.55% more from 39.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Metropolitan Life Insurance Com accumulated 42,512 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0% invested in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS). Comerica Bank & Trust invested in 63,865 shares. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag accumulated 101,042 shares or 0% of the stock. Wellington Mngmt Gp Ltd Liability Partnership owns 1.01 million shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. 20,500 were accumulated by Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky. Ameriprise holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) for 470,969 shares. Commercial Bank Of America De holds 0% or 176,016 shares. Putnam Invs Ltd Liability Corp owns 44,860 shares. Pennsylvania Tru Com invested in 10,207 shares. Tru Of Vermont holds 0.09% or 34,836 shares. 18,169 are owned by Jacobs Levy Equity. Raymond James has 0% invested in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS). Sit Invest Inc has invested 0.03% in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS). Nationwide Fund Advsr has invested 0.01% in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS).

Among 8 analysts covering Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Provident Financial Services has $30.5 highest and $20 lowest target. $26.58’s average target is -5.07% below currents $28 stock price. Provident Financial Services had 20 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, August 3. The stock of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, June 29. The rating was downgraded by Drexel Hamilton to “Hold” on Monday, August 3. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. The stock of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, April 11 by Wood. The stock of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Sandler O’Neill. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, November 30 report. On Tuesday, November 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral”. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.