Provident Financial Services (PFS) Upgraded By Sandler O’Neill with $29.0 Target; Profile of 4 Analysts Covering Upland Software, Inc. (UPLD)

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 0.53% above currents $26.44 stock price. Provident Financial Services had 20 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 13. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 29 by Sandler O’Neill. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, September 13 report. As per Friday, July 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, September 7. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 14. Wood maintained it with “Hold” rating and $26 target in Tuesday, April 11 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 3 by RBC Capital Markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $27.0 target in Wednesday, August 16 report. Boenning & Scattergood reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, July 31 report.

Among 5 analysts covering Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Upland Software had 11 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. Needham maintained Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) on Wednesday, September 20 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, January 18. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, January 12. TH Capital initiated it with “Buy” rating and $11.50 target in Thursday, December 17 report. The stock of Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Canaccord Genuity. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. The stock of Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 14 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Friday, January 15. The stock of Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) earned “Hold” rating by Roth Capital on Friday, July 14. See Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) latest ratings:

03/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0 Maintain
20/09/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $29.0 Maintain
14/08/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy Old Target: $25 New Target: $27 Maintain
11/08/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0000 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It is negative, 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. Raymond James & invested in 19,265 shares. Swiss Commercial Bank accumulated 104,600 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 130,107 shares. Putnam Invests Lc, Massachusetts-based fund reported 44,860 shares. Parametric Port Associate Limited Liability Company accumulated 160,601 shares. 240 are owned by Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Liability Com. Verition Fund Management Lc reported 7,959 shares stake. Utd Services Automobile Association invested 0% of its portfolio in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS). D E Shaw And, a New York-based fund reported 14,367 shares. Glenmede Trust Na owns 30,096 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 33,988 shares in its portfolio. Renaissance Tech Lc reported 1.06 million shares. Wells Fargo And Com Mn owns 128,330 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bridgeway Incorporated, Texas-based fund reported 42,100 shares. Systematic Financial Mgmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS).

The stock decreased 4.03% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $26.44. About 538,449 shares traded or 107.37% up from the average. Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) has risen 21.62% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.92% the S&P500.

Provident Financial Services, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Provident Bank that provides various banking services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.71 billion. The Company’s deposit products include savings, checking, interest-bearing checking, money market deposit, and certificate of deposit accounts, as well as IRA and KEOGH accounts. It has a 17.51 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises commercial real estate loans that are secured by properties, such as multi-family apartment buildings, office buildings, and retail and industrial properties; commercial business loans; fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgage loans collateralized by one- to four-family residential real estate properties; commercial construction loans; and consumer loans consisting of home equity loans, home equity lines of credit, and marine loans.

The stock increased 1.01% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $23.89. About 117,732 shares traded. Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) has risen 221.45% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 204.75% the S&P500.

Upland Software, Inc. provides cloud enterprise work management software in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $496.33 million. The firm offers a family of software applications under the Upland brand in the areas of information technology, process excellence and operations, finance, professional services, and marketing. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s software applications address enterprise work challenges in various categories, including program and portfolio management, professional services automation, IT financial management, enterprise secure document capture and fax, workflow automation and enterprise content management, supply chain visibility and collaboration, and digital engagement management.