Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Financial Stocks: Wsfs Financial Corp (NASDAQ: WSFS), Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ: BSRR) and Cvb Financial Corp (NASDAQ: CVBF)

By Jason Carr

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Financial sector with new ratings on Wsfs Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WSFS), Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ:BSRR) and Cvb Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CVBF).

Wsfs Financial Corp (WSFS)

Sandler O’Neill analyst Frank Schiraldi reiterated a Buy rating on Wsfs Financial Corp on August 10 and set a price target of $63. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $50.55.

According to TipRanks.com, Schiraldi is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 4.4% and a 51.6% success rate. Schiraldi covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania, Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp, and Malvern Federal Bancorp.

Wsfs Financial Corp has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $61.33, implying a 21.3% upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 9, Boenning & Scattergood also maintained a Buy rating on the stock.

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Sierra Bancorp (BSRR)

Sandler O’Neill analyst Tim O’Brien reiterated a Hold rating on Sierra Bancorp on August 10 and set a price target of $31. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $29.20, close to its 52-week high of $30.01.

According to TipRanks.com, O’Brien is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 9.8% and a 79.7% success rate. O’Brien covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Provident Financial Holdings, Inc, Central Valley Community Bancorp, and Private Bancorp of America Inc.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Sierra Bancorp with a $31.67 average price target.

Cvb Financial Corp (CVBF)

Sandler O’Neill analyst Aaron Deer reiterated a Hold rating on Cvb Financial Corp on August 10 and set a price target of $25. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $24.22.

According to TipRanks.com, Deer is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 10.9% and a 64.1% success rate. Deer covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Central Pacific Financial Corp, Westamerica Bancorporation, and First Financial Northwest.

Cvb Financial Corp has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $25, implying a 3.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 30, Piper Jaffray also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $25 price target.

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