November 23, 2016 - By Ellis Scott
Craig Best, President & CEO of Peoples Financial Services Corp, in an insider dealing made a sale of 2,036 shares whose value is estimated to be $93,656 at average stock price of $46.0. Currently, Craig Best owns 21,465 shares which are equivalent to precisely 0.29% of the Company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding). The document was unveiled in a filing dated November 23, 2016 with the SEC.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2 in Q2 2016. Its up 1.25, from 0.75 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 3 funds sold all Peoples Financial Services Corp shares owned while 17 reduced positions. 1 funds bought stakes while 14 increased positions. They now own 1.51 million shares or 3.11% less from 1.56 million shares in 2016Q1.
Analytic Ltd Liability reported 12,959 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. American Intl has 0% invested in the company for 3,957 shares. Geode Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 49,431 shares. Blackrock holds 1,998 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Nationwide Fund holds 0% or 4,777 shares in its portfolio. Emerald Advisers Inc Pa accumulated 84,518 shares or 0.16% of the stock. The United Kingdom-based Legal General Grp Inc Public Limited has invested 0% in Peoples Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:PFIS). Teachers Advsrs Inc, a New York-based fund reported 10,606 shares. Moreover, Community Bancorp Na has 0.03% invested in Peoples Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:PFIS) for 3,370 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 4,574 shares. Northern Corporation last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Riggs Asset Managment Comm has 0.13% invested in the company for 6,164 shares. Peoples Fincl Corporation, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 328,608 shares. State Street last reported 106,016 shares in the company. Brown Brothers Harriman Co last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock.
Insider Transactions: Since June 15, 2016, the stock had 3 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $14,914 net activity. $2,672 worth of Peoples Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:PFIS) shares were bought by NICHOLAS JAMES B. LOCHEN RICHARD S JR also bought $2,246 worth of Peoples Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:PFIS) on Thursday, August 25. JAKE MICHAEL L bought $9,996 worth of stock or 266 shares.
About 5,433 shares traded hands. Peoples Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:PFIS) has risen 18.07% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.75% the S&P500.
Peoples Financial Services Corp. is a bank holding company. The company has a market cap of $332.07 million. The Firm provides a range of financial services through its subsidiary, Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company (Peoples Bank), including its subsidiary, Peoples Advisors. It has a 17.79 P/E ratio. Peoples Bank is a state-chartered bank and trust company.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Peoples Financial Services Corp., a bank holding company, provides a full range of financial services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company. Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company provides commercial and retail banking services primarily in Northeastern Pennsylvania and New York. It accepts various deposit products, including savings and demand deposit accounts, and certificates of deposit. The company also offers a range of loan products comprising one-to-four family residential loans; commercial real estate loans; commercial loans; and consumer loans. Peoples Financial Services Corp. is headquartered in Scranton, Pennsylvania.”
Analysts await Peoples Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:PFIS) to report earnings on February, 7.
More news for Peoples Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:PFIS) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “PEOPLES FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Earnings” on October 21, 2016. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “PEOPLES FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP. Declares Third Quarter 2016 Dividend” and published on July 29, 2016 is yet another important article.
Peoples Financial Services Corp. (Peoples), incorporated on February 6, 1986, is a bank holding company. The Firm 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. Peoples Advisors, LLC, provides investment advisory services through a third party to individuals and small businesses. It provides an array of wealth management services and products, which include investment portfolio management, estate planning, annuities, business succession planning, insurances, education funding strategies and tax planning through Peoples Advisors, LLC.
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By Ellis Scott