Top 5 Companies in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (PFS, CFFN, PROV, OCFC, WSFS)
Below are the three companies in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.
Provident Financial Services ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 2.3%. Following is Capitol Federal Financial with a projected earnings growth of 5.2%. Provident Financial Holdings ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 5.6%.
OceanFirst Financial follows with a projected earnings growth of 7.2%, and WSFS Financial rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 7.4%.
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