The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Beneficial Bancorp. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 13.20 % over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for Beneficial Bancorp since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.

Beneficial Bancorp is part of the financial services sector and is part of the banking industry. The company CEO is Gerard P. Cuddy. Beneficial Bancorp Inc offers consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations throughout the Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey area.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The BNCL shares had a previous change of 0.65% which opened at 15.35 and closed at 15.48. It moved to an intraday high of 15.61 and a low of 15.35.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, BNCL shares returned 1.84% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.95%. Over three months, it changed -11.95%. In one year it has changed -4.26% and within that year its 52-week high was 18.60 and its 52-week low was 14.75. BNCL stock is 4.95% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 16.24 and a 50 day moving average of 16.05. Right now, BNCL stock is trading -4.67% below its 200 day moving average and may be a great opportunity to buy, but should check other technical indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The company has a market cap of $1.2b with 75.0m shares outstanding and a float of 70.7m shares. Trading volume was 620,391 shares and has experienced an average volume of 355,808 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Beneficial Bancorp was 0.32 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 48.38.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.17
06-30-2018:  0.16
03-31-2018:  0.13
12-31-2017:  0.13

The dividend per share is currently 0.24, which is a dividend yield of 1.55%.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 5.70% of insider ownership and 81.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 0, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.00.

I calculated the beta to be 0.78

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 2.98%, return on assets is 0.53%, profit margin is 12.90%, price-to-sales is 4.88 and price-to-book is 1.29.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 1  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 3  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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