Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PROV) shares crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Monday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $21.04 and traded as high as $21.78. Provident Financial shares last traded at $21.54, with a volume of 1,505 shares.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 1.15 and a quick ratio of 1.15. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $22.00 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $21.06. The stock has a market cap of $163.15 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.57 and a beta of 0.52.

Provident Financial (NASDAQ:PROV) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by ($0.03). Provident Financial had a return on equity of 4.24% and a net margin of 9.64%. The business had revenue of $10.65 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.80 million.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Provident Financial during the second quarter worth $302,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its stake in Provident Financial by 2.8% during the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 20,133 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $415,000 after buying an additional 545 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in Provident Financial by 23.4% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 21,869 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $459,000 after buying an additional 4,150 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in Provident Financial by 52.8% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 50,622 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,062,000 after buying an additional 17,502 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Provident Financial by 5.8% during the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 56,615 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,175,000 after buying an additional 3,100 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 59.35% of the company’s stock.

Provident Financial Company Profile (NASDAQ:PROV)

Provident Financial Holdings, Inc operates as the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B. that provides community and mortgage banking services to consumers and small to mid-sized businesses in the Inland Empire region of Southern California. It operates through two segments, Provident Bank and Provident Bank Mortgage.

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