Fast Growing Stock in Focus: Beneficial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNCL)

Shaers of Beneficial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNCL) have been recommended as a long term growth pick according to Beta Research.  With the firm’s stock price currently trading around $17.05, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the past few years.  Investors might consider the stock as a long term growth candidate as the firm has yielded 21.20% earnings per share growth over the past 5 years and -0.70% revenue growth over that same time frame. 

Recent Performance

Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Beneficial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNCL)’s stock was 3.65%.  Over the last week of the month, it was 2.71%, -1.45% over the last quarter, and  13.67% for the past six months. 

Over the past 50 days, Beneficial Bancorp, Inc.’s stock is -2.57% off of the high and 12.54% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are as follows: -6.83% (High), 19.23%, (Low). 

Analyst Recommendation

Despite the past success, investors want to know where the stock is headed from here.  Analysts covering the shares have a consensus short-term price target of $18.50 on the equity.   Analysts have a consensus recommendation of 2.30 based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.  

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