Is Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (PWOD) a Buy? The Stock Reaches 52-Week High Today

Investors sentiment increased to 3.43 in Q2 2019. Its up 2.43, from 1 in 2019Q1. It is positive, as 1 investors sold Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. shares while 6 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. 2.42 million shares or 110.73% more from 1.15 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported.
Berkshire Asset Ltd Liability Pa invested in 0.09% or 24,653 shares. Citigroup holds 1,174 shares. State Street Corp accumulated 86,784 shares. Hudock Cap Gp Inc Ltd Liability Corp reported 40,429 shares. Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 49,801 shares. Royal National Bank Of Canada holds 0% in Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWOD) or 1,727 shares. 8,838 were reported by Wells Fargo & Mn. Morgan Stanley, a New York-based fund reported 2,261 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% or 13,240 shares. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership accumulated 0% or 177,171 shares. Kennedy Cap Mngmt Inc has invested 0.04% in Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWOD). Vanguard Grp accumulated 0% or 195,768 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 729 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Communications reported 1,256 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Com Can holds 0% or 57 shares.

Since September 9, 2019, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $16,968 activity.

The stock of Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWOD) hit a new 52-week high and has $48.06 target or 5.00 % above today’s $45.77 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $214.80M company. The 1-year high was reported on Sep, 13 by Barchart.com. If the $48.06 price target is reached, the company will be worth $10.74 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock increased 1.51% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $45.77. About 5,740 shares traded or 4.29% up from the average. Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWOD) has risen 0.02% since September 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.02% the S&P500.

More notable recent Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWOD) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Why Aurora Cannabis Is Likely to Attract More Institutional-Level Investment – Yahoo Finance” on July 17, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio III (NXR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2019 – Nasdaq” published on August 13, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. Announces Extension of Stock Repurchase Program – GlobeNewswire” on April 29, 2019. More interesting news about Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWOD) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Should You Be Pleased About The CEO Pay At Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:PWOD) – Yahoo Finance” published on May 23, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Is Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWOD) A Smart Pick For Income Investors? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 12, 2019.

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank, which provides banking and financial services to individuals, partnerships, non-profit organizations, and firms. The company has market cap of $214.80 million. It provides time deposits, super NOW accounts, statement savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking accounts, and IRAs. It has a 13.25 P/E ratio. The firm also offers loan products comprising secured and unsecured business, and commercial loans that include financing commercial transactions, as well as revolving credit loans with overdraft protection.

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