Provident Financial Services (NYSE: PFS) and BCB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BCBP) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuatio
Teacher Retirement System of Texas trimmed its stake in SCANA Co. (NYSE:SCG) by 19.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 29,987 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 7,419 shar
Today, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggestedgoing long on data storage solutions stock Crossroads Systems Inc (NASDAQ: CRDS):
With just a quick glance, Crossroads Systems looks like it’s just going sideways. The longer you study the chart of CRDS though, the more you can see a slight bullish undertow has developed. We’re counting on it developing some more, especially....More>>>
Doug Hughes focuses on lesser-known, small cap regional banks; the editor of Bank Newsletter looks for banks that operate in attractive regional markets, often ones that would be attractive acquisition targets.
AvidBank Holdings (AVBH) has the fastest growth of any bank out there and yet is still one of the safest with almost no bad loans, and a great, great market area in Palo Alto,....More>>>
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Ceter Financial Group said Monday that it has appointed Michael Zuna to serve as its chief marketing officer. Zuna most recently was CMO of Petco, while before that he had a similar role at AFLAC from 2009 to 2015.
Raiffeisen Bank International (OTCPK:RAIFY) is currently undervalued compared to its closest peers, which doesn’t seem to be warranted given its improving fundamentals. The bank has high exposure to Central and Eastern Europe, of which Russia and Ukraine are two important markets.
This was quite bad during 2014-15, but since then, Raiffeisen has implemented a restructuring program,....More>>>
The best way to value Ensco (ESV), and the offshore oil drillers more generally, is to value them on the basis of their assets. These companies are obviously not earning any money right now, and when they do earn money, their earnings are very cyclical in nature, thus making earnings based analyses (like DCF’s) that make projections of regular earnings into the future inapplicable. So, in....More>>>
Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits.
Today’s column explores filing for widow’s benefits, providing for disabled siblings and divorce. Larry Kotlikoff is the founder and president of Economic Security Planning, a company that markets Maximize My Social Security, a Social Security benefits....More>>>
For our first post of 2017, we look at a small biotech concern that has an intriguing pipeline along with recent insider buying and a collaboration deal with a pharma giant.
Calithera Biosciences (NASDAQ:CALA) is a South San Francisco, CA based clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing novel small molecule drugs directed against tumor metabolism....More>>>
Raven Industries(NASDAQ:RAVN)announced fiscal first-quarter 2018 results on Monday after the market closed, including strong growth across all segments, led by a nearly 50% increase from engineered films. Let’s take a closer look both at what drove business at the mini-industrial conglomerate as it kicked off the new fiscal year, and at what investors can expect going forward.
Musicoin (CURRENCY:MUSIC) traded down 4.3% against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 22:00 PM ET on July 3rd. One Musicoin coin can now be bought for $0.0069 or 0.00000107 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Bittrex and Cryptopia. Over the last week, Musicoin has tr
Thailand’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged near a record low, and said it doesn’t feel pressure to join a global wave of tightening that’s swept along some peers in Southeast Asia.
Monetary policy committee members voted unanimously to hold the
Emerging market investors - don’t fear the strong dollar, embrace it.
That’s the message from the likes of Nikko Asset Management Ltd. and PineBridge Investments who argue the resurgent greenback and lofty Treasury yields present an opportunity to buy -- not sell -- emerging