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
General Motors Co.’s (NYSE: GM) Chevy Bolt may be the best reviewed electric car in America. It has just won the Motor Trend 2017 “Car of the Year.” However, sales of the car are likely to be weak. Electric car buyers are few and far between.
Motor Trend editors wrote:
For only the second time in the awards’ seven decades, the sound of electrical energy being....More>>>
Family and friends lend out about $89 billion in cash each year. More than a third of that total is used to help finance a new business while 6% of first-time home buyers get help from (usually) their parents. About a quarter of those loans were never paid back at all and more than 40% were only paid back partially.
The moral here is not to lend more than you can afford to lose. Sort of like....More>>>
Small SUVs are the hottest segment in the new car market right now. So maybe it shouldn’t be surprising that a big chunk of the new vehicle unveilings at the Los Angeles Auto Show were little crossover SUVs.
It seemed like there was an SUV popping out every time you turned around. For starters, Ford unveiled its new EcoSport just before the show with DJ Khaled doing the honors.
CHICAGO Michael Ferro, the former chairman of newspaper publishing chain Tronc, has agreed to sell his 25% stake in the company for $208.6 million, according to a filing made by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Friday.
Ferro, who resigned last month as chairman of the company that publishes the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, New York Daily News and other newspapers,....More>>>
&l;!–donotpaginate–&g;&l;p&g;Did you contribute to an IRA for 2017? Only 14% of households contribute to an Individual Retirement Account in any given year. Contributors, compared to non-contributors, are more likely to be white, have a college education, and contribute to a 401(k) workplace retirement plan, according to a Center for Retirement Research at Boston College &l;a href=&q;http://crr.bc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/IB_17-8.pdf&q;....More>>>
Peyto (OTCPK:PEYUF) is a Canadian E&P company whose production profile is dominated by dry gas (92%). With the low price of natural gas, it has been a tough couple of years for Peyto’s shareholders. That said, the company has maintained its dividend payout through the commodity price downturn. Recently natural gas prices have recovered from their lows, but Peyto’s stock has not kept....More>>>
Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) continued its high-octane growth in the first quarter: Production jumped 25%, fueling an increase of more than 50% in cash flow. However, CEO Tim Dove made clear on the accompanying conference call that the company has plenty of growth left in the tank. He also detailed three things he wanted investors to know, showing that the company’s best days still....More>>>
India’s gold demand grew by 9.1 per cent to 727 tonne in 2017 due to low prices coinciding with Dhanteras, positive economic backdrop and improved consumer sentiment especially in rural areas, according to a World Gold Council (WGC) report.
The total demand stood at 666.1 tonnes in 2016, WGC said in its latest Gold Demand Trends report.
The northern Delaware Basin continues to see better well results. It is our favorite US play. Given the deeper intervals and less traffic, it has much more upside than the Midland Basin. We have stated that the northern Delaware core stretches further north than anticipated. Neil Dingmann of Sunt
Core Laboratories (NYSE:CLB) literally has its ear to the ground when it comes to deciphering what's going on in the oil market. The company studies oil reservoirs, which tell it what's happening with production, giving it a deep level of understanding on the
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has worked hard to distinguish itself from other oil companies over the past few years by shifting its focus from growing production to increasing shareholder value. That led it on a path to shed high-cost assets so that it could slim down to a company that could thrive
A major concern in the US upstream space and a common theme of several of my recent articles is the rising pricing differential for oil & gas sales in and around the Permian Basin. Light sweet crude sold in Midland, TX, fetches a price that is ~$12/barrel below what that upstream player woul
Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) continued its high-octane growth in the first quarter: Production jumped 25%, fueling an increase of more than 50% in cash flow. However, CEO Tim Dove made clear on the accompanying conference call that the company has plenty of growth left in the tank. He al