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
The Affordable Care Act (better known as “Obamacare”) has completely rearranged the healthcare chessboard and left many wanting, frustrated and confused, especially now that its future has become less clear. And I think it’s safe to say that the real beneficiaries of the ACA have been the insurance companies.
As Washington tries to remedy the problems, we are still stuck....More>>>
Lam Research (LRCX) is one of the backbones of the silicon microprocessor industry – today, pretty much every advanced chip is built with Lam technology – but the company remains undervalued and under followed. The company creates wafer fabrication equipment and offers services that allow chip makers (like Samsung (OTC:SSNLF), Toshibia (OTCPK:TOSBF), Elphia, Hynix and more) to build....More>>>
Jimmy Buffett has restaurants, a line of beer, adventure vacations, casinos, clothing, resorts, radio and television assets as well as salad dressings, margarita salt and spicy frozen shrimp. Up next? Retirement communities.
It was just a matter of time until the man who built an empire on Margaritaville, a song about drinking too much and bumming around in a beach town, would figure out....More>>>
Pyxis Tankers Inc. (Nasdaq: PXS) is among the top penny stocks to watch for December after climbing 123% last week, and then another 120% by noon on Monday, Dec. 4.
Pyxis is a Greece-based liquid fuel transporter operating a fleet of six double-hull tankers in the United States. There was no recent news from the company or analyst revisions that sparked the stocks surge. But some analysts....More>>>
Many penny stocks are highly volatile, and there’s often little guarantee the company behind those stocks is legitimate. A little risk is healthy for your portfolio, but with many penny stocks, it’s just plain dumb.
Penny stocks have become a breeding ground for pump-and-dump schemes that artificially inflate a holding’s value before selling out. The fraudster turns....More>>>
Vancouver-based mineral exploration and development company Kootenay Zinc Corp. (OTCQB:KTNNF)(CSE:ZNK.CN)(CSE:ZNK)(FRANKFURT:KYH) is currently in the process of developing a massive new greenfield mining megaproject that if successful would trigger a significant adjustment in the configuration of North American zinc production. Dubbed Sully in homage to the nearby Sullivan Deposititself an....More>>>
Nearly 60 years ago, a writer calling himself Bob Belmont published a modest little book with an immodest title: How to Retire Without Money! You arent likely to find it in your library, but you might come across a copy at a used book sale, as I did recently. I think I paid a quarter for it and it was worth every penny.
Chronic pain patients and the groups that represent them say the escalating government response to opioid addiction ignores their need for the painkillers and doctors who will prescribe them, leaving some out of work, bedriddenand evensuicidal.
Press coverage about Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a
Brokerages expect Supernus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SUPN) to report sales of $98.77 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have provided estimates for Supernus Pharmaceuticals’ earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $101.67 mil
Apple Inc. is working on touchless gesture control and curved screens for future iPhones, projects that may help the company differentiate its most-important product in an increasingly crowded market, according to people with knowledge of the matter.