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
Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and “initiate coverage” on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they’re talking about? Today, we’re taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it under the microscope…
Macy’s (NYSE:M) stock popped more than 10% last week after reporting earnings that “beat....More>>>
It has been a long road, but Aptose (APTO) is closing in on getting its two lead drugs into clinical trials. The company still has to resolve a manufacturing-related clinical hold for APTO-253 and finish its pre-IND work on CG806, but Aptose should have both compounds in human testing in 2019 with initial results from at least APTO-253 before the end of 2019.
Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) CEO Brian T. Griffin sold 59,421 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $224.41, for a total value of $13,334,666.61. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 25,619 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,749,159.79. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC,....More>>>
December 28, 2016: Markets opened higher Wednesday but any recovery from Tuesday’s end-of-day selling failed to materialize. Trading reversed course from Tuesday, where every S&P sector showed a gain, to a trading day where every sector posted a loss. Real estate and financials led the downturn. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $54.06 a barrel, up about 0.3% on the day. February....More>>>
The great paradox of cybercrime is that financial firms’ biggest vulnerability isn’t their technology, it’s the people who use it.
“It’s low-tech. It’s human error; people sending PII or SII. Folks are not breaking into the 256-bit encryption. They’re counting on human beings to not be aware [of risks] and to make mistakes,” according to Tom....More>>>
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Friday morning that it had settled federal claims against Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) related to risk management and improper charges to consumers for $1 billion. A $500 million payment the bank already has made to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is being applied to the $1 billion penalty.
Wall Street brokerages expect Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSIT) to post $1.53 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for Insight Enterprises’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $1.54 billion and the lowest is $1.53 billion. Insight Enterprises posted sales of $1.48 billion during the same quarter last year, which....More>>>
Greenwich, CT, based Investment company Silver Point Capital L.P. buys Basic Energy Services, Key Energy Services, Penn Virginia, Ally Financial, TopBuild, Caesars Acquisition Co, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Quorum Health, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, sells American International Group, Cooper-Standard Holdings, Travelport Worldwide, Lee Enterprises during the 3-months ended....More>>>
A 2016 study from LinkedIn showed that working professionals who graduated college between 2006 and 2010 have already switched jobs an average of 2.85 times. The same study shows that the number of companies most people work for 5 – 10 years after graduating has increased as well.
It’s hard to say why people job hop more often these....More>>>
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