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
American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) reported first-quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. The company posted $1.34 in earnings per share (EPS) and $7.89 billion in revenue, versus consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $1.28 in EPS and $7.74 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $1.45 in EPS and $8.09 billion in revenue.
Cimarex Energy (NYSE:XEC) – Research analysts at SunTrust Banks dropped their Q2 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Cimarex Energy in a research report issued on Wednesday, May 9th. SunTrust Banks analyst N. Dingmann now forecasts that the oil and gas producer will earn $1.64 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $1.74. SunTrust Banks currently has a....More>>>
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry authorized an emergency release of oil from the nations Strategic Petroleum Reserve on Thursday in an effort to ease shortages of gasoline in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, but analysts doubt it will have much impact.
I authorized the SPR to execute an emergency exchange agreement authorizing crude oil to be drawn down from @ENERGY site. #Harvey Statement:....More>>>
Deutsche Bank’s John Inch and Karen Lau argue that Honeywell International (HON) is “achieving Asian critical mass.” They explain:
After over a decade of aggressive and earnest Asian investment including seed planting and cultivation of local Asian talent, we believe Honeywell has emerged from behind other western countries in China and the rest of Asia to leading position....More>>>
Stocks closed near session lows Tuesday as the Dow industrials and S&P 500 finished lower and the tech-heavy Nasdaq carved out a new record while investors sifted through mostly upbeat earnings reports against a backdrop of falling oil prices and remarks from Federal Reserve speakers.
Why oil’s plunge is freaking out the stock market The latest plunge in oil prices is putting a smile on the faces of millions of Americans. But should it?
Sure, the stunning crash in oil prices below $27 a barrel seems great for consumers because it’s driven gas at the pump to nearly $1 a gallon in some places. And the thinking is that it should help boost the U.S. economy,....More>>>
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