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
After rising 16.3% last year, the Large Cap Pharmaceutical industry has risen 1.9% this year so far. It has however underperformed the 4% gain for the S&P 500 in the same time frame.
Though the sector was off to a strong start in 2018, it struggled a little thereafter probably on broader market correction. Also, the mention of high drug prices by President Donald Trump in his State....More>>>
Warren Buffett’s primary mission as leader of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) is to find good investments to put his investing capital to work. That’s been a struggle for the Oracle of Omaha lately, because it’s hard to find deals that both meet the requirements that Buffett has for purchases and are big enough to move the needle at Berkshire’s massive operation.
Swiss National Bank cut its position in shares of Imperial Oil (NYSEAMERICAN:IMO) (TSE:IMO) by 6.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,066,300 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 76,100 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.13% of Imperial Oil....More>>>
When fear and volatility rear their ugly heads, investors will traditionally turn to more conservative investments — such as gold. Presumably, this is what happened during the bitterly fought presidential campaign. In 2016, the price of gold, which ended the year up about 8%, had climbed as much as 28% at one point.
Similarly, many gold stocks enjoyed quite the ride last year —....More>>>
Monday was a mixed day on Wall Street, as gains for major benchmarks contrasted with a decline in indexes tracking smaller companies. Many market participants focused on the White House’s support of Chinese mobile device maker ZTE, which lifted several of the biggest stocks of Chinese technology giants that trade on U.S. exchanges. In general, investors seem to be pleased with the health of....More>>>
Don't be fooled… When things look bad, it's hard to imagine anything changing. Oil prices have been crushed. But the world is about to experience a huge shift. It's already starting. And I believe it's going to turn things around for the oil industry – in a big way… Yesterday, I told you the U.S. is the largest oil consumer on the planet. ....More>>>
When casino gambling is legalized in Japan, we’re going to see an all-out spending war among resort operators because it could become the world’s most lucrative market. And because of the potential Japan offers casino operators, the feeding frenzy they promise could also make it the most expensive gambling market in the world.
In the often small midwestern and southern communities that depend on their Gander Mountainfor hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor supplies, confusion reigned Monday as to whether certain stores will close or stay open.
For instance, signs are posted in 13 Wisconsin stores that read “store closing” and “fixtures for sale,” but new owner Marcus Lemonis, a celebrity....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.
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.