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
Crude oil prices traded absolutely sideways on Tuesdays session where Rs 4,100 proved to be a strong immediate support where only a close below could bring more selling pressure over short term but for intraday we might expect a bounce back until Rs 4,200 levels.
Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) released fiscal first-quarter financial results after markets closed Thursday. The company said that it had $0.65 in earnings per share (EPS) and $6.1 billion in revenue, compared with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $0.57 in EPS and $6.18 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.52 in EPS and $5.73 billion in revenue.
It’s hard to tell what shape China’s nascent biotechnology industry is going to take, but a population of around 1.4 billion suggests it will be big. In fact, you’ll find more diabetics in China right now than angry soccer fans in Germany.
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It’s not so easy to size upWalmart(NYSE:WMT) these days. For decades, the retailer’s strategy was as reliable as the sunrise: Open up hundreds of supercenters every year, keep costs low, and offer customers “everyday low prices.”
For a long time, that strategy drove consistent profit growth and propelled the big-box chain to retail dominance, but like many things in....More>>>
German Consumer Price Index rose 2.2 percent over the year in May, above market expectations of 1.9 percent y/y increase.
Energy prices accelerated strongly in May reflecting the oil price surge.
With political uncertainty rising in Italy, the asset purchasing is likely to be prolonged until the year-end in June.
Shares of Micron (MU ) gained nearly 5% in early morning trading Monday after the memory-chip maker lifted its earnings and revenue guidance for its fiscal third quarter. The move also came on the back of news that tariffs between the U.S. and China were being put on hold amid optimistic discussions between the two nations.
Micron said it now expects Q3 revenue in the range of $7.70 billion....More>>>
It's one of the biggest trends in the world today… the rise of the global middle class. All over the world, populations are earning more money. This is increasing disposable incomes and consumer spending… and improving living conditions in these countries. We've talked a lot about this trend in China. But it's also creating plenty of investment opportunities....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.
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Dow futures traded four points off Tuesday's closing as the first week of earnings season drew to a close. One of today's biggest market movers is likely to be General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) – the U.S. conglomerate appears to have turned a corner after a year plagued by legal
Graham Co. (NYSE:GHM) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 30th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 13th will be given a dividend of 0.09 per share by the industrial products company on Wednesday, June 27th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield
Valeant (NYSE:VRX) is one of the most hotly-debated stocks, yet several questions remain unanswered. Do lawsuits deserve merit, and what are the potential payouts? Will asset sales be robust enough to justify its $36 bil
According to sources, China is getting close to announcing a revised National Reimbursement Drug List (NRDL), the group of drugs covered by China's national insurance plan. There will be 300 additions, 130 of which will be chemical drugs. The rest will be traditio