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 casino sector offers a lot of color beyond the characters one expects to find as their customers according to the movies. Local nuances in Macau, Las Vegas, online gambling, and new areas lead to industry-wide changes and company-level opportunities for investors.
Recent headlines have focused on headwinds in Macau – with revenue down for its third consecutive year but perhaps bottoming....More>>>
At the Bloomberg Intelligence Cannabis Trends & Legalization Implications Conference yesterday up on Park Avenue, there was a lot to talk about regarding the future of the cannabis industry. Given the recent state-level victories for cannabis legalization, as well as Donald Trump’s top pick for Attorney General, many industry attendees shared the same....More>>>
Minutes from last month’s US Federal Reserve meeting showed Fed members close to raising rates for the first time since last December. In the end, they held off because stagnating wage increases were holding the inflation rate below its 2% target.
Central bank policies are not working at reviving the economy. Theoretically, low interest rates should revive consumption....More>>>
Shares of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR), a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its proprietary intellectual property via licensing deals and through collaborations in the clinical development process to help fight cancer, autoimmune diseases, and chronic pain, surged as much as 20% on Thursday after the company reported its fourth-quarter and full-year results after....More>>>
Doug Hughes is a specialist in regional banking stocks; the editor of Bank Newsletter focuses on well-positioned small cap banks with strong managements, solid financials and potential attraction as takeover candidates.
Pinnacle Bankshares (PPBN) is a 100 + year old bank in Virginia; it is also growing like crazy, loan quality also very strong, great market share and a wealthy market....More>>>
On a busy day for bank earnings, Citigroup (NYSE:C) was one of three big U.S. banks to report results, and despite an earnings beat, the report wasn't great. While the bank's efficiency was strong and loans and deposits grew, the bank missed expectations in several key areas, including trading r
One is known as one of the first online brokers, and the other is famous for pioneering index funds, but they both help millions of people save for retirement with IRAs. In this article, we'll compare E*Trade's and Vanguard'sIRA accounts, based on factors like commissions, account fees, and inves
There's been no higher-profile IPO this year than Spotify Technology (NYSE:SPOT). Shares of the company are up over 35% from its direct-listing price of $132 in April. Even a weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings report hasn't significantly slowed the stock's advance.