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Critical Review: SouthState (NASDAQ: SSB...

Southern State (NASDAQ: SSB – Get a rating) and PCB Bancorp (NASDAQ: PCB – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk. Profitability This table compares the net margins, return on equity and […]

Critical review of Arrow Financial (NASD...

Financial Arrow (NASDAQ: AROW – Get a rating) and first horizon (NYSE: FHN – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which stock is superior? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 43.8% of Arrow Financial’s shares […]

Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:W...

Stock analysts expect Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:WASH – Get a rating) to show earnings per share of $0.91 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts provided earnings estimates for Washington Trust Bancorp. The highest EPS estimate is $0.92 and the lowest is $0.89. Washington Trust Bancorp posted earnings per share of […]

Zacks: Brokers expect Eagle Bancorp, Inc...

Stock analysts expect Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGBN – Get a rating) will report $89.91 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have released earnings estimates for Eagle Bancorp, with the lowest sales estimate of $88.00 million and the highest estimate of $91.00 million. Eagle Bancorp posted sales of $95.56 million […]

KBRA Assigns Preliminary Rating to Lendi...

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KBRA assigns a preliminary rating to a class of notes issued by LendingPoint Pass-Through Trust, Series 2022-ST4 (“LPPT 2022-ST4”), a $57.675 million consumer loan ABS transaction. The preliminary rating reflects an initial credit enhancement of 31.50%. Credit enhancement consists of overcollateralization and excess margin. This transaction represents the eleventh KBRA-rated securitization secured by […]

Critical analysis of Southern States Ban...

Southern States Bank Stocks (NASDAQ: SSBK – Get a rating) is one of 315 SOEs in the “state commercial banking” sector, but how does it stack up against its peers? We will compare Southern States Bancshares to related companies based on strength of institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk. Analyst Notes […]

Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM) exp...

Regional management company (NYSE:RM- Get a rating) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 4, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday May 25 will be paid a dividend of 0.30 per share by the credit service provider on Wednesday June 15. This represents an annualized dividend of $1.20 and a yield of 2.49%. The […]

CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE:CURO) w...

CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO – Get a rating) declared a dividend on Monday, May 2 loyalty reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 10 will receive a dividend of 0.11 per share on Monday, May 23. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 9. The CURO Group has a payout ratio of 12.1%, indicating […]

Head-to-head balance sheet: Unity Bancor...

Unity Bancorp (NASDAQ:UNTY – Get a rating) and Bank of Hawaii (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation. Insider and Institutional Ownership 49.7% of Unity Bancorp […]

First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) Reports Q...

First Foundation (NASDAQ: FFWM – Get a rating) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The bank reported earnings per share of $0.55 for the quarter, beating the Zacks consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.04, MarketWatch Earnings reports. First Foundation had a return on equity of 13.36% and a net margin of 34.47%. In the […]

Recent Research Analyst Ratings Updates ...

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 04/19/2022 – Synchrony Financial has had its price target raised by BMO Capital Markets analysts from $49.00 to $52.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the title. 04/19/2022 – Synchrony Financial has had its price target lowered by Stephens […]

$88.99 million in sales expected for Eag...

Wall Street analysts expect Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN – Get a rating) to report $88.99 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts provided earnings estimates for Eagle Bancorp. The lowest sales estimate is $88.00 million and the highest is $90.38 million. Eagle Bancorp reported sales of $95.56 million in the same […]

Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF) Repor...

Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ: WSBF – Get a rating) released its quarterly results on Thursday. The savings and loan company reported earnings per share of $0.23 for the quarter, missing Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.30 per ($0.07), MarketWatch Earnings reports. Waterstone Financial had a return on equity of 16.30% and a net margin of 25.92%. […]

Zacks: Brokerages expect Eagle Bancorp, ...

Analysts expect Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGBN – Get a rating) will report earnings of $1.06 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have released earnings estimates for Eagle Bancorp, with estimates ranging from $1.05 to $1.07. Eagle Bancorp reported earnings of $1.36 per share in the same quarter last year, […]

$270.53 million in expected sales for CU...

Wall Street analysts expect CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO – Get a rating) will post sales of $270.53 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts provided CURO Group earnings estimates, with the highest sales estimate at $295.00 million and the lowest estimate at $227.90 million. The CURO Group recorded […]

Tank Container Shipping Rates Amid US In...

The cost of gas, groceries and just about everything else is rising, but container shipping rates have started to drop, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Friday (April 15). Data from the World Container Index (WCI), an independent data resource on the container market, revealed that Americans and other consumers in the developed world […]

Bancorp, Inc. Clients to Report Q2 2022 ...

Bancorp, Inc. Customers (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) – Jefferies Financial Group raised its second quarter 2022 earnings per share estimate for Customers Bancorp in a report released Monday, April 11. Jefferies Financial Group analyst C. Haire now expects the bank to post earnings of $2.03 per share for the quarter, up from its […]

$53.40 million in sales expected for Was...

Equity research analysts expect Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: WASH – Get a rating) will post revenue of $53.40 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made earnings estimates for Washington Trust Bancorp, with the highest estimate of sales at $53.50 million and the lowest estimate at $53.30 million. Washington Trust […]

StockNews.com downgrades regional (NYSE:...

Regional Management (NYSE: RM – Get a rating) was downgraded by StockNews.com from a “strong buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note released Friday to investors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded regional management from a “strong buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a Wednesday, Feb. 2 research report. RM stock opened […]

Synchrony Financial – Consensus indicate

Synchrony Financial with the ticker code (SYF) now have 18 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a buy rating. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 65 and 40, with the middle target price at 52.06. Given that the stock’s previous close was at 34.81, this […]

goeasy (TSX:GSY) 5-Minute Stock Analysis...

Image source: Getty Images Welcome to a multi-part series where I break down the fundamentals of some of the most popular TSX-listed stocks! Until today is easy (TSX:GSY), a Canadian alternative lending platform. Although one of the best performers in 2021, goeasy has fallen on hard times recently, having lost -20% in its share price […]

Short-term stake in Investar Holding Co....

Investar Holding Co. (NASDAQ: ISTR – Get a rating) was the target of a sharp drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15, there was short interest totaling 10,500 shares, down 30.0% from February 28’s total of 15,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,700 shares, the short […]

Analysts expect LexinFintech Holdings Lt...

Wall Street brokers expect LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:LX – Get a rating) to show earnings per share of $0.50 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts released earnings estimates for LexinFintech. LexinFintech posted earnings per share of $0.53 in the same quarter last year, suggesting a negative 5.7% year-over-year growth rate. The […]

NFT Rental has major growth potential as...

Source: Adobe Stock / Jo Gtz The non-fungible token (NFT) rental market demonstrates major growth potential, meriting close monitoring as the “Airbnb of the metaverse,” according to a recent report by the Asian digital asset platform matrix port. Looking at the current landscape, according to the report, NFT financialization is “distinctly divided into five verticals […]

$40.57 million in expected sales for Far...

Analysts predict that Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB – Get a rating) will report revenue of $40.57 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts provided earnings estimates for Farmers National Banc. The lowest sales estimate is $40.10 million and the highest is $41.00 million. Farmers National Banc reported sales of $35.85 million […]

M&T Bank Corporation – Consensus indicat

M&T Banking Corporation found using ticker (MTB) now have 18 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Buy”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 221 and 165 with an average TP of 192.52. Together with the stock’s previous close at 181.41, this would indicate that […]

US companies and governments are hesitan...

Recent spikes in bond yields have companies and governments reluctant to borrow across a wide range of U.S. debt markets, signaling that expected Federal Reserve rate hikes and fears of stagflation are already slowing the flow of credit across the country. the economy. State and local governments are only expected to sell $6 billion in […]

Things to Consider Before Applying for I...

Installment loans are the fastest and one of the most effective ways to help you meet urgent needs such as medical bills or a quick solution to your liability. However, there are some things you need to consider before deciding to get one. Installment loans are loans issued to your account by a lender as […]

Brokers expect Cathay General Bancorp (N...

Analysts expect Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY – Get a rating) will report earnings of $0.94 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts released earnings estimates for Cathay General Bancorp, with estimates ranging from $0.91 to $0.97. Cathay General Bancorp reported earnings per share of $0.92 in the same quarter […]

CUANM-backed interest rate bill signed i...

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill backed by the New Mexico Association of Credit Unions to cap the interest rate on installment loans on March 1. HB 132 reduced the maximum annual interest rate on installment loans to 36% (down from the previous 175%). “This bill is a victory for hardworking families […]

OppFi sues California commissioner over ...

William_Potter/iStock via Getty Images OpFi (NYSE:OPFI)which provides technology to banks to offer installment loans, has filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation Commissioner. The company is seeking a ruling that the state interest rate cap law does not apply to loans issued by OppFi banking partners (OPFI) and managed through […]

Civista Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CIVB) B...

Civista Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CIVB – Get a rating) saw significant growth in short-term interest in the month of February. As of February 15, there were short interests totaling 206,000 shares, a growth of 33.0% from the total of 154,900 shares as of January 31. Based on an average daily trading volume of 37,400 shares, […]

REGIONAL MANAGEMENT CORP. MANAGEMENT RE...

The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to, our audited consolidated financial statements and the related notes that appear in Part II, Item 8, “Financial Statements and Supplementary Data” in this Annual Report on Form 10-K. These discussions contain forward-looking statements that reflect […]

Gen Z borrowers are becoming a bigger fo...

Written by Penelope Graham As the Canadian housing market hit new frenzied highs during 2021, it’s no surprise that the number of new mortgages taken out has also increased – but what’s perhaps surprising is that the Gen Z age group (those born between 1995 and present) consistently make up a larger share of these […]

The interest on my tax debt is accumulat...

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. The Credible Money Coach offers insight to […]

Understanding Your Credit Score: What Ma...

By SociallyIn, Sponsored Content Your credit score plays an important role in your financial situation. It can affect your ability to get credit cards, rent an apartment, qualify for a mortgage, or even find a job. Your FICO score is made up of five different factors: payment history, amount of debt, length of credit history, […]

Brokerages expect Cavista Bancshares, In...

Wall Street brokerages expect Civista Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CIVB – Get a rating) will show earnings per share of $0.60 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts provided earnings estimates for Civista Bancshares. The highest EPS estimate is $0.63 and the lowest is $0.57. Civista Bancshares reported earnings per share of $0.68 in […]

Comerica Incorporated – Consensus indica

Comerica Incorporated found using the ticker (CMA) now have 21 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 123 and 78 and has an average objective at 105.87. Together with the stock’s previous close at 96.79, this indicates that […]

Park National Corporation – Consensus in

National Park Company with ticker code (PRK) now have 3 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus points to a ‘Hold’ rating. The target price ranges between 137.5 and 130 by calculating the average target price we see 132.5. Now, with the previous close of 131.82, that would imply 0.5% upside potential. The 50 day moving […]

Can you get a payday loan with a credit ...

If your credit score is 550, you can only qualify for a personal loan. However, it is almost impossible to obtain large loans with low credit scores. This means you need to look for alternative financial solutions or improve your credit score. In this article, I will explain various things you need to know about […]

Victory at Last: Legislature Approves Bi...

New Mexico lawmakers took a giant step Wednesday toward shutting down a few hundred businesses. They went from timid to tough-minded in a month, finally taking action to end more than three decades of legal loan sharking in New Mexico. By approving House Bill 132, the Legislature sided with the residents of the state instead […]

Barclays revitalizes ‘Small Business Big

“Small businesses have been significantly impacted by our ever-changing environment over the past two years, and many small business owners have compelling stories to tell,” said Nancy Parnell, director of American business cards at Barclays. “At Barclays, we recognize that small businesses are the engine of the American economy and are a vital resource that […]

Park National Corporation – Consensus in

National Park Company found using the (PRK) ticker now have 3 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 137.5 and 130 with an average TP of 132.5. Now, with the previous closing price of 131.52, this indicates that […]

Best credit cards for bad credit: Februa...

CNN Underscored reviews financial products such as credit cards and bank accounts based on their overall value. We may receive a commission through the LendingTree Affiliate Network if you apply and are approved for a card, but our reporting is always independent and objective. If you have a low credit score, you might be surprised […]

Validea John Neff Strategy Daily Upgrade...

JHere are today’s updates for Validea Investor with low PE model based on the published strategy of John Neff. This strategy looks for companies with persistent earnings growth that are trading at a discount to their earnings growth and dividend yield. CURO GROUP HOLDINGS CORP (CURO) is a small-cap value stock in the consumer financial […]

New Mexico House approves bill targeting...

SANTA FE, NM (AP) — New Mexico House lawmakers have approved legislation to discourage predatory lending by lowering the state cap on annual interest rates for storefront loans. Democratic State Rep. Susan Herrera of Embudo is sponsoring a bill that would lower the maximum interest rate on storefront loans to 36%. At the same time, […]

Regulators urged to ban predatory FinTec...

A coalition of lobby groups wants U.S. regulators to look more closely at banks’ partnerships with FinTechs to charge predatory interest rates that would otherwise be illegal in lenders’ home states, Bloomberg reported on Friday (February 4). In one letterthe National Community Reinvestment Coalition, the NAACP and several other groups said the Federal Deposit Insurance […]

Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI) is ...

Wall Street brokers expect Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts provided earnings estimates for Lakeland Bancorp, with estimates ranging from $0.21 to $0.48. Lakeland Bancorp posted earnings per share of $0.45 in the same quarter last year, indicating a negative 26.7% […]

RRSP investors: here’s one of the best g

Image source: Getty Images An RRSP, or Registered Retirement Savings Plan, is an account that allows you to grow your savings while providing tax benefits. Canadians can hold several eligible investments in the RRSP, including stocks, bonds and mutual funds. The RRSP is a government-sponsored retirement account and all contributions made to it are tax […]

Prevent payday lenders from using truste...

Three major banks — Wells Fargo, Truist and Bank of Regions – announced in January its intention to launch low-value loan offers to its customers with checking accounts. If their loans give customers time to repay in affordable installments at fair prices, like the existing small loans from US Bank, Bank of America and Huntington […]

Virtual cards streamline B2B commerce

The adoption of business-to-business (B2B) digital payment solutions has been accelerated by the pandemic but will continue post-COVID, driven by the many benefits they provide, RJ AnconaVice President and General Manager, B2B, Global Merchant Services and Network at American Expresssaid PYMNTS. Purchasing organizations have leaned into Accounts Payable (AP) automation solutions, including virtual cards, and […]

Cathay General Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:CATY)...

Wall Street analysts expect Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) to report earnings of $0.85 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts provided earnings estimates for Cathay General Bancorp, with the highest EPS estimate of $0.88 and the lowest estimate of $0.82. Cathay General Bancorp reported earnings of $0.92 per share in […]

AAPL dividend announcement $0.0800/share...

BayFirst Financial Corp (NASDAQ:BAFN) on 01/27/2022 declared a dividend of $0.0800 per share payable March 15, 2022 to shareholders of record as of March 01, 2022. The amount of the dividend recorded is an increase of 0.01 $ compared to the last dividend paid. BayFirst Financial Corp (NASDAQ:BAFN) has paid dividends since 2016, has a […]

President Egolf finally steps up predato...

No one would encourage a politician who took a stand in 1975 for the desegregation of water fountains and public toilets. Segregation of public facilities was prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The best I can say about a desegregation laggard is that he has decided to move on to the good side […]

Payments firm Billtrust exceeds $1 billi...

The B2B Accounts Receivable Automation and Integrated Payments Company billtrust says it exceeded $1 billion in supplier invoices sent to Accounts Payable (AP) portals in 2021. The Lawrenceville, New Jersey company announced the milestone in a Press release Thursday (January 20), saying it was Billtrust’s largest annual total and a 58% increase from 2020. “The […]

Investar Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ISTR) Expec...

Analysts expect Investor Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ISTR) to report sales of $23.56 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts provided estimates for Investar’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $23.30 million to $23.81 million. Investar reported sales of $22.83 million in the same quarter last year, indicating a positive year-over-year growth rate of 3.2%. […]

Banco De Chile Banco De Chile – Consensu

Bank of Chile Bank of Chile found using the ticker (BCH) now have 9 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus points to a ‘Hold’ rating. The range between the target price high and the target price low is between 24.5 and 18 calculating the average target price we have 22.41. Given that the stock’s previous […]

Brokerages expect Civista Bancshares, In...

The brokerages expect Civista Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CIVB) to report earnings of $0.60 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts provided earnings estimates for Civista Bancshares. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.58 and the highest is $0.61. Civista Bancshares reported earnings of $0.64 per share in the same quarter last year, […]

WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC) Expected to...

Wall Street analysts expect WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC) to report revenue of $144.21 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have released earnings estimates for WesBanco. The lowest sales estimate is $141.39 million and the highest is $147.00 million. WesBanco reported sales of $152.42 million in the same quarter last year, […]

First Hawaiian – Consensus indicates a p

Hawaiian premiere with ticker code (FHB) now have 7 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 33 and 26 with an average TP of 29.71. Now, with the previous closing price of 30.46, this indicates that there is […]

Park National Corporation – Consensus Sa

National Park Society found using ticker (PRK) now have 3 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus indicates a rating of “Hold”. The target price varies between 137.5 and 121 by calculating the average target price that we see 128.17. Given that the previous close of shares was at 144.8, this would indicate that there is […]

What Is an Installment Loan?

An installment loan is described as a kind of loan that is paid back by the borrower through regular installments. The loan is returned by equal installments each month, which are a proportion of principal as well as interest. It’s the most popular type of financing for consumers which can be utilized to finance expensive purchases like […]

Analysts Expect Cathay General Bancorp (...

Wall Street analysts expect Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATY) to report revenue of $ 165.43 million for the current quarter, Zacks investment research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Cathay General Bancorp’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $ 164.40 million and the highest is $ 166.00 million. Cathay General Bancorp posted sales of […]

4 things to consider when obtaining a

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Installment loans can be great financial tools for people who need to cover unexpected bills or make large purchases. But before going ahead with this type of loan, potential borrowers should weigh a few factors. Here are some important things borrowers can consider when obtaining installment loans […]

The director of goeasy Ltd. (TSE: GSY) ...

The director of goeasy Ltd. (TSE: GSY) Susan Doniz bought 150 shares of the company in a trade that took place on Monday, November 29. The stock was purchased at an average price of C $ 187.44 per share, for a total value of C $ 28,116.00. Following the purchase, the Director now directly owns […]

Edge browser users angry after Microsoft...

Picture: Microsoft Microsoft can’t help but undermine itself, it seems. After launching the new Edge browser last year to much praise, Microsoft apparently went out of its way to ruin it, including the imposition of unwanted features and intrusive restrictions. The latest blunder embeds a short-term fundraising app directly into Edge, a move users are […]

OppFi Achieves Facilitated Issue of 2 Mi...

CHICAGO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 30, 2021– OppFi Inc. (NYSE: OPFI) (” OppFi “), a leading financial technology platform that enables banks to help ordinary consumers access credit, today announced it has facilitated the issuance of more than two million installment loans online with its OppLoans product. Through the OppFi platform, the OppLoans product […]

Community banking system – Consensus ind

Community banking system found using ticker (CBU) now have 4 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus indicates a rating of “Hold”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 78.5 and 74 by calculating the average target price that we have 75.88. Given that the previous close of shares […]

Warren Buffett has a big IPO coming up b...

There may only be one month left in the year, but Warren Buffett and his company Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A -1.97% )(BRK.B -1.93% ) are far from complete in 2021. Before the start of 2022, they will be looking for a huge payoff on their $ 500 million investment in fast-growing Brazilian digital bank Nu Holdings, […]