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

Regional management company (NYSE:RM – Get a rating) Director Basswood Capital Management, L sold 63,093 shares of Regional Management in a trade on Thursday, November 17. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.58, for a total transaction of $1,803,197.94. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 611,553 shares of […]

Travelers can book now, pay later with U...

If you’re planning a trip for the holidays or beyond, flights, hotel stays, rental cars, and other travel expenses can add up quickly. If you can’t afford to pay for everything at once, Uplift partners with dozens of airlines, cruise lines, travel agencies and more with a buy now, pay later (BNPL). Before using Uplift, […]

BSP maintains a 2% monthly interest cap ...

The 2% cap on monthly interest rates on credit card transactions was maintained by the Monetary Board (MB) responsible for setting the policy of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). In a statement on Tuesday, the BSP said the MB has decided to maintain the existing caps on credit card transactions under Circular No. 1098 […]

LexinFintech (LX) set to release quarter...

Lexin Fintech (NASDAQ:LX – Get a rating) is expected to release its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, November 16. Lexin Fintech (NASDAQ:LX – Get a rating) last reported quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 16. The company reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.13 for the quarter, missing analyst consensus estimates […]

Validea Martin Zweig Strategy Daily Upgr...

Here are today’s updates for Validea Growth investor model based on the published strategy of Martin Zweig. This strategy seeks growth stocks with persistently accelerating earnings and sales growth, reasonable valuations and low leverage. MIDLAND STATES BANCORP INC (MSBI) is a small cap value stock in the money banking sector. The rating under our Martin […]

Janney Montgomery Scott Downgrades CURO ...

CURO Group (NYSE: CURO – Get a rating) was downgraded by investment analysts Janney Montgomery Scott from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released Thursday, Fly reports. Other research analysts have also recently published research reports on the company. Jefferies Financial Group began covering CURO Group in a report on Tuesday, […]

Wedbush brokers cut profit estimates for...

Bancorp, Inc. Customers (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) – Wedbush analysts dropped their first-quarter 2023 earnings estimates for Customers Bancorp in a report released on Friday, October 28. Wedbush analyst D. Chiaverini now expects the bank to post earnings of $1.63 per share for the quarter, down from its previous forecast of $1.66. Wedbush […]

Enova International Inc. up 5.79% at $35...

Friday, October 28, 2022 – Enova International Inc. (ENV) reported higher earnings and revenue today. The consensus among Enova International Inc. analysts was for earnings per share (EPS) of $1.64. The company was able to beat those projections, recording EPS of $1.74, a positive surprise of $0.1 (6%). Earnings rose 16% year-over-year after posting EPS […]

What credit score do you need?

For enthusiasts Southwest Airlines Travelersthere are three staff and two small business co-branded Chase credit cards that can help you earn rewards for your next trip. Each card offers higher rewards rates on your Southwest purchases, and the Rapid Rewards® points you earn can be redeemed for gift cards, travel, merchandise, and more. Below, Select […]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals invalidat...

On October 19, 2022, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals gave his opinion in American Community Financial Services Association, et al. vs. CFPB (CFSA v. CFPB) invalidating the CFPB rule on payday, vehicle title and certain high-cost installment loans (Little dollar rule). The decision of the three-member panel calls into question the future viability of […]

Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) receives conse...

Banco de Chile Stock (NYSE: BCH – Get a rating) received an average rating of “Hold” by the eight analysts who currently cover the stock, MarketBeat reports. Four research analysts gave the stock a hold rating and three gave the company a buy rating. The average 1-year price target among brokers who have reported on […]

Dividend announcement CMSA $0.3516/share...

5.625% Jr Sub Notes 03/15/2078/CMS Energy Corp (NYSE:CMSA) on 11/10/2022 declared a dividend of $0.3516 per share payable December 15, 2022 to shareholders of record as of November 30, 2022. 5.625% Jr Sub Notes 03/15/2078/CMS Energy Corp (NYSE: CMSA) has paid dividends since 2018, has a current dividend yield of 6.0385437012% and has increased dividends […]

Synchrony Financial – Consensus indicate

Synchrony Financial found using the (SYF) ticker 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 50 and 22 and has an average target at 39.61. Given that the stock’s previous close was at 31.49, this […]

John Deere sticks to agro and constructi...

The John Deere Owner Trust returns with a $1 billion asset-backed securities transaction, which will sell notes to investors backed by a pool of fixed-rate installment loan agreements on agricultural and construction equipment. John Deere Owner Trust, 2022-C, refers to two potential pools that could be securitized, either a pool of $1.15 billion or another […]

BNPL: how banks can dominate this trilli...

yaakov martinCEO and co-founder of jifitideciphers the current state of the BNPL industry and explores how banks can leverage their strengths to capitalize on this $1 trillion opportunity. Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is no longer just a one-stop solution. Can you explain what the differences are between the different types of BNPL solutions? First […]

Short-term stake in Itaú Corpbanca (NYSE

Itau Corpbanca (NYSE: ITCB – Get a rating) was the target of a surge in short-term interest in September. As of September 15, there was short interest totaling 113,300 shares, an increase of 612.6% from the total of 15,900 shares as of August 31. Based on an average trading volume of 17,700 shares, the day-to-cover […]

Tompkins Financial Corporation – Consens

Tompkins Financial Corporation with ticker code (TMP) now have 2 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus points to a ‘Hold’ rating. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 80 and 75, with the middle target price at 77.5. Now, with the previous closing price of 75.51, this indicates […]

Why Affirm Stock ended down 3.6% on Frid...

What happened Affirm Assets (AFRM -3.60%) ended the day down 3.8% on Friday, closing at $19.28 per share. The stock price had fallen 6.3% around 2:54 p.m. ET The market was down sharply on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 486 points (1.6%), the Nasdaq fall of 199 points (1.8%) and the S&P500 […]

First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE:F...

First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE: FCF – Get a rating) received an average rating of “moderate buy” from the seven research companies that cover the business, Marketbeat reports. Three research analysts rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three gave the company a buy recommendation. The 12-month average price target among brokerages that have […]

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) Interest U...

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) was the target of strong short-term interest growth in August. As of August 31, there was short interest totaling 2,050,000 shares, a growth of 10.8% from the total of 1,850,000 shares as of August 15. Based on an average daily trading volume of 168,000 shares, […]

Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) Short Interest...

Bank of Chile (NYSE: BCH – Get an assessment) saw significant growth in short-term interest in August. As of August 31, there was short interest totaling 160,500 shares, up 14.7% from the total of 139,900 shares as of August 15. Based on an average trading volume of 190,400 shares, the day-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 […]

Goldman Sachs faces Fed scrutiny over mo...

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s six-year foray into retail banking — the unit dubbed Marcus — is under renewed scrutiny at the Federal Reserve. Fed officials have been looking into the Wall Street giant’s online banking platform for retail customers, according to people familiar with the matter. For at least several weeks, they have beset Goldman […]

National Average FICO Score Still 716 | ...

National average FICO credit score did not increase between April 2021 and April 2022, news shows FICO data. While the average score remains solidly in range at 716, this is the first time since October 2012 that the average FICO score has not increased year over year and comes after a sharp increase in the […]

JPM Payments, Renovite Deal Challenges P...

Maybe not Stripe, and maybe not Block – not specifically, anyway. Instead, JP Morgan’s latest acquisition looks like a shot through PayPal’s arc. It’s no secret that banks want — and need — to expand their payment capabilities, serving a variety of new use cases that serve both consumers and business customers. To this end, […]

StockNews.com starts covering Salisbury ...

Stock market analysts at StockNews.com initiated a hedge on the shares of Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:SAL – Get a rating) in a research note published Saturday. The brokerage has placed a “hold” rating on the bank’s shares. Salisbury Bancorp share performance Salisbury Bancorp shares opened at $23.50 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of […]

Dividend announcement BSVN $0.1200/share...

Bank7 Corp (NASDAQ:BSVN) declared on 08/09/2022 a dividend of $0.1200 per share payable on October 07, 2022 to shareholders of record on September 22, 2022. Bank7 Corp (NASDAQ:BSVN) has paid dividends since 1970, has a current dividend yield of 1.9656019211% and has increased dividends for 0 consecutive years. The market capitalization of Bank7 Corp is […]

Types of debt you can consolidate

If you’re one of the many Americans struggling with debt, you might be considering debt consolidation, but do you know what types of debt you can consolidate? Consolidation loans can help you get your finances under control. By combining all your debts into one loan, you can lower your overall interest rate and make one […]

Tompkins Financial Corporation – Consens

Tompkins Financial Corporation with ticker code (TMP) now have 2 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The target price ranges between 80 and 75 and has an average objective at 77.5. Given that the stock’s previous close was at 73.19, this would imply an upside potential of 5.9%. The 50-day MA […]

Eagle Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EGBN) Lowered ...

Eagle Bancorp (NASDAQ:EGBN – Get a rating) was downgraded by stock analysts to StockNews.com from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note released Thursday to investors. Eagle Bancorp is trading down 0.3% NASDAQ: EGBN opened at $48.53 on Thursday. Eagle Bancorp has a one-year low of $44.85 and a one-year high […]

Associated Banc-Corp – Consensus indicat

Associated Bench-Corp with ticker code (ASB) now have 8 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus points to a ‘Hold’ rating. The target price ranges between 28 and 20 by calculating the average target price we have 23.38. Given that the stock’s previous close was at 20.59, this would indicate that there is upside potential of […]

California BanCorp (NASDAQ:CALB) Short I...

California BanCorp (NASDAQ:CALB – Get a rating) was the target of a significant drop in short-term interest in August. As of August 15, there was short interest totaling 2,700 shares, down 41.3% from July 31’s total of 4,600 shares. Currently, 0.0% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume […]

Insider Selling: BayCom Corp (NASDAQ:BCM...

BayCom Corp (NASDAQ: BCML – Get a rating) Director Robert G. Laverne sold 8,650 shares in a trade that took place on Thursday, August 25. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.37, for a total value of $167,550.50. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 95,081 shares of […]

Eagle Bancorp (NASDAQ:EGBN) updated on S...

Eagle Bancorp (NASDAQ:EGBN – Get a rating) has been updated by research analysts at StockNews.com from a “sell” to a “hold” rating in a note released Wednesday to investors. Eagle Bancorp is trading down 1.1% EGBN stock was down $0.53 midday Wednesday, hitting $48.67. 116,267 shares of the company were traded, compared to its average […]

More than one in three consumers use Buy...

CHICAGO, Aug. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — More than a third of consumers (37%) have used or plan to use Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) loans for back-to-school purchases, according to new research. TransUnion’s retail business (NYSE: TRU). BNPL loans allow consumers to make purchases with interest-free or deferred installment loans. Research into back-to-school shopping […]

Director of Regional Management Corp. (...

Regional management company (NYSE:RM – Get a rating) Director Philip V. Bancroft purchased 6,500 shares of the company in a trade dated Wednesday, August 17. The stock was purchased at an average price of $38.65 per share, for a total transaction of $251,225.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 16,605 shares of the company, […]

DaVita (NYSE:DVA) is up 3% on an analyst...

Following the announcement of UBS Group’s decision to raise its price target for the company from $106.00 to $117.00, DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) stock price rose 3 % Friday morning. The company’s shares got a better rating as a direct result of the actions taken by UBS Group. UBS Group has recommended buying the shares, and […]

The Real Truth About Payday Loans and Se...

The Real Truth About Payday Loans and Secure Credit Representative example: Cost away from 49.9% Annual Percentage Rate up to limitation 1333% Annual Percentage Rate. Reasonable mortgage cycle, try a month. Limiting the size of funding is actually three years. Analogy of members: €250 loaned for one month. Total number of reimbursable attempts?. Boosted Focus […]

Synchrony Financial – Consensus indicate

Synchrony Financial found using the (SYF) ticker now have 19 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus points to a buy rating. The range between the target price high and the target price low is between 65 and 22 calculating the average target price we have 42.05. With the stock’s previous close at 36.14, this would […]

C&F Financial Co. (NASDAQ:CFFI) Brief In

C&F Financial Co. (NASDAQ: CFFI – Get a rating) saw significant growth in short-term interest in the month of July. As of July 31, there was short interest totaling 5,300 shares, up 12.8% from the July 15 total of 4,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,000 shares, the day-to-cover ratio is currently […]

The New York State Joint Retirement Fund...

The New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its holdings of Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) by 0.3% in Q1, according to the company in its latest 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company held 46,400 shares of the bank after selling 148 shares during the […]

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP), (AFRM) – Risk Enabl

The The S&P 500 started 2022 with a bang, hitting a new all-time high of 4,818.62 on January 4. This date would mark the peak of the index, as the Santa Claus rally that had accelerated in late December 2021 came to an abrupt end. After the recovery faltered, investors were forced to take more […]

Launch of Conn’s x Belk Store-In-Store p

The first store-in-store pilot sites resulting from a partnership between Belk and Conn’s have opened in five Belk stores, one Press release said. Called Conn’s x Belk, the locations will allow Belk customers access to Conn’s home product categories and other things like next day deliveries. The five locations include: Knoxville, Tennessee; Raleigh, North Carolina; […]

CIBC Asset Management Inc buys 14,205 sh...

CIBC Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings of Synchrony Financial shares (NYSE: SYF – Get a rating) by 26.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its latest 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund held 67,293 shares of the financial services provider after acquiring an additional 14,205 shares during […]

Synchrony offers four installment paymen...

Synchrony announced that merchants will now be able to offer a short-term, interest-free installment option, Synchrony “SetPay in 4”, through the Clover POS and Fiserv, Inc.’s business management system. This Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) will further expand the reach of Synchrony’s payment and financing options and allow select merchants using Clover to accelerate their […]

ConsolidationNow has been reorganized as...

ConsolidationNow has been rebranded RixLoans Payday. This change reflects the company’s desire to help consumers obtain better loan products and services. The changes will also allow the company to reach more borrowers in various states across the United States. The RixLoans website is more user-friendly and loan applications will take less time to complete. Consumers […]

Amid Operational Issues, Octane Lending ...

Octane Lending is sponsoring another round of asset-backed securities (ABS) financing, in a $300 million transaction called Octane Receivables Trust, 2022-2, secured by direct consumer loans and contracts indirect retail sales on motorsports and outdoor power equipment. Installment loans are secured by $317 million of fixed rate installment loans to prime and lower quality borrowers. […]

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC sells 8,930...

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC reduced its stake in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSBF – Get a rating) by 72.6% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The company held 3,370 shares in the savings and loan company after selling 8,930 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Waterstone Financial were worth $65,000 at […]

Comerica Bank sells 105 shares of World ...

Comerica Bank reduced its position in shares of World Acceptance Co. (NASDAQ: WRLD – Get a rating) by 2.9% in the first quarter, according to its latest filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor held 3,558 shares of the credit service provider after selling 105 shares during the period. Comerica Bank’s […]

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC takes $839,...

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC has acquired a new stake in Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) during the first trimester, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund bought 10,000 shares of the bank, valued at around $839,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares […]

CMS dividend announcement $0.4600/share ...

CMS Energy Corp (NYSE:CMS) declared on 07/22/2022 a dividend of $0.4600 per share payable August 31, 2022 to shareholders of record as of August 05, 2022. CMS Energy Corp (NYSE: CMS) has paid dividends since 1990, has a current dividend yield of 2.8785984516% and has increased dividends for 14 consecutive years. The market capitalization of […]

Keybank National Association OH sells 5,...

Keybank National Association OH reduced its stake in shares of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGBN – Get a rating) by 39.8% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund held 9,005 shares of the financial services provider after selling 5,955 shares during […]

Mercantile Bank Corp up 4.62% to $33.54 ...

Mercantile Bank Corp (MBWM) said ahead of Tuesday’s open that it earned $0.74 per share in the second quarter of 2022. On the revenue line, the company reported $42.1 million, missing estimates of $663,000. In the same quarter a year ago, the company earned $1.12 per share on revenue of $45.4 million. The stock is […]

Review of 36Kr (NASDAQ:KRKR) and Bread F...

36Kr (NASDAQ: KRKR – Get a rating) and Bread Financial (NYSE: BFH – Get a rating) are both business services companies, but which company is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk. Benefits and evaluation This table compares the revenue, earnings per share […]

Direct inquiry between DNB Bank ASA (OTC...

DNB Bank ASA (OTCMKTS: DNBBY – Get a rating) and Credicorp (New York Stock Exchange: BAP – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, and earnings. Dividends DNB Bank ASA pays an annual […]

Fourth Quarter 2022 EPS Estimates for Fi...

First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE: FCF – Get a rating) – B. Riley analysts raised their fourth quarter 2022 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of First Commonwealth Financial in a research note released to investors on Monday, July 11. B. Riley analyst S. Moss now expects the bank to post earnings per share […]

Community Banking System – Consensus ind

Community banking system found using the ticker (CBU) now have 5 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The range between the target price high and the target price low is between 81.5 and 64 calculating the average target price we have 73.5. Now, with the previous closing price of 63.95, this […]

Governor Glenn Youngkin opposes teaching...

Republican Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin said teaching children “inherently divisive concepts” in school is teaching young people to judge others. “We shouldn’t play favored bingo with kids, we shouldn’t teach kids that they have to judge each other and that one group is privileged and another group is necessarily going to have trouble in the […]

Mom slams American Airlines for losing u...

A mother whose daughter was flying unaccompanied from Tennessee to Miami was told by American Airlines that she was missing after being allowed off the plane. MailOnline and the New York Post reported that Monica Gilliam paid an extra $150 for a chaperone to escort her 12-year-old daughter to Miami airport, but was told in […]

Customers Bancorp (NYSE:CUBI) Releases F...

Bancorp Customers (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) released an update to its fiscal 2022 earnings guidance Thursday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.75 to $5.00 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.56. The company released a revenue forecast of -. NYSE: CUBI opened at $34.50 on […]

De-stigmatizing debt at work

US consumer debt continues to climb with no end in sight, average US household owe more than $155,000 — an increase of more than six percent over last year. Homebuyers may soon be able to capitalize in a slowing housing market, but the supply chain issues that arose during the pandemic persist and federal relief […]

Opportun Completes $400 Million – GuruFo

SAN CARLOS, Calif., May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oportun (OPRT), a mission-driven fintech and digital banking platform, today announced the issuance of $400 million in asset-backed notes two-year renewable assets secured by a pool of unsecured and secured installment loans. The offering included four classes of fixed rate notes: Class A, Class B, Class […]

7 On your side: “Buy now, pay later” loa

NEW YORK (WABC) — Buy ​​now, pay later, or BNPL, loans have become incredibly popular, up 230% in the past two years. These are loans that are usually interest-free and allow you to make a purchase and pay it off in four or five installments. Sounds good, right? Well, before you reach the plastic, pump […]

Critical comparison between Bank First (...

Bank first (NASDAQ: BFC – Get a rating) and Capital Bancorp (NASDAQ: CBNK – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which stock is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation. Institutional and Insider Ownership 26.3% of Bank First […]

If your student loan debt is forgiven, w...

With more than one in five families holding student loans – according to the most recent figures from the Federal Reserve – a proposal from President Joe Biden’s administration to write off some of the higher education debt could help many people’s finances. And while removing debt from your balance sheet may be good for […]

Bank/non-bank partnerships could come un...

Delivery the opening speech Last week at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly, CFPB Deputy Director Zixta Martinez said the CFPB is “looking closely” at rent-a-bank programs. Assistant manager Martinez said that “[s]some lenders attempt to use [relationships with banks] to evade state interest rate caps and licensing laws by pretending that the […]

Akbank TAS (OTCMKTS:AKBTY) is trading up...

Akbank TAS (OTCMKTS: AKBTY – Get a rating) shares rose 6.2% in Thursday’s session. The company traded as low as $1.03 and last traded at $1.03. Approximately 139,315 shares were traded during trading, a 412% increase from the average daily volume of 27,188 shares. The stock previously closed at $0.97. Separately, JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]

AAPL dividend announcement $0.4500/share...

Eagle Bancorp Inc (MD) (NASDAQ:EGBN) on 06/16/2022 declared a dividend of $0.4500 per share payable July 29, 2022 to shareholders of record as of July 11, 2022. The amount of the dividend recorded is an increase of $0.05 of the last dividend paid. Eagle Bancorp Inc (MD) (NASDAQ: EGBN) has paid dividends since 2005, has […]

Bank of Hawaii (NYSE:BOH) hits new 12-mo...

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) hit a new 52-week low on Tuesday. The stock traded as low as $72.99 and last traded at $72.99, with a volume of 5286 shares traded in hands. The stock had previously closed at $73.79. Separately, StockNews.com moved the Bank of Hawaii from a “hold” […]

New iPhone Buy Now Pay Later button in i...

This story is part WWDC 2022CNET’s full coverage from and about Apple’s annual developer conference. What is happening Apple has announced a new free funding feature in Apple Wallet that lets you pay for your purchases for free over time. why is it important As inflation continues to impact households, “buy now, pay later” services […]

The rapidly growing corporate gifts mark...

Corporate gifts play a central role in improving professional relationships and can be an indispensable tool for staying in touch with employees, customers and partners. The study reveals external factors impacting the corporate gifting market in terms of gifting frequency and spending, including changed work patterns, changing gifting behavior and emerging gifting occasions such as […]

Synchrony Financial – Consensus indicate

Synchrony Financial found using the (SYF) ticker 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 65 and 22 with an average TP of 48.94. Now, with the previous closing price of 36.22, this would indicate that […]

The Ninth Circuit denies CashCall’s chal

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in CFPB versus CashCalldismissed CashCall’s constitutional challenge, upheld the district court’s finding that the defendant companies and its CEO were liable for engaging in deceptive practices in violation of the CFPA in connection with CashCall’s tribal loan program , ordered the district court to reassess […]

goeasy (GSY) – Recent analyst rating cha

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets to easy (TSE: GSY): 05/13/2022 – goeasy has had its price target lowered by TD Securities analysts from CA$220.00 to CA$215.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 05/13/2022 – goeasy has had its price target lowered by BMO Capital Markets […]

How to Improve Personal Loan Application...

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. Before you take out a personal loan, […]

Zacks: Brokerages expect Banco de Chile ...

Wall Street brokers predict that Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH – Get a rating) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.63 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts released earnings estimates for Banco de Chile, with estimates ranging from $0.50 to $0.70. Banco de Chile reported earnings per share of $0.44 in the […]

Comparison of First Financial (NASDAQ:TH...

First Financial (NASDAQ: THFF – Get a rating) and Peoples Financial (OTCMKTS: PFBX – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, and analyst recommendations. Institutional and insider ownership 67.2% […]

AAPL dividend announcement $0.1600/share...

Farmers National Bank Corp. (Canfield, OH) (NASDAQ:FMNB) on 05/24/2022 declared a dividend of $0.1600 per share payable June 30, 2022 to shareholders of record as of June 10, 2022. Farmers National Bank Corp. (Canfield, OH) (NASDAQ: FMNB) has paid dividends since 1993, has a current dividend yield of 4.3360433578% and has increased dividends for 6 […]

Trustmark (NASDAQ: TRMK) and WesBanco (N...

Trusted brand (NASDAQ: TRMK – Get a rating) and WesBanco (NASDAQ: WSBC – Get a rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which business is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of the current recommendations […]

$97.26 million in sales expected for Fir...

Analysts expect First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE: FCF – Get a rating) will report $97.26 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts provided earnings estimates for First Commonwealth Financial. The lowest sales estimate is $96.57 million and the highest is $98.06 million. First Commonwealth Financial reported sales of […]

Are the banks the “bad guys”? Overdraft

Payday lenders have long been viewed as villains for charging consumers exorbitant interest rates, leaving borrowers who live paycheck to paycheck struggling to repay their loans. But conventional banks are equally guilty of using fees to penalize consumers, which hurts low-income customers the most, research shows. Despite the scrutiny of overdraft fees during the financial […]

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 […]