Banking & Savings

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Sells 30,402 Shares of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NWBI)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp reduced its position in shares of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) by 2.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,416,604 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 30,402 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp ...

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Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Friday, September 22nd. According to Zacks, “Capitol Federal Financial is a federally chartered mid-tier holding company. Capitol Federal Savings Bank is the only operating subsidiary. The bank is a community-oriented financial institution offering a ...

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Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) Share Price

News headlines about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial ...

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Head-To-Head Review: Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) versus United Community Financial Corp. (UCFC)

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE: LYG) and United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations. Dividends Lloyds Banking Group PLC pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a ...

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Meta Financial Group, Inc. (CASH) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Meta Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASH) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Meta Financial Group, Inc. is the holding company for federally chartered savings bank MetaBank, Member FDIC. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, S.D., MetaBank operates in both the Banking and ...

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Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has $4.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Lloyds Banking Group plc, formerly Lloyds TSB Group plc, is a United Kingdom-based financial services company, ...

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Bank Mutual Corporation (BKMU) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, September 20th. According to Zacks, “Bank Mutual Corporation is a financial institution holding company for two subsidiary banks, Mutual Savings Bank and First Northern Savings Bank. “ BKMU has been the ...

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Provident Financial Services, Inc (PFS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Provident Financial Services, Inc (NYSE:PFS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Provident Financial Services, Inc. is the holding company of The Provident Bank, a community- and customer-oriented banking company. The Provident Bank emphasizes personal service and customer convenience in attending to the financial ...

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Head to Head Comparison: First Bank (FRBA) and WSFS Financial Corporation (WSFS)

First Bank (NASDAQ: FRBA) and WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and dividends. Earnings & Valuation This table compares First Bank and WSFS Financial Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and ...

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