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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Nike, Oracle, Boeing, BB&T and General Mills

6h zacks
Chicago, IL – January 23, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Nike (NKE - Free Report) , Oracle (ORCL - Free Report) , Boeing (BA - Free Report) , BB&T (BBT - Free Report) and General Mills (GIS - Free Report) . (73-0)

Top Stock Reports for Nike, Oracle & Boeing

21h zacks
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Nike (NKE), Oracle (ORCL) and Boeing (BA). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today. (81-0)

Bank Stock Roundup: Q4 Earnings Look Decent -- C, JPM, BAC Face Huge Tax Charges

2018-01-19 zacks
Over the last four trading days, performance of banking stocks was largely bullish, with fourth-quarter earnings cheering investors. Banks were able to surpass earnings estimates along with reporting a decent overall financial performance. While expected weakness in trading, dismal mortgage banking and rise in credit costs hampered significant improvement in earnings, higher interest rates, modest loan growth and solid investment banking lent support. (224-0)

Codorus Valley Bancorp - Weak Q4 Earnings Create A Buying Opportunity

2018-01-19 seekingalpha
Net deferred tax asset was written down about $2.8 million after the passing of new Tax Cuts an Jobs Act. Excluding this would have resulted in record profit. (41-0)

How Long Will 'Good Enough' Be Enough For BB&T?

2018-01-19 seekingalpha
Despite soft lending performance, BB&T exceeded top and bottom-line expectations with good cost control and solid fee growth. (90-0)

A Rare Window Of Opportunity With U.S. Bancorp

2018-01-19 seekingalpha
U.S. Bancorp's fourth quarter earnings were middle-of-the-road and guidance for 2018 included higher-than-expected expense growth, but loan growth is okay and credit is nearly pristine. (70-0)

BB&T Corporation's (BBT) CEO Kelly King on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-01-18 seekingalpha
Greetings, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the BB&T Corporation Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call. Currently, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. As a reminder, this event is being recorded. (41-0)

Focus On New Construction Data

2018-01-18 zacks
We certainly have new Q4 earnings data to pass along to our readers ahead of the bell this morning, but being Thursday we also have weekly Initial Jobless Claims. Beyond this, we also see new reads on Housing Starts and the Philly Fed survey. (54-0)

Full Plate of Economic Data, Q4 Earnings

2018-01-18 zacks
Thursday, January 18, 2018 We certainly have new Q4 earnings data to pass along to our readers ahead of the bell this morning, but being Thursday we also have weekly Initial Jobless Claims. Beyond this, we also see new reads on Housing Starts and the Philly Fed survey. A wild week-over-week swing in Initial Jobless Claims: -41K last week to a multi-decade low 220K. This follows the previous week’s spike up to 261K — both of which are outside the 225K-250K of the last 100 weeks or so. (54-0)

BB&T (BBT) Q4 Earnings Beat on Higher Revenues, Costs Rise

2018-01-18 zacks
BB&T Corporation’s (BBT - Free Report) fourth-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings of 84 cents per share outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 80 cents. The bottom line recorded 7.7% improvement from the year-ago quarter. Results reflected a rise in revenues driven by higher rates and loan growth. However, an increase in operating expenses and higher credit costs were the undermining factors. Results excluded merger-related and restructuring charges and adjustments related to the tax reform. (76-0)

BB&T Corporation 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2018-01-18 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by BB&T Corporation in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings call. (41-0)

BB&T's (BBT) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Beat Expectations

2018-01-18 zacks
Have you been eager to see how BB&T Corporation (BBT - Free Report) performed in Q4 in comparison with the market expectations? Let’s quickly scan through the key facts from this North Carolina-based diversified financial holding company’s earnings release this morning: An Earnings Beat BB&T came out with adjusted earnings per share of 84 cents, which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 80 cents. Rise in revenues was partly offset by higher expenses. (50-0)

Why an Earnings Beat is Likely for SunTrust (STI) in Q4

2018-01-17 zacks
SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI - Free Report) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter and 2017 results on Jan 19, before the opening bell. Its revenues and earnings are projected to grow year over year. Last quarter, SunTrust’s earnings came in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Results benefited from an improvement in net interest income, partially offset by higher expenses. A stable loan balance and an increase in deposits supported the results. (81-0)

Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for BB&T Corporation (BBT)

2018-01-17 zacks
Investors are always looking for stocks that are poised to beat at earnings season and BB&T Corporation (BBT - Free Report) may be one such company. The firm has earnings coming up pretty soon, and events are shaping up quite nicely for their report. That is because BB&T Corporation is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity as of late, which is generally a precursor to an earnings beat. (43-0)

Why an Earnings Beat Is Likely for BNY Mellon (BK) in Q4

2018-01-16 zacks
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK - Free Report) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results on Jan 18, before market open. Its revenues and earnings are expected to grow year over year. Last quarter, the company’s earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Higher revenues and assets under management (AUM) growth were offset by an increase in expenses. BNY Mellon has a decent earnings surprise history. (97-0)

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