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Why it is Wise to Hold on to State Street (STT) Stock Now

2017-11-16 zacks
State Street Corporation (STT - Free Report) is well poised for growth, given its global network, wide range of innovative products and services, sturdy capital position and easing margin pressure. Shares of the company have gained 18.2% so far this year, outperforming the 8.9% rally for the industry it belongs to. However, the company’s expenses have been increasing for the last few years. Elevated expenses are likely to hurt bottom-line growth in the near term. (30-0)

5 Reasons to Add Raymond James (RJF) to Your Portfolio Now

2017-11-16 zacks
Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF - Free Report) remains well positioned for organic as well as inorganic growth, given its persistent improvement in loan balances and a solid balance sheet and capital position. Moreover, shares of the company have rallied 19.5% so far this year, outperforming the industry’s gain of 6.7%. Also, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for current-year earnings has moved nearly 1. (24-0)

Why Hold Strategy is Apt for SunTrust Banks (STI) Stock Now

2017-11-16 zacks
A favorable operating backdrop with the anticipation of another interest rate hike by the Fed has driven investors’ optimism for banking stocks. So it’s a good idea to bet on some bank stocks that possess strong fundamentals and have solid growth prospects. SunTrust Banks (STI - Free Report) is one such stock. Easing margin pressure, rise in loan demand and improving asset quality are the major driving factors. (23-0)

6 Reasons to Add Stifel Financial (SF) to Your Portfolio Now

2017-11-16 zacks
With cost-reduction initiatives and remarkable balance-sheet growth, Stifel Financial Corp. (SF - Free Report) appears to be a solid bet now. Further, the recent interest rate hikes are anticipated to further stabilize the top line. Though the brokerage business is currently challenging, investments in investment banking franchise are likely to have further positive impact on the bank’s financials. (30-0)

Southwest eyes Hawaii’s lucrative island-hopping routes

2017-11-11 sfgate
Once Southwest Airlines starts flying to Hawaii, it may well add a compelling wrinkle to its schedule: flights between the islands. (13-0)

Great Canadian Gaming Corp's (GCGMF) CEO Rod Baker on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-11-10 seekingalpha
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (OTCPK:GCGMF) Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call November 9, 2017 5:00 PM ET (6-0)

Capital One's Ratings Affirmed by Moody's, Outlook Negative

2017-11-09 zacks
Moody's Investors Service, the rating services arm of Moody's Corporation, downgraded Capital One Financial Corporation’s (COF - Free Report) outlook from stable to negative. The company’s senior unsecured debt ratings were affirmed at Baa1. Additionally, the deposit ratings for its subsidiaries were confirmed at A1/negative/Prime-1. Moody’s believes that exceptional loan growth over the years has led to increased charge-offs particularly in credit card and C&I portfolios, which resulted in a decline in the profitability of the company and increased risk levels. (43-0)

Continental Resources (CLR) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-11-08 seekingalpha
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Continental Resources Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session, and instructions will follow at that time. As a reminder, today's conference may be recorded. (73-0)

Southwest Eyes Hawaii’s Lucrative Island-Hopping Routes - Bloomberg

2017-11-08 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (13-0)

Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (CCE) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-11-07 seekingalpha
Good day and welcome to the Coca-Cola European Partners Third Quarter 2017 Conference Call. At the request of Coca-Cola European Partners, this conference is being recorded for instant replay purposes. (49-0)

WPX Energy (WPX) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-11-02 seekingalpha
Good morning. My name is Emily, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Q3 2017 WPX Energy, Inc. Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers' remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. Thank you. (10-1)

Featured Company News - Stifel Acquires Wealth Management Business of B.C. Ziegler & Co.

2017-11-01 accesswire
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / November 1, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily takes a look at the latest corporate events and news making the headlines for Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF), following which we have published a free report that can be viewed by signing up at http://protraderdaily.com/optin/?symbol=SF. The Company announced on October 30, 2017, that it has signed an agreement with B.C. Ziegler & Company to acquire its the wealth management business - Ziegler Wealth Management. (22-0)

Rockwell Automation rejects $27.6-billion offer from Emerson

2017-10-31 worldoil
DALLAS (Bloomberg) -- Rockwell Automation Inc., a major supplier of robotics software, rejected a $27.6-billion offer from Emerson Electric Inc., which is trying to rebuild following a restructuring. (11-0)

Rockwell Automation Rejects $27.6 Billion Offer From Emerson - Bloomberg

2017-10-31 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (11-0)

Stifel Financial's (SF) CEO Ron Kruszewski on Q7 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-10-31 seekingalpha
Good afternoon. My name is Christine and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the third quarter earnings conference call 2017. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers' remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions]. Thank you. (86-1)