$384.2 million in asset-backed securities affected New York, October 26, 2022 — Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has placed 9 Verizon Master Trust Notes under review for possible upgrade. The collateral underlying the transactions consists of device payment plans which are installment loans to individuals and businesses used to finance theRead More →

The Slick Cash Loan online financial service offers fast financial assistance to meet the urgent financial needs of people across the United States. Slick Cash Loan, the online financial service renowned for its quick and readily available financial solutions, helps people across the United States overcome their need for urgentRead More →

Merchant sales volume for the e-learning market has grown 350% since 2019 for education and professional development providers using Splitit white-label buy now, pay later (BNPL). Splitit has more than 100 clients offering online or offline training, including upGrad, Simplilearn, Fortuna Admissions, ThinkLouder, and Knowledgehut, according to a Wednesday, SeptemberRead More →

Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:WASH – Get an assessment) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 16, the wall street journal reports. Shareholders of record on Monday October 3 will receive a dividend of 0.54 per share from the financial services provider on Friday October 7. This represents an annualizedRead More →

The donation coincides with the 20th anniversary of the mentorship program launched by Barclays WILMINGTON, Del., September 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Barclays today announced a $1 million investment in EastSide Charter School and Community Discovery STEM Hub. Barclays’ donation over the 2022-2024 period will support the growth of EastSide’s mentorshipRead More →

The following discussion is an analysis of the Company’s results of operations for years shown and was derived from the audited consolidated financial statements of Greene County Bancorp, Inc. This discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and related notes. SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKINGRead More →

Many people have bad credit for several reasons. These include late payments, delinquent loans, too frequent credit card applications, or filing for bankruptcy. If you have bad credit, it’s easy to get approved for short-term options like payday loans, pawn loans, car title loans, or personal installment loans. Even peopleRead More →

Americans are sadly in debt, with bloated credit card balances grabbing headlines as inflation eats away at paychecks. But there’s a new kid in the finance block. The so-called “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) industry is taking the United States by storm. The number of Americans who have used theRead More →

The purpose of this discussion is to focus on the important factors affecting the Company’s financial condition, results of operations, liquidity and capital resources. This discussion should be read in conjunction with the Company’s Consolidated Financial Statements and the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements presented in Part I, ItemRead More →

Pgiam/iStock via Getty Images This article has the main objective Global Acceptance Society (NASDAQ: WRLD). Investment Portfolio Discipline Summary “Blockdesk’s Standard Performance Comparison Fund invests in stocks whenever market maker hedging activity predicts 80% or more of the stock to come the price range should be up and 10% orRead More →

Today in B2B payments, FLEETCOR adds Accrualify to continue diversifying its portfolio, as the digital B2B payments shift comes to Wall Street with the Plastiq SPAC deal with Colonnade Acquisition Corp. II. Additionally, consumer convenience comes to B2B payments with the addition of integrated finance, and CFOs are keeping linesRead More →

United Bancshares (NASDAQ: UBOH – Get a rating) and First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE: FCF – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations andRead More →

Shell Asset Management Co. reduced its stake in Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) by 47.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The institutional investor held 15,051 shares of the bank after selling 13,791 shares during the period. Shell Asset Management Co.’s holdings in Customers BancorpRead More →

Returning for its second securitization of 2022 and its twelfth auto securitization overall, the Foursight Capital Automobile Receivables Trust is set to raise some $209.1 million in asset-backed securities (ABS), in a deal that will take a better combination of prime collateral, and the so-called Greenlight Loans. Greenlight loans referRead More →

Richmond Mutual Insurance Society (NASDAQ:RMBI – Get a rating) and Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ: CWBC – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which stock is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk, and analyst recommendations. Analyst RecommendationsRead More →

Dupont Capital Management Corp has acquired a new stake in Enova International, Inc. (NYSE: ENVA – Get a rating) during the first trimester, HoldingsChannel reports. The company bought 3,808 shares of the credit service provider, valued at around $145,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently boughtRead More →

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK – Get a rating) and Old Second Bancorp (NASDAQ: OSBC – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings. Profitability This tableRead More →

Senator Joe Manchin said Monday that he is not deterred by threats of the Republican leader of the Senate to sink a bipartisan bill strengthening economic competitiveness against China. “I will not leave if someone wants to threaten me or hold me hostage, if I can help the country,” theRead More →

Akbank TAS (OTCMKTS: AKBTY – Get a rating) and Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ: WABC – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and institutional ownership. Volatility and risk Akbank TAS hasRead More →

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 theRead More →

First Foundation (NASDAQ: FFWM – Get a rating) and Invest (NASDAQ: ISTR – 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 dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation. BenefitsRead More →

American Bank (OTCMKTS: AMBK – Get a rating) and Evans Bancorp (NYSE: EVBN – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, and analyst recommendations. Analyst Recommendations ThisRead More →

Greene County Bank (NASDAQ: GCBC – Get a rating) and Cullman Bancorp (NASDAQ: CULL – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which company is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, and institutional ownership. Insider and Institutional OwnershipRead More →

Popular financial services (NASDAQ:PFIS – Get a rating) and Professional (NASDAQ: PFHD – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which business is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership. Profitability ThisRead More →

Blue Ridge Bankshares (NASDAQ: BRBS – Get a rating) and Peoples Financial (OTCMKTS: PFBX – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which stock is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.Read More →

Analysts expect First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM – Get a rating) will report sales of $92.41 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts made estimates of First Foundation’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $90.20 million and the highest is $95.12 million. First Foundation reported sales of $71.95Read More →

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 aRead More →

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. FirstRead More →

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 ofRead More →

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATY – Get a rating) and BEO Bancorp (OTCMKTS: BEOB – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares theRead More →

Analysts predict that Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:WASH – Get a rating) will report sales of $54.15 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts provided earnings estimates for Washington Trust Bancorp, with the lowest sales estimate of $53.40 million and the highest estimate of $54.90 million.Read More →

Wall Street analysts predict that Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: WASH – Get a rating) will report earnings per share of $0.91 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts provided earnings estimates for Washington Trust Bancorp. The highest EPS estimate is $0.92 and the lowest is $0.89. WashingtonRead More →

Lending standards for business loans remained largely unchanged in the first quarter of 2022, according to the Federal Reserve opinion survey of senior loan officers published today. Lenders reported a general relaxation of standards for consumer loans during the survey period. THIS. Commercial and industrial lending standards for businesses ofRead More →

Bancorp Company (NASDAQ: EBTC – Get a rating) and Cambridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATC – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings. Dividends Enterprise BancorpRead More →

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% andRead More →

Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ: WABC – Get a rating) and BANCO DO BRASIL/S (OTCMKTS: BDORY – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership. DividendsRead More →

Suncrest Bank (OTCMKTS: SBKK – Get a rating) and Lakeland Bancorp (NASDAQ: LBAI – 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, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.Read More →