The real estate investment trust is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings on May 1. Analysts, on average, anticipate earnings of 30 cents a share on revenue of $228.22 million."We expect Kimco will continue to make solid progress monetizing non-strategic retail and non-retail assets but this is potentially offset against an environment of a rising average in-place interest rate due to a combination of a moderate rise in rates and shift towards fixed rate, term debt," Wells Fargo analysts wrote in a Feb. 10 report. "Our 2012 FFO per share estimate remains $1.25 but we are reducing our 2013 FFO per share estimate to $1.25 from $1.30. We are increasing our valuation range from $18.50-$20.00 to $18.75-$20.00. Maintain Market Perform rating." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 3.9% Rated "B (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's fourth-quarter gross profit margin increased from the previous year. In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth decreased 5.05% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $22.14. The stock closed Thursday at $19.28 and has risen 18.72% year to date.
CVB Financial "CVBF shares have increased roughly 60% since the banking sector bottomed at the beginning of October and we believe they reflect a relatively full valuation at 1.9x TBV/share and 14x our 2012 EPS estimate," Wunderlich Securities analysts wrote in a March 22 report. "We remain encouraged by management's actions over the past several quarters to clean up the balance sheet and compete from a position of strength in Southern California. However, we believe such progress is largely discounted in the current share price, and the lack of a near-term catalyst to drive the shares meaningfully higher moves us to the sidelines at this point." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 2.9% Rated "B (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's fourth-quarter gross profit margin increased from the prior year. In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 11.02% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $13.73. The stock closed Thursday at $11.78 and has risen 17.21% year to date.