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Stocks with insider trader activity include JPM, FNFG, HUBG, GME and OPK
AFB DPM FNFG ETE PFE are going ex-dividend Wednesday, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, 5:00 AM ET
Only two of the 24 regional bank index components are higher post earnings: Bank of America is up 5% and PNC is up just 1%.
In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.
Slowing manufacturing growth in the U.S. and China adds to last week's worries over emerging markets, sending bank stocks sharply lower.
Most bank stocks ended lower on Friday, as the broad market followed overseas markets down over emerging-market currency fears.
Stocks with insider trader activity include CA, DFS, RCII, BPOP and FNFG
First Niagara Financial Group was a leading decliner within the banking industry, falling $0.13 (-1.5%) to $8.68 on heavy volume
Bank stocks had another weak showing Monday, on slowing housing sales and concerns over a slowdown in emerging economies.
The bank's costly four-year investment program is necessary, but that's a very long wait for investors. You can jump back in later.
Most large-cap U.S. bank stocks headed sharply lower Friday, as investors fretted over an outflow of capital from Turkey and Argentina.
First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG) falls after after the company forecast 2014 earnings could fall under Wall Street estimates. First Niagara reported that its fourth-quarter profit increased 27% to $77.7 million, but the company said that its operating income in 2014 would fall between 72 cents a share and 75 cents a share. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expected on 79 cents a share. The stock dropped as much as 12% on Friday, the biggest drop for the Buffalo-based company since Dec. 2008, according to Bloomberg.
Trade-Ideas LLC identified First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG) as a "water-logged and getting wetter" (weak stocks crossing below support with today's range greater than 200%) candidate
Investors in First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. saw new options begin trading this week, for the March 22nd expiration.
Redesigned Products and Processes Demonstrate Company's Continued Commitment to Small Business Customers
Jim Cramer answers Twitter questions on whether SodaStream can recover, Lululemon's new CEO and First Niagara.
Company Enhancing In-Branch Customer Service Capabilities While Also Investing Further in Online, Mobile and Telephone Banking Capabilities
A year ago 17 of the 24 regional banks in the banking index had buy or strong buy ratings. This year begins with all 24 sporting hold ratings.
Most large U.S. banks saw their shares rise during an abbreviated holiday trading session.
First Niagara Financial Group was a leading decliner within the banking industry, falling $0.57 (-5.3%) to $10.22 on heavy volume
The Cincinnati lender's shares were up over 1% Thursday, after investors took a breather from Wednesday's 'Fed taper' euphoria.
The Buffalo, N.Y. lender's shares sink nearly 4% after interim CEO Gary Crosby is named permanent CEO.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Friday, shares of First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. were yielding above the 3% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.32), with the stock changing hands as low as $10.62 on the day.
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