Top 5 Financial Stocks To Own For 2019

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ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:ZTO) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 12, 2019 9:00 p.m. ET

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Operator

Good day, and welcome to the ZTO conference call and webcast. [Operator instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Sophie Li, IR director. Please go ahead.

Sophie Li — Investor Relations Director

Thank you, operator. Hello, everyone, and thank you for joining us today. The company’s results and the Investor Relations presentation were released earlier today and are available on the company’s IR website at ir.zto.com. On the call today from ZTO are Mr.

Meisong Lai, chairman and chief executive officer; and Ms. Huiping Yan, chief financial officer. Mr. Lai will give a brief overview of the company’s business operations and highlights, followed by Mrs.

Top 5 Financial Stocks To Own For 2019: Wells Fargo & Company(WFC)

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    Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) reported its second-quarter earnings Friday morning, and missed analysts’ expectations on both the top and bottom lines. In addition, the bank’s loan and deposit portfolios shrunk over the past year, and its profitability and efficiency both leave something to be desired. Here’s a rundown of the numbers, and what they mean for investors.

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    First Bank & Trust lifted its stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) by 17.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 23,676 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,562 shares during the quarter. Wells Fargo & Co accounts for about 1.0% of First Bank & Trust’s holdings, making the stock its 27th largest position. First Bank & Trust’s holdings in Wells Fargo & Co were worth $1,313,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Top 5 Financial Stocks To Own For 2019: Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania(UVSP)

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    The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) by 65.2% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 353,718 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 139,590 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company’s holdings in Univest Co. of Pennsylvania were worth $9,799,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Top 5 Financial Stocks To Own For 2019: New Century Bancorp Inc.(NC)

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Top 5 Financial Stocks To Own For 2019: PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust(PMT)

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    Pennymac Mortgage Investment (NYSE:PMT) shares reached a new 52-week high and low on Monday . The company traded as low as $18.60 and last traded at $18.62, with a volume of 19306 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $18.50.

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    Pennymac Mortgage Investment (NYSE:PMT) – Equities researchers at Wedbush lifted their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Pennymac Mortgage Investment in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, May 10th. Wedbush analyst J. Weaver now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $0.36 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.34. Wedbush also issued estimates for Pennymac Mortgage Investment’s Q2 2019 earnings at $0.43 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.43 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.52 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.74 EPS.

Top 5 Financial Stocks To Own For 2019: QCR Holdings Inc.(QCRH)

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    QCR (NASDAQ: QCRH) and Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings.

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    BidaskClub lowered shares of QCR (NASDAQ:QCRH) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Wednesday.

    Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of QCR from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. QCR has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $53.60.

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