Top Financial Stocks To Own For 2018

President and CEO of Transunion (NYSE:TRU) James M Peck sold 215,381 shares of TRU on 12/15/2017 at an average price of $54.8 a share. The total sale was $11.8 million.

TransUnion is a risk and information solutions provider. It obtains financial, credit, alternative credit, identity, bankruptcy, lien, judgment, insurance claims, automotive and other relevant information. TransUnion has a market cap of $10.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.46 with a P/E ratio of 43.02 and P/S ratio of 5.57.

CEO Recent Trades:

President and CEO James M Peck sold 215,381 shares of TRU stock on 12/15/2017 at the average price of $54.8. The price of the stock has increased by 1.2% since.President and CEO James M Peck sold 35,886 shares of TRU stock on 12/01/2017 at the average price of $54.93. The price of the stock has increased by 0.96% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

Director, Senior Officer Joel Aaron Freudman, bought 2,000,000 shares of TRU stock on 11/29/2017 at the average price of $0.17. EVP – Consumer Interactive John T Danaher sold 25,000 shares of TRU stock on 12/05/2017 at the average price of $54.92. The price of the stock has increased by 0.98% since.Director John Macdonald Robertson, sold 464,830 shares of TRU stock on 11/29/2017 at the average price of $0.17. Director R. Gordon Wheaton, sold 1,535,170 shares of TRU stock on 11/29/2017 at the average price of $0.17. EVP – US Information Service Christopher A Cartwright sold 234,565 shares of TRU stock on 11/21/2017 at the average price of $55.05. The price of the stock has increased by 0.74% since.

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Top Financial Stocks To Own For 2018: PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust(PMT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    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 Financial Stocks To Own For 2018: Territorial Bancorp Inc.(TBNK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Shares of Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $33.50.

Top Financial Stocks To Own For 2018: Shore Bancshares Inc(SHBI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Media coverage about Shore Bancshares (NASDAQ:SHBI) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Shore Bancshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.376414932679 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Top Financial Stocks To Own For 2018: Tree.com Inc.(TREE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The stock market climbed sharply on Thursday, responding well to favorable earnings results from several corners of the market. Major benchmarks were up 1% to 2%, with particularly good performance from the Nasdaq Composite thanks to the tech sector’s outperformance during the day. Yet some stocks suffered from bad news that cast doubt on companies’ ability to benefit from generally favorable business conditions. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Arch Coal (NYSE:ARCH), and LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE) were among the worst performers on the day. Here’s why they did so poorly.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

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    LendingTree opened at $271.05 on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. The company has a market capitalization of $3.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 89.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 1.77. LendingTree has a 12-month low of $269.95 and a 12-month high of $278.10. The company has a current ratio of 3.33, a quick ratio of 3.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73.

Top Financial Stocks To Own For 2018: Meridian Interstate Bancorp Inc.(EBSB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning.

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