NEW YORK, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE: FNF), Assured Guaranty Ltd (NYSE: AGO), Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ: WAFD), and Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: KRNY). According to an article on Market Realist, major financial stocks showed weaker performances last April. The weaker improvement in consumer sentiment mainly affected the performance of the Financial sector. Consumer sentiment stood at 97 last month, while the market expected it to be at 98. These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
Fidelity National Financial
Jacksonville, Florida headquartered Fidelity National Financial Inc.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 2.16% lower at $40.36. A total volume of 2.20 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.01 million shares. Over the last month and the previous three months, the Company's shares have advanced 5.60% and 11.51%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 19.65% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.81% and 11.61%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Fidelity National Financial, which together with its subsidiaries, provides title insurance, and technology and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 55.48.
On May 05th, 2017, research firm Monness Crespi & Hardt reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $42 a share to $45 a share.
On May 08th, 2017, Fidelity National Financial announced that FNF Group will present at the Barclays 2017 Americas Select Franchise Conference at 8:40 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Company's investor relations website. Your complete research report on FNF can be retrieved for free at:
Shares in Hamilton, Bermuda-based Assured Guaranty Ltd declined 0.86%, ending yesterday's session at $39.27 with a total trading volume of 743,344 shares. The stock has gained 1.47% in the past month and 4.34% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 1.63% above their 50-day moving average and 14.37% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Assured Guaranty, which through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 56.38.
On May 04th, 2017, Assured Guaranty, together with its consolidated entities, announced financial results for the three-month period ended March 31st, 2017. Net income was $317 million and non-GAAP operating income was $273 million for the quarter. Shareholders' equity per share, non-GAAP operating shareholders' equity per share, and non-GAAP adjusted book value per share reached new records at $53.95, $52.51, and $71.51, respectively, during Q1 2017. A free report on AGO is just a click away at:
On Tuesday, Seattle, Washington headquartered Washington Federal Inc.'s stock saw a decline of 1.34%, to close the day at $33.20. A total volume of 322,053 shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 1.99% in the last one month and 1.99% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 0.12% and 9.69% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Washington Federal, which operates as the bank holding company for Washington Federal, National Association that provides financial services in the US, have an RSI of 46.93.
On April 24th, 2017, Washington Federal celebrated its first 100 years in business. In its first century, the Bank has funded the bold visions of small businesses, national corporations, and individual homeowners. Founded in 1917 as a small neighborhood bank in Ballard, Washington, the Bank now operates 236 offices across eight states, and serves retail, small business, and commercial clients. Sign up for your complimentary research report on WAFD at:
Shares in Fairfield, New Jersey headquartered Kearny Financial Corp. ended the day 1.36% lower at $14.55. A total volume of 394,532 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 352,680 shares. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 0.27%. Furthermore, shares of Kearny Financial, which operates as the holding company for Kearny Bank that provides various banking products and services in the US, have an RSI of 40.86.
On April 27th, 2017, Kearny Financial reported Q3 2017 operating results. Net income for Q3 2017 was $4.1 million, or $0.05 per basic and diluted share. The Company's aggregate loan portfolio, excluding loans held for sale and the allowance for loan losses, increased by $148.7 million during the quarter. Nonperforming loans decreased to $21.0 million, and the allowance for loan losses increased to $27.6 million. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on KRNY at:
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