NEW YORK, February 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
This morning's research shifts the focus of Stock-Callers.com on four Credit Services equities, which are Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF), Navient Corp. (NASDAQ: NAVI), Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), and Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX). These firms belong to the Financials sector, which has received an "Outperform" rating from Charles Schwab on February 09th, 2017, due to the sector's growing financial strength, improving consumer finances, and reduced regulatory burden. Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
Capital One Financial
On Wednesday, shares in McLean, Virginia headquartered Capital One Financial Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.82 million shares. The stock ended the day at $92.89, rising 0.04% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have advanced 7.42% in the last one month, 13.79% in the previous three months, and 6.97% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.92% and 23.72%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Capital One Financial, which operates as the bank holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association; and Capital One, National Association, which provide various financial products and services in the US, the UK, and Canada, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 66.48.
On February 02nd, 2017, Capital One Financial announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share payable February 24th, 2017, to stockholders of record as of February 13th, 2017.
On February 17th, 2017, research firm Goldman upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. Free research report on COF is available at:
Wilmington, Delaware headquartered Navient Corp.'s stock climbed 0.32%, finishing yesterday's session at $15.51 with a total trading volume of 1.58 million shares. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 8.02%. Shares of the Company, which provides financial products and services in the US, have an RSI of 45.52.
On January 31st, 2017, research firm Wedbush initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $16.50 per share.
On February 21st, 2017, Navient announced that Christian Lown will join the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 27th, 2017. Somsak Chivavibul, current CFO, will spearhead the launch of a new enterprise-wide decision management center. Lown comes to Navient with over 20 years of experience in investment banking and equity research and sales in the US and Asia. The complimentary research report on NAVI can be downloaded at:
Discover Financial Services
Shares in Riverwoods, Illinois-based Discover Financial Services ended the session 0.17% lower at $71.17. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.72 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 3.17% in the last one month and 7.91% over the previous three months. The stock is trading 0.69% above its 50-day moving average and 17.69% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Discover Financial Services, which operates as a direct banking and payment services company in the US, have an RSI of 58.09.
On February 07th, 2017, JCB International Co., Ltd, the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd, announced the launch of JCB card acceptance through Kazkommertsbank which is one of the largest commercial banks in the Commonwealth of Independent States and the largest by assets in Kazakhstan. This arrangement was achieved based on the strategic relationship between Discover and JCB starting in 2006, which has enabled JCB card acceptance on the Discover Network in the US, and Discover card acceptance on the JCB network in Japan. Visit us today and access our complete research report on DFS at:
At the closing bell on Wednesday, Atlanta, Georgia headquartered Equifax Inc.'s stock dropped 0.23%, finishing at $129.06. A total volume of 1.12 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 854,730 shares. The Company's shares have gained 9.21% in the last month, 6.46% over the previous three months, and 9.16% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 7.10% and 2.89% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Equifax, which provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers, have an RSI of 72.64.
On February 10th, 2017, research firm Stifel reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $131 a share to $144 a share.
On February 21st, 2017, Equifax announced the expansion of its largest global technology center, located in Santiago, Chile. With this new expansion, the Company expects to hire more than 50 new engineers in the coming months, which will be focused on developing innovative analytical and big data solutions to produce insights for all 24 of Equifax's markets. Get free access to your research report on EFX at:
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