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(WDR) Waddell & Reed Financial – Growth & Income

Shares of Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (WDR) have been on the rise since this mutual fund asset manager announced better-than-expected third-quarter results in late October, including a hike in its quarterly cash dividend. This Zacks #2...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (WDR) Waddell & Reed Financial – Growth & Income | Continued

(JEF) Knight Capital Group to Merge with Getco

The Global Electronic Trading Company or Getco LLC is all set to acquire the troubled automated trading firm Knight Capital Group, Inc. (KCG) for $1.4 billion. The cash and stock deal

28Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (JEF) Knight Capital Group to Merge with Getco | Continued

(WDR) Waddell & Reed Financial Beats Expectations by a Penny

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.’s (WDR) fourth-quarter earnings of 39 cents per share were only a penny ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate. This compares favorably with a one-cent loss in the prior-year quarter. Results for...

1Feb2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WDR) Waddell & Reed Financial Outshines Again

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.’s (WDR) third-quarter earnings came in at 37 cents per share, four pennies ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 33 cents. However, this compares unfavorably with earnings of 40 cents in the prior-year...

1Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

($BLK) BlackRock, Inc. – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) reported solid second-quarter results on July 21 that marked a nice improvement from just last quarter. The company is also working on closing a deal to acquire Barclay’s lucrative iSHares ETF business for $13.5 billion.

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22Jul2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(JEF) Jefferies Group, Inc. – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

Jefferies Group, Inc. (JEF) pre-released very impressive second-quarter results on June 24 that are far ahead of analyst expectations.

Company Description

Jefferies Group, Inc., with its subsidiaries, operates as a securities...

8Jul2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(NITE) Knight Capital Group, Inc. – Value – Zacks Rank Buy

Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NITE), the financial services firm, is profiting from volatility in the various trading markets. The company has surprised on estimates 3 out of the last 4 quarters by an average of 32.92%. Knight Capital is trading at 10x forward earnings.

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6Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(LAB) Labranche & Co. – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

Labranche & Co.’s (LAB) estimates have been steadily rising for the last few months, with the current-year estimate jumping 9 cents to 72 cents per share in just the last 7 days.

Labranche & Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a registered...

3Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(LAB) LaBranche & Co – Crushed Analysts’ Estimates – 141% surprise

LaBranche & Co Inc. (LAB) analysts have substantially raised estimates since the company’s last earnings announcement.

Company Description

LaBranche & Co Inc. is a holding company that is the sole member of LaBranche Co. LLC and owns all the outstanding stock of Henderson...

18Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(LAB) LaBranche & Co – a 141% earnings surprise

LaBranche & Co Inc. (LAB) analysts have substantially raised estimates since the company’s last earnings announcement.

Company Description

LaBranche & Co Inc. is a holding company that is the sole member of LaBranche Co. LLC and owns all the outstanding stock of Henderson...

29Jan2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(NITE) Knight Capital Group – global markets business drove its revenue growth, up 43%

Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NITE) is fresh off the heels of impressive fourth-quarter results in which revenue was up 28% from last year. The company also recently announced it is selling its unprofitable hedge fund division in order to focus on its core business of electronic trading services.

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29Jan2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GHL) – Greenhill & Co – estimates have continued to rise, in spite of all the volatility engulfing the financial sector

Greenhill & Co. (GHL) continues to distinguish itself from its Wall Street brethren by avoiding risky bets and growing its earnings. The company’s share price has been rallying since July.

Company Description

Greenhill & Co., with its subsidiaries, operates as...

17Oct2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GHL) – Greenhill & Co – estimates have continued to rise, in spite of all the volatility engulfing the financial sector

Greenhill & Co. (GHL) continues to distinguish itself from its Wall Street brethren by avoiding risky bets and growing its earnings. The company’s share price has been rallying since July.

Company Description

Greenhill & Co., with its subsidiaries, operates as...

15Oct2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GHL) – Greenhill & Co – estimates have continued to rise, in spite of all the volatility engulfing the financial sector

Greenhill & Co. (GHL) continues to distinguish itself from its Wall Street brethren by avoiding risky bets and growing its earnings. The company’s share price has been rallying since July.

Company Description

Greenhill & Co., with its subsidiaries, operates as...

9Oct2008 | | 0 comments | Continued