Saturday Aug 16
Dateline Pittsburgh: 08/17/14
Jason Eberhardt joined BKD LLP as a member of its international tax services and state and local tax services divisions.
Banker & Tradesman
Berkshire Bank Recruits Small Biz Bankers In Upstate New York
Berkshire Bank recently recruited a new small business banking team to complement its expansion into New York's Capital District.
First Niagara Financial Group Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
First Niagara Financial Group has been given an average recommendation of "Hold" by the eleven brokerages that are currently covering the stock, American Banking News reports .
Stocks Coverage on the Regional Banks Industry -- First Republic...
The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 301.01, up 0.97%, with the index also advancing 0.80% in the previous three trading sessions.
First Niagara Financial Group Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
Shares of First Niagara Financial Group have earned an average rating of "Hold" from the eleven analysts that are covering the stock, American Banking & Market News reports .
First Niagara accounting chief leaving post
A high-ranking and recently promoted executive at First Niagara Financial Group Inc. will resign this week in order to take a new job outside of First Niagara's footprint.
First Niagara Financial Group Price Target Lowered to $8.00 at Barclays
The firm currently has an "underweight" rating on the stock. Barclays' target price indicates a potential downside of 9.30% from the stock's previous close.
CEO says First Niagara seeing returns on tech investment
The ambitious technology infrastructure overhaul announced by First Niagara Financial Group Inc. in January is already improving some of the company's operations.
First Niagara profit turns higher in 2Q
Net income at First Niagara Financial Group Inc. rose more than 4 percent during the second quarter, backed by a recent boost in lending activity and fee-based revenues.
First Niagara 2Q profits edge upward
First Niagara Financial Group Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter net income available to common shareholders of $66.2 million, or 19 cents per share, compared with $63.6 million, or 18 cents per share, and beating analysts' average EPS estimate by a penny.
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Is First Niagara Financial the Value Buy You've Been Looking For?
Let's take a little time today to review the bank in preparation for the market's reaction to the earnings release on Friday.