Top Financial Stocks
Financial stocks are moderately higher, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index advancing 0.9% and the S&P Financial 100 Index gaining 0.8%.
In company news, United Security Bancshares ( UBFO ) is up nearly 13% at $4.95 a share after reported unaudited consolidated Q3 earnings of $0.13 per share, up from a $0.09 per share profit during the same quarter last year.
Analyst estimates were not available for comparison.
In other sector news,
(+) PVTB, Posts Q3 net income of $0.42 per share, up from $0.27 gain in year-ago quarter and beating the Capital IQ consensus by $0.05. Net revenue largely unchanged from last year at $134.4 million, also topping forecasts by $2.4 mln.
(-) GS, Q3 revenue declines 19.5% year over year to $6.72 bln, trailing the Capital IQ consensus by around $500 mln. EPS of $2.88 matched Wall Street expectations.
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