Hot Financial Stocks Watch List: BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) – BANF, USB, WFC, PNFP, CPSS, WDR

Investors responded positively to the financial stocks on Tuesday. Major moves were observed in Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP) and Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc (NASDAQ:CPSS) on percentage gainers side while Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc (NYSE:WDR) was prominent stock on percentage losers side.

BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) reported on Tuesday that fiscal Q1 profit moved down, as interest rates remained at record low levels.

The company announced net income fell to $13.4 million or $0.86 a share from $14.0 million or $0.91 a share in the similar quarter a year ago.

Thomson Reuters analysts survey most recently forecasted to earn $0.78 a share for three months period.

BancFirst Corporation’s YTD performance was recorded as -0.95% while its market capitalization was $635.48 million. The company has P/B ratio of 1.22 while P/E ratio was booked as 12.40. Institutional ownership owns 33.42% shares of the company while beta factor, which is used to measure riskiness of the security, was 0.77. Net profit margin of the company was 20.55%.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) declared fiscal Q1 profit met Wall Street estimates but the lender’s net interest margins narrowed and mortgage-banking revenue moved down. Shares of the fifth-biggest United States commercial bank by assets stock tumbled almost 3 % after the news.
Quarterly net profit moved up to $1.43 billion or 73 cents a share, from $1.34 billion or 67 cents a share in previous year.

U.S. Bancorp has market capitalization of $60.97 billion. Its debt to equity ratio was 1.33 while its shares were lagging behind SMA50 with -2.96. The company offered earnings per share of 2.84 while its 1.86 billion shares were outstanding. YTD performance of the stock was 3.02%.

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) has the market capitalization of $196.00 billion. The company’s EPS was 3.53 while its 5.27 billion shares were outstanding. Its institutional ownership was 77.95%. Shares of the company were moving ahead of SMA50 with 2.23% while its YTD performance was 9.19%.

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