Financial Stocks on Investors' Radar -- PNC Financial Services, Great Western Bancorp, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial, and LendingTree

NEW YORK, September 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- is currently reviewing the following equities: The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: PNC), Great Western Bancorp. Inc. (NYSE: GWB), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: MTU), and LendingTree Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE). These companies belong to the Financial sector which was moderately lower in afternoon trade on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. As per the article stated in NASDAQ, the NYSE Financial Sector Index fell 0.3%, while the financial companies stocks in the S&P 500 Index dropped about 0.3%.  Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:

The PNC Financial Services Group  

At the close on Wednesday, shares in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania headquartered The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. rose 1.38%, ending the day at $90.10. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.31 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 2.60 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 10.34% in the last one month and 0.78% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.20% and 4.94%, respectively. Moreover, shares of PNC Financial Services Group, which operates as a diversified financial services company in the US and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 84.27.

On August 25th, 2016, PNC Bank announced that it is rolling out upgrades to its 9,000 ATMs to improve security and convenience for customers. The upgrades enable ATMs to read EMV, or "chip" cards, which are harder to counterfeit than traditional magnetic stripe-only cards. The company noted that beginning October 1st,  the fraud liability for MasterCard will shift to the ATM owner, making it essential that all machines are up to date. Visa will shift liability in October, 2017.

On August 31st, 2016, research firm Keefe Bruyette resumed its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock. PNC complete research report is just a click away and free at:

Great Western Bancorp. 

Shares in Sioux Falls, South Dakota headquartered Great Western Bancorp. Inc. ended the day 0.26% higher at $34.24. A total volume of 614,016 shares was traded, which was higher than their three months average volume of 409,450 shares. In the last month and the previous three months, the stock has gained 7.32% and 0.77%, respectively. Moreover, the Company's shares have advanced 19.75% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.74% and 16.32%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Great Western Bancorp, which operates as the bank holding company for Great Western Bank that provides business and agribusiness banking, retail banking, and wealth management services, have an RSI of 70.27.

On July 28th, 2016, Great Western Bancorp, reported net income of $26.4 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30th, 2016, compared to net income of $28.8 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the same quarter of FY15. Adjusted net income, excluding $12.2 million of one-time acquisition expenses related to the HF acquisition, was $33.9 million, or $0.59 per diluted share. Net interest income was $93.6 million for Q3 FY16, an increase of $7.3 million, or 8.5%, compared to Q3 FY15. The complimentary report on GWB can be downloaded at:

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group  

On Wednesday, shares in Tokyo, Japan headquartered Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. finished 3.18% higher at $5.51. A total volume of 3.96 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.39 million shares. The stock has advanced 11.54% in the last one month and 14.32% over the previous three months. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 12.67% and 7.90%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, which through its subsidiaries, provides financial services in Japan and internationally, have an RSI of 72.04.

On August 1st, 2016, the company reported that its profits declined 32% to 188.9 billion yen to for the three months ended June 30th, 2016, compared to year earlier profits of 277.8 billion yen. The company's net interest income declined to 502.0 billion yen in Q1 FY16, from net interest income of 545.3 billion yen in Q1 FY15. Sign up for your complimentary research report on MTU at:


Charlotte, North Carolina-based LendingTree Inc.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 399,240 shares at the end of yesterday's session and closed the day at $97.00, falling 3.99%. The stock has advanced 10.42% in the previous three months and 8.65% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 9.47%. Additionally, shares of LendingTree, which through its subsidiaries, operates an online loan marketplace for consumers seeking loans and other credit-based offerings in the US, have an RSI at 40.33. Get free access to your research report on TREE at:


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