Lender Processing Services, Inc.

  • Should You Follow This Title Insurer Into Mortgage Processing?

    By Robert Hanley - July 8, 2013 | Tickers: ELLI, FNF, LPS

    Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF), the country’s largest title insurer, split up its empire last decade in a bid to simplify operations and increase shareholder value.  The spinoff unit, payments technology provider Fidelity National Information Services, subsequently completed its own spinoff in 2008, floating its mortgage processing and technology subsidiary Lender Processing Services (NYSE: LPS), based on the same shareholder value rationale. However, with yields on its fixed income more »

  • High Growth Likely For These Real Estate Stocks

    By Mike Thiessen - January 22, 2013 | Tickers: ASPS, RESI, LPS

    On December 21, 2012, Luxembourg-based property management company Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ: ASPS) completed the spin-off of two of its former subsidiaries: Altisource Residential (NYSE: RESI) and Altisource Asset Management Corporation (AAMC). The deal unlocks a tremendous amount of value in ASPS's former subsidiaries and has already provided solid returns for investors who have continued to hold AAMC stock. In the coming months, this complex yet low-key spin-off may more »

  • An Insider’s Company Bought Altisource Shares

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - December 3, 2012 | Tickers: ASPS, FISV, LPS, WAC

    Brown’s Valley Development Company, which is owned by Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ: ASPS) Board member Michael Linn, has purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock according to a filing with the SEC. The buy took place on November 27, at an average price of $103.87 per share, and augments close to 16,000 shares that are owned by Linn, his children, and his trust. Altisource Portfolio more »

  • Insiders are Buying This Little-Known Tech Company, Should You?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - November 1, 2012 | Tickers: CLGX, FNF, FIS, FAF, LPS

    Of all the financial indicators used by investors today, insider-trading activity may be the most underused and underrated. As we've discussed time and time again, empirical studies have proven that individuals who mimic a company's most prominent insiders can beat the market by an average of 7 percentage points a year. That's no joke. Here's the full explanation of this phenomenon, but know this: we'll more »