Webster Financial Corp

  • Do These Insider Sales Actually Matter?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - April 4, 2013 | Tickers: EXPR, FNFG, LTD, URBN, WBS

    In this article, we will examine two companies with recent large insider sales: Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) and Webster Financial (NYSE: WBS). Although we can only speculate as to the true motivation for the sales, investors can do more due diligence and determine whether there is a short sale opportunity or just a large red flag to avoid a certain company's stock.

    Now, the conventional wisdom is that it more »

  • Do These Insider Sales Actually Matter?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - April 3, 2013 | Tickers: EXPR, FNFG, LTD, URBN, WBS

    In this article, we will examine two companies with recent large insider sales: Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) and Webster Financial (NYSE: WBS). Although we can only speculate as to the true motivation for the sales, investors can do more due diligence and determine whether there is a short sale opportunity, or just a large red flag to avoid a certain company's stock.

    Now, the conventional wisdom is that it more »

  • Diebold's Diehard Competitors

    By Ramesh Malayappan - December 28, 2012 | Tickers: C, DBD, NCR, WBS

    A few months ago, Citibank (NYSE: C) quietly rolled out a new generation ATM (Automatic Teller Machine) in my city’s local retail location.  It was a cutting edge ATM, manufactured by Nautilus Hyosung, a Korean-based manufacturer. According to this company’s website, they pride themselves on “effectively integrat[ing] its software development capabilities with its sound hardware manufacturing platforms with speed and flexibility.”  Well said and amply validated through more »

  • 2 Bank Stocks to Avoid, 1 to Consider in 2012

    By Christopher French - February 7, 2012 | Tickers: SVBI, SIVB, SNV, WBS

    This is the last of a series of articles I have written on money center and regional banks. In the following article I look at three mid-tier banks, and conclude with one that represents what I believe to be the weakest of any regional bank with over $10 billion in assets.

    Of real concern with a few banks still is their indebtedness to the U.S. Treasury due to the more »