Investors Should Watch: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:SAN), BankUnited (NYSE:BKU), Community Bank System Inc. (NYSE:CBU), CIM Commercial Trust (NASDAQ:CMCT)


On 20 January Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) has entered an agreement to acquire a minority interest in Eurasia Drilling Company Limited, despite US sanctions on Russia. On Monday shares of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) closed at $83.68. Company’s sales growth for last 5 years was 16.30% and EPS growth for next 5 years is recorded as 10.52%.

Banco Santander S.A. (NYSE:SAN)’s board of directors on 16 January approved changes that simplify its corporate structure, reducing the number of divisions from 15 to 11, while further enhancing risk management. These changes will contribute to improve the bank’s ability to respond to customers’ needs and to accomplish the ambitious financial and business targets it has set. Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:SAN) in last trading activity advanced 1.30% to close at $7.03. Company weekly performance is 1.15% while its quarterly performance stands at -17.87%. Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:SAN) is -30.15% away from its 52 week high.

On 22 January BankUnited, Inc.’s (NYSE:BKU) fourth-quarter 2014 earnings came in at 45 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. However, earnings came in 10% lower than the year-ago quarter figure of 50 cents. On last trading day BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) remains unchanged to close at $28.32. Its volatility for the week is 2.41% while volatility for the month is 1.94%. BKU’s sales growth for past 5 years was 18.50% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 8.80%. BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) monthly performance is -2.65%.

Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) on 21st January reported fourth quarter 2014 net income of $23.1 million, an increase of 49.5% compared with $15.5 million earned for the fourth quarter of 2013. Diluted earnings per share totaled $0.56 for the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with $0.38 per share reported in the fourth quarter of 2013, which included $0.15 per share of acquisition expenses and net losses on sales of investment securities and debt extinguishments. Full year net income increased by $12.5 million, or 15.9%, and earnings per share of $2.22 were $0.28 or 14.4% higher than 2013.Community Bank System Inc. (NYSE:CBU) has 1.30% insider ownership while its institutional ownership stands at 65.10%. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $35.00.

On January 14, 2014, CIM Commercial Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCT), the Borrower’s existing Lenders and Bank of America, N.A., as Administrative Agent (the “Administrative Agent”), entered into an amendment (the “First Amendment”) to the Borrower’s Credit Agreement, dated as of September 30, 2014, among the Borrower, the Lenders party thereto and the Administrative Agent. On last trading day CIM Commercial Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCT) advanced 2.66% to close at $15.45. Its volatility for the week is 3.36% while volatility for the month is 5.24%. CMCT’s sales growth for past 5 years was -5.00% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was -22.90%. CIM Commercial Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCT) monthly performance is -1.09%.


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