Analyst Forum

  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • July 13th, 2012

Bank M&A Deal Volume, Pricing Remains Steady

SNL Financial gives its latest update on pricing and volume.

  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • June 27th, 2012

Bank stocks: “It’s really been a lost decade.”

Steven Hovde of The Hovde Group, an investment bank for the financial services sector, predicts that housing and Europe will hold down economic growth and hurt banks.

  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • June 15th, 2012

Analyst Report: Community Banks Saw Improving Metrics In The First Quarter

Community banks are doing better. But bigger still seems to mean better.

  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • May 7th, 2012

First Quarter Bank Earnings Beat Expectations

Investment bank Keefe, Bruyette & Woods posts a summary on first quarter bank earnings.

  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • May 1st, 2012

What’s Ahead?

Analyst Peyton Green of Sterne Agee & Leach talks about his favorite bank stocks and what the future holds.

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  • April 25th, 2012

Southeast Bank Stock Multiples Improve, and M&A pricing gets better

Monroe Securities Inc., an investment banking firm in Chicago that specializes in community banks, reports on banks in the Southeast.

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  • April 13th, 2012

Who Will Break-up the Big Banks?

Much has been said about the need to break-up the biggest banks in this country. Will it ever happen?

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  • February 28th, 2012

What A Bank Analyst Looks For

Ken Usdin of Jefferies & Co., Inc, shares what he looks for when investing in a bank and what he sees is the future for the financial industry.

  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • February 6th, 2012

Industry Overview: Asset Quality Concerns Marred 2011 Performance

Banks are well capitalized but credit needs to improve and investors need clarity on the years ahead.

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  • January 24th, 2012

Profitability Crunch

Analyst Scott Siefers talks about how difficult it will be for banks going forward and what banks will outperform.