Issues : Analyst Forum
Seven banks have filed for IPOs already this year, putting 2014 on pace to become the most active year for bank IPOs in a decade. What is fueling the increase in bank IPO activity, and is it sustainable?
Broker-dealer representatives discuss ways community and regional banks can improve stock price and liquidity.
Brad Milsaps of Sandler O’Neill & Partners talks about the M&A landscape, the banks most likely to acquire and what he likes to see in an M&A deal.
Bank Director magazine’s Naomi Snyder interviews Brett Rabatin with Sterne Agee & Leach about his top picks and what investors in bank stocks need now.
KBW analyst Brian Gardner gives his views on the chances that legislation will pass to break up the big banks, and when to expect the finalization of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Don’t mess with Texas. The Lone Star State is helping Southwestern banks outperform the rest of the country.
Morningstar analyst Jim Sinegal talks about his predictions for bank stocks and why he likes Wells Fargo, Capital One and FirstMerit.
Loan growth strongest in C&I and consumer loans; M&A will pick up gradually over 5-10 years; and few conversions of mutuals in 2012.
Crowe Horwath LLP looks at the reasons why deal volume has been so low.
The third quarter saw smaller banks growing loans faster than big banks.