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article | Analyst Forum May 28th, 2014

Revival of the Bank IPO

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?

By: Andrew J. Fitzgerald
interview | Analyst Forum May 9th, 2014

Solutions for Community Banks in the Public Markets: Q&A with Broker-Dealers

Broker-dealer representatives discuss ways community and regional banks can improve stock price and liquidity.

By: Maggie Chou
interview | Analyst Forum January 27th, 2014

Analyst Forum Interview: What Investors Want in M&A

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.

By: Naomi Snyder
interview | Analyst Forum October 28th, 2013

Analyst Forum Interview: Brett Rabatin

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.

By: Naomi Snyder
interview | Analyst Forum August 23rd, 2013

Analyst Forum Interview: Brian Gardner

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.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Analyst Forum July 25th, 2013

Banks Are Sunny In the Southwest

Don’t mess with Texas. The Lone Star State is helping Southwestern banks outperform the rest of the country.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
interview | Analyst Forum May 22nd, 2013

Analyst Forum Interview: Jim Sinegal

Morningstar analyst Jim Sinegal talks about his predictions for bank stocks and why he likes Wells Fargo, Capital One and FirstMerit.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Analyst Forum January 17th, 2013

Analyst Notes

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.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Analyst Forum January 2nd, 2013

The Consolidation Wave That Wasn’t

Crowe Horwath LLP looks at the reasons why deal volume has been so low.

By: Rick Childs
article | Analyst Forum November 30th, 2012

Loan Notes: Big Banks Lose Ground

The third quarter saw smaller banks growing loans faster than big banks.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer