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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.

By: Keefe Bruyette & Woods
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.

By: Peyton Green
article | Analyst Forum 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.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Analyst Forum 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?

By: Naomi Snyder
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.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Analyst Forum August 9th, 2011

Bank stocks plummet: It’s the economy, stupid.

Bank stocks get hurt the worst when there are worries about the economy and the debt downgrade is no welcome news, either.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Analyst Forum July 27th, 2011

Inside Ownership: Which Banks Like “Home Cooking”?

One analyst takes a look at the insider ownership of today’s financial institutions to truly determine how many real dollars senior management and directors are investing in their own banks’ stock.

By: Chris Marinac
article | Analyst Forum June 10th, 2011

Why bank stocks are performing so badly

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods chairman and CEO John Duffy gives his update on the banking industry, looking at profitability, stocks and the M&A market.

By: Naomi Snyder