CFR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Fitch Reviews Regional Banks - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    Recently, Fitch Ratings concluded the peer review of 16 mid-tier regional banks. The group includes banks with total assets ...
  2. Profit Rises at Texas Capital - Analyst Blog

    October 26, 2012
    Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (TCBI) has reported impressive results for third quarter 2012 with operating earnings of 8 ...
  3. PNC Financial and Other Big Movers In Financial on October 12, ...

    October 12, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading ...
  4. Texas Capital: A Nickel Ahead - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (TCBI) reported second-quarter 2012 operating earnings of 76 cents per share, surpassing the ...
  5. Bank Of The Ozarks Hitting Accelerator In A Low-Growth Environment

    July 17, 2012
    Although a great bank growth story, Bank of the Ozarks is no bargain. Even with the assumption of high-teens return on equity ...
  6. BOK Financial Downgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 16, 2012
    We are downgrading our recommendation on BOK Financial Corp. (BOKF) to Neutral from Outperform based on the persistent low ...
  7. BOK Financial Upgraded - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    We are upgrading our recommendation on BOK Financial Corp. (BOKF) to Outperform from Neutral based on the improvements in ...
  8. BOK Financial Branches Out

    April 27, 2011
    Outside of Oklahoma, very few have heard of George Kaiser, America's 29th richest person.
  9. Hudson City Bancorp: The Bull Case

    April 15, 2011
    Hudson City Bancorp has sold off to a multi-year low, as vultures pick it apart due to funding issues and growth concerns.
  10. Comerica Gets Bigger - But "Better" Has To Wait

    January 19, 2011
    Comerica is paying a premium to expand its Texas footprint, while earnings growth is being driven by reserve releases.
  11. Watch A Bank's Liabilities

    May 3, 2010
    The Federal Reserve will eventually raise interest rates, raising the cost of funds for many banks.
  12. Profits Or Peril: The Dichotomy Of Regional Banks

    August 20, 2009
    These two regional banks may be perfect for long-term plays.
  13. Commercial And Industrial Loan Defaults Rise

    March 10, 2009
    The default rate on C&I loans is moving higher and will probably exceed peaks seen at previous cycles given the current economy.
  14. No Regrets So Far For Banks That Said No

    February 20, 2009
    Four banks that turned down government TARP capital reported strong Q4 results and have no regrets.
  15. January Effect - Fact Or Fiction For 2009?

    January 26, 2009
    A review of three ETFs focuses on different asset classes to help prove or dispel the notion of a January gift of positive ...
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