STI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Challenging Conditions And Conservatism Keeping U.S. Bancorp ...

    June 13, 2013
    The banking market hasn't gotten much better so far this summer, but U.S. Bancorp is still attractively priced for the long ...
  2. Simpler Looks Better For First Horizon

    May 6, 2013
    Deprioritizing non-strategic lending and refocusing on regional banking should be good for First Horizon in the long-term. ...
  3. BankUnited Beats, Top Line Up - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    BankUnited, Inc. (BKU) reported its fourth quarter 2012 earnings of 61 cents per share, substantially beating the Zacks Consensus ...
  4. SunTrust Beats on Higher Top Line - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    SunTrust Banks Inc.'s (STI) fourth-quarter 2012 earnings came in at 65 cents per share, marginally beating the Zacks Consensus ...
  5. JPMorgan Preview: Will It Miss? - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) prepares to release its fourth-quarter 2012 results before the opening bell tomorrow, Wednesday, ...
  6. Highwoods Expands in Greensboro - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    North Carolina-based real estate investment trust (REIT), Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) recently acquired two new Class ...
  7. Foreclosure Mess Finally Resolved - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Homeowners whose properties were wrongly foreclosed as well as the entire housing sector can now breathe a sigh of relief. ...
  8. Fitch Affirms Ratings of 14 Banks - Analyst Blog

    October 31, 2012
    Fitch Ratings has affirmed its Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) on 14 large regional banks. This follows a thorough review of ...
  9. BNY Mellon to Redeem $550M TruPS - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) - also known as BNY Mellon - has announced that it will redeem trust preferred ...
  10. Stock Market News for October 23, 2012 - Market News

    October 23, 2012
    Benchmarks rebounded from a heavy slump in the final hour of trading and finished with paltry gains on Monday. The Dow and ...
  11. ICICI Bank Limited and More Big Movers in Financial on October ...

    October 22, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has climbed 0.5%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow remains relatively unchanged. The financial ...
  12. Financial Stocks, Including SunTrust, Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 22, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 0.3%, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow is trading down 0.2% after the morning's trading. The financial ...
  13. SunTrust Misses Marginally - Analyst Blog

    October 22, 2012
    SunTrust Banks Inc.'s (STI) third quarter 2012 earnings were $1.98 per share, marginally lagging the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  14. Northern Trust Misses on Lower Rev - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    Northern Trust Corporation's (NTRS) third-quarter 2012 earnings of 73 cents per share lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate. ...
  15. Visa and Other Big Movers In Financial on October 9, 2012

    October 9, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has declined 1.7%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.8%; and the Dow has fallen ...
  16. Lender Prices Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    October 8, 2012
    Recently, Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) declared the price of its senior notes offering with a principal amount ...
  17. BofA to Redeem $5.1B TruPS - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    Bank of America Corporation (BAC) has announced redemption of nearly $5.1 billion worth of trust-preferred securities (TruPS). ...
  18. Schwab to Redeem TruPS - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    On Tuesday, The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) became the latest bank to announce the redemption of trust preferred securities ...
  19. Stock Market News for July 23, 2012 - Market News

    July 23, 2012
    European debt concerns returned to haunt the markets and overshadowed strong corporate results to end the benchmarks' three-day ...
  20. BB&T Still Not Getting Its Due

    July 20, 2012
    BB&T continues to do what it does best.
  21. Fifth Third Tops, Keeps Mood Upbeat - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    Aided by gains on the valuation of warrant that it holds in Vantiv Inc.'s (VNTV), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) has posted improved ...
  22. State Street Beats Marginally - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    State Street Corporation (STT) reported its second quarter 2012 operating earnings per share of $1.01, marginally surpassing ...
  23. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers for July 10, 2012

    July 10, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has slipped 0.5%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2% and the Dow is up 0.1%. The financial sector is the category ...
  24. Fifth Third to Redeem $575M TruPS - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    Earlier this week, Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) joined the bandwagon of major financial institutions and announced the redemption ...
  25. PNC Financial to Redeem TruPS - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    On Thursday, The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC) announced that it will redeem trust preferred securities (TruPS) ...
  26. TCF Financial to Redeem $115M TruPS - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2012
    On Monday, TCF Financial Corporation (TCB) joined the bandwagon of major financial institutions and announced the redemption ...
  27. BofA to Buy Back $3.9B TruPS - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    On Friday, Bank of America Corporation (BAC) jumped on the bandwagon of redeeming trust preferred securities (TruPS) and ...
  28. BB&T to Redeem $3.1B TruPS - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    BB&T Corporation(BBT) is the latest bank to jump on the bandwagon of redeeming trust preferred securities (TruPS). Over the ...
  29. JPMorgan to Redeem $9B TruPS - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Following last week's announcement of new capital rules by the Federal Reserve, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) has announced ...
  30. Big Banks in Junk Zone

    March 13, 2012
    From a just-released report on the world’s largest banks, Dr. Martin Weiss shares his list of the most vulnerable US ...
  31. 4 Stocks To Contemplate Before Friday

    January 16, 2012
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on January 20th.
  32. 2011 In Review: Regional Banks Are Suffering

    December 26, 2011
    Regional banks had another tough year in 2011.
  33. 5 Stocks To Know For Friday

    October 20, 2011
    Here are five companies that will be releasing their earnings on October 21.
  34. Wells Fargo Looking Better As Time Goes By

    October 19, 2011
    Wells Fargo is trading well below its potential. This is a good buy for patient, value-oriented investors.
  35. John Paulson's Buys

    March 4, 2011
    We take a peek at Paulson and Company's holdings to see some stocks John Paulson has bought.
  36. Mastercard Heats Up On Global Plastic Use

    November 4, 2010
    Mastercard posted a healthy earnings increase for the third quarter, led by a surge in card use globally.
  37. Banks To Bank On For Next Year

    September 21, 2010
    These four financial stocks are a mixed bag, but some value can be found in their 2010 performance.
  38. What Buffett's Been Doing

    May 21, 2010
    We look at legendary investor Warren Buffett's recent filings on his investment activity, and see what we can learn from ...
  39. January's Surprising Leaders

    February 1, 2010
    We take a look at the top-performing industries in January 2010.
  40. Regional Banks May Receive TARP Politcal Heat In 2010

    January 25, 2010
    Government demand for regional banks to repay capital could cause these banks to struggle during the continued weak economy.
  41. Regionals Rebound, But Still Face Concerns

    January 4, 2010
    There are a few quality names in this group that is nothing if not challenging for stock pickers.
  42. Regions Financial Struggles With Homebuilder Loan Losses

    October 27, 2009
    Regions Financial had a tough quarter, as it continued to struggle with losses on home construction loans.
  43. Regions Financial Hit By Goodwill Write-Down

    January 26, 2009
    Regions Financial's $9.01 per-share loss to a goodwill write-down highlighted a quarter marked by continued loan deterioration.
  44. Regional Wreckage: A Look Back At Banks In 2008

    December 18, 2008
    Financial stocks suffered unprecedented strife in 2008. What will a new year bring?
  45. Wachovia-Wells Fargo A Victory For Us All

    October 6, 2008
    Wells Fargo made a rival bid for crumbling Wachovia, one that didn't require a taxpayer funded backstop. Does this deal restore ...
  46. El Banco de la Oportunidad (BAC)

    February 27, 2007
    So what's behind Bank of America's decision to issue credit cards to U.S. residents who do not have social security numbers?
  47. More Than Wal-Mart Savings & Loan

    February 22, 2006
    A look inside Wal-Mart's financial services foray and what it means for investors.
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