U.S. bank stocks are on sale--and investors should jump aboard.
BB&T's BBT second-quarter results were in line with our full-year estimates, so we're leaving our $45 fair value estimate unchanged. The numbers included Main Street Banks, acquired in June, and management expects its second bank purchase this year--First Citizens of Tennessee--to close in August. ...
Following is a roundup of stocks that recently jumped to 5 stars. By way of background, we award a stock 5 stars when it trades at a suitably large discount--i.e., a margin of safety--to our fair value estimate. Thus, when a stock hits 5-star territory, we consider it an especially compelling ...
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