Seeking Alpha

Despite many investors still showing caution regarding the U.S. banking sector, there has been an overall recovery in the industry with the KBW Bank Index (^BKX), a capitalization index composed of 24 leading bank stocks, up by just over 21% for the year-to-date (YTD). This in conjunction with improved housing data, which shows the housing recovery is gaining momentum, makes me believe there is emerging value for investors in U.S. regional banks. I recently analyzed U.S. Bancorp (USB) and while I found that it is a solidly performing bank, I believe that it is currently fairly valued and did not present as a value investment opportunity. As a result, I have dug deeper into the ...

Only subscribers can access this article, which is part of the PRO research library covering 3,775 different stocks.
Growing numbers of fund managers and other investment professionals subscribe to Seeking Alpha PRO for equity research that is unavailable elsewhere, so they can: