Susquehanna Bancshares (SUSQ) has yet to get the rebound it deserves. The stock is still down some 13% over the last five years, compared to the Nasdaq's 48% run up. The company has performed quite the turnaround since the financial crisis, having taking market share, grown loans and cleaned up its balance, yet, it trades at a discount to its peers. We think the bank should easily trade 30% higher and in the meantime, shareholders will be dividends to wait.
Of the analysts following the stock, 14 in total, 11 have the stock has a "hold." We don't like hold recommendations and find that stocks are either worth owning or they are not, and in that case...
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