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Capital Bank Financial: Good Idea But Bad Buying Make This Regional One To Avoid

Hard times are typically when you find the best deals and with this thought in mind, Capital Bank Financial (NASDAQ:CBF) came to be after purchasing several failed banks from the FDIC in 2010. Since then, the bank has added several others which has helped grow assets at a remarkable pace.

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Note: All graphs in article from 2013 10-K, information in article includes updates from 1Q2014.

Total Assets in Millions of Dollars

2009 - $526,761

2010 - $3,496,991

2011 - $6,586,380

2012 - $7,306,953

2013 - $6,617,561

Unfortunately for shareholders, book value growth has been relatively nonexistent on a per share basis with tangible book value up only 0.87% since then end of 2010.

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