With consumer loan growth slow and margins slim, the conventional wisdom says C&I loans (and...

|By:, SA News Editor

With consumer loan growth slow and margins slim, the conventional wisdom says C&I loans (and with them better spreads) at banks should be enough to offset. Sterne Agree isn't so sure, sensing accelerating price competition in this area as well. Most susceptible: CMA, SNV, ZION, SIVB, and CYN - with an estimated 9-16% of EPS risk assuming another 50 bps of spread compression.