FBR downgrades seven regional banking lenders, pointing to the dismal outlook for interest rates...

|By:, SA News Editor

FBR downgrades seven regional banking lenders, pointing to the dismal outlook for interest rates and a "lack of material positive catalysts." Huntington Bancshares (HBAN -4.3%) and Boston Private Financial (BPFH -9.3%) are reduced to Underperform; ZION -3.5%, WAFD -1.4%, NYB -2%, NPBC -3.9% and FULT -2.9% are cut to Market Perform.