The 3 Stress-Tested Banks Looking to Raise Money
Mar 23rd 2012 6:42PM
Updated Mar 23rd 2012 6:44PM
The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior analyst Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, discusses topics across the investing world.
The recent Fed stress tests on the 19 "too-big-to-fail" bank holding companies allow us investors a little better look at the balance sheets and plans of the major banks. One benefit coming out of the tests is the ability to see which banks are looking to return more capital to shareholders and which are looking to raise more capital. Of the 19, only three are looking to raise more capital, net of dividends and share repurchases: Bank of America, CapitalOne, and Regions Financial. Anand discusses.
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