In the following video, Motley Fool financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer takes a quick look at PNC Financial  and its latest earnings report. He tells us that the dust hasn't settled yet on all of the moving parts with this bank, which makes it difficult to get a clear picture. There is upside for the bank -- it's growing its loans, and its fee business looks better than last year. But it has been affected by the same narrowing net interest margin trend affecting the business at large this quarter.

The big banks may be rushing to renew their focus on traditional banking, but well-run regional banks like PNC Financial are already there. PNC saw its share of hardships during the financial meltdown, but its management team thinks the bank is now back on track and ready to deliver for investors. Does this mean it's time to buy PNC? To help you figure that out, one of The Motley Fool's top banking analysts has authored a brand-new premium research report, delving into everything investors need to know about PNC today. To claim your copy, simply click here now for instant access.


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