15 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

IBKC, CBSH, PNC, UMPQ, TCB, NPBC, UBSI, STBA, WABC, PB, TMP, CHCO, COLB, VLY, CBKN slump in weekly rankings

   
15 Commercial Banking Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of 15 Commercial Banking stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

IBERIABANK Corp.‘s (NASDAQ:IBKC) rating falls this week to a F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Iberiabank is the holding company for Iberiabank, a commercial bank conducting business from a network of offices located throughout Louisiana. IBKC also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IBKC stock.

Commerce Bancshares‘ (NASDAQ:CBSH) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Commerce Bancshares provides a retail, corporate, investment, trust, and asset management products and services to individuals and businesses. The stock price has dropped 6.9% over the past month, worse than the 6% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at CBSH, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBSH stock.

PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE:PNC) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. PNC Financial Services Group provides regional banking, wholesale banking, and asset management services nationally and in the Company’s primary regional markets. The stock price has fallen 11% over the past month. For a full analysis of PNC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of Umpqua Holdings (NASDAQ:UMPQ) declines this week from a C to a D. Umpqua Holdings is the bank holding company for Umpqua Bank. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UMPQ stock.

This week, TCF Financial‘s (NYSE:TCB) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. TCF Financial focuses on the delivery of retail and commercial banking products in markets served by TCF Bank. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 5.1% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at TCB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TCB stock.

National Penn Bancshares‘ (NASDAQ:NPBC) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. National Penn Bancshares is the holding company for National Penn Bank. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. Share prices fell 9% over the past month. For a full analysis of NPBC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

United Bankshares (NASDAQ:UBSI) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. United Bankshares provides commercial and retail banking services and products. As of Oct. 24, 2012, 12.9% of outstanding United Bankshares shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at UBSI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UBSI stock.

S&T Bancorp (NASDAQ:STBA) earns a F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. S&T Bancorp is a bank holding company that provides a full range of financial services and retail and commercial banking products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STBA stock.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Westamerica (NASDAQ:WABC) takes a hit this week. Westamerica is a bank holding company that provides a range of banking services to individual and corporate customers in Northern and Central California. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 6.7% over the past month. For a full analysis of WABC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This is a rough week for Prosperity Bancshares (NYSE:PB). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Prosperity Bancshares is the holding company for Prosperity Bank. Share prices fell 8.4% over the past month. As of Oct. 24, 2012, 10.1% of outstanding Prosperity Bancshares shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PB stock.

The rating of Tompkins Financial (AMEX:TMP) slips from a C to a D. Tompkins Financial is a holding company that provides products and services that include commercial and consumer banking, leasing, trust and investment management, financial planning, and wealth management. For a full analysis of TMP stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

City Holding (NASDAQ:CHCO) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. City Holding provides various banking products and services. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. As of Oct. 24, 2012, 15.4% of outstanding City Holding shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at CHCO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHCO stock.

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Columbia Banking System provides a range of banking services to small- and medium-sized businesses, professionals, and consumers. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COLB stock.

This week, Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) drops from a D to a F rating. Valley National is the holding company for Valley National Bank and provides a full range of commercial, retail and wealth management financial services products. As of Oct. 24, 2012, 10.5% of outstanding Valley National Bancorp shares were held short. For a full analysis of VLY stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Capital Bank (NASDAQ:CBKN) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Capital Bank is a full-service state chartered community bank conducting business throughout North Carolina. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at CBKN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CBKN stock.

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