First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) stock is falling hard on Monday as bank stocks react to the recent drama surrounding SVB Financial (NASDAQ:SIVB).
The big news here is SVB Financial kicking offer concerns about liquidity that spread to other banks. This resulted in the federal government getting involved and offering loans to banks to ensure liquidity.
First Republic Bank is among those that have received a loan from the government. Other changes include the Federal Reserve easing up on banks with discounts. It’s also worth noting other bank stocks are falling on Monday as well.
What Happened With SVB Financial?
The bank offered a large number of uninsured securities, and it took a beating last week when massive withdrawals hit it. This resulted in the bank having to close its business, making it the biggest U.S. bank failure since 2008.
Oppenheimer analyst Chris Kotowski weighed in on today’s bank stock movement with the following statement, according to CNBC:
“Unfortunately, one of the first consequences of SIVB’s collapse is probably that it will cause a flight of uninsured deposits from smaller, less diverse banks to larger, more diverse ones.”
In the case of FRC stock, today’s news has it seeing heavy trading as investors sell shares. That has some 13 million units on the move, as compared to its daily average of 2.6 million shares.
FRC stock is down 60.9% as of Monday morning.
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