Investment in Bank Stocks-Top 10 Banks

According to the third annual Bank Performance Scorecard announced by the Bank Director magazine, Frontier Financial Corp is the Top Performer with $3.6 billion assets.

The Scorecard measures the performance of the 150 largest U.S. banks and thrifts across a range of profitability, capitalization, and asset quality metrics-offer up a surprising mix of business models, geographies, and size.

Following is the list of Top 10 Banks:

1. Frontier Financial Corp., Washington

2. Glacier Bancorp, Montana

3. Hancock Holding Co., Mississippi

4. FirstFed Financial Corp., California

5. Synovus Financial Corp., Georgia

6. SVB Financial Group, California

7. Capital One Financial Corp., Virginia

8. Bank of Hawaii Corp., Hawaii

9. Corus Bankshares, Illinois

10. City National Corp., California

Source: Bank Director Magazine - Third Annual Bank Performance Scorecard

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