Analysts keep cutting their earnings estimates for Citi, but B of A Merrill Lynch analyst Erica Najarian sees 35% upside for the shares.
Credit Suisse cuts its rating on HSBC all the way to "underperform" from "outperform."
Investors expect steady sailing following the first two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee under the leadership of Janet Yellen.
Earnings estimate revision trends are likely to favor Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase over Citigroup over the next year, according to Jefferies analyst Ken Usdin.
Stocks of large U.S. banks were strong on Monday, as investors shrugged off Russia's land grab and cheered rising U.S. manufacturing.
These large-cap U.S. banks that "could reach" into the category of 'best managed Banks,' according to the equity analyst team at RBC Capital Markets.
Shares of Bank of America decline 2% on another weak day for the sector, as investors continued to worry about Russia's aggression in Ukraine.
Independent Bank of Hanover, Mass., can continue its strong EPS growth 'in nearly any environment,' according to KBW analyst Collyn Gilbert.
The custody bank leads the banking sector lower amid a broad market selloff.
Analysts differ on whether disappointing February results have led to a buying opportunity, or signal weakening performance for 2014.