NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A fresh analysis of publicly-traded U.S. bank and thrift holding companies by TheStreet highlights another 10 bank stocks with attractive dividend yields.
An earlier feature on Six Bank Stocks with Solid Dividends was limited to selected names with higher trading volume.
The market has pulled back since that piece was published on May 19, and it seems those names are even more attractive now. Shares of the highly efficient and conservative Hudson City Bancorp (HCBK) closed at $12.68 Thursday, with shares yielding 4.73%. Peoples United Financial (PBCT) saw its yield increase to 4.47%, as shares pulled back to close at $13.87 Thursday, and First Niagara Financial (FNFG) also pulled back, to $12.84, with shares now yielding 4.37%.
To come up with this new list of ten more solid bank and thrift stocks with attractive dividend yields, we again started with first-quarter regulatory data and market data from Thursday's close provided by SNL Financial, paring down the list using the following criteria:
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