8. Texas Capital Bancshares
Texas Capital Bancshares (TCBI) of Dallas saw its stock return 22% during the first quarter, closing at $25.99 Thursday.
On February 28, Morgan Keegan analyst Robert Patten said in a report that the company was "one of the best growth stories in the banking sectors" and would command a 40% takeout premium if it were acquired by another institution.Texas Capital Bancshares is scheduled to report its first-quarter results on April 20. The consensus estimates are for the company to earn 31 cents a share in for the first quarter, $1.43 for all of 2011, and $1.78 a share in 2012. Out of 13 analysts covering the company, five rate Texas Capital a buy, while the other analysts all have neutral ratings.