The Bridgeport, Conn., lender is set to complete its acquisition of Danvers Bancorp (DNBK) of Danvers, Mass., on Thursday for roughly $458 million in cash and stock.
While the broad indexes rose for the second straight day, with growing confidence in a second European bailout of Greece, bank stocks were mixed.
The KBW Bank Index (I:BKX) inched ahead slightly to 47.06, with 14 of the 24 index components rising for the session.Large U.S. banks seeing shares rise over 1% Tuesday included Capital One Financial (COF - Get Report), which closed at $51.42; Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB - Get Report), closing at $12.41; Huntington Bancshares (HBAN - Get Report), at $6.39; U.S. Bancorp (USB - Get Report), at $24.87; and Zions Bancorporation (ZION), which closed at $23.09. Tuesday's loser among the largest domestic banks was Goldman Sachs, with shares slipping over 1% to close at $129.26.
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