- Shares of Bank of America (BAC - Get Report) closed at $5.78 last Friday and traded for just 5.8 times the consensus 2012 earnings estimate of $99 cents a share, among analysts polled by FactSet. The shares were also trading for less than half of their Sept 30 tangible book value of $13.20, according to SNL.
- Citigroup (C - Get Report) was trading for just 6.0 times the consensus 2012 EPS estimate of $4.39 and just over half of tangible book value, based on Friday's closing price of $26.28.
- JPMorgan (JPM - Get Report) traded for 6.3 times the consensus 2012 EPS estimate of $4.89 and just over tangible book value, as of Friday, when the shares closed at $30.62.
- The only member of the "big four" group of U.S. banks trading over book value at Friday's market close was Wells Fargo (WFC - Get Report), which closed at $24.69, or 1.4 times tangible book, according to SNL. The shares traded for 7.7 times the consensus 2012 EPS estimate of $3.20.
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