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10 Financial Stocks With Double-Digit Gains in 2012

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Credit Suisse (CS)

Corporate profile: Credit Suisse, based in Switzerland, is a global banking and financial-services company. About half of its revenue comes from investment banking and a large part from wealth management. It also has an asset management unit.

Investor takeaway: Credit Suisse's shares have gained 14% this year after a 38% loss last year. S&P's survey of analysts found one "buy" rating, one "buy/hold," two "holds," and one "weak/hold." For fiscal year 2012, analysts estimate that the company's earnings will grow by 19% to $2.95 per share.

MetLife (MET)

Company profile: MetLife is America's largest life insurer and also supplies ancillary financial-services products.

Investor takeaway: Down 28% last year, MetLife's shares are up 14% in 2012. Two weeks ago, S&P reiterated its "buy" rating and raised its 12-month target price on the shares by $7 to $42, a 17% premium. S&P's survey of analysts' rating found eight "buys," eight "buy/holds," and four "holds."

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