The holding company in March repaid $196 million in TARP money, without raising any additional capital.
MB Financial's shares closed at $19.35 Friday, returning 13% year-to-date, following a 1% decline in 2011.
The shares trade for 1.3 time tangible book value and for 11 times the consensus 2013 EPS estimate of $1.77. The consensus EPS estimate for 2012 is $1.53.
Interested in more on MB Financial? See TheStreet Ratings' report card for this stock.
Strongest Illinois Banks and ThriftsBased on fourth-quarter financial reports, 64 Illinois institutions were assigned "recommended" ratings of B-plus or above by Weiss Ratings:
Thorough Bank Failure CoverageSince the current wave of bank and thrift closures began in 2008, Illinois has seen 50 institutions closed by regulators, trailing only Georgia, which has had 78 failures and Florida, which has had 61 bank and thrift closures. All U.S. bank and thrift closures since the beginning of 2008 are detailed in TheStreet's interactive bank failure map:
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