Story updated with closing prices.



) - On a decent day for bank stocks,

People's United Financial

(PBCT) - Get Report

was the big winner, with shares rising over 2% Friday to close at $12.64.

The broad indexes were up following a revised report from the Commerce Department that the U.S. gross domestic product increased at an annualized pace of 3.1% during the fourth quarter. The

KBW Bank Index

( BKX) followed suit, rising 0.5% to close out the week at 51.82. All but six of the 24 index components were up on the day.

Other winners Friday afternoon included


(BBT) - Get Report

, which was up 1.5% to close at $27.08.

Large bank holding companies seeing 1% gains included

Huntington Bancshares

(HBAN) - Get Report

, closing at $6.59;

Wells Fargo

(WFC) - Get Report

, closing at $31.94;

Cullen/Frost Bankers

(CFR) - Get Report

, closing at $57.99;

Regions Financial

(RF) - Get Report

, at $7.18; and

Capital One

(COF) - Get Report

, closing at $52.23.

Following a high profile


of its shares by FBR Capital Markets analyst Paul Miller on Thursday, shares of

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

was the big loser on Friday, down 1% to close at $13.34.

Bank of America is among several bank holding companies whose shareholders will vote on proposals by the

New York City Pension Fund

to conduct independent reviews of mortgage and foreclosure practices. The request will also appear on proxy statements for Wells Fargo.

JPMorgan Chase

(JPM) - Get Report



(C) - Get Report

and Bank of America all sought rulings from the Securities and Exchange Commission to exclude the proposals.


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Philip W. van Doorn is a member of TheStreet's banking and finance team, commenting on industry and regulatory trends. He previously served as the senior analyst for Ratings, responsible for assigning financial strength ratings to banks and savings and loan institutions. Mr. van Doorn previously served as a loan operations officer at Riverside National Bank in Fort Pierce, Fla., and as a credit analyst at the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, where he monitored banks in New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico. Mr. van Doorn has additional experience in the mutual fund and computer software industries. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Long Island University.