Deutsche Bank AG (DB): Today's Featured Banking Laggard - TheStreet

Deutsche Bank



) pushed the Banking industry lower today making it today's featured Banking laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.0%. By the end of trading, Deutsche Bank fell $0.50 (-1.1%) to $43.28 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1,241,032 shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,973,800 shares. The stock ranged in price between $43.00-$43.70 after having opened the day at $43.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.78. Other companies within the Banking industry that declined today were:

National Bank of Greece



), down 23.0%,

Elmira Savings Bank Elmira NY



), down 7.1%,

Oak Ridge Financial Services



), down 6.5% and

Carrollton Bancorp



), down 5.1%.

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services. Deutsche Bank has a market cap of $44.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 131.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Deutsche Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Deutsche Bank

as a


. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity.

On the positive front,

Credit Suisse



), up 11.9%,

Village Bank and Trust Financial Corporatio



), up 9.0%,

Western Alliance



), up 5.6% and

Alliance Bancorp Inc Of Pennsylvania



), up 5.3% , were all gainers within the banking industry with

SunTrust Banks



) being today's featured banking industry leader.

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