3. Comerica Shares of Comerica ( CMA) of Dallas closed at $28.55 Tuesday, returning 11% year-to-date, following last year's 38% decline.
Based on a quarterly payout of 10 cents, the shares have a dividend yield of 1.36%. Usdin estimates that Comerica will earn $2.40 cents a share during 2012, and raise its quarterly dividend by 50% to 15 cents, for dividend payout ratio of 24% and an estimated dividend yield of 2.1%. Jefferies also expects Comerica to repurchase 6 million shares during 2012, for $166 million, for a combined dividend and repurchase payout ratio of 60%. Usdin's price target for Comerica is $28.00. Comerica's shares trade for a low 0.9 times tangible book value, and 12 times the consensus 2012 EPS estimate of $2.31. The consensus 2013 EPS estimate is $2.61. Interested in more on Comerica? See TheStreet Ratings' report card for this stock.