- Shares of Bank of America (BAC) closed at $9.20 Wednesday, returning 66% year-to-date, following a plunge of 58% 2011. The shares still trade for just 0.7 times the company's Dec. 30 tangible book value of $12.95, and for nine times the consensus 2013 EPS estimate of $1.06, among analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. The consensus first-quarter EPS estimate for BAC is 12 cents, with a full-year 2012 estimate of 69 cents.
- Citigroup (C) closed at $35.04 Wednesday, returning 33% year-to-date, following last year's 44% decline. Citi's shares are also heavily discounted, at just 0.7 times the Dec. 30 tangible book value of $49.81. The shares trade for eight times the consensus 2013 EPS estimate of $4.70. Analysts expect the company to post first-quarter EPS of 96 cents, and EPS of $4.07 for all of 2012.
Shares of KeyCorp ( KEY) of Cleveland closed at $8.28 Wednesday, returning 8% year-to-date, following a 12% decline during 2011.
Shares of Comerica ( CMA) of Dallas closed at $32.02 Wednesday, returning 25% year-to-date, following a 38% decline last year.
Shares of New York Community Bancorp ( NYB) of Westbury, N.Y., closed at $13.90 Wednesday, returning 15% year-to-date, following a 30% drop during 2011.