Deutsche Bank AG (DB): Today's Featured Banking Loser

Deutsche Bank ( DB) pushed the Banking industry lower today making it today's featured Banking loser. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.7%. By the end of trading, Deutsche Bank fell $1.10 (-2.5%) to $43.39 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1.2 million shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $43.30-$43.85 after having opened the day at $43.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.49. Other company's within the Banking industry that declined today were: Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania ( RBPAA), down 14.2%, OptimumBank Holdings ( OPHC), down 9%, CMS Bancorp ( CMSB), down 7.5%, and Green Bankshares ( GRNB), down 7.3%.

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services. Deutsche Bank has a market cap of $39.71 billion and is part of the financial sector. Currently there are two analysts that rate Deutsche Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and two rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deutsche Bank as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally poor debt management and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, Plumas Bancorp ( PLBC), up 17.9%, PremierWest Bancorp ( PRWT), up 13%, Jacksonville Bancorp Inc (FL ( JAXB), up 12.9%, and Oak Ridge Financial Services ( BKOR), up 11.6%, were all gainers within the banking industry with Ocwen Financial Corporation ( OCN) being today's featured banking industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the banking industry could consider KBW Bank ETF ( KBE) while those bearish on the banking industry could consider ProShares Short KBW Regional Bankng ( KRS).