The FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile's third-quarter data suggest five of the top "super-regional" banks are managing their assets quite well.

Their technical charts show shares of BB&T (BBT - Get Report) , M&T Bank (MTB - Get Report) , PNC Financial (PNC - Get Report) , SunTrust (STI - Get Report) and U.S. Bancorp (USB - Get Report)  are also doing quite well, having positive and extremely overbought weekly charts.

BB&T trades at close to $46, up 20.4% year to date and in bull market territory 52% above its Feb. 11 low of $29.95. BB&T has $217.4 billion in assets and has $27.4 billion in exposures to nonfarm / nonresidential real estate loans.

M&T Bank, at $148, is up 21.6% year to date and in bull market territory 47.2% above its Feb. 11 low of $100.08. M&T has $130.5 billion in assets and has $20.2 billion in exposures to nonfarm/nonresidential real estate loans.

PNC Financial, at around $111, is up 17% year to date and in bull market territory 44.1% above its June 27 low of $77.40. PNC has $357.9 billion in assets and has $23.7 billion in exposures to nonfarm / nonresidential real estate loans.

SunTrust trades at $53, up 22.6% year to date and in bull market territory 69.1% above its Feb. 11 low of $31.07. and now has a positive but overbought weekly chart. SunTrust has $200.2 billion in assets and has $12.2 billion in exposures to nonfarm / nonresidential real estate loans. SunTrust has a program to issue home equity loans, which is an asset that continues to decline in the banking system despite higher home prices.

U.S. Bancorp, at a little over $50, is up 18% year to date and in bull market territory 35.9% above its Feb. 11 low of $37.07. USB has $449.1 billion in assets and has $24.1 billion in exposures to nonfarm/nonresidential real estate loans. This is the fifth largest bank and dwarfs Citigroup's total assets of $1.36 trillion in assets.

Here's a scorecard for the five regional banks.

 

Here's the weekly for BB&T Corp.

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The weekly chart for BB&T is positive but overbought with the stock above its key weekly moving average of $42.58 and well above its 200-week simple moving average of $36.66, last crossed during the week of July 22, when the average was $35.78. The weekly momentum reading is projected to rise to 89.84 this week up from 87.89 on Dec. 2, well above the overbought threshold of 80.00.

Investors looking to buy the stock should consider doing so on weakness to $39.24. Investors looking to reduce holdings should consider selling with the stock above $44.54, which is my pivot for December.

Here's the weekly chart for M&T Bank Corp.

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The weekly chart for M&T is positive but extremely overbought with the stock above its key weekly moving average of $135.74 and well above its 200-week simple moving average of $117.99, which was the launching point for the post-election rally from $116.73 during the week of Oct. 21. The weekly momentum reading is projected to rise to 94.26 this week up from 92.53 on Dec. 2, well above the overbought threshold of 80.00.

Investors looking to buy the stock should consider buying on weakness to $138.58 and $136.92, which are key levels on technical charts until the end of 2016. Investors looking to reduce holdings should consider doing so now with the stock above this week's pivot of $146.60.

Here's the weekly chart for PNC Financial.

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The weekly chart for PNC is positive but extremely overbought with the stock above its key weekly moving average of $104.40 and well above its 200-week simple moving average of $94.99, last tested as a buying opportunity and "reversion to the mean" at $81.69 during the week of Aug. 5. The weekly momentum reading is projected to rise to 95.25 this week up from 94.79 on Dec. 2, well above the overbought threshold of 80.00.

Investors looking to buy the stock should consider doing so on weakness to $105.50 and $101.75, which are key levels on technical charts until the end of 2016. Investors looking to reduce holdings should consider selling strength to $113.49, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of 2016.

Here's the weekly chart for SunTrust.

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The weekly chart for SunTrust is positive but extremely overbought with the stock above its key weekly moving average of $49.67 and well above its 200-week simple moving average of $38.85, last tested as a buying opportunity and "reversion to the mean" at $35.83 during the week of April 8. The weekly momentum reading is projected to rise to 90.11 this week up from 87.60 on Dec. 2, well above the overbought threshold of 80.00.

Investors looking to buy the stock should consider doing so on weakness to $47.74 and $44.60, which are key levels on technical charts until the end of 2016. Investors looking to reduce holdings should consider selling strength to $54.13, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of 2016.

Here's the weekly chart for U.S. Bancorp.

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The weekly chart for U.S. Bancorp is positive but extremely overbought with the stock above its key weekly moving average of $49.62 and well above its 200-week simple moving average of $41.16, last tested as a buying opportunity and "reversion to the mean" at $39.90 during the week of July 8. The weekly momentum reading is projected to rise to 90.58 this week up from 88.02 on Dec. 2, well above the overbought threshold of 80.00.

Investors looking to buy the stock should consider doing so on weakness to $43.15, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of 2016. The $47.09 and $48.09 levels should be magnets until the end of 2016. Investors looking to reduce holdings should consider selling strength today with the stock above $50.04, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of this week.

This article is commentary by an independent contributor. At the time of publication, the author held no positions in the stocks mentioned.