A Pair of Book Value Bargains

Since emerging from the market crisis in 2009, the financial sector has come a long way. In retrospect, it is difficult to believe how cheap the shares of major banks and other large financial institutions got -- in the depths of the panic, all of the major financial players were selling for half of book value or less.

But the financial sector has recovering a lot of its lost book value since then as earnings have recovered, the housing market has rebounded and credit writedowns have lessened. However, several major financial institutions are still selling at around 60% of their stated book value....429 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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