Valuing Banks: A Stock Picker's Guide


A recent run-up in financials has many on Wall Street wondering if that sector is seeing a bottom.

David Stepherson of Hardesty Capital and William Smith of Sam Advisors offered CNBC's "Closing Bell" their financial sector picks.


Stepherson’s Picks:

-JP Morgan Chase
-Bank of America
-American Capital
-Capital One Financial


Video: Watch the entire interview (2 mins, 59 secs)


Smith’s Picks:

-Citigroup and JP Morgan
-Goldman Sachs
-Lehman Brothers
-People’s Financial


Stepherson owns JP Morgan, Bank of America & Capital One personally; Smith owns Citi personally.