Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> March 8, 2010

Interpreting Post-run-up Valuations Of Western Banks – Edward Timmons – Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc.

Edward Timmons joined Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc., in May 2008 as a Senior Research Analyst covering mid-cap banks. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Associate Analyst at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., where he covered regional banks and thrifts. Mr. Timmons has also held various positions with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Putnam Investments during his career in the financial services industry. He earned his undergraduate degree in finance from West Virginia University and his MBA from the College of William & Mary. Profile
TWST: Where are you focusing your attention in banks these days, especially in the Pacific and Southwest?

Mr. Timmons: Right now, I think a lot of the interest has shifted from capital to a more