“We’re pricing in this net interest margin expansion that may not be till two years from now,” Mutascio added.

The SPDR S&P Regional Bank ETF (NYSEArca: KRE) has gained 28.6% year-to-date.

SPDR S&P Regional Bank ETF

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Max Chen contributed to this article.

Full disclosure: Tom Lydon’s clients own KRE.