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Additionally, the Bernstein analysts singled out some regional sector plays, including Citizens Financial Group (NYSE: CFG), Fifth Third Bancorp (NasdaqGS: FITB), KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) and Zions Bancorporation (NasdaqGS: ZION).

Looking at the regional bank ETFs, KRE also follows a more equal-weight methodology, which includes 1.2% CFG, 1.2% FITB, 1.1% KEY and 1.3% ZION.

IAT includes CFG 3.4%, FITB 4.0%, KEY 2.6% and ZION 1.4%.

Investors can also look at broader financial sector ETFs, such as the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF), which includes a 36.7% tilt toward banks.


For more information on the banking industry, visit our financial category.

Max Chen contributed to this article.

CORRECTION: Clarification on regional and bank ETFs’ weighting methodology.