In an otherwise muted market, five bank stocks held their own and even advanced Tuesday on positive initial recommendations from J.P. Morgan Securities analyst Catherine Murray.

CCB Financial Corp. was up 0.60%, to $52.065, while BB&T Corp. was unchanged, at $34. First Tennessee Corp. rose 2.91%, to $38.25; First Virginia Banks 1.84%, to $48.3125; and Union Planters Corp. 2.02%, to $41.125.

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