After the stress tests, come the tears — and the gloating.

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday denied the requests of five banks, including Citigroup (NYSE:C), to return more capital to their investors. But the central bank gave the green light to the capital plans of 25 other big financial firms, which quickly scurried to announce a spate of dividend hikes and share buyback programs. Here are some of the announcements from Wednesday afternoon:

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