A wide performance gap between stocks of larger- and smaller-capitalization banks has Wall Street analysts searching for answers and looking for opportunities.

The disparity cannot be laid to fundamentals. Smaller banks are as good as or better than larger banks in terms of credit quality, efficiency, net interest margin and earnings.

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