Banking stocks may not be in favor with many investors right now, but they may reward more patient buyers as some of the best stocks of the decade. hat is the view of Elizabeth A. Summers, banking analyst at the regional brokerage firm Ryan, Beck & Co. in West Orange, N.J.

Ms. Summers thinks demographic and other factors will increase the savings rate over the next decade. The best-run banks are positioned to take advantage of that, she says.

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