Stock issues of smaller, community-based financial institutions have hit the mainstream market at an unusual pace in recent weeks.

These banks and thrifts are seeking to attain the broader shareholder base and resulting liquidity that bigger institutions have garnered from their longer-established listings. And the markets seem quite accommodating.

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