Shares of Centura Banks Inc. fell another 6.82% Thursday as analysts continued to adjust their ratings on the Rocky Mount, N.C., company because of unexpected interest rate risk from a February acquisition.

Heather L. Dilbeck of Ryan, Beck & Co. downgraded the stock Thursday to "hold" from "buy." She also lowered her per-share earnings estimates from $1.05 to $1 for the first quarter, to $4.05 from $4.30 for the full year, and to $4.50 from $4.95 for next year.

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