Stock repurchase programs by banks, once universally lauded on Wall Street, have recently drawn a more critical response from analysts.

Veteran bank analyst Carole S. Berger of Salomon Brothers Inc. points to several banking companies whose buyback programs are producing less than stellar results.

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