More than two decades of uninterrupted earnings growth and strong asset quality has made Fifth Third Bancorp one of the financial sector’s darlings.

On Thursday it got yet another favorable rating, as Sandler O’Neill & Partners initiated coverage for the $46 billion-asset Cincinnati company.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.