Firstar Corp. of Milwaukee, the product of a major midwestern merger, is the newest bank stock favorite on Wall Street, according to data supplied to American Banker by First Call Corp.

Analysts' consensus 12-month price target for Firstar is $81 per share, after giving effect to Friday's 3-for-1 stock split. That translates to a 137% growth rate from the $34.1875 closing price on Thursday.

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