Huntington Bancshares is becoming a favorite pick among investors who are betting on the next bank merger target.

In the last two weeks, shares of the Columbus, Ohio-based regional gained 6%, while the Standard & Poor's bank index lost less than 1%. On June 4, Huntington's stock hit a 52-week high of $36.96875.

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