Its investments in bank stocks prompted StellarOne Corp. in Charlottesville, Va., to widen its third-quarter loss by 16%, to $9.4 million, or 41 cents a share.

The $3 billion-asset StellarOne said late Monday that the revised results include a $1.9 million impairment charge on the common stock of several Virginia and North Carolina community banks held in its investment portfolio. This puts the value of the stock at $1.1 million.

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