Shares of SouthTrust Corp. and Star Banc Corp. gained a place Wednesday on Goldman, Sachs & Co.'s widely watched "recommended list."

After the up-grades from "market outperform," Birmingham, Ala.-based SouthTrust's shares gained $1.9375, to $51.75, and Star Banc, Cincinnati, fell 43.75 cents, to $48.9375. Both companies got high marks from analysts for strong management and a commitment to growth and shareholders.

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