FCNB Corp.'s push deeper into suburban Washington should put the Frederick, Md., company on more buyers' wish lists, analysts say.

On June 23, FCNB said it would buy Rockville, Md.-based Capital Bank for $42 million of stock. Capital, with $170 million of assets, operates in affluent Montgomery County and has two branches in Washington and one in Virginia's thriving Fairfax County. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

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