A handful of bank stocks scored significant gains on a lackluster day of trading on Tuesday.

Shares in Chase Manhattan Corp. were up $1.125 to $37.25, on a report by Sanford C. Bernstein that the New York money center is likely to join its peers by raising its dividend and buying back stock.

Bankers Trust New York

Corp. gained $1 to $70.375. U.S.

Bankcorp. was up 87.5 cents to $27.325.

The Dow Jones industrialk average rose 1.23 points to 3.758.37.

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