People's United Financial Takes Aim at 2 Giant Cities

People's United Financial has had a pretty good 2013 so far. The stock is up, the loan portfolio is growing, and problem credits are down. CEO John Barnes, though, is not one to be satisfied.

He has growth on his mind, and he's looking to two of the largest metro's in People's United's footprint to make it happen.

In the video below, Motley Fool contributor takes a look at how the bank has been doing in these two cities over the past year. After reviewing the numbers, this Fool thinks that winning these markets may be more difficult than Barnes is letting on.

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