May 6 (Bloomberg) — U.S. bank executives have something special in mind for their investors.

Pressed by shareholders for higher payouts and by regulators to conserve capital, some of the biggest stress- tested lenders including U.S. Bancorp and BB&T Corp. say they’ll consider asking the Federal Reserve to approve one-time special dividends. The head of PNC Financial Services Group Inc. said he’s already floated the idea informally.

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