Worried its next deal — if it comes too soon — might turn into the proverbial "one too many," Prosperity Bancshares (PB) in Houston plans to slow its aggressive acquisitions engine.

"I don't see us jumping into a new deal," Chairman and Chief Executive David Zalman said in a conference call Tuesday. "In the past, we've done 30-something transactions and they've all been good, but you do one bad one and that could ruin everything."

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