M&T Bank CorporationNYSE
Wed, Oct. 19, 6:53 AM
Tue, Oct. 18, 5:30 PM
Fri, Oct. 14, 9:42 AM
- JPMorgan and Citigroup both easily topped estimates thanks to a big rebound in previously-in-the-doldrums markets revenue. JPM is higher by 1%, and Citi by 2%. The read-through is pushing Goldman Sachs (GS +3%), Morgan Stanley (MS +2.7%) and Bank of America (BAC +2.4%) all nicely higher.
- Less capital-markets focused, Wells Fargo also beat forecasts, but not as soundly. As usual of late, it's lagging its TBTF peers, up just 0.3%.
- XLF +1.2%, KRE +1.4%, KBE +1.5%.
- Other individual names: Regions Financial (RF +2.5%), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN +2.1%), KeyCorp (KEY +1.9%), Fifth Third (FITB +1.5%), SunTrust (STI +1.3%), M&T (MTB +1.7%)
Wed, Sep. 28, 9:32 AM
- "Large banks are going to be forced to take on more capital," says Dick Bove. "It will make the cost of funding more, not less, expensive. It will reduce the appeal for investors to put money at risk in the banking system."
- Bove is commenting on a weekend announcement from Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo promising future stress tests will be geared to demanding even higher cash buffers for banks. Set to take effect next year, the new rule could raise capital requirements for the largest banks by 3 or 4 percentage points, writes Jeff Cox at CNBC.
- Interested parties: BAC, C, WFC, JPM, GS, MS
- There's good news though, as those lenders with less than $250B in assets won't be subject to the same standards. FBR's Edward Mills calls it a "significant positive" for regionals, which now have more certainly on the process, reduced regulatory expenses, and thus the ability to return more capital to owners.
- Interested parties: RF, ZION, CMA, KEY, FITB, STI, NYCB, HBAN, PNC, BBT, MTB
- ETFs: KRE, KBE, IAT, KBWB, QABA, KBWR, KRU, PSCF, KRS, WDRW, DPST
Thu, Sep. 15, 11:08 AM
- Analyst Matt O'Connor checked the price action on Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) after its $4B accounting error caused a retroactive failure in the CCAR, JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) after the London whale trading loss, and M&T Bank (NYSE:MTB) after regulators found "significant weakness" in risk management.
- He produced this chart which shows the median average selloff (both absolutely and relative to peers). Bottom line, says O'Connor: Wells' (NYSE:WFC) decline relative to the KBW Bank Index is about 50% done.
- He maintains his Buy rating and $59 price target.
- WFC is lower by another 2.1% today to $45.55, while the rest of the banking sector is modestly higher.
Tue, Aug. 16, 6:01 PM
Wed, Jul. 20, 6:54 AM
Tue, Jul. 19, 5:30 PM
Thu, Jun. 23, 4:51 PM
- Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY): Actual end of 2015 CET1 ratio of 9.2%, Q1 2018 CET1 ratio under severely adverse scenario of 6.1%, minimum 6.1%.
- American Express (NYSE:AXP): Actual 12.4%, Q1 2018 12.3%, minimum 11.4%.
- Bank of America (NYSE:BAC): Actual 11.6%, Q1 2018 8.1%, minimum 8.1%.
- BNY Mellon (NYSE:BK): Actual 11.5%, Q1 2018 11.2%; minimum 10.5%.
- BB&T (NYSE:BBT): 10.3%, 6.9%, 6.9%
- BBVA Compass (NYSE:BBVA): 10.7%, 6.5%, 6.5%.
- BMO Financial (NYSE:BMO): 11.9%, 5.9%, 5.9%.
- Capital One (NYSE:COF): 11.1%, 8.2%, 8.2%.
- Citigroup (NYSE:C): 15.3%, 9.2%, 9.2%.
- Citizens Financial (NYSE:CFG): 11.7%, 8.8%, 8.8%.
- Comerica (NYSE:CMA): 10.5%, 8.3%, 8.3%.
- Discover (NYSE:DFS): 13.9%, 12.4%, 11.9%.
- Fifth Third (NASDAQ:FITB): 9.8%, 6.8%, 6.8%.
- Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS): 13.6%, 10.2%, 8.4%.
- HSBC N.A. (NYSE:HSBC): 15.7%, 9.1%, 9.1%.
- Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN): 9.8%, 5%, 5%.
- JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM): 12%, 8.3%, 8.3%.
- KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY): 10.9%, 6.4%, 6.4%.
- M&T (NYSE:MTB): 11.1%, 6.9%, 6.9%.
- Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): 16.4%, 10%, 9.1%.
- Northern Trust (NASDAQ:NTRS): 10.8%, 9.6%, 9.6%.
- PNC Financial (NYSE:PNC): 10.6%, 7.6%, 7.6%.
- Regions (NYSE:RF): 10.9%, 7.3%, 7.3%.
- Santander Holdings (NYSE:SAN): 12%, 11.8%, 11.8%
- State Street (NYSE:STT): 13%, 9.6%, 9.6%
- SunTrust (NYSE:STI): 10%, 7.5%, 7.5%.
- TD Group (NYSE:TD): 13.1%, 8.4%, 8.4%.
- U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB): 9.6%, 7.5%, 7.5%.
- Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC): 11.1%, 7.2%, 7.2%.
- Zions (NASDAQ:ZION): 12.2%, 6.6%, 6.6%.
- Previously: All 33 banks pass this year's stress tests (June 23)
Mon, Jun. 13, 2:25 PM
- Not very excited about the prospects for bank stocks given the significant flattening in the yield curve as potentially signaling a deteriorating H2 and 2017 environment, a bank stock analyst nevertheless needs to recommend bank stocks.
- Given low expectations as reflected in its cheap valuation, its highly asset-sensitive balance sheet, and the chance for good news from CCAR, Bank of America (BAC -1.3%) is the team's top bank idea.
- Looking at regionals, they like the M&A optionality in Comerica (CMA -1.1%), but don't see much value in names like Citizens Financial Group (CFG -1.1%), Regions Financial (RF -1.1%), SunTrust (STI -0.9%), and Zions Bancorp (ZION -0.9%). Baird also sticks with its Underperform rating on M&T Bank (MTB +0.3%), which trades at 13.5x 2017E EPS vs. about 11x for the peer group.
Tue, May 31, 10:43 AM
- "The regulatory environment is completely different than it was five years ago,” says M&T Bank (NYSE:MTB) Chief Compliance Officer Greg Imm. "You can accept it and move on, or fight it and lose."
- The 2010 Dodd-Frank law has more than 22K pages of rules on matters ranging from bank capital to how lenders may advertise. Alongside those rules are thousands of regulators set out to watch banks, and tens of thousands of new staff hired by banks to keep those regulators happy.
- That sort of stuff adds up, and the six largest U.S. banks in 2013 spent $70.2B on compliance, double the amount in 2007 ... and costs have mounted since.
- "The dynamic can be maddening for all sides, with regulators, internal compliance executives and employees operating like rival tribes," write Kirsten Grind and Emily Glazer in the WSJ.
- ETFs: XLF, FAS, FAZ, UYG, VFH, IYF, BTO, IYG, FNCL, SEF, FXO, RYF, FINU, RWW, XLFS, FINZ, JHMF, FAZZ, FNCF
Tue, May 17, 5:21 PM
Fri, Apr. 22, 10:11 AM
- Deutsche Bank upgrades BB&T (BBT +1.7%) to Buy from Hold, while downgrading M&T (MTB +1%) to Hold from Buy.
- Both lenders reported earnings beats this week, and both have been busy on the acquisition front.
- It could be a value play as a check of the scoreboard shows MTB as roughly flat over the last year - outperforming BBT by about 700 basis points.
- Now read: BB&T (BBT) Kelly S. King on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (April 21)
Wed, Apr. 20, 7:39 AM
- In addition to his oversight of the bank's Treasury function and Wilmington Trust division, Vice Chairman Rene Jones as of May 2 will take over mortgage and consumer lending.
- Taking over at CFO will be EVP Darren King, the current head of the MTB's retail and business banking operations.
- Now read: M&T Bank: A Lesson In 'Frozen' Dividends (March 31)
Mon, Apr. 18, 8:05 AM
- Q1 operating earnings of $320M or $1.87 per share vs. $246M and $1.68 one year ago. ROA of 1.09% up one basis points. ROW of 11.62% down 28 basis points.
- Net interest income of $878M up 32% Y/Y thanks to the addition of assets from the Hudson City purchase. NIM of 3.18% up one basis points.
- Provisions of $49M vs. $38M a year ago. Loans classified as non-accrual of $877M, or 1% of total loans vs. $799M and 0.91% a quarter earlier.
- Efficiency ratio improves to 57% from 61.5% a year ago. Total assets of $124.6B vs. $98.4B.
- Tangible book value per share of $65.65 up 13% from a year ago. CET1 ratio of 11.06%.
- Conference call at 11 ET
- Previously: M&T Bank beats by $0.03, misses on revenue (April 18)
- MTB flat premarket
Mon, Apr. 18, 6:54 AM
- M&T Bank (NYSE:MTB): Q1 EPS of $1.87 beats by $0.03.
- Revenue of $1.29B (+17.3% Y/Y) misses by $10M.