Bank of America Reports First Quarter Earnings Per Share Rose 8 Percent
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Noninterest income up 10%
Loans continue double digit growth
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bank of America Corporation today reported net income rose 5 percent in the first quarter of 2007 to $5.26 billion from $4.99 billion a year earlier. Diluted earnings per share increased 8 percent to $1.16 from $1.07. Return on average common shareholders' equity was 16.16 percent.
Excluding pretax merger and restructuring charges of $111 million, equal to 1 cent per share, the company earned $5.33 billion, or $1.17 per share, in the first quarter. A year earlier merger and restructuring charges of $98 million also were equal to 1 cent per share.
These improved results were primarily driven by increases in service fee income, investment banking income, mortgage banking income and equity investment gains. The benefits of doing more business with more customers was somewhat offset on the bottom line by the impact of a flat yield curve and normalizing credit costs.
"Bank of America is off to a solid start in 2007 despite a challenging operating environment," said Kenneth D. Lewis, chairman and chief executive officer. "We demonstrated strong customer momentum across our lines of business; added thousands of net new checking account customers thanks to innovative products like Keep the Change(TM); generated double-digit loan growth and deepened relationships with business and corporate clients."
First Quarter 2007 Highlights (vs. a year earlier) -- Card Services posted average managed loan growth of $14.48 billion, an 8 percent increase, and added 3 million new accounts in the first quarter. -- Net new retail checking accounts grew by 487,000 in the first quarter helped by innovative products such as Keep the Change(TM). Since inception, more than 4 million customers have enrolled in Keep the Change(TM) and saved about $400 million. -- Total sales of retail products rose 6 percent to nearly 12 million units resulting from strong growth in checking, savings, credit card, mortgage, small business and online banking activations. E-commerce sales remain strong, representing 20 percent of total retail product sales. Sales of deposit and credit products through E-commerce increased by 47 percent. -- Debit card income rose 16 percent to $500 million and purchase volume grew to $43.57 billion. -- Average loans to small businesses with less than $2.5 million in annual sales increased 30 percent to $14.01 billion. -- Total first quarter average loans and leases rose 10 percent in Global Corporate and Investment Banking to more than $247 billion. -- Investment banking fees rose 35 percent, driven by debt underwriting and mergers and acquisitions deal volume. -- Bank of America began offering $0 Online Equity Trades in late 2006. With the addition of California in the first quarter, the program is now offered nationally. The program helped generate growth in self- directed client brokerage assets, which exceeded $28 billion at March 31, 2007, up 35 percent. -- Investment and brokerage services in Global Wealth and Investment Management rose 12 percent on strong client asset inflows and record brokerage income. -- Total assets under management in Global Wealth and Investment Management increased 11 percent to more than $547 billion. On a 3-year assets under management weighted basis, 89 percent of Columbia's equity mutual funds were in the top 2 performance quartiles compared with their peer group. (1) (1) Results shown are defined by Columbia Management's calculation of its percentage of assets under management in the top two quartiles of categories based on Morningstar. The category percentile rank was calculated by ranking the three year net return of share classes within the categories. The assets of the number of funds within the top 2 quartile results were added and then divided by Columbia Managements total assets under management. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The share class earning the ranking may have limited eligibility and may not be available to all investors. First Quarter 2007 Financial Summary Revenue
Revenue on a fully taxable-equivalent basis increased 3 percent to $18.42 billion from $17.94 billion in the first quarter of 2006.
Noninterest income rose 10 percent to $9.83 billion from $8.90 billion in the first quarter of 2006. Results were driven by continued strength in service fee income, investment banking income, mortgage banking income and equity investment gains.
Net interest income on a fully taxable-equivalent basis was $8.60 billion compared with $9.04 billion the previous year. The decline is a result of higher cost deposits, divestitures of businesses and the impact of hedging activities. The net interest yield decreased 37 basis points to 2.61 percent.
The efficiency ratio on a fully taxable-equivalent basis was 49.38 percent for the first quarter of 2007 (48.78 percent excluding merger and restructuring charges). Noninterest expense increased 2 percent to $9.10 billion from $8.92 billion a year earlier. Expenses were up primarily due to higher incentive and personnel expense, reflecting investment in various business platforms.
The quarter's results also included $397 million, or 6 cents per share, in expense from the impact of SFAS 123R, which accelerates the recognition of certain equity-based compensation expenses for retirement-eligible associates. A year ago the expense was $320 million, or 5 cents per share. Also included in first quarter 2007 expenses were $111 million in pre-tax merger and restructuring charges related to the MBNA acquisition compared with $98 million a year earlier.
Overall credit quality remained sound. Compared with the first quarter of 2006, net charge-offs increased reflecting portfolio seasoning and the trend toward more normalized levels post bankruptcy reform. Provision expense in the first quarter was down slightly from a year ago as higher net charge-offs were more than offset by reductions in reserves from consumer credit card securitization activities and the sale of the Argentina portfolio.
-- Provision for credit losses was $1.24 billion, down from $1.57 billion in the fourth quarter of 2006, and $1.27 billion in the first quarter of 2006. -- Net charge-offs were $1.43 billion, or 0.81 percent of total average loans and leases. This compared with $1.42 billion, or 0.82 percent, in the fourth quarter of 2006 and $822 million, or 0.54 percent, in the first quarter of 2006. Reported net charge-offs in the first quarter of 2006 excluded $210 million, or 0.14 percent, as a result of recording impaired MBNA loans at fair value. -- Total managed losses were $2.57 billion, or 1.26 percent of total average managed loans and leases compared with $2.45 billion, or 1.23 percent, in the fourth quarter of 2006 and $1.48 billion, or 0.84 percent, in the first quarter of 2006. Managed losses in the first quarter of 2006 excluded $210 million, or 0.11 percent, as a result of recording impaired MBNA loans at fair value. -- Nonperforming assets were $2.06 billion, or 0.29 percent of total loans, leases and foreclosed properties, at March 31 compared with $1.86 billion, or 0.26 percent, at December 31, 2006 and $1.68 billion, or 0.27 percent at March 31, 2006. -- The allowance for loan and lease losses was $8.73 billion, or 1.21 percent of total loans and leases, at March 31 compared with $9.02 billion, or 1.28 percent at December 31, 2006 and $9.07 billion, or 1.46 percent, at March 31, 2006. Capital Management
Total shareholders' equity was $134.86 billion at March 31. Period-end assets grew to $1.5 trillion. The Tier 1 Capital Ratio was 8.57 percent, down from 8.64 percent at December 31, 2006 and up from 8.45 percent a year ago.
During the quarter, Bank of America paid a cash dividend of $0.56 per share. The company also issued 28.9 million common shares related to employee stock options and ownership plans and repurchased 48.0 million common shares. Period-ending common shares issued and outstanding were 4.44 billion for the first quarter of 2007, compared with 4.46 billion for the fourth quarter of 2006 and 4.58 billion for the first quarter of 2006.
First Quarter 2007 Business Segment Results Global Consumer and Small Business Banking^ (Dollars in millions) Q1 2007 Q1 2006 Total Managed Revenue(1) $11,422 $10,842 Managed credit impact 2,411 1,901 Noninterest expense 4,728 4,612 Net Income 2,696 2,724 Efficiency ratio 41.40 % 42.54 % Return on average equity 17.58 16.73 Managed loans and leases(2) $308,105 $279,382 Deposits(2) 326,552 332,702 (1) Fully taxable-equivalent basis (2) Balances averaged for period
Managed revenue rose 5 percent as higher card income, service charges and mortgage banking income helped generate a 17 percent increase in noninterest income. Net income decreased 1 percent from a year ago as credit costs increased.
Bank of America's combination with MBNA continued to show positive results. Increases in card income and service charges were offset by higher managed credit costs. The increase in credit costs reflected portfolio seasoning and the trend toward more normalized levels post bankruptcy reform, partially offset by reserve reductions from consumer credit card securitization activities.
-- Deposits revenue increased 9 percent to $4.24 billion and net income increased 19 percent to $1.29 billion. Consumer organic deposit growth of 2 percent was driven by solid account growth in checking and CD products. -- Card Services managed revenue of $6.13 billion was up 2 percent while net income of $1.15 billion declined 18 percent because of increased credit costs. -- Consumer Real Estate, which includes the home equity and mortgage businesses, had $840 million in revenue up 21 percent partly from increased home equity balances. Net income increased 33 percent to $227 million. ^ Managed basis. Managed basis assumes that loans that have been securitized were not sold and presents earnings on these loans in a manner similar to the way loans that have not been sold (i.e. held loans) are presented. For more information and detailed reconciliation, please refer to the data pages supplied with this Press Release. Global Corporate and Investment Banking (Dollars in millions) Q1 2007 Q1 2006 Total Revenue(1) $5,321 $5,268 Provision for credit losses 115 25 Noninterest expense 2,900 2,832 Net Income 1,447 1,524 Efficiency ratio 54.49 % 53.75 % Return on average equity 14.36 14.72 Loans and leases(2) $247,898 $224,907 Trading-related assets(2) 360,530 315,733 Deposits(2) 208,488 186,626 (1) Fully taxable-equivalent basis (2) Balances averaged for period
Revenue increased 1 percent as investment banking income raised noninterest income 5 percent. Net income declined 5 percent on higher provision expense and increased compensation costs, which more than offset the increase in revenue.
The revenue increase was driven by Capital Markets and Advisory Services, as investments in personnel and trading infrastructure continued to produce strong results. Investment banking revenue rose 35 percent from the first quarter of 2006, as increased market activity and deal flow continued to produce higher advisory and debt and equity underwriting fees.
Provision expense rose $90 million because of higher net charge offs resulting mainly from lower commercial recoveries.
-- Business Lending revenue was flat at $1.35 billion while net income was down 14 percent due to increased provision expense and continued spread compression. Improved results from lower cost of credit mitigation and gains in both Leasing and Commercial Real Estate Banking helped balance the impact compared with the first quarter 2006. -- Capital Markets and Advisory Services revenue increased 3 percent to $2.36 billion driven by strong investment banking fees partially offset by prior year record sales and trading revenue. Net income rose 3 percent. -- Treasury Services revenue was unchanged at $1.62 billion, while net income decreased 4 percent reflecting the impact of a client shift from non-interest bearing to interest bearing deposits and investment spending. The deposit shift offset strong average deposit growth of $2.36 billion compared with a year earlier. Global Wealth and Investment Management (Dollars in millions) Q1 2007 Q1 2006 Total Revenue(1) $1,888 $1,829 Provision for credit losses 23 - Noninterest expense 1,017 967 Net Income 531 542 Efficiency ratio 53.90 % 52.88 % Return on average equity 21.59 20.67 Loans and leases(2) $65,841 $58,146 Deposits(2) 114,958 101,028 (in billions) At 3/31/07 At 3/31/06 Assets under management $547.4 $493.9 (1) Fully taxable-equivalent basis (2) Balances averaged for period
Revenue increased 3 percent as higher customer activity and improved client asset flows resulted in an 8 percent increase in noninterest income. Net income declined 2 percent from a year ago as credit costs rose related to one client.
Asset management fees increased 12 percent from the first quarter of 2006 on higher assets under management from net asset inflows of $40 billion in addition to increased market values of more than $13 billion.
-- The Private Bank had revenue of $485 million, down 4 percent, and net income of $98 million, 24 percent lower than a year earlier reflecting the impact of a single charge-off in the first quarter of 2007 as well as a non-recurring gain in the first quarter of 2006. -- Columbia Management revenue rose nearly 17 percent to $425 million supported by strong client inflows and increased market values. Net income increased 22 percent to $96 million. -- Premier Banking and Investments revenue rose 9 percent to $907 million on record results in investment and brokerage services, up 20 percent from a year ago. Net income increased 12 percent to $312 million. All Other(1) (Dollars in millions) Q1 2007 Q1 2006 Total Revenue(2) $(209) $2 Reported credit impact (1,314) (656) Noninterest expense 452 513 Net Income 581 196 Loans and leases(3) $92,198 $53,533 (1) All Other consists primarily of equity investments, the residual impact of the allowance for credit losses and the cost allocation processes, Merger and Restructuring Charges, intersegment eliminations, and the results of certain consumer finance and commercial lending businesses that are being liquidated. All Other also includes the offsetting securitization impact to present Global Consumer and Small Business Banking on a managed basis. (See data pages provided with this Press Release for a reconciliation.) (2) Fully taxable-equivalent basis (3) Balances averaged for period
For the first quarter of 2007, All Other net income rose to $581 million from $196 million a year earlier. Equity Investment gains were $896 million, up from $571 million. Included in All Other was a net gain of $46 million and a $131 million release of credit reserves related to the divestiture of certain Latin America business operations. During the first quarter of 2006 the company recognized mark-to-market losses of approximately $175 million on certain derivatives that did not qualify for SFAS 133 hedge accounting. This did not significantly impact first quarter 2007 results.
Note: Chief Executive Officer Kenneth D. Lewis and Joseph L. Price, chief financial officer, will discuss first quarter 2007 results in a conference call at 10 a.m. (Eastern Time) today. The call can be accessed via a Webcast available on the Bank of America Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.bankofamerica.com.
Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving more than 56 million consumer and small business relationships with more than 5,700 retail banking offices, more than 17,000 ATMs and award-winning online banking with nearly 22 million active users. Bank of America is the No. 1 overall Small Business Administration (SBA) lender in the United States and the No. 1 SBA lender to minority-owned small businesses. The company serves clients in 175 countries and has relationships with 98 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Bank of America Selected Financial Data Three Months Ended March 31 2007 2006 (Dollars in millions, except per share data; shares in thousands) Financial Summary Earnings $5,255 $4,986 Earnings per common share 1.18 1.08 Diluted earnings per common share 1.16 1.07 Dividends paid per common share 0.56 0.50 Closing market price per common share 51.02 45.54 Average common shares issued and outstanding 4,432,664 4,609,481 Average diluted common shares issued and outstanding 4,497,028 4,666,405 Summary Income Statement Net interest income $8,268 $8,776 Total noninterest income 9,825 8,901 Total revenue 18,093 17,677 Provision for credit losses 1,235 1,270 Gains (losses) on sales of debt securities 62 14 Other noninterest expense 8,986 8,826 Merger and restructuring charges 111 98 Income before income taxes 7,823 7,497 Income tax expense 2,568 2,511 Net income $5,255 $4,986 Summary Average Balance Sheet Total loans and leases $714,042 $615,968 Securities 186,498 234,606 Total earning assets 1,321,946 1,219,611 Total assets 1,521,418 1,416,373 Total deposits 686,704 659,821 Shareholders' equity 133,588 131,153 Common shareholders' equity 130,737 130,881 Performance Ratios Return on average assets 1.40 % 1.43 Return on average common shareholders' equity 16.16 15.44 Credit Quality Net charge-offs $1,427 $822 Annualized net charge-offs as a % of average loans and leases outstanding 0.81 % 0.54 Managed credit card net losses as a % of average managed credit card receivables 4.73 3.12 March 31 2007 2006 Balance Sheet Highlights Loans and leases $723,633 $619,525 Total securities 181,886 238,073 Total earning assets 1,302,856 1,176,694 Total assets 1,502,157 1,375,080 Total deposits 692,801 682,449 Total shareholders' equity 134,856 129,426 Common shareholders' equity 132,005 129,155 Book value per share 29.74 28.19 Tangible equity ratio (1) 4.20 % 4.04 % Risk-based capital ratios: Tier 1 8.57 * 8.45 Total 11.94 * 11.32 Leverage ratio 6.24 * 6.18 Period-end common shares issued and outstanding 4,439,070 4,581,318 Allowance for credit losses: Allowance for loan and lease losses $8,732 $9,067 Reserve for unfunded lending commitments 374 395 Total $9,106 $9,462 Allowance for loan and lease losses as a % of total loans and leases measured at historical cost(2) 1.21 % 1.46 % Allowance for loan and lease losses as a % of total nonperforming loans and leases 443 572 Total nonperforming loans and leases $1,970 $1,584 Total nonperforming assets 2,059 1,680 Nonperforming assets as a % of: Total assets 0.14 % 0.12 % Total loans, leases and foreclosed properties(2) 0.29 0.27 Nonperforming loans and leases as a % of total loans and leases(2) 0.27 0.26 Other Data Full-time equivalent employees 199,429 202,503 Number of banking centers - domestic 5,737 5,786 Number of branded ATMs - domestic 17,117 16,716 * Preliminary data (1) Tangible equity ratio equals shareholders' equity less goodwill and intangible assets divided by total assets less goodwill and intangible assets. (2) Ratios do not include loans measured at fair value in accordance with SFAS 159 at March 31, 2007. Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to current period presentation. BUSINESS SEGMENT RESULTS Global Global Consumer Corporate Global and Small and Wealth and Business Investment Investment All Banking (1) Banking Management Other(1) Three Months Ended March 31, 2007 Total revenue (FTE) (2) $11,422 $5,321 $1,888 $(209) Net income 2,696 1,447 531 581 Shareholder value added 1,346 372 277 173 Return on average equity 17.58 14.36 21.59 n/m Average loans and leases $308,105 $247,898 $65,841 $92,198 Three Months Ended March 31, 2006 Total revenue (FTE) (2) $10,842 $5,268 $1,829 $2 Net income 2,724 1,524 542 196 Shareholder value added 1,311 425 272 (71) Return on average equity 16.73 14.72 20.67 n/m Average loans and leases $279,382 $224,907 $58,146 $53,533 n/m = not meaningful Three Months Ended March 31 2007 2006 SUPPLEMENTAL FINANCIAL DATA Fully taxable-equivalent basis data (2) Net interest income $8,597 $9,040 Total revenue 18,422 17,941 Net interest yield 2.61 % 2.98 % Efficiency ratio 49.38 49.74 Reconciliation of net income to operating earnings Net income $5,255 $4,986 Merger and restructuring charges 111 98 Related income tax benefit (41) (37) Operating earnings $5,325 $5,047 Reconciliation of average shareholders' equity to average tangible shareholders' equity Average shareholders' equity $133,588 $131,153 Average goodwill (65,703) (66,094) Average tangible shareholders' equity $67,885 $65,059 Operating Basis Diluted earnings per common share $1.17 $1.08 Return on average assets 1.42 % 1.45 % Return on average common shareholders' equity 16.38 15.63 Return on average tangible shareholders' equity 31.81 31.46 Efficiency ratio (FTE) (2) 48.78 49.19 Reconciliation of net income to shareholder value added Net income $5,255 $4,986 Amortization of intangibles 389 440 Merger and restructuring charges, net of tax benefit 70 61 Capital charge (3,546) (3,550) Shareholder value added $2,168 $1,937 (1) Effective January 1, 2007 the Corporation changed its basis of presentation to present Global Consumer and Small Business Banking, specifically Card Services on a managed basis with a corresponding offset in All Other (2) Fully taxable-equivalent (FTE) basis is a performance measure used by management in operating the business that management believes provides investors with a more accurate picture of the interest margin for comparative purposes. Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to current period presentation. Bank of America Corporation Reconciliation - Managed to GAAP (Dollars in millions; except as noted)
Effective January 1, 2007, the Corporation started to report its Global Consumer and Small Business Banking results, specifically Card Services, on a managed basis. The change to a managed basis is consistent with the way that management as well as analysts and rating agencies evaluate the results of Global Consumer and Small Business Banking. Managed basis assumes that loans that have been securitized were not sold and presents earnings on these loans in a manner similar to the way loans that have not been sold (i.e., held loans) are presented. Loan securitization is an alternative funding process that is used by the Corporation to diversify funding sources. Loan securitization removes loans from the Consolidated Balance Sheet through the sale of loans to an off-balance sheet qualified special purpose entity which is excluded from the Corporation's consolidated financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
The performance of the managed portfolio is important to understanding Global Consumer and Small Business Banking's and Card Services' results as it demonstrates the results of the entire portfolio serviced by the business. Securitized loans continue to be serviced by the business and are subject to the same underwriting standards and ongoing monitoring as held loans. In addition, excess servicing income is exposed to similar credit risk and repricing of interest rates as held loans. Global Consumer and Small Business Banking's managed income statement line items differ from its held basis reported in the prior periods as follows:
- Managed net interest income includes Global Consumer and Small Business Banking's net interest income on held loans and interest income on the securitized loans less the internal funds transfer pricing allocation related to securitized loans. - Managed noninterest income includes Global Consumer and Small Business Banking's noninterest income on held loans less the reclassification of certain components of card income (e.g., excess servicing income) to record managed net interest income and managed credit impact. Noninterest income, both on a held and managed basis, also includes the impact of adjustments to the interest-only strip that are recorded in card income as senior management continues to manage this impact within Global Consumer and Small Business Banking. - The managed credit impact represents the provision for credit losses on held loans combined with realized credit losses associated with the securitized loan portfolio. Global Consumer and Small Business Banking First Quarter 2007 Managed Securitizations Basis Impact (1) Held Basis Net interest income (2) $7,028 $(1,890) $5,138 Noninterest income Card income 2,451 839 3,290 Service charges 1,377 - 1,377 Mortgage banking income 302 - 302 All other income 264 (77) 187 Total noninterest income 4,394 762 5,156 Total revenue (2) 11,422 (1,128) 10,294 Provision for credit losses 2,411 (1,128) 1,283 Gains (losses) on sales of debt securities (1) - (1) Noninterest expense 4,728 - 4,728 Income before income taxes (2) 4,282 - 4,282 Income tax expense 1,586 - 1,586 Net income $2,696 $- $2,696 Average loans and leases $308,105 $(101,776) $206,329 Global Consumer and Small Business Banking First Quarter 2006 Managed Securitizations Basis Impact (1) Held Basis Net interest income (2) $7,092 $(1,946) $5,146 Noninterest income Card income 2,107 1,402 3,509 Service charges 1,190 - 1,190 Mortgage banking income 205 - 205 All other income 248 (110) 138 Total noninterest income 3,750 1,292 5,042 Total revenue (2) 10,842 (654) 10,188 Provision for credit losses 1,901 (654) 1,247 Gains (losses) on sales of debt securities (1) - (1) Noninterest expense 4,612 - 4,612 Income before income taxes (2) 4,328 - 4,328 Income tax expense 1,604 - 1,604 Net income $2,724 $- $2,724 Average loans and leases $279,382 $(92,776) $186,606 All Other First Quarter 2007 Managed Securitizations As Basis Impact (1) Adjusted Net interest income (2) $(1,769) $1,890 $121 Noninterest income Card income 722 (839) (117) Equity investment gains 896 - 896 All other income (58) 77 19 Total noninterest income 1,560 (762) 798 Total revenue (2) (209) 1,128 919 Provision for credit losses (1,314) 1,128 (186) Gains on sales of debt securities 61 - 61 Merger and restructuring charges 111 - 111 All other noninterest expense 341 - 341 Income before income taxes (2) 714 - 714 Income tax expense (benefit) 133 - 133 Net income $581 $- $581 Average loans and leases $92,198 $101,776 $193,974 All Other First Quarter 2006 Managed Securitizations As Basis Impact (1) Adjusted Net interest income (2) $(1,480) $1,946 $466 Noninterest income Card income 1,168 (1,402) (234) Equity investment gains 571 - 571 All other income (257) 110 (147) Total noninterest income 1,482 (1,292) 190 Total revenue (2) 2 654 656 Provision for credit losses (656) 654 (2) Gains on sales of debt securities 1 - 1 Merger and restructuring charges 98 - 98 All other noninterest expense 415 - 415 Income before income taxes (2) 146 - 146 Income tax expense (benefit) (50) - (50) Net income $196 $- $196 Average loans and leases $53,533 $92,776 $146,309 (1) The securitization impact on Net Interest Income is on a funds transfer pricing methodology consistent with the way we allocate funding costs to our businesses (2) Fully taxable-equivalent basis Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified among the segments to conform to the current period presentation.
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