$MORN (Morningstar Inc.)

$MORN {{ '2016-09-07T10:45:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MORN said its BoD has appointed Kunal Kapoor, currently company President, as CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Kapoor has been appointed to company's BoD, also effective Jan. 1. Company founder Joe Mansueto will become Executive Chairman effective Jan. 1 and will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T19:36:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$IBM said it expects to deliver operating EPS of about $13.80 for 2018. The company also expects free cash flow of about $12Bil, resulting in free cash flow realization of over 100%. Additionally, for 2018, revenue growth is expected at current spot rates.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T11:44:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY17, $IBM generated free cash flow of $13Bil, excluding Global Financing receivables. The company also returned $9.8Bil to shareholders through $5.5Bil in dividends and $4.3Bil of gross share repurchases. $IBM ended 4Q17 with $12.6Bil in cash, while debt totaled $46.8Bil, including Global Financing debt of $31.4Bil.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T11:40:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Big Blue $IBM reported its first ever revenue growth in five years, with 4Q17 revenue growth of 3.5% YoY to $22.5Bil, driven by cloud computing business and artificial intelligence investments. However, $IBM reported a net loss of $1.05Bil or $1.14 per share, impacted by a one-time charge of $5.5Bil associated with the enactment of U.S. tax reform.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-18T22:23:11+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$IBM International Business Machines Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$BAC {{ '2018-01-18T18:12:16+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BAC said it expects solid NII growth in 2018 from loan and deposit growth. "The increase is going to depend upon the amount of loan growth, the utilization of rates increasing along the forward curve and obviously our ability to manage the deposit rate pay," CFO Paul Donofrio said.

$BAC {{ '2018-01-18T17:13:36+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During the earnings conference call, $BAC CEO Brian Moynihan said a lion's share of the saving driven by the tax overhaul will be distributed to shareholders as dividends and share buybacks.

$WFC {{ '2018-01-17T19:29:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WFC announced that Senior Executive Vice President Mike Loughlin will retire as the company's Chief Risk Officer. The company expects to name a successor in the next few months and Loughlin will remain in his current role through the transition.

$BAC {{ '2018-01-17T14:59:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Net interest income grew 11.4% to $11.46Bil for $BAC in 4Q17. This was primarily driven by three interest rate increases in 2017. However, non-interest income fell 7% to $9Bil due to the impact of the tax act and lower mortgage banking income.

$BAC {{ '2018-01-17T14:54:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BAC said its trading revenue for 4Q17 fell 11% to $2.5Bil, driven by a 13% decline in fixed income trading. The decline was primarily due to lower volatility and client activity. Earlier, rivals $JPM and $C had reported declines in bond trading of 34% and 18% respectively in 4Q17.

$BAC {{ '2018-01-17T14:45:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Joining the bandwagon of other banking giants, $BAC reported 4Q17 earnings that almost halved to $2.37Bil, or 20 cents per share, weighed down by charges related to Republican tax reforms, as well as lower trading. Excluding this charge, net income was 47 cents per share. Revenue for the quarter edged up 2% to $20.4Bil.

$BAC {{ '2018-01-17T13:32:50+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$BAC Bank of America Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$WFC {{ '2018-01-17T11:46:10+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

While $WFC's expenses continue to increase on higher litigation accruals and other growth investments, the bank said it is still committed to its target of $4Bil in expense reductions. It also expects to bring its efficiency ratio down to 59% by the end of 2018.

$WFC {{ '2018-01-17T11:45:02+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

After a series of scandals over the past year, $WFC is now trying to gain confidence of its customers and build long-term relationships. In 2017, the bank has launched numbers of programs and initiatives, such as Automatic zero balance alerts and Overdraft Rewind, which has already helped over 350,000 customers avoid overdraft charges.

$XL {{ '2018-01-16T13:57:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$XL appointed Leila Madeiros, SVP, Deputy Director and Corporate Secretary of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers, as Head of Compliance & Regulatory Affairs, Bermuda. Madeiros will report to Sean McGovern, $XL's Chief Compliance Officer & Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs and will be a member of his leadership team.

$WFC {{ '2018-01-12T15:28:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The US corporate tax cuts has saved $WFC about $3.35Bil in 4Q17, but the bank had to set aside $3.25Bil in the quarter to pay for legal costs related to mortgage-related regulatory investigations, sales practices, and other consumer-related matters. The banking giant reported a 17% earnings growth and a 2% revenue growth for 4Q17.

$WFC {{ '2018-01-12T14:10:42+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$WFC Wells Fargo & Company Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$IBM {{ '2018-01-12T12:40:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IBM appointed James Kavanaugh as SVP and CFO effective Jan. 11, 2018 to replace Martin Schroeter. Schroeter will take a new role as SVP, Global Markets, effective Jan. 11, 2018. Kavanaugh is currently SVP, Finance and Operations, and served as $IBM's VP and Controller from 2008 to 2015.

$SSNC {{ '2018-01-11T17:27:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SSNC agreed to buy $DST. $SSNC expects $150MM of run-rate cost savings annually, achieved by 2020. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to its adjusted EPS before synergies, and is expected to result in mid-teens earnings growth in 2019.

$SSNC {{ '2018-01-11T17:26:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SSNC agreed to buy $DST in an all-cash transaction for $84 per share plus assumption of debt, equating to an enterprise value of about $5.4Bil. $SSNC plans to fund the acquisition and refinance existing debt with a combination of debt and equity. Both $SSNC's and $DST's BoD have approved the transaction, and it is expected to close by 3Q18.

$TROW {{ '2018-01-11T15:05:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TROW reported preliminary month-end assets under management of $991Bil as of Dec. 31, 2017. Client transfers from mutual funds to other portfolios were $1.7Bil and $4.2Bil for the month- and quarter-ended Dec. 31, 2017.

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