$BX (The Blackstone Group L.P.)

$BX {{ '2016-04-04T13:13:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HPE said it agreed to sell its equity stake in Mphasis Ltd. to private equity funds managed by $BX. Under terms of agreement, $BX has agreed to purchase at least 84% of $HPE's stake in Mphasis for INR 430 per share. At the proposed price, $HPE's stake is valued at about $825MM. The transaction is expected to close in 2H16.

$V {{ '2017-07-21T19:02:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$V, which competes with $MA and $AXP, lifted its financial outlook for FY17. Net revenue is expected to grow 20% on a nominal dollar basis compared to the previous growth guidance of 16-18%. GAAP EPS growth is expected to be in low double-digits on a nominal dollar basis and non-GAAP EPS is expected to grow about 20%.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-20T17:11:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AXP said American Express OPEN has extended its Lowe’s Business Rewards Card program to enable small business Card Members earn rewards and get 5% off at Lowe’s every day when they use the Card on eligible purchases. The Lowe's Business Rewards Card has no annual fee and can help small businesses optimize their business spending.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-20T00:17:00+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AXP stated that it considers surcharging as consumer-unfriendly. The company believes the new ban on surcharging in the UK is a good policy. It is uncertain whether this has any material impact on $AXP’s ability to grow business in the UK but the company believes this is a positive step longer-term. UK is one of $AXP’s strongest markets.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-20T00:02:46+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AXP made some changes on the business end-consumer Platinum products in 2H16 and on the consumer product, it offered a range of benefit enhancements that went in at the end of 1Q17. All the costs associated with the significantly higher card member engagement that these changes are driving are reflected in the 2Q17 results.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-19T23:42:07+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In 2Q17, $AXP’s discount revenue was flat YoY and grew 7% on an adjusted basis. The discount rate was 2.44%. Net card fees grew by 8% driven by continued strength in the US Platinum and Delta portfolio as well as growth in Mexico and Japan.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-19T23:30:57+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 2Q17, $AXP’s total loans were up 11% versus 2Q16. The company continues to steadily grow loans faster than the industry as it captures the particular opportunity it has to grow loans with existing customers while also adding new customers. Looking forward, $AXP is confident on growth based on its existing customer opportunities.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-19T23:22:58+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AXP's worldwide FX-adjusted billings grew 1% in 2Q17 versus 2Q16. Worldwide billings growth adjusted for the impact of Costco and changes in FX rates was 8%. The billings growth reflects the broadbased growth across diverse segments and geographies with adjusted US billings at 6% and international billings growth in low double digits.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-19T21:43:43+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$AXP American Express Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$AXP {{ '2017-07-19T20:46:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 2Q17, $AXP posted total revenues net of interest expense of $3.2Bil in its US Consumer Services segment, flat vs. 2Q16. International Consumer and Network Services total revenues were $1.4Bil, up 1%. Global Commercial Services total revenues were $2.6Bil, up 3% vs. 2Q16. Global Merchant Services total revenues were $1.2Bil.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-19T20:40:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AXP expects to deliver EPS of between $5.60-5.80 in 2017. The company has received approval to return an additional $4.4Bil to shareholders over the next four quarters through share repurchases.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-19T20:37:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 2Q17, $AXP posted consolidated total revenues, net of interest expense, of $8.3Bil, up 1% from 2Q16. Excluding business from the discontinued relationship and the impact of FX rates, adjusted revenues net of interest expense grew 8%. These increases primarily reflected higher net interest income and higher adjusted Card Member spending.

$AXP {{ '2017-07-19T20:30:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AXP reported a 33% decrease in 2Q17 earnings. Net income was $1.3Bil or $1.47 per share versus $2Bil or $2.10 per share in 2Q16. 2Q16 included results related to the now-discontinued Costco US relationship, a gain of $1.1Bil from the sale of the related loan portfolio, and a $232MM restructuring charge. Diluted EPS fell 30% in 2Q17.

$BAC {{ '2017-07-18T18:18:01+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BAC said it does not consider M&A as a capital strategy. It said the company has been grown organically by investing in cash major capabilities and hence, it does not want to be distracted by acquisitions.

$BAC {{ '2017-07-18T17:11:25+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BAC said total loans in 2Q17 were up 2% YoY, adding that sale of UK card lowered average loan by 2.9Bil. Loan growth was reduced by continued run-off consumer real estate loans during the quarter. However, loans in the business segment were up $39Bil or 5%, led by consumer banking. $BAC continues to see good growth in residential mortgages.

$BAC {{ '2017-07-18T13:11:59+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$BAC Bank of America Corporation Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$BAC {{ '2017-07-18T12:24:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Revenue increased 9% to $8.5Bil in $BAC's Consumer Banking segment in 2Q17. Meanwhile, revenue rose 6% to $4.7Bil in Global Wealth and Investment Management, and 7% to a record $5Bil in Global Banking. Global Markets was a dark spot, with a revenue decline of 8% to $3.9Bil, driven by lower sales and trading results.

$BAC {{ '2017-07-18T12:12:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BAC, the second-largest US lender by assets, said its sales and trading revenue was $3.2Bil in 2Q17, including negative net debit valuation adjustment of $159MM. Excluding net DVA, sales and trading revenue was down 9%YoY. Meanwhile, fixed income trading unit showed a decline of 14% during the quarter.

$BAC {{ '2017-07-18T12:03:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite a fall in trading, banking major $BAC reported higher revenue and net income in 2Q17, helped by growth in its largest unit - Consumer Banking. Total revenue grew 7% to $22.8Bil, while net income increased 10% to $4.9Bil, or $0.46 per share. Meanwhile, net interest income rose 9% to $11Bil, reflecting benefits from higher interest rates.

$TROW {{ '2017-07-13T13:03:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Investment management firm $TROW reported assets under management of $904Bil as of June 30, 2017. Client transfers from mutual funds to other portfolios were B$4.2Bil for the month, and $7.6Bil for the quarter-ended June 2017.

$XL {{ '2017-07-12T12:08:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

XL Catlin, a $XL company, said its insurance operation in Iberia appointed Carlota Martinez and Antonio Prior to its Financial Lines team in Madrid as Senior Underwriters, and that Silvia Fernandez has been promoted to Junior Underwriter. All three will report to Ana Dores, Financial Lines Underwriting Manager based in Madrid.

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BX (The Blackstone Group L.P.)
Thursday, July 20 2017 - 3:00pm
AXP (American Express Company)
Wednesday, July 19 2017 - 9:00pm
PZN (Pzena Investment Management, Inc)
Wednesday, July 19 2017 - 2:00pm
SBNY (Signature Bank)
Wednesday, July 19 2017 - 2:00pm
BAC (Bank of America Corporation)
Tuesday, July 18 2017 - 12:30pm
WAC (Walter Investment Management Corp.)
Wednesday, May 10 2017 - 1:00pm
HLI (Houlihan Lokey, Inc.)
Tuesday, May 9 2017 - 9:00pm
WBK (Westpac Banking Corporation)
Monday, May 8 2017 - 12:00am
FNGN (Financial Engines, Inc.)
Thursday, May 4 2017 - 9:00pm
CG (Carlyle Group LP)
Wednesday, May 3 2017 - 12:30pm
OZM (Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC)
Tuesday, May 2 2017 - 12:30pm
AMG (Affiliated Managers Group Inc.)
Monday, May 1 2017 - 12:30pm
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Friday, April 28 2017 - 3:00pm
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Friday, April 28 2017 - 2:00pm
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Thursday, April 27 2017 - 3:00pm
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Wednesday, April 26 2017 - 9:00pm
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