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July 18, 2014
09:16 EDTHBANHuntington Bancshares says net interest income expected to grow modestly
Anticipates an increase in earning assets as total loans grow moderately and investment securities grow modestly. Says NIM will experience continued downward pressure. Excluding the impact of net MSR activity, noninterest income is expected to remain near the current quarter’s level. Says continued refinement of consumer checking products under its Fair Play philosophy is expected to have a negative quarterly impact on noninterest income of $6M beginning in July. Committed to delivering positive operating leverage for FY14. Noninterest expense, excluding one-time items, is expected to remain near the current quarter’s reported level. Says will continue to look for ways to reduce expenses. Sees continued performance of NCOs in or below long-term expected range of 35-55bps. Sees "moderate" quarterly volatility in credit quality. Sees improvement in NPAs. Says residential mortgages, home equity, and CRE are expected to grow modestly. Comments from slides that will be presented on the Q2 earnings conference call.
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May 12, 2015
18:12 EDTHBANSenate proposes to ease 'systemically important' bank designation, FT says
Senate bank committee chairman Richard Shelby has introduced legislation that would increase the "systemically important bank" threshold from $50B to $500B, reports the Financial Times, citing draft legislation. The report notes that SunTrust (STI), Regions Financial (RF), Citizens Financial (CFG), Fifth Third (FITB), and Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) may benefit from the change if the bill passes. Some bankers believe the potential change could lead to renewed interest in mergers within the sector, adds the Financial Times. Reference Link

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