Partnerships, Divestitures, Expansions, and Financial Results - Research Report on Wells Fargo, KeyBank, SunTrust, Royal Bank of

   Partnerships, Divestitures, Expansions, and Financial Results - Research
   Report on Wells Fargo, KeyBank, SunTrust, Royal Bank of Canada, and HSBC

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  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, August 12, 2013

NEW YORK, August 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Wells
Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), KeyCorp. (NYSE: KEY), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:
STI), Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE: RY), and HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE: HBC).
Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Wells Fargo & Company Research Report

On August 7, 2013, Wells Fargo & Company (Wells Fargo) and American Express
jointly announced a new partnership, under which Wells Fargo will begin
issuing new credit cards that will be accepted on the American Express
network. Commenting on the partnership, John Stumpf, Chairman and CEO of Wells
Fargo, said, "We are delivering on our strategy to expand our credit card
business. Our goal is to offer Wells Fargo customers a suite of cards that
help them meet their financial goals. We're proud to have American Express as
a partner in this effort - a great company with a proven brand for customer
service." The Full Research Report on Wells Fargo & Company - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at: [
http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/d00c_WFC ]

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KeyCorp. Research Report

On August 1, 2013, KeyCorp. (KeyBank) announced that it has successfully
closed the previously agreed transaction, which required KeyBank to sell
Victory Capital Management and its broker deal affiliate Victory Capital
Advisers to the employees of Victory and Crestview Partners. KeyBank expects
net after-tax realized gain from the sale to be in the range of $100 million
to $115 million, and stated that the cash portion of this gain will be between
$75 million and $90 million, which it plans to use for common shares
repurchases. The Full Research Report on KeyCorp. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [ http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/039c_KEY
]

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SunTrust Banks, Inc. Research Report

On August 5, 2013, SunTrust Banks, Inc. (SunTrust) and MetLife, Inc. (MetLife)
together announced that they have entered into a three-year commercial real
estate agreement. As per the agreement, SunTrust will finance commercial real
estate mortgages originated and managed by MetLife Real Estate Investors. Walt
Mercer, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Real Estate at
SunTrust, commented, "As the commercial real estate market continues to regain
its footing, we are actively seeking opportunities that make sense for our
clients, SunTrust and our investors." Mercer added, "This agreement with
MetLife, a proven and well-respected real estate investment leader, satisfied
all of our criteria and we look forward to its potential." The Full Research
Report on SunTrust Banks, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [
http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/0069_STI ]

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Royal Bank of Canada Research Report

On August 7, 2013, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) announced that the inaugural
J.D. Power 2013 Canadian Auto Claims Satisfaction Study has ranked RBC
Insurance the highest overall in customer satisfaction for auto insurance
claims experiences among insurance companies in Canada. Neil Skelding,
President and CEO of RBC Insurance, commented, "When clients choose RBC
Insurance as their provider for auto insurance, they put their trust in us to
provide quality service and support, especially when they file a claim."
Skelding continued, "Having our clients rate us highest in the J.D. Power
study speaks volumes about our exceptional team of professionals who deliver
their best to our clients each and every day." The Full Research Report on
Royal Bank of Canada - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [
http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0c2c_RY ]

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HSBC Holdings plc Research Report

On August 5, 2013, HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC) released its H1 2013 results. The
Company's revenues were down 6.8% YoY to $34.4 billion in H1 2013. Profit
before tax was up 10.5% YoY to $14.1 billion. Return on average shareholders'
equity was 12%, compared to 10.5% in H1 2012. Cost efficiency ratio was 53.5%,
compared to 57.5% in H1 2012. Diluted EPS was up at $0.54, compared to $0.45
in H1 2012. Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive, said, "Both reported and
underlying profit before tax increased in the first half. These results
demonstrate that we have continued to make progress on delivering our
strategy." The Full Research Report on HSBC Holdings plc - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at: [
http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/403c_HBC ]

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