northern trust corp (NTRS) Key Developments
Northern Trust Corporation and The Northern Trust Company Appoint Thomas E. Richards as Director
Jul 22 15
On July 21, 2015, the Board of Directors of Northern Trust Corporation (the corporation) elected Thomas E. Richards as a director of the corporation. Mr. Richards also was elected as a director of The Northern Trust Company, the corporation's principal subsidiary, on such date. The corporation's Board of Directors has not yet determined to which committees of the Board Mr. Richards will be named. Prior to joining CDW, Richards held leadership positions with Qwest Communications International Inc., including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Northern Trust Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Stock and Series C Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Payable on October 1, 2015
Jul 22 15
Northern Trust Corporation has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.36 per share on its common stock, payable on October 1, 2015, to stockholders of record on September 4, 2015.
The company also declared a cash dividend of $365.625 per share of 5.85% Series C non-cumulative perpetual preferred stock (resulting in a distribution of $0.365625 per depositary share) payable on October 1, 2015, to stockholders of record on September 15, 2015.
Northern Trust Corporation Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Reports Impairment Charges for the Second Quarter of 2015
Jul 22 15
Northern Trust Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net interest income of $251.2 million compared to $246.6 million a year ago. Revenue was $1,255.9 million compared to $1,081.7 million a year ago. Income before Income Taxes was $411.4 million compared to $270.7 million a year ago. Net income was $269.2 million compared to $181.9 million a year ago. Net income per diluted common share was $1.10 compared to $0.75 a year ago. Return on average common equity was 12.85% compared to 9.18% a year ago. Return on average assets was 0.97% compared to 0.71% a year ago. On an adjusted basis year-over-year, revenue increased 8% with noninterest income up 8% and net interest income up 9%. Adjusted net income was 18% higher year-over-year.
For the six months, the company reported net income of $499.9 million or $2.04 diluted per share on total revenue of $2,390.4 million compared to net income of $363.3 million or $1.50 diluted per share on total revenue of $2,122.2 million for the corresponding period last year. Income before income taxes was $761.4 million against $540.2 million of prior year period. Return on average common equity and return on average Assets were 12.08% and 0.92% against 9.23% and 0.72% of prior year period.
The company announced net charge-offs of $2.6 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.
Northern Trust Announces Executive Changes, Effective 1 September 2015
Jul 21 15
Northern Trust announced it has named Madeleine Senior as head of Australia and New Zealand, replacing Rohan Singh who will return to Northern Trust’s Singapore office as head of Singapore and South East Asia. Senior assumes the role on 1 September 2015 and will be responsible for leading Northern Trust’s business in Australia and New Zealand, providing asset servicing and asset management solutions to sophisticated institutional and fund manager clients in these countries. She will report to William Mak, head of Asia-Pacific for Northern Trust. Senior has more than 20 years of experience working in financial services across the globe and joined Northern Trust in 1995. Most recently, she was head of business development for Northern Trust’s asset servicing business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), where she led the expansion of Northern Trust’s client base, product offering and geographical reach across the region. Prior to this, she was managing director of the Nordic region, based in Stockholm.
Northern Trust Appoints Rohan Singh as Head of its Singapore and the South East Asia Regions, Effective 1 September 2015
Jul 21 15
Northern Trust has named Rohan Singh as head of its Singapore and the South East Asia regions. In his new role, which he assumes on 1 September 2015, Singh will be responsible for driving Northern Trust’s asset servicing and asset management business activities across the South East Asia region, focusing on offering its range of customizable asset servicing and asset management solutions to sophisticated institutional investors. Singh was most recently based in Northern Trust’s Melbourne office where, as Australia and New Zealand country head, he led the growth and expansion of the office, doubling assets under custody and growing employee numbers by 80%. Prior to this, Singh was head of asset servicing sales for Asia-Pacific based in Singapore.