Long-Term Year on Year Earnings Performance
Only 2 of the 10 Largest USA Banks reported gains in net income from the prior year Q2 2012. The other 8 reported year over year decreases. Shining were U.S. Bancorp (+18%) and Wells Fargo (+17%). Reporting the smallest YoY decreases were JPMorgan (-9%), Goldman Sachs (-12%), and Citigroup (-12%). Those dropping more significantly were BNY Mellon (-35%), PNC Financial (-40%), and Morgan Stanley (-50%). Even worse at next-to-last and last-place were Capital One (-90%) and Bank of America (-128%).
Short-Term Quarter on Quarter Earnings Performance
Sequential quarterly net income results, the change from the prior quarter Q1 2012, were better. 6 of the 10 Largest USA Banks reported increases with Morgan Stanley and Bank of America at the top with +729% and +277%, respectively. Next were Wells Fargo (+9%), U.S. Bancorp (+6%), JPMorgan (+1%), and Citigroup (+1%). Reporting decreases QoQ were BNY Mellon (-21%), PNC Financial (-33%), Goldman Sachs (-54%), and Capital One (-94%).