Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE: BK) is in a different boat than State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) after earnings this morning.
Bank of New York missed on the top and bottom line with earnings of $0.42 EPS versus $0.52 estimates; revenues were down over 5% to $3.54 billion versus the $3.74 billion estimate. Assets under custody and administration rose 3% to $25.8 trillion; Assets under management were up 8% to $1.26 trillion. The company talked up general uncertainty in the financial markets and lower levels of client activity.
State Street reported $0.93 EPS after charges versus $0.94 EPS estimates; revenue rose by 13% to $2.315 billion versus estimates of $2.4 billion. The company ended with a tier 1 common ratio of 16.9% and it has submitted its 2012 capital plan to the Federal Reserve Bank with plans for dividends and our share repurchases.
Bank of New York is down 3.6% at $20.49 and State Street has not yet started trading and we have not yet started seeing early indications in the early pre-market with about two hours until trading opens in New York.
JON C. OGG