Kroll Bond Rating Agency Releases First Quarter 2016 Long-Term Bank Ratings Comment

NEW YORK--()--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) released a comment on the public banks with KBRA long-term ratings. Overall, performance trends for the public institutions in KBRA’s rated universe of U.S. banks have been fairly stable as gauged by first quarter earnings releases. Long-term ratings remain largely unchanged as does the overall rating distribution and average long-term senior unsecured debt rating, though a few ratings and outlooks did change over the course of twelve-months. The average change in key ratios earnings, efficiency, asset quality, and capital is typically limited to a few basis points.

The report also discusses merger and acquisition (M&A) activity over the past year and contains first quarter summaries and current ratings for all fifty-one publicly traded domestic banks which KBRA currently rates.

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Contacts

Analytical Contacts:
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Joseph Scott, 646-731-2438
Managing Director
jscott@kbra.com
or
Christopher Whalen, 646-731-2366
Senior Managing Director
cwhalen@kbra.com
or
Follow us on Twitter!
@KrollBondRating