NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") today announced its unaudited financial highlights for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.
"Our members benefit from a stable and reliable Home Loan Bank," said José R. González, president and CEO of the FHLBNY. "At the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, our stability is reflected through our performance, which has been strong through the first half of the year. And our members know that we are a reliable source of funding, with nearly $97 billion in advances in the second quarter. This makes us a dependable and trusted partner for all of the members of our cooperative and the communities we serve."
Highlights from the second quarter of 2014 include:
- Net income for the quarter was $76.9 million, a decrease of $7.6 million, or 9.0 percent, from net income of $84.5 million for the second quarter of 2013. Return on average equity ("ROE") for the quarter was 4.83 percent, compared to ROE of 6.18 percent for the second quarter of 2013.
- As of June 30, 2014, total assets were $127.8 billion, an increase of $8.3 billion, or 6.9 percent, from total assets of $119.5 billion at March 31, 2014. As of June 30, 2014, advances were $96.8 billion, an increase of $9.1 billion, or 10.4 percent, from $87.7 billion at March 31, 2014, as several members increased advances during the quarter.
- As of June 30, 2014, total capital was $6.7 billion, an increase of $300.0 million, or 4.7 percent, from March 31, 2014. The FHLBNY's unrestricted retained earnings increased during the quarter by $8.7 million to $845.1 million as of June 30, 2014. The FHLBNY increased its restricted retained earnings by $15.4 million during the quarter to $187.6 million as of June 30, 2014. At June 30, 2014, the Bank met its regulatory capital-to-assets ratios and liquidity requirements.
The FHLBNY currently expects to file its Form 10-Q for the second quarter of 2014 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on or before August 8, 2014.
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York is a Congressionally chartered, wholesale Bank. It is part of the Federal Home Loan Bank System, a national wholesale banking network of 12 regional, stockholder-owned banks. The FHLB of New York currently serves nearly 330 financial institutions in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The mission of the Federal Home Loan Banks is to support the efforts of local members to help provide financing for America's homebuyers.
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This report may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon our current expectations and speak only as of the date hereof. The financial results discussed in this letter are preliminary and unaudited. These statements may use forward-looking terms, such as "projected," "expects," "may," or their negatives or other variations on these terms. The Bank cautions that, by their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk or uncertainty and that actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements or could affect the extent to which a particular objective, projection, estimate, or prediction is realized. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, regulatory and accounting rule adjustments or requirements, changes in interest rates, changes in projected business volumes, changes in prepayment speeds on mortgage assets, the cost of our funding, changes in our membership profile, the withdrawal of one or more large members, competitive pressures, shifts in demand for our products, and general economic conditions. We undertake no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.
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SOURCE Federal Home Loan Bank of New York