NEW YORK, September 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts Corner announced new research reports highlighting Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC), Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN), Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS), and The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE: TD). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Bank of America Corporation Research Report
On September 17, 2013, Bank of America Corporation's (Bank of America) corporate and investment banking division, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's (BAML) Global Transaction Services business unit announced that in lieu of offering gifts to clients attending the annual Sibos (the Swift International Banking Operations Seminar) conference, it will give delegates the opportunity to donate towards Save the Children, a leading independent U.S. based organization for children in need. BAML said that it will make a donation to the organization, each initial time a delegate leaves their business card at the Company's booth (F57) at Sibos 2013. Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the Children, stated, "We know that children are always the most vulnerable in conflict situations, and I have seen this firsthand in my travels to Jordan, Pakistan and Iraq this year," Miles continued, "We are especially grateful to our partners, like Bank of America Merrill Lynch, who support us in our efforts to make sure these children are protected, healthy and have a chance to reach their full potential in life." The Full Research Report on Bank of America Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/fb34_BAC]
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Research Report
On September 18, 2013, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) announced the results of its survey on Hispanic Millennials. According to the Company, the PNC Financial Independence Survey sought insights into the financial mindset of 20-29 year-olds, and compared responses within the millennial age group, between Hispanic and non-Hispanics and between those with and without higher education. Based on its survey results, the Company reported that in terms of finances, non-Hispanic millennials carry nearly $10,000 more debt than Hispanics, with 31% of Hispanics having no debt. Mekael Teshome, PNC economist, said, "Young Hispanics are more optimistic about their financial success than non-Hispanics because they see themselves making greater progress than their parents." Teshome continued, "In fact, we found that 20-somethings have generally very similar expectations and objectives- regardless of their ethnicity - except when cultural values come into play." The Full Research Report on The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/2733_PNC]
Banco Santander, S.A. Research Report
On September 19, 2013, Banco Santander, S.A. (Banco Santander) announced that the Company's Executive Chairman, Emilio Botin along with NUS College President Pericles Lewis, signed a memorandum of understanding to establish two scholarship programs at Yale-NUS College. The Company said that its donation in the amount of $800,000 will support the Santander Scholarship and the Santander International Experience Scholarship at the Yale-NUS College. Emilio Botin commented, "Yale-NUS College is one of the 21st century pioneers in liberal arts education in Asia. For Santander it is an honor to be one of the founding benefactors of this renowned institution, which will be represented by the top talented students and faculty members from Singapore and around the world. Higher education plays a vital role in the economic and social development of a country. Santander's institutional commitment to universities is one of the hallmarks of our bank's identity." The Full Research Report on Banco Santander, S.A. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/d603_SAN]
Barclays PLC Research Report
On September 19, 2013, Barclays PLC (Barclays) announced the appointment of Wendy Lucas-Bull as a Non-Executive Director of Barclays, effective immediately. Sir David Walker, Group Chairman of Barclays, said, "I am pleased to announce Wendy's appointment to the Barclays Board. She brings strong banking experience, valuable regional knowledge and her appointment will further enhance the close working relationship between Barclays Group and our African businesses." The Full Research Report on Barclays PLC - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/5a17_BCS]
The Toronto-Dominion Bank Research Report
On September 16, 2013, The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD Bank Group) announced that it has signed agreements with Aimia Inc. (Aimia) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), under which the Company will become the primary issuer of Aeroplan Visa credit cards, beginning January 1, 2014. The Company will also acquire approximately 50% of the existing Aeroplan credit card portfolio from CIBC, which will primarily include accounts held by customers who do not have an existing retail banking relationship with CIBC, subject to certain closing conditions. Ed Clark, Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group, stated, "This is an excellent opportunity for TD to build on our position as a leading North American credit card provider - it solidifies our position as the number one credit card issuer in Canada, by outstanding credit card balances. Acquiring about half of the existing Aeroplan Visa credit card accounts will enable us to grow our business while offering great choice and value to our customers." The Full Research Report on The Toronto-Dominion Bank - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/9f85_TD]
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