Nearly all publicly traded U.S. banks that took part in the 2018 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review announced plans to increase dividends and buy back common shares.
Capital One Financial Corp. was the only institution among the publicly traded banks to maintain its quarterly dividend payout level at 40 cents per share. All public U.S.-based banks were approved to buy back common shares in an amount of at least $1 billion.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced the largest increase in quarterly dividend, by 24 cents to 80 cents per share, while Regions Financial Corp. posted the highest percentage increase in its quarterly dividend rate, by 55.6% to 14 cents per share.
Among the intermediate holding companies that participated in CCAR, details regarding capital plans were disclosed by just two out of the 12 companies. These were BBVA Compass Bancshares Inc. and Santander Holdings USA Inc.
Aside from announcing its own capital plan, Santander Holdings USA also disclosed plans for its subsidiary Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. The unit announced an increase in its quarterly dividend rate to 20 cents per share and a $200 million common shares repurchase plan.
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