Webster Financial (WBS) Tops Q4 EPS by 6c

January 23, 2018 7:32 AM EST
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Webster Financial (NYSE: WBS) reported Q4 EPS of $0.73, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $0.67. Revenue for the quarter came in at $271 million, an increase of 5.9 percent from a year ago, including net interest income of $204.9 million, a record level.

"Webster ended 2017 in a position of financial strength from which we continue to execute on our key strategic priorities. We are pleased to report that our earnings have exceeded our cost of capital for the third consecutive quarter," said John Ciulla, president and chief executive officer. "In addition to this being our thirty-third consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth, we exceeded $1 billion in annual total revenue for the first time in Webster's history. These achievements were driven by the quality and dedication of our bankers."

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