Citigroup beats estimates
The bank's quarterly earnings of $2.2 billion top Wall Street expectations, though revenue falls just short.
By Laurie Kulikowski, TheStreet
On a continuing operations basis, earnings were 8 cents a share, and revenue came in at $20.7 billion. Analysts, on average, expected earnings of 6 cents a share on revenue of $21 billion.
Citicorp's net income was $3.5 billion and revenue was $16.3 billion, while Citi Holdings reported a net loss of $1.1 billion on $3.9 billion in revenue.
Citi shares were rising 3.5% Monday morning to $4.09.
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[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades lower by 0.5% with eight sectors showing losses. On the upside, materials (+0.2%) and telecom services (+0.3%) have held modest gains since the opening bell.
There were no noteworthy earnings reported in the materials sector today, but the group has drawn strength from mining shares. The Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX 26.50, +0.42) trades up 1.6%, while gold futures are higher by 0.6% at $1298.30/ozt.
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