Northern Trust (Nasdaq:NTRS) is a global leader in delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions to corporations, institutions and affluent individuals. For more than 120 years, we have evolved with the changing needs of our clients and our world.
As of March 31, 2013, Northern Trust Corporation had:
Frederick H. Waddell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Our financial performance in the first quarter benefited from strong new business from both personal and institutional clients, as well as higher equity markets. Trust, investment and other servicing fees, which represent 65% of our revenue, grew 10% compared to last year and assets under custody and under management grew 9% and 13%, respectively, compared to last year.
In March, we were pleased to announce a planned increase in our quarterly dividend to $0.31 per common share, and a new share repurchase authorization. These announced actions are part of our capital plan, which was reviewed without objection by the Federal Reserve, demonstrating the strength of our financial position."