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Bank of America posts qtrly ‍​earnings per share of $0.48‍​‍​

Friday, 13 Oct 2017 07:04am EDT 

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp ::Bank of America reports q3-17 net income of $5.6 billion.Qtrly ‍​EPS up 17% TO $0.48‍​.Qtrly revenue, net of interest expense, increased 1% to $21.8 billion from $21.6 billion.Q3 earnings per share view $0.45, revenue view $21.98 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly provision for credit losses decreased 2% to $834 million from $850 million.Qtrly net interest income (NII) increased $960 million, or 9%, to $11.2 billion.Qtrly net charge-offs increased 1% to $900 million from $888 million.Qtrly estimated CET1 ratio under basel 3 standardized approach on fully phased-in basis 12.2 percent versus 12 percent in q2.Qtrly noninterest income decreased $756 million, or 7%, to $10.7 billion.Qtrly noninterest expense declined $342 million, or 3%, to $13.1 billion ‍​.Bank of America's Moynihan says "revenue across our four lines of business grew 4 percent, even with a challenging comparable quarter for trading".Bank of America CFO says "client activity remained strong across the franchise" in quarter.