Profile: Comerica Inc (CMA)
18 Jul 2019
Comerica Incorporated, incorporated on November 13, 1972, is a financial services company. The Company's principal activity is lending to and accepting deposits from businesses and individuals. The Company's segments include the Business Bank, the Retail Bank, Wealth Management, Finance and Other. The Business Bank serves middle market businesses, multinational corporations and governmental entities by offering various products and services, including commercial loans and lines of credit, deposits, cash management, capital market products, international trade finance, letters of credit, foreign exchange management services and loan syndication services. The Retail Bank includes small business banking and personal financial services, consisting of consumer lending, consumer deposit gathering and mortgage loan origination. In addition to a range of financial services provided to small business customers, this business segment offers a range of consumer products, including deposit accounts, installment loans, credit cards, student loans, home equity lines of credit and residential mortgage loans.
The Wealth Management segment offers products and services consisting of fiduciary services, private banking, retirement services, investment management and advisory services, investment banking and brokerage services. This business segment also offers the sale of annuity products, as well as life, disability and long-term care insurance products. The Finance segment includes the Company's securities portfolio and asset and liability management activities. The Company operates in geographic markets, including Texas, California, and Michigan, as well as in Arizona and Florida, with select businesses operating in several other states, and in Canada and Mexico.
The Company offers a range of loans, including commercial loans, real estate construction loans, commercial mortgage loans, lease financing, international loans and residential mortgage loans. Its commercial real estate loans comprise real estate construction loans and commercial mortgage loans. Real estate construction loans primarily include loans in the commercial real estate business line, which generally serves commercial real estate developers. Its commercial mortgage loans include commercial real estate business line and other business lines. Its international loans include banks and other financial institutions, and commercial and industrial loans. Its consumer loans include home equity and other consumer loans. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had total loans of approximately $49.1 billion.
The Company offers commercial loans to various business lines, including general middle market, national dealer services, energy, technology and life sciences, environmental services and entertainment. National dealer services primarily provides floor plan inventory financing to auto dealerships. Its energy business line is engaged in three divisions of the oil and gas business: exploration and production (E&P), midstream and energy services. The technology and life sciences business line serves two divisions: private equity and venture capital firms, referred to as equity fund services, and companies that are typically owned by venture-capital firms, where equity is invested to create products and build companies. Mortgage banker finance provides short-term and revolving lines of credit to independent mortgage banking companies.
The Company's investing activities include investment securities available-for-sale and investment securities held-to-maturity. The Company's investment securities available-for-sale include the United States treasury and the other United States Government agency securities, residential mortgage-backed securities, state and municipal securities and equity and other non-debt securities. The equity and other non-debt securities include auction-rate preferred securities and, money market and other mutual funds. The investment securities held to maturity include residential mortgage-backed securities. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's total investment securities were $12.4 billion.
Sources of Funds
The Company's sources of funds include deposits and other short-term investments. The Company's deposits include noninterest-bearing deposits, money market and interest-bearing checking deposits, savings deposits, customer certificates of deposit and foreign office time deposits. Its Short-term borrowings primarily include federal funds purchased, short-term Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) advances, and securities sold under agreements to repurchase. Interest-bearing deposits with banks primarily include deposits with the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) and also include deposits with banks in developed countries or international banking facilities of foreign banks located in the United States. Other short-term investments include federal funds sold, trading securities and loans held-for-sale. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had total deposits of approximately $59 billion.
1717 Main St # MC6404
DALLAS TX 75201-4612