WILMINGTON, Del. MBNA Corp.s fourth-quarter net income rose 32.5% from a year earlier, to $423.8 million, or 48 cents per common share.
For the full year, the credit card issuers net income rose 30%, to $1.3 billion, or $1.53 per share.
The fourth quarter was the best quarter in our history, said Charlie Cawley, president of MBNA. Total managed loans at yearend 2000 rose 22.8%, to $88.8 billion.