Ranked by Assets, Period End March 31, 2000.

Rank Ticker Company Name Q1 2000 Operating
Earnings Per Share
First Call Consensus
Estimate Snapshot
(Q1 2000)
Total Assets in millions ($)
1 C Citigroup Inc., New York $1.04  $0.78 $739,000.0 (e)
2 BAC Bank of America Corp., Charlotte, N.C.  1.33 1.25 656,113.0
4 JPM J.P. Morgan & Co., New York 3.37  2.72 284,562.0
5 ONE Bank One Corp., Chicago 0.60  0.60 273,008.0
6 FTU First Union Corp., Charlotte, N.C. 0.85  0.85 253,648.0
7 WFC Wells Fargo & Co. Inc., San Francisco 0.61  0.60 222,276.0
8 FBF FleetBoston Financial Corp., Boston 0.87  0.80 187,814.0 
9 STI SunTrust Banks Inc., Atlanta 1.07 1.06 96,040.9
11 NCC National City Corp., Cleveland  0.53 0.56 86,895.0
13 USB U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis, Minn.  0.52 0.53 83,072.0
14 BK Bank of New York, New York  0.46 0.45 76,041.0
15 PNC PNC Financial Services Group, Pittsburgh  1.03 1.02 74,307.0
16 FSR Firstar Corp., Milwaukee, Wis. 0.35 0.35 73,059.9
18 STT State Street Corp., Boston  0.92 0.87 60,530.0
19 MEL Mellon Financial Corp., Pittsburgh  0.50 0.49 47,381.0
20 BBT BB&T Corp., Winston-Salem, N.C. 0.52 0.52 46,629.2
21 FITB Fifth Third Bancorp, Cincinnati  0.66 0.65 44,389.0
22 ASO Amsouth Bancorp, Birmingham, Ala. 0.39  0.40 43,680.5
24 RGBK Regions Financial Corp., Birmingham, Ala. 0.58  0.59 41,418.4
25 CMA Comerica Inc., Detroit, Mich  1.10 1.09 39,660.0
26 SUB Summit Bancorp, Princeton, N.J. 0.72  0.73 38,064.5
29 NTRS Northern Trust Corp., Chicago  0.49 0.47 33,219.4
30 KRB MBNA Corp., Wilmington, Del.  0.28 0.28 31,419.5
32 HBAN Huntington Bancshares, Columbus, Ohio  0.46 0.44 28,952.6 
35 BPOP Popular Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico 0.46 0.45 25,302.0
36 MI Marshall & Ilsley Corp., Milwaukee  0.83 0.82 24,921.4
39 MTB M&T Bank Corp., Buffalo  8.61 8.55 22,761.6
41 FTN First Tennessee National Corp., Memphis  0.30 0.29 20,071.6 
42 OK Old Kent Financial Corp., Grand Rapids  0.61 0.60 19,664.9
43 CBSS Compass Bancshares Inc., Birmingham, Ala.  0.48 0.49 18,466.8
44 BWE BancWest Corp., Honolulu 0.40  0.40 17,528.3
46 HIB Hibernia Corp., New Orleans, La.  0.31 0.31 15,741.8 
48 SNV Synovus Financial Corp., Columbus, Ga.  0.22 0.21 13,048.2

Related link:  Top 50 U.S. Banks Q1 2000 Earnings vs. First Call Estimates  Source: First Call (a division of Thomson Financial Services) consensus estimates at March 29, 2000, first quarter earnings data from banks, and American Banker research.
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