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2009 Archives

Jun 15, 2009
Cardholders Earn Delta Miles for Everyday Purchases with No Mileage Cap

SunTrust Banks, Inc., and Delta Air Lines today announced consumers and businesses will soon be able to earn Delta miles on all signature-based purchases made with a new SunTrust SkyMiles Check...

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Jun 8, 2009
Company has fulfilled 96% of SCAP Target

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today the completion of its previously announced Common Stock offering and other initiatives that bring the Company to 96% of the Tier 1 common capital target...

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Jun 1, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced it has priced a $1.4 billion offering of 108 million shares of its common stock at $13.00 per share. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an...

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Jun 1, 2009
Company Announces Simultaneous $1.4 Billion Common Stock Offering and Cash Tender for $1 Billion of Existing Preferred and Hybrid Securities

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that it has commenced a public offering of $1.4 billion of its common shares (the "Equity Offering"), as well as an offer to purchase up to $1 billion...

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May 18, 2009
Enhanced Checking Accounts and Money Management Tools Provide Flexible Convenience

SunTrust Banks, Inc. has enhanced its products to deliver "Everyday Banking Solutions" that offer time-starved Americans the convenience they desire and demand in this new era of heightened fiscal...

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May 15, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. today announced the framework of its plan to address the conclusions of the federal government's recently released Supervisory Capital Assessment Program ("SCAP"). While it...

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May 7, 2009
Company Says Results Confirm SunTrust "Well-Capitalized"

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that it has been advised by the Federal Reserve that, under the Supervisory Capital Assessment Program (SCAP) previously announced by the United States...

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Apr 29, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that Seno Bril has joined the Company as Managing Director and Head of International Wealth Management. In this role he is responsible for overseeing the...

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Apr 28, 2009
Includes Preferred Stock Dividend Payment to U.S. Treasury

-- The Board of Directors of SunTrust Banks, Inc. today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per common share. The dividend is payable on June 15, 2009, to shareholders of record on...

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Apr 23, 2009
Improved Core Results Impacted by Non-Cash Goodwill Impairment Charge

SunTrust Banks, Inc. today reported a net loss for the first quarter of 2009 of $815.2 million compared to net income of $290.6 million in the first quarter of 2008. Net loss per average common...

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Apr 16, 2009
SunTrust Now Offering New Online 401k for Small Businesses

Amid the growing concerns about the current economy, small business owners continue to recognize having a solid retirement plan as an important issue both personally and to their employees. This...

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Apr 14, 2009

Despite a barrage of negative news recently about an economy in crisis and strong unemployment numbers, the new Solid Index series launched today by SunTrust Banks, Inc. showed surprising optimism...

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Apr 3, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that it plans to release first quarter 2009 results prior to the market opening on Thursday, April 23, 2009. SunTrust management will host a conference call...

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Mar 27, 2009
SunTrust receives insured deposits, will staff six branches on temporary basis

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to assist the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as it works through the closing of Omni National Bank, headquartered in Atlanta....

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Mar 17, 2009

SunTrust Investment Services, Inc., announced it has named Steven Turtz President of its SunTrust Insurance Services, Inc. In this role he is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction,...

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Mar 3, 2009

Today, SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced that Robert Blair has joined the company's Treasury & Payment Solutions division as Senior Vice President, Commercial Card Services. Mr. Blair's...

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Feb 10, 2009
Includes Preferred Stock Dividend Payment to U.S. Treasury

The Board of Directors of SunTrust Banks, Inc. today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per common share. The dividend is payable on March 16, 2009, to shareholders of record on...

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Jan 27, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that Laura Kaplan has joined the Company as Managing Director and Head of its Private Wealth Management Legal Specialty Group. In this role she will assume...

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Jan 26, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. will present at the 2009 Citi Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 8:45 AM Eastern Time. Mark A. Chancy, Corporate Executive Vice...

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Jan 22, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. and Subsidiaries FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS (Dollars in millions, except per share data) (Unaudited) Three Months Ended December 31 % 2008 2007 Change (4) EARNINGS & DIVIDENDS Net...

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Jan 22, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. and Subsidiaries FIVE QUARTER OTHER FINANCIAL DATA (Dollars in thousands) (Unaudited) Three Months Ended December 31 September 30 Increase/(Decrease) 2008 2008 Amount %(1)...

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Jan 22, 2009
Fourth Quarter Loss Reflects Recession Impacts of Higher Charge-Offs and Reserve-Building. While Capital and Liquidity Remain Strong, Quarterly Dividend Reduced to $0.10 Reflecting Challenging Credit and Earnings Environment

SunTrust Banks, Inc. reported net income available to common shareholders of $746.9 million, or $2.13 per average common diluted share, for 2008 compared to $1,603.7 million, or $4.55 per average...

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Jan 6, 2009

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced today that it plans to release fourth quarter 2008 results prior to the market opening on Thursday, January 22, 2009. SunTrust management will host a conference call...

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