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TD AMERITRADE Reports Monthly Metrics
OMAHA, NEB., March 9 /CNW/ - TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) today reported 264,000 average client trades per day(1) in February 2007. The company also achieved a record of 472,000 trades on February 27, 2007. Qualified accounts(2) totaled 3,259,000. The Company opened 51,000 and closed 17,000 accounts during February, resulting in 6,324,000 total accounts.(3) Margin Balances and Client Assets The Company reported average client margin balances in February of approximately $7.7 billion. As of February 28, 2007, client margin balances totaled approximately $7.7 billion. Client assets totaled approximately $279 billion, of which cash and money market assets amounted to $41 billion. Fiscal to Calendar Reporting On February 27, 2007, the board of directors of TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation approved changing the Company's fiscal year end to September 30, 2007. Previously, the Company reported on a fifty-two/fifty-three week fiscal year ending on the last Friday of September. Beginning February 2007, all Company metrics are calculated through the last calendar day of the month. Outlook TD AMERITRADE expects its earnings per share to be at the low end of the $0.23 to $0.29 guidance range for the March quarter of fiscal 2007. The Outlook Statement is available at the Company's corporate Web site located at www.amtd.com. AMTD-G About TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation, through its brokerage subsidiaries(4) provides a dynamic balance of investment products and services that further the Independent Spirit of individual investors. The Company's full spectrum of services include a leading active trader program and long-term investor solutions, including a national branch system, as well as relationships with one of the largest networks of independent registered investment advisors. The Company's common stock trades under the ticker symbol AMTD. For more information, please visit www.amtd.com. Safe Harbor This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. We intend these forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions of the federal securities laws. In particular, any statements regarding financial guidance and future operations are forward-looking statements. These statements reflect only our current expectations and are not guarantees of future performance, results or operations. These statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results or performance to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and assumptions include general economic and political conditions, interest rates, market fluctuations and changes in client trading activity, increased competition, systems failures and capacity constraints, ability to service debt obligations, integration associated with the TD Waterhouse transaction, realization of synergies from the TD Waterhouse transaction, regulatory and legal matters and uncertainties and other risk factors described in our latest Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the SEC on Dec. 7, 2006 and our latest Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed thereafter. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which the statements were made. We undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. (1) Due to the change from fiscal to calendar month reporting, February 2007 metrics include activity from January 29-31, 2007. All monthly metrics are calculated through the last day of the calendar month. (2) Qualified accounts include all open client accounts with a total liquidation value greater than or equal to $2,000, except clearing accounts. (3) Total accounts include all open client accounts (funded and unfunded), except clearing accounts. (4)TD AMERITRADE, Inc., member NASD (link to www.NASD.com) /SIPC (www.SIPC.gov), receives clearing and custodial services from Ameritrade, Inc., member NASD/SIPC, and National Investor Services Corporation (NISC), member NASD/SIPC. TD AMERITRADE, Ameritrade and NISC are subsidiaries of TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation.
For further information: TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation At the Company: For Media: Kim Hillyer, 402-827-8654 Manager Communications and Public Affairs firstname.lastname@example.org or For Investors: Tim Nowell, 402-597-8440 Director Investor Relations email@example.com
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