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Strategic Team Formulations, Financial Results, Launch of Interactive Online Platforms, Grants, and Preferred Stock Dividends - Analyst Notes on Wells Fargo, KeyCorp, Comerica, FirstMerit, and RBC

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NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY), Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA), FirstMerit Corporation (NASDAQ: FMER), and Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE: RY). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

Wells Fargo & Company Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, Wells Fargo & Company (Wells Fargo) announced that it has formalized a team within its Corporate Banking Group to meet the banking needs of its large and complex for-profit healthcare customers. According to the Company, the newly formed Healthcare Group, under the leadership of David Gillespie - a Wells Fargo veteran, delivers customers a comprehensive suite of traditional banking and credit solutions, and collaborates with Wells Fargo Securities' Investment Banking and Capital Markets Group, to provides capital market products and advisory services. Commenting on the new team, Gillespie, stated, "As the healthcare landscape undergoes substantial changes, our customers need a banking partner that understands their unique needs and will continue to enable them to succeed financially. Bringing together this team of seasoned industry professionals evolved from our customers' growing and complex banking needs." The full analyst notes on Wells Fargo & Company are available to download free of charge at:

KeyCorp Analyst Notes

On February 19, 2014, KeyCorp announced that it will release its Q1 2014 financial results on April 17, 2014, before the market opens. According to the Company, a conference call will be held to review the results on the same day, at 9:00 a.m. ET. Additionally, KeyCorp stated that a live and an archived version of the audio webcast of the conference call along with presentation materials will be available on its website. The full analyst notes on KeyCorp are available to download free of charge at:

Comerica Incorporated Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, Comerica Incorporated (Comerica) reported the launch of its Small Business Resource Center, an interactive online learning environment, focused on knowledge that small business owners need to achieve success in the competitive economic environment. Commenting on this launch, Luke Pearson, Vice President and Digital Marketing Manager of the Company, stated, "We created the resource center to provide best practices, and expert, professional content for our online visitors on topics that are outside of products and services. We provide both static and interactive content, such as business guides and articles, and online training and diagnostics, respectively." The full analyst notes on Comerica Incorporated are available to download free of charge at:

FirstMerit Corporation Analyst Notes

On February 21, 2014, FirstMerit Corporation (FirstMerit) announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a dividend on its 5.875% non-cumulative perpetual preferred stock, Series A. According to the Company, a dividend of $14.69 per share or $0.37 per depositary share is payable on May 5, 2014, to shareholders of record on April 18, 2014. The full analyst notes on FirstMerit Corporation are available to download free of charge at:

Royal Bank of Canada Analyst Notes

On March 6, 2014, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) announced that the Company will provide $750,000 in grants through the RBC Learn to Play Project to community-based organizations in Canada for kids' sport and recreation programs in 2014. According to the Company, the RBC Learn to Play Project, in collaboration with flagship partner ParticipACTION, attempts to teach children the basics of being active, such as how to hop, swim, and throw, while giving them the chance to enjoy their new skills so they can feel confident and competent enough to take part in physical activity. Jane Broderick, Chief Brand and Communications Officer, RBC, stated, "We know that physical activity and sports build confidence in kids. With this program, we want to make sure not only that all youth have the opportunity and encouragement to participate and learn through sports and play, but that Canadian organizations have the resources they need to get kids active and involved. This program is an important piece of the RBC Believe in Kids Pledge, our commitment to the whole child: mind, body and spirit." The full analyst notes on Royal Bank of Canada are available to download free of charge at:

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