OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE: AMTD) today announced Company metrics for October 2012, a month which included two less trading days due to the market closures following Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29 and 30, 2012. Monthly activities included:
- An average of 330,000 client trades per day in October 2012, down 19 percent from October 2011 and down 7 percent from September 2012.
- $469.9 billion in total client assets as of Oct. 31, 2012, up 16 percent from October 2011 and down 1 percent from September 2012.
- Average spread-based balances of $77.7 billion, up 10 percent from October 2011 and up 1 percent from September 2012.(1)
- Average fee-based balances of $98.1 billion, up 26 percent from October 2011 and up 1 percent from September 2012.(1)
More financial information, including historical results for each of the above metrics, as well as information detailing upcoming financial events and presentations, can be found on the Company’s corporate Web site, www.amtd.com. You can also follow the Company on Twitter, @TDAmeritradePR.
About TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
Millions of investors and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) have turned to TD Ameritrade’s (NYSE: AMTD) technology, people and education to help make investing and trading easier to understand and do. Online or over the phone. In a branch or with an independent RIA. First-timer or sophisticated trader. Our clients want to take control, and we help them decide how - bringing Wall Street to Main Street for more than 36 years. TD Ameritrade has time and again been recognized as a leader in investment services. Please visit TD Ameritrade’s newsroom or www.amtd.com for more information.
(1)Spread-based assets are client and brokerage-related assets, including client margin balances, segregated cash, the TD Ameritrade FDIC Insured Deposit Account (IDA) balances, deposits paid on securities borrowing and other cash and interest earning investment balances. Fee-based balances are client assets invested in money market funds, other mutual funds and Company programs such as Amerivest and AdvisorDirect. IDA balances are held at TD Bank, N.A. and TD Bank USA, N.A., affiliates of TD Ameritrade. Amerivest is an investment advisory service of Amerivest Investment Management, LLC, a registered investment advisor. AdvisorDirect connects a prospective client with an independent financial advisor. TD Ameritrade, Inc., TD Ameritrade Clearing, Inc. and Amerivest Investment Management, LLC are subsidiaries of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation.