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Volume 22 - Number 6

March 16, 2018

Downloads Available: Mortgage Profitability: Production and Servicing: 4Q17

Mortgage Banking Income Hit From Both Sides in 2017, Analysis Shows

Earnings from production-related activity and servicing fell modestly in the fourth quarter, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of earnings reports filed by a dozen top publicly traded companies. The 12 lenders reported a combined $1.125 billion in income from loan originations and secondary market sales during the fourth quarter. That was down 9.0 percent from the previous period. Some of the earnings decline resulted from a slowdown ... [Includes one data chart]

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