PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Profit Advances In Q2

( - PNC Financial Services Group Inc. ( PNC ) announced earnings for its second quarter that increased from last year.

The company's bottom line totaled $1.36 billion, or $2.72 per share. This compares with $1.09 billion, or $2.10

	 per share, in last year's second 


Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.58	 per share, according to 

figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 6.4% to $4.32 billion from $4.06 billion last year.

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $1.36 Bln. vs. $1.09 Bln. last year. -EPS (Q2): $2.72 vs. $2.10

	 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.58

-Revenue (Q2): $4.32 Bln vs. $4.06 Bln last year.

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