NTRS Northern Trust

Northern Trust Corporation is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has a global presence with offices in 22 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and across 22 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of September 30, 2020, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$13.1 trillion, and assets under management of US$1.3 trillion. For more than 130 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation.

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Michael O'Grady
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NTRS stock data


Investment data

Data from SEC filings
Top 50 of 5099 long holdings
End of quarter 31 Dec 20
$27.2B 205M
$20.29B 91.22M
$16B 4.91M
$12.76B 7.28M
$7.37B 209.63M
$7.35B 26.9M
$7.17B 67.01M
$5.71B 8.09M
$5.27B 14.09M
$5.23B 41.18M
$5.15B 32.72M
$4.54B 19.1M
$4.39B 31.59M
$4.3B 23.73M
$4.22B 19.28M
$4.05B 15.25M
$4.01B 11.44M
$3.75B 10.51M
$3.69B 7.07M
$3.15B 13.46M
$3.08B 52.48M
$3B 6M
$2.89B 26.42M
$2.77B 12.43M
$2.7B 19.07M
$2.69B 32.87M
$2.68B 48.94M
$2.68B 51.19M
$2.66B 17.95M
$2.64B 53.02M
$2.58B 12.65M
$2.56B 23.91M
$2.56B 4.73M
$2.52B 83.24M
Vanguard Intl Equity Index F
$2.49B 45.62M
$2.46B 66.72M
$2.44B 54.5M
$2.38B 9.12M
$2.35B 15.42M
$2.35B 81.58M
$2.32B 16.07M
$2.31B 9.91M
$2.27B 6.02M
$2.26B 10.51M
$2.19B 25.91M
$2.16B 52.36M
$2.07B 4.73M
$2.05B 4.4M
$2.02B 12.31M
$1.99B 25.76M
Holdings list only includes long positions. Only includes long positions.


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Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 4.39B 4.39B 4.39B 4.39B 4.39B 4.39B
Cash burn (monthly) 116M 5.81M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 418.11M 20.94M n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cash remaining 3.97B 4.37B n/a n/a n/a n/a
Runway (months of cash) 34.2 752.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
1 Apr 21 Bynoe Linda Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 105.63 24.62 2.6K 25,549.23
1 Apr 21 Klevorn Marcy S Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 105.63 9.76 1.03K 3,162.5
1 Apr 21 Slark Martin P Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 105.63 15.47 1.63K 11,854.12
1 Apr 21 Crown Susan Common Stock Units Grant Aquire A No No 105.63 33.06 3.49K 27,767.95
1 Apr 21 Harrison Dean M Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 105.63 47.69 5.04K 14,078.8
31 Mar 21 Harrison Dean M Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 105.11 380.55 40K 14,031.11

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

81.5% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 632 592 +6.8%
Opened positions 94 55 +70.9%
Closed positions 54 64 -15.6%
Increased positions 197 189 +4.2%
Reduced positions 245 224 +9.4%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 15.8B 13.16B +20.0%
Total shares 169.55M 168.78M +0.5%
Total puts 185.5K 304.7K -39.1%
Total calls 232.2K 305.3K -23.9%
Total put/call ratio 0.8 1.0 -20.0%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 21.7M $2.02B -1.5%
BLK Blackrock 13.95M $1.3B -0.3%
STT State Street 9.05M $849.37M +2.8%
FMR 7.54M $702.62M -3.3%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 7.01M $652.54M -3.0%
NTRS Northern Trust 6.37M $593.36M -2.1%
American Century Companies 5.54M $515.75M -18.1%
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 4.94M $459.86M 0.0%
Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss 4.77M $443.92M -12.4%
Primecap Management 4.26M $396.82M -1.8%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 1.91M +1.91M NEW
NN Investment Partners 1.98M +1.81M +1073.2%
American Century Companies 5.54M -1.22M -18.1%
Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss 4.77M -675.12K -12.4%
Allianz Asset Management GmbH 147.92K -490.41K -76.8%
BAC Bank Of America 987.38K -393.01K -28.5%
Millennium Management 426.71K +352.3K +473.4%
TROW T. Rowe Price 3.87M -330.72K -7.9%
Vanguard 21.7M -329.1K -1.5%
Blair William & Co 250.28K -273.1K -52.2%

Financial report summary

  • Our business, results of operations, and financial condition generally have been, and will continue to be, adversely affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • We are dependent on fee-based business for a majority of our revenues, which may be affected adversely by market volatility, a downturn in economic conditions, underperformance and/or negative trends in investment preferences.
  • Changes in interest rates can affect our earnings negatively.
  • Changes in the monetary, trade and other policies of various regulatory authorities, central banks, governments and international agencies may reduce our earnings and affect our growth prospects negatively.
  • The ultimate impact on us of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union remains uncertain.
  • Uncertainty about the financial stability of various regions or countries across the globe, including the risk of defaults on sovereign debt and related stresses on financial markets, could have a significant adverse effect on our earnings.
  • Declines in the value of securities held in our investment portfolio can affect us negatively.
  • Volatility levels and fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates may affect our earnings.
  • Changes in a number of particular market conditions can affect our earnings negatively.
  • Many types of operational risks can affect our earnings negatively.
  • Failures of our technological systems or breaches of our security measures, including, but not limited to, those resulting from cyber-attacks, may result in losses.
  • Errors, breakdowns in controls or other mistakes in the provision of services to clients or in carrying out transactions for our own account can subject us to liability, result in losses or have a negative effect on our earnings in other ways.
  • Our dependence on technology, and the need to update frequently our technology infrastructure, exposes us to risks that also can result in losses.
  • The systems and models we employ to analyze, monitor and mitigate risks, as well as for other business purposes, are inherently limited, may not be effective in all cases and, in any case, cannot eliminate all risks that we face.
  • A failure or circumvention of our controls and procedures could have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition and results of operations.
  • Failure of any of our third-party vendors to perform can result in losses.
  • We are subject to certain risks inherent in operating globally which may affect our business adversely.
  • Failure to control our costs and expenses adequately could affect our earnings negatively.
  • Pandemics, natural disasters, global climate change, acts of terrorism and global conflicts may have a negative impact on our business and operations.
  • Failure to evaluate accurately the prospects for repayment when we extend credit or maintain an adequate allowance for credit losses can result in losses or the need to make additional provisions for credit losses, both of which reduce our earnings.
  • Market volatility and/or weak economic conditions can result in losses or the need for additional provisions for credit losses, both of which reduce our earnings.
  • The failure or perceived weakness of any of our significant counterparties could expose us to loss.
  • Changes in the method pursuant to which LIBOR or other interest rate benchmarks are determined could adversely impact our business and results of operations.
  • If we do not manage our liquidity effectively, our business could suffer.
  • If the Bank is unable to supply the Corporation with funds over time, the Corporation could be unable to meet its various obligations.
  • We may need to raise additional capital in the future, which may not be available to us or may only be available on unfavorable terms.
  • Any downgrades in our credit ratings, or an actual or perceived reduction in our financial strength, could affect our borrowing costs, capital costs and liquidity adversely.
  • Our success with large, complex clients requires substantial liquidity.
  • Failure to comply with regulations can result in penalties and regulatory constraints that restrict our ability to grow or even conduct our business, or that reduce earnings.
  • Changes by the U.S. and other governments to laws, regulations and policies applicable to the financial services industry may heighten the challenges we face and make regulatory compliance more difficult and costly.
  • We may be impacted adversely by claims or litigation, including claims or litigation relating to our fiduciary responsibilities.
  • We may be impacted adversely by regulatory enforcement matters.
  • We may fail to set aside adequate reserves for, or otherwise underestimate our liability relating to, pending and threatened claims, with a negative effect on our earnings.
  • If we fail to comply with legal standards, we could incur liability to our clients or lose clients, which could affect our earnings negatively.
  • If we do not execute strategic plans successfully, we will not grow as we have planned and our earnings growth will be impacted negatively.
  • If we are not able to attract, retain and motivate key personnel, our business could be negatively affected.
  • We are subject to intense competition in all aspects of our businesses, which could have a negative effect on our ability to maintain satisfactory prices and grow our earnings.
  • Damage to our reputation could have a direct and negative effect on our ability to compete, grow and generate revenue.
  • We need to invest in innovation constantly, and the inability or failure to do so may affect our businesses and earnings negatively.
  • Failure to understand or appreciate fully the risks associated with development or delivery of new product and service offerings will affect our businesses and earnings negatively.
  • Our success with large, complex clients requires an understanding of the market and legal, regulatory and accounting standards in various jurisdictions.
  • We may take actions to maintain client satisfaction that result in losses or reduced earnings.
  • Changes in tax laws and interpretations and tax challenges may affect our earnings negatively.
  • Changes in accounting standards may be difficult to predict and could have a material impact on our consolidated financial statements.
  • Our ability to return capital to stockholders is subject to the discretion of our Board of Directors and may be limited by U.S. banking laws and regulations, applicable provisions of Delaware law, or our failure to pay full and timely dividends on our preferred stock and the terms of our outstanding debt.
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