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Premium Company Profile: Countrywide Financial Corporation

  • Publication Date:April 2008
  • Publisher:Datamonitor
  • Product Type: Report
  • Pages:40

Premium Company Profile: Countrywide Financial Corporation


Countrywide Financial Corporation (Countrywide Financial or 'the company') offers real estate finance and related activities in the US. The company signed an agreement to be acquired by Bank of America in 2008. This profile offers a comprehensive review of the company's operations and performance.


Contains corporate strategy value chain presence and SWOT Analysis Provides detailed business description segment analysis 5-year financial trends key products and key competitors Includes information on suppliers/ partners shareholding structure and key employees with biographies


Countrywide Financial is one of the largest independent residential mortgage lending firms in the US. The company has been focusing on diversifying its revenue stream for some years. It started its banking segment after the acquisition of Treasury Bank in 2001. Countrywide Financial has considerable exposure to the subprime home loan market. The company already recorded a net loss of more than $1 billion in the third quarter of 2007. Provision for loan losses reached almost $1 billion in the third quarter of 2007 as compared to less than $40 million in the third quarter of 2006. The company has responded decisively and taken adequate steps to address the current challenging mortgage market environment. In the third quarter of 2007 the company significantly tightened its loan program and underwriting guidelines and began the process of right-sizing its operations.

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  • Datamonitor View
  • Catalyst
  • Summary
    • Tables
    • Company Structure
    • Company Overview and Key Facts
    • Business Description
    • Overview
    • Mortgage Banking
    • Banking
    • Insurance
    • Capital Markets
    • Global Operations
    • History
    • Company Locations and Subsidiaries
    • Head Office
    • Other Locations and Subsidiaries
    • Company Financials
    • Overview
    • Revenue by Division
    • Products and Services List
    • Major Products and Services
    • Competitors and Strategic Business Relationships
    • Top Competitors
    • Shareholding Structure
    • Strategy
    • Mission
    • Company View
    • Strategy
    • Overview
    • Alliances with Home Builders
    • Cost Control
    • Acquisition of Ccm
    • Acquisition of Homebanc
    • Diversification
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Overview
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Overview
    • Strengths
    • Strong Growth in Banking Operations
    • Leverage The Mortgage Banking Segment
    • Affordable and Multicultural Home Loan Programs
    • Strong Liquidity and Capital Ratios
    • Weaknesses
    • High Exposure to Subprime Loans
    • Increasing Cost to Income Ratio
    • Lower Returns
    • Opportunities
    • Diversification
    • Right-Sizing The Business Model
    • Growth in The US Commercial Banking
    • Positive Outlook for The Insurance Sector
    • Threats
    • Volatility in Financial Markets
    • Hostile Mortgage Market in The US
    • Catastrophic Losses and Mounting Expenses
    • Key Employees
  • List of Key Employees
    • Key Employee Biographies
    • Angelo R. Mozilo
    • David Sambol
    • Jeffrey M. Cunningham
    • Robert J. Donato
    • Martin R. Melone
    • Robert T. Parry
    • Oscar P. Robertson
    • Keith P. Russell
    • Harley W. Snyder
    • Kevin Bartlett
    • Carlos M. Garcia
    • Andrew Drew Gissinger
    • Ranjit M. Kripalani
    • Sandor E. Samuels
    • Jack Schakett
    • Eric P. Sieracki
    • Financial and Operational Overview
    • Financial Overview
    • Appendix
    • Ask The Analyst
    • Datamonitor Consulting
    • Disclaimer
  • List of Tables
    • Table 1: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Key Facts
    • Table 2: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Other Locations and Subsidiaries
    • Table 3: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Revenue by Division, 2005-2006 ($ Mn)
    • Table 4: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Products and Services List
    • Table 5: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Top Competitors
    • Table 6: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Key Shareholders
    • Table 7: Countrywide Financial Corporation - SWOT Analysis Summary
    • Table 8: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Key Employees
    • Table 9: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Financial Statements Summary
    • Table 10: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Other Key Statistics and Ratios
    • Table 11: Countrywide Financial Corporation - Overview of Operating Segments
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