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E*TRADE Financial Corporation Reports Monthly Activity for August 2018

September 17, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 17, 2018--E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) today released its Monthly Activity Report for August 2018.

Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs) for August were 267,619, a seven percent increase from July and a 30 percent increase from the year-ago period. Derivatives represented 32 percent of DARTs during the month. The Company added 58,119 gross new brokerage accounts in August and ended the month with approximately 3.9 million brokerage accounts—an increase of 32,973 from July.

Net new brokerage assets were $1.7 billion in the month. During the month, customer security holdings increased by $17.8 billion, and brokerage-related cash increased by $1.2 billion to $53.5 billion. Customer margin balances decreased $0.3 billion, ending the month at $10.7 billion. Customers were net sellers of approximately $0.3 billion in securities during the month.

(1) Includes the impact of the April 9, 2018 Trust Company of America (TCA) acquisition, including post-acquisition activity, as follows:

August 2018: net new brokerage accounts 646, net new brokerage assets of $148 million, DARTs of 3,214, and customer net buy activity of $0.1 billion. Derivative mix excluding post-acquisition activity was 33%. July 2018: net new brokerage accounts 855, net new brokerage assets of $84 million, DARTs of 3,166, and customer net sell activity of $0.1 billion. Derivative mix excluding post-acquisition activity was 34%.

(2) Customer cash held by third parties is held outside E*TRADE and includes money market funds and sweep deposit accounts at unaffiliated financial institutions. Customer cash held by third parties is not reflected in the Company’s consolidated balance sheet and is not immediately available for liquidity purposes.

(3) Net new brokerage assets are total inflows to all new and existing brokerage customer accounts less total outflows from all closed and existing brokerage customer accounts, excluding the effects of market movements in the value of brokerage customer assets. Net new banking assets are total inflows to all new and existing banking customer accounts less total outflows from all closed and existing banking customer accounts. The net new banking assets and net new brokerage assets metrics treat asset flows between E*TRADE entities in the same manner as unrelated third party accounts.

Historical metrics and financials can be found on E*TRADE Financial’s corporate website at https://about.etrade.com.

About E*TRADE Financial

E*TRADE Financial and its subsidiaries provide financial services including brokerage and banking products and services to retail customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*TRADE Securities LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC). Commodity futures and options on futures products and services are offered by E*TRADE Futures LLC (Member NFA). Managed Account Solutions are offered through E*TRADE Capital Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Bank products and services are offered by E*TRADE Bank, and RIA custody solutions are offered by E*TRADE Savings Bank, both of which are federal savings banks (Members FDIC). E*TRADE Securities LLC, E*TRADE Capital Management, LLC, E*TRADE Futures LLC, E*TRADE Bank and E*TRADE Savings Bank are separate but affiliated companies. More information is available at www.etrade.com.

Important Notices

E*TRADE Financial, E*TRADE, the E*TRADE logo, OptionsHouse and Trust Company of America are trademarks or registered trademarks of E*TRADE Financial Corporation. ETFC-G

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