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KeyCorp Shares Down 5% After Poor Earnings Report

Shares of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) are down nearly 5% today after the company reported poor earnings yesterday.

The company announced fourth quarter net income from continuing operations attributable to Key common shareholders of $201 million, or $.21 per common share. Key's fourth quarter 2011 results compare to net income from continuing operations attributable to Key common shareholders of $292 million, or $.33 per common share, for the fourth quarter of 2010.

The results for the fourth quarter of 2011 were negatively impacted by a $24 million charge resulting from VISA's late fourth quarter announcement of a planned litigation escrow deposit. In addition, Key recorded a $28 million gain on the sale of Tuition Management Systems during the fourth quarter of 2010. Fourth quarter 2011 net income attributable to Key common shareholders was $194 million compared to net income attributable to Key common shareholders of $279 million for the same quarter one year ago.

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