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U.S. bank credit card active accounts (accounts with sales activity) among the nation’s top 4 issuers grew 2.1% year-on-year (YOY) and 1.6% quarter-to-quarter (QOQ) in the second quarter.
According to CardData, there were 103.2 million active bank credit card accounts in the U.S. among the top four issuers: Citibank (CITI); Capital One (COF); Chase (CHSE) and Bank of America (BOFA). This compares to 101.6 million in the first quarter (Q/15) and 101.1 million in the second quarter of last year (Q2/14).
CHSE – U.S. active accounts were 32.8 million in Q2/15 compared to 32.5 million in prior quarter and 31.8 million in the year ago quarter.
BOFA – Estimated U.S. active accounts were 22.6 million in Q2/15 compared to 32.5 million in prior quarter and 31.8 million in the year ago quarter.
COF – Estimated U.S. active accounts were 33.2 million in Q2/15 compared to 32.6 million in prior quarter and 31.3 million in the year ago quarter.
CITI – Estimated U.S. active accounts were 14.6 million in Q2/15 compared to 14.4 million in prior quarter and 15.4 million in the year ago quarter.
U.S. Active Accounts Historical
2Q/14: 31.8 million
3Q/14: 32.1 million
4Q/14: 34.0 million
1Q/15: 32.5 million
2Q/15: 32.8 million
2Q/14: 22.6 million
3Q/14: 22.6 million
4Q/14: 23.1 million
1Q/15: 22.1 million
2Q/15: 22.6 million
2Q/14: 31.3 million
3Q/14: 32.2 million
4Q/14: 33.9 million
1Q/15: 32.6 million
2Q/15: 33.2 million
2Q/14: 15.4 million
3Q/14: 15.6 million
4Q/14: 15.1 million
1Q/15: 14.4 millon
2Q/15: 14.6 million
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