Fifth Third Bank

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Established as Bank of the Ohio Valley, Fifth Third Bank is a full-service bank offering a wide selection of checking and savings accounts, investment and insurance products, CDs, and loans. It is ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States, with more than $140 billion in assets.

  • Fifth Third has more than 1,200 branches in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Tennessee, West Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. 
  • The bank does not have a history of bad data security, but it did report that more than 45 million credit card numbers were compromised in 2007, as a result of a data breach involving its card processor.
  • In 2008, the U.S. Department of Treasury invested $3.4 billion into Fifth Third as part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program. It bought the investment back by 2011.
  • Fifth Third is publicly traded on the NASDAQ with the ticker symbol FITB. 
  • It is a member of the S&P 500 and has more than 18,000 employees.