loanDepot Reports Q4, 2020 Results

loanDepot on Thursday reported lower quarterly net income for the fourth quarter – but significantly higher earnings for 2020 overall. Fourth quarter revenue declined to by $70.5 million – or 5 percent – to $1.3 billion “due to gain on sale margins returning to a more normalized level.” For the year, revenues climbed to $4.3 billion from $1.3 billion in 2019. loanDepot’s results also showed: Record rate lock volume of $49.7 billion during the fourth quarter and $161 billion for the year. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2020 decreased to $547.2 million from $728.3 million in the prior quarter. For the year, net income totaled $2 billion – up from $34.4 million last year.Loan origination volume for the fourth quarter of 2020 wasa record at $37.4 billion, an increase…

loanDepot New “Official Mortgage Provider” Of MLB

Major League Baseball has made loanDepot the “official mortgage provider” of MLB under a multi-year partnership announced this week. Financial terms of the deal were not released, but California-based loanDepot and MLB “will partner to promote the company’s brand, products and services through MLB’s multi-media digital and linear outlets, including MLB.com, MLB Network, MLB social media platforms and MLB’s national broadcast partners, FOX, Turner and ESPN.” “Partnering with the nation’s preeminent sports league, a league which holds a special place in the hearts of American families as our national pastime, is a natural fit for us,” loanDepot Founder and CEO Anthony Hsieh. “We look forward to loanDepot bringing their creativity to the Major League Baseball family reaching our fans with…