Leading online broker.
200 South 108th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68154
CEO: Fred Tomczyk
Stock Symbol: AMTD
is a leading online brokerage. The company was formed with the
2006 merger of Ameritrade and the brokerage division TD Waterhouse
USA from TD Bank Financial Group of Canada.
Customers can buy and sell stocks online for $9.99 per trade. Options trading, bonds, currency trading and mutual fund purchases are also offered. Trading is also offered in the United Kingdom.
The company reported 6.3 million total accounts at the end of 2014 and average of 457,243 trades per day.
In fiscal 2014, the company reported record revenues of $3.1 billion and net income of $787 million.
TDAmeritrade said client assets reached a record $672 billion at the end of 2014.
The Company is established as a local investment banking firm.
First Omaha Securities, Inc., later named First National Brokerage
Services, Inc. and then Accutrade, Inc., opens its doors as a
retail discount stockbrokerage firm.
May Deregulation of the brokerage
industry. Negotiated commissions become available to individual
investors. J. Joe Ricketts and his partners start one of the
first firms to offer negotiated commissions - later to become
known as discount brokerage.
AmeriTrade Clearing, Inc. (formerly AmeriTrade, Inc.) is established
as a clearing broker.
The Company becomes TransTerra Co., the holding company for AmeriTrade
Clearing and the Company's discount brokerages.
Accutrade introduces touch-tone telephone trading.
Aufhauser is the first brokerage firm to offer Internet trading
via its WealthWEB® (August 1994). Company launches Ceres
Accutrade offers trading via a portable communication device.
Company acquires K. Aufhauser & Company, Inc.
October The Company acquires All
November TransTerra Co. becomes Ameritrade Holding Corporation.
May The Company launches eBroker,
a trade name and division of All American Brokers, Inc., an Internet-only
January Accutrade launches Accutrade
for Windows, the first online investing system that permits individual
investors to engage in program investing and basket trading.
1997 - March Ameritrade's IPO opens with an initial
price of $15 per share (split adjusted: $1.25).
February Ameritrade Holding Corporation
files its registration statement with the SEC with respect to
its initial public offering (IPO).
October Ameritrade Holding launches
Ameritrade, Inc., incorporating the most popular features of
Aufhauser, Ceres, and eBroker in one firm and offering breakthrough
pricing of $8 Internet trades.
July Agreement to acquire National Discount Brokers Corporation
June - Ameritrade announces it has entered into a definitive
agreement to acquire TD Waterhouse.
January - Ameritrade shareholders approve the proposed acquisition
of TD Waterhouse. The transaction closes, combining two complementary
organizations to create TD AMERITRADE.
2009 - January - TDAmeritrade acquires ThinkorSwim, an online brokerage and education community, for $606 million.
2011 - Company launches Trade Architect, a streaming web-based trading platform.
TD Ameritrade offers a competitive compensation
package and an exceptional benefits package including medical,
dental, performance-based Bonus program, PTO, 401K, tuition assistance
Updated January 21, 2015