PNC Financial posted fourth-quarter earnings that were above analysts' expectations but revenue that fell short of projections on Tuesday.

PNC Financial reported $3.68 earnings per share on $5.13 billion in revenue. Investing.com polled analysts, who predicted EPS of $3.26 on revenue of $5.14 billion.

PNC Financial's stock has been up 10% since the start of the year but is still 2.60% below its 52-week high of $228.14 achieved on January 13. They have outperformed the S&P 500, which has dropped 2.17% since the beginning of the yearWhat's in the Offing For PNC Financial (PNC) in Q4 Earnings?

This month, PNC Financial follows the profits of other major financial institutions.
PNC Financial's earnings release follows JPMorgan's earnings beat on Friday when the bank announced EPS of $3.33 on sales of $29.26 billion, vs projections of $3.01 on revenue of $29.78 billion.

On Friday, Wells Fargo&Co reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.38 on revenue of $20.86 billion, compared to a forecast of $1.11 on revenue of $18.84 billion.