Today we are sharing performance data for the Prosper portfolio update for November 2016.
As always, these updates are intended to give our investors important insights into the trends we are seeing, including as it relates to overall performance and estimated returns.
As you will see, estimated return on November 2016 production is 6.58%.* This is consistent with our expectations for the portfolio due to recent pricing changes. Pricing was reduced on higher rated loans in late October to match the competitive landscape, while prices were increased on lower-rated loans to account for observed credit performance on that portion of the book.
Additional highlights from the November update include:
- FICO remains approximately 10 points higher than its lowest point in 2015 and early 2016.
- Prepayment rates for 2016 continue to track higher than those for 2014 and 2015 vintages, which we believe may be a result of pricing increases made in 2016.
- Early delinquency rates in August and September 2016 vintages have returned to 2014 and 2015 levels. We believe that this is attributable to policy tightening that was introduced in 2016.
- Cumulative gross charge-offs in 2015 and early 2016 continue to track higher than 2013 and 2014, which we believe is a result of the overall consumer trend in the U.S and global credit environment. Policy tightening and pricing changes have been introduced in response to these charge-off trends.
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