Sri Lanka Equity Forum
Dear Reader,

Registration with the Sri Lanka Equity Forum would enable you to enjoy an array of other services such as Member Rankings, User Groups, Own Posts & Profile, Exclusive Research, Live Chat Box etc..

All information contained in this forum is subject to Disclaimer Notice published.


Thank You
Sri Lanka Equity Forum

Discussion Forum for Stock Market Investors in Sri Lanka

සිංහල පරිවර්තනය
Submit Post
Submit Post

You are not connected. Please login or register

Sri Lanka Equity Forum » Stock Market Talk » NDB ends 2017 with strong 41 % growth in PBT

NDB ends 2017 with strong 41 % growth in PBT

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

1 NDB ends 2017 with strong 41 % growth in PBT on Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:25 am

Avinash

avatar
Senior Equity Analytic
Senior Equity Analytic
Sri Lanka’s National Development Bank PLC (NDB) completed the financial year 31 December 2017 with impressive performance across all fronts, the bank said.

Bank CEO Dimantha Seneviratne attributed the success of the year to a streamlined strategy which was pursued with focus, and the commitment and dedication of NDB’s talented team for “precise execution.”

In a media statement, the bank said pre-tax profit (PBT) on financial services rose by 41 per cent to Rs. 7,547 million while post-tax profit was up 37 per cent to Rs. 4,352 million from the 2016 period.

Gross income rose to Rs. 42.5 billion while total operating income grew by 23 per cent to Rs. 16,152 million.

Total impairment charges for loans and other losses was Rs. 1,259 million, down by 8 per cent over 2016.

Total assets of the bank stood at Rs. 383 billion at the end of the year, with a healthy growth of 15 per cent over 2016.

The non-performing loan (NPL) ratio of the bank dropped to 1.83 per cent as of end 2017 from 2.63 per cent at the end of 2016.

“Each loan facility of the bank undergoes a prudent process right from loan origination, approval through disbursement up to timely recovery, which has helped maintain the NPL at below industry average. Precise diversification of the portfolio and avoidance of over-concentration on any one sector have also helped maintain the quality of the loan portfolio,” the statement said.

Customer deposits increased by Rs. 70 billion to Rs. 273 billion by end 2017. Mr. Seneviratne, commenting on the future, said the bank has commenced implementing its new strategic plan from the second half of 2017 which was devised with the professional input of the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum