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GTBank Releases 2017 Half Year Audited Results... Reports Profit before Tax of ₦101.1Billion

GTBank Releases 2017 Half Year Audited Results... Reports Profit before Tax of ₦101.1Billion

Lagos, Nigeria – August, 2017 Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its audited financial results for the half year ended June 30, 2017 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the half year performance, shows positive growth across all key financial metrics and improved strategic positioning of the brand. Gross earnings for the period grew by 2% to ₦214.1billion from ₦209.9billion reported in the June 2016; driven primarily by growth in investment securities income as well as income from risk assets. Profit before tax stood at ₦101.1billion, representing a growth of 18% over ₦85.69billion recorded in the corresponding period of June 2016.The Bank’s loan book dipped by 6% from ₦1.590trillion recorded as at December 2016 to ₦1.491trillion in June 2017 and customer deposits decreased by 1% to ₦1.966trillion from ₦1.986trillion in December 2016. The Bank closed the half year ended June 2017 with Total Assets and Contingents of ₦3.75trillion... Read More

GTBank to buy 70% of Kenya’s Fina Bank for $100million.

 

October 17th, 2013   

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Nigeria’s largest lender by market value, agreed to pay about $100 million for 70 percent of Kenya’s Fina Bank Ltd. The deal is subject to regulatory approvals in Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Uganda, the GTBank said in an e-mailed statement last week. 

Chief Executive Officer Segun Agbaje said in April that Guaranty Trust Bank plc, which operates in six countries outside Nigeria, was targeting East African nations for their “appreciable gross domestic product GDP, growing investments and ease of doing business.”

Fina Bank had loans of $184 million and customer deposits of $285 million at the end of March, filings show. 

Profit, excluding income from discontinued operations, rose 69 percent to N87.2 billion ($541 million) in 2012 from a year earlier, GTBank said on April 2.

GTBank rose 0.2 percent to N26.42 on Friday, October 11, 2013 in Lagos. The stock has advanced 15 percent this year compared with a 25 percent gain for the 10-member Nigerian Stock Exchange Banking Index.

  

 

Source: www.businessdayoline.com

 

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