Handelsbanken: Handelsbanken’s interim report January– March  2014

STOCKHOLM, Sweden--()--Regulatory News:

Summary January – March 2014, compared with January – March 2013

  • The period’s profit after tax for total operations increased by 13% to SEK 3,909m (3,466)
  • Earnings per share increased to SEK 6.15 (5.47)
  • Operating profit went up by 13% to SEK 4,920m (4,336) and rose by 30% in home markets outside Sweden
  • Return on equity for total operations rose to 14.1% (13.8)
  • Income increased by 8% to SEK 9,481m (8,800)
  • Net interest income went up by 2% to SEK 6,653m (6,541) and in the home markets outside Sweden, net interest income increased by 13%
  • The C/I ratio improved to 44.8% (47.5)
  • The loan loss ratio was 0.07% (0.06)
  • The common equity tier 1 ratio according to CRD IV increased to 19.5% (17.5) and the total capital ratio rose to 24.5% (21.0)
  • The Bank’s liquidity reserve exceeded SEK 800bn

Summary of Q1 2014, compared with Q4 2013

  • The period’s profit after tax for total operations increased by 11% to SEK 3,909m (3,527) and earnings per share were SEK 6.15 (5.55)
  • Operating profit increased by 10% to SEK 4,920m (4,458)
  • Return on equity for total operations was 14.1% (13.3)
  • Income increased by 2% to SEK 9,481m (9,278)
  • The loan loss ratio was 0.07% (0.07)

The slide presentation for today’s press conference will be available at 06.30 CET at www.handelsbanken.se/ireng

For further information, please contact: Pär Boman, President and Group Chief Executive Tel: +46 (0)8 22 92 20

Ulf Riese, CFO Tel: +46 (0)8 22 92 20

Mikael Hallåker, Head of Investor Relations Tel: +46 (0)8 701 29 95, miha11 @ handelsbanken.se

Handelsbanken discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. Submitted for publication on 30 April 2014, at 06.30 CET.

For more information about Handelsbanken, please go to: www.handelsbanken.com

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Contacts

Handelsbanken
Pär Boman, +46 (0)8 22 92 20
President and Group Chief Executive
or
Ulf Riese, +46 (0)8 22 92 20
CFO
or
Mikael Hallåker, +46 (0)8 701 29 95
Head of Investor Relations
miha11@handelsbanken.se

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Contacts

Handelsbanken
Pär Boman, +46 (0)8 22 92 20
President and Group Chief Executive
or
Ulf Riese, +46 (0)8 22 92 20
CFO
or
Mikael Hallåker, +46 (0)8 701 29 95
Head of Investor Relations
miha11@handelsbanken.se