Handelsbanken: Handelsbanken’s interim report January– June 2014

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

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

  • The period’s profit after tax for total operations increased by 11% to SEK 7,943m (7,161)
  • Earnings per share for total operations increased to SEK 12.50 (11.29)
  • Operating profit went up by 10% to SEK 9,997m (9,059) and rose by 17% in home markets outside Sweden
  • Return on equity for total operations rose to 14.3% (14.2)
  • Income increased by 6% to SEK 19,128m (18,040)
  • Net interest income went up by 1% to SEK 13,357m (13,214) and in the home markets outside Sweden, net interest income increased by 12%
  • The C/I ratio improved to 44.7% (46.5)
  • The loan loss ratio was 0.07% (0.07)
  • The common equity tier 1 ratio according to CRD IV increased to 20.1% (17.8) and the total capital ratio rose to 25.0% (21.1)
  • The Bank’s liquidity reserve exceeded SEK 800bn
  • The Bank has decided to establish a fifth regional bank in the UK, with its head office in Leeds

Summary of Q2 2014, compared with Q1 2014

  • The period’s profit after tax for total operations increased by 3% to SEK 4,034m (3,909) and earnings per share were SEK 6.35 (6.15)
  • Operating profit increased by 3% to SEK 5,077m (4,920)
  • Return on equity for total operations rose to 15.1% (14.1)
  • Income increased by 2% to SEK 9,647m (9,481)
  • Net interest income rose by 1% to SEK 6,704m (6,653)
  • The loan loss ratio was 0.06% (0.07)

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

Handelsbanken discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. Submitted for publication on 17 July 2014, at 06.30 CET.

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Contacts

For further information:
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

For further information:
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