STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Second quarter 2014
Compared with first quarter 2014
- The result for continuing operations amounted to SEK 4 369m (3 980m) 1)
- Earnings per share for continuing operations amounted to SEK 3.96 (3.62) before dilution and SEK 3.94 (3.59) after dilution
- The return on equity for continuing operations was 16.6 per cent (14.6)
- The cost/income ratio was 0.47 (0.45), excluding Sparbanken Öresund 0.43
- Net interest income amounted to SEK 5 521m (5 483), excluding Sparbanken Öresund SEK 5 473m
- Profit before impairments increased by 9 per cent to SEK 5 536m (5 094) Excluding Sparbanken Öresund it amounted to SEK 5 698m
- Swedbank reported credit impairments of SEK 30m (recoveries 100)
- The Common Equity Tier 1 ratio was 20.9 per cent (18.3 per cent as of 31 December 2013), including use of the advanced internal ratings-based approach 3)
Compared with January-June 2013
- The result for the period for continuing operations amounted to SEK 8 349m (7 394) 1)
- Earnings per share for continuing operations amounted to SEK 7.58 (6.73) before dilution and SEK 7.53 (6.69) after dilution 2)
- The return on equity for continuing operations was 15.5 per cent (14.7)
- The cost/income ratio was 0.46 (0.45), excluding Sparbanken Öresund 0.44
- Net interest income increased by 2 per cent to SEK 11 004m (10 762), excluding Sparbanken Öresund SEK 10 956m
- Profit before impairments increased by 7 per cent to SEK 10 630m (9 892), excluding Sparbanken Öresund SEK 10 792m
- Swedbank reported recoveries of SEK 70m (credit impairments 148)
1) Russia and Ukraine are reported as discontinued operations. The Ukrainian operations were divested during the second quarter 2013.
2) Including deduction of preference share dividend, earnings per share for Jan-Jun 2013 were SEK 3.07 for total operations after dilution. The calculations are specified on page 53.
3) The Common Equity Tier 1 ratios for 2013 are based on Swedbank’s previous calculations according to the new regulations.
Read the full interim report at www.swedbank.com/ir or in the pdf document attached.
Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. Our vision is to contribute to a development “Beyond Financial Growth”. As a leading bank in the home markets Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has 7.9 million retail customers and around 600,000 corporate customers and organizations with 308 branches in Sweden and approximately 190 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the U.S. and China.
As of 31 March, 2013 the group had total assets of SEK 1,917 billion.
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