Listed banks show positive EPS in Q1

Dhaka,  Sun,  23 July 2017
Published : 15 May 2017, 21:09:48
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Listed banks show positive EPS in Q1

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Most of the banks listed with the stock market have showed positive earnings for the first quarter (Q1) for January-March period of 2017 compared to the same quarter in the previous year.

Out of 30 listed banks, 30 have so far declared their Q1 (un-audited) earnings.  Of them, consolidated earnings per share (EPS) of 19 banks rose, 11 declined in Q1 of 2017 compared to the same period of the previous year.

The banks those EPS showed upturn are:  Bank Asia, Brac Bank, Dhaka Bank, Eastern Bank, First Security Islami Bank, IFIC Bank, Islami Bank Bangladesh, Jamuna Bank, Mercantile Bank, NCC Bank, ONE Bank, Premier Bank, Prime Bank, Pubali Bank, Rupali Bank, Shahjalal Islami Bank, Southeast Bank, Trust Bank and National Bank.

Listed banks show positive EPS in Q1On the other hand, EPS of AB Bank, Al-Arafah Islami Bank, City Bank, Dutch Bangla Bank, Exim Bank, ICB Islamic Bank, Mutual Trust Bank, Social Islami Bank, Standard Bank, UCB and Uttara Bank declined in Q1 of 2017 compared to the same period a year ago.

According to information available with the DSE, the consolidated EPS of Bank Asia for the January-March 2017 period was Tk 0.40 as against Tk 0.21 for January-March 2016.

The Brac Bank has reported its consolidated EPS for January-March 2017 at Tk 1.62 as against Tk 0.98 for the same period a year ago.

The consolidated EPS of Dhaka Bank was Tk 0.60 for January-March quarter of 2017as against Tk 0.43 for the same period of last year.

Eastern Bank showed its consolidated EPS of Tk 1.34 in Q1 of 2017 as against Tk 1.23 for the same quarter in the previous year.

The consolidated EPS of First Security Bank was Tk 0.51 in January-March quarter of 2017 as against Tk 0.40 for January-March 2016.

IFIC Bank reported its Q1 EPS of Tk 0.56 against Tk 0.52 for the same period in 2016.

The consolidated EPS of Islami Bank rose to Tk 0.62 for January-March period of 2017 as against Tk 0.50 for January-March of 2016.

Jamuna Bank has reported its consolidated EPS for January-March 2017 at Tk 0.39 as against Tk 0.10 for January-March 2016.

The consolidated EPS of Mercantile Bank was Tk 1.08 for January-March of 2017 as against Tk 0.59 for the same period in the previous year.

NCC Bank's consolidated EPS was Tk 0.38 for the first quarter of 2017 as against Tk 0.34 in the same period in the previous year.

ONE Bank showed consolidated EPS for January-March 2017 at Tk 1.35 as against Tk 0.62 for January-March of 2016.

Premier Bank has reported its consolidated EPS for January-March period of Tk 0.43 as against Tk 0.16 for January-March period of 2016.

The consolidated EPS of Prime Bank was Tk 0.78 for January-March of 2017 as against Tk 0.51 for the same period a year ago.

Pubali Bank's consolidated EPS stood at Tk 0.76 for the first quarter of the 2017 as against Tk 0.37 in the same period in the previous year.

Rupali Bank showed consolidated EPS for January-March 2017 at Tk 0.42 as against Tk 0.25 for January-March period of 2016.

Shahjalal Islami Bank Ltd has reported its consolidated EPS for January-March period of Tk 0.51 as against Tk 0.38 for the same period a year ago.

The consolidated EPS of Southeast Bank rose to Tk 0.96 for the January-March period of 2017 as against Tk 0.59 for the same period in the previous year.

Trust Bank's consolidated EPS was Tk 1.15 for the January-March period of 2017 as against Tk 1.02 in the same period of the previous year.

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