Sunday 19 November 2017
 
»
 
»
Story

Image courtesy: WAM

Sharjah Islamic H1 net profit rises by 6.2pc

SHARJAH, July 17, 2017

Sharjah Islamic Bank, SIB, has posted a net profit of Dh272.9 million ($74.2 million) for the first half of 2017 compared to Dh257.0 million for the same period last year, with an increase of 6.2 per cent, a report said.

Total assets reached Dh36.9 billion at the end of the 2nd quarter 2017 compared to Dh33.5 billion at the end of 2016. Liquid assets reached Dh8.4 billion or 22.8 per cent of the balance sheet, reflecting the strong liquidity position of the bank and the strength of its financial position, reported Wam, the Emirates official news agency.

Net customer receivables of the bank amounted to Dh19.0 billion at the end of the 2nd quarter 2017, an increase of 11.2 per cent or Dh1.9 million compared to the yearend 2016.

Investment securities increase by 20.1 per cent to reach Dh4.9 billion at the end of the 2nd quarter 2017 compared to Dh4.1 billion at the end of December 2016.

Sharjah Islamic Bank was successful in attracting more deposits during the 2nd quarter of the year as the total customer deposits reached Dh22.1 billion by the end of the 2nd Quarter 2017, growing by 3.8 billion or 20.3 compared to Dh18.3 billion at the year end of 2016.

On the Bank’s statement of profit or loss, net operating income reached Dh480.1 million at the end of the first half of 2017 compared to Dh435.5 million in the same period 2016, an increase of 10.2 per cent.

Return (annualised) on Average Shareholders’ Equity (ROAE) reached 10.94 per cent by the end of the 2nd quarter 2017 compared to 9.68 per cent at the end of December 2016, while Return (annualised) on Average Assets (ROAA) was 1.55 per cent by the end of the 2nd quarter 2017 compared to 1.46 percent at the end of December 2016.

Sharjah Islamic Bank is strongly capitalised. Total shareholders’ equity reached Dh5.1 billion or 13.9 per cent of total assets by the end of the 2nd quarter 2017, and maintain a strong capital adequacy ratio of 20.61 per cent by the end of the 2nd quarter 2017.




Tags: Sharjah Islamic Bank | H1 profit |

More Finance & Capital Market Stories

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads