BankMuscat (S.A.O.G) (BKM) - Q3-2012 Preliminary Results
RNS Number : 7010O
15 October 2012
For immediate release
BankMuscat announces preliminary results for 9 months ended 30 September 2012
YTD Net Profit at RO 104.19 million
MUSCAT, 15 October, 2012: BankMuscat, the flagship financial institution in
the Sultanate, announced its preliminary results for the nine months ended
30^th September 2012. The Bank posted net profit of RO 104.19 million for the
period compared to RO 87.13 million reported during the same period in 2011,
an increase of around 20 per cent.
The key highlights of the results for the period are as follows:
1) Net interest income at RO 168.28 million for nine months of 2012 compared
to RO 159.91 million for the same period of 2011, an increase of 5.2 per cent.
Excluding the one-off positive impact in the net interest income in 9 months
of 2011, the same would have increased by 9.3 per cent.
2) Non-interest income at RO 67.43 million was higher by about 11 per cent
compared to RO 60.77 million for the nine months ended 30 September 2011.
3) Operating expenses for the nine-month period ended 30 September 2012 at
RO 98.93 million as compared to RO 90.79 for the same period in 2011, increase
of 9 percent. Increase in operating expenses is mainly attributable to
increase in manpower cost.
4) Impairment for credit losses for the nine-month period in 2012 was RO
40.87 million as against RO 40.95 million for the same period in 2011.
5) Net Loans and advances increased by 18 per cent to RO 5,359 million as
against RO 4,537 million as at 30 September 2011.
6) Customer deposits, including CDs, increased by 5 per cent to RO 4,955
million as against RO 4,723 million as at 30 September 2011. The increase was
largely driven by demand and saving deposits.
Key figures Sep-2012 Sep-2011
Net interest income 168.28 159.91
Other operating income 67.43 60.77
Operating expenses 98.93 90.79
Operating profit 136.78 129.89
Net profit 104.19 87.13
The full results of the nine-month period ended 30 September 2012 along with
complete set of financial statements, will be released after the approval of
the Board of directors of the Bank at its meeting scheduled later during
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