Guaranty Trust Holding Company on Thursday published its half-year audited report for the period ended, 30 June 2021.
The report shows year on year decline in the Group’s top line and bottom line figures, compared to the figures reported in the corresponding period last year.
Gross Earnings for the six months period was N207.914 billion, down by 7.65% from N225.139 billion reported the previous year.
The financial giant declared profit after tax of N79.414 billion, down by 15.76% from N94.271 billion reported the previous year.
Earnings per share (EPS) of GTCO for the six months period stands at N2.70, down by 15.76% from the EPS of N3.20 achieved in the half year of 2021.
At the share price of N27.10, the P.E ratio of GTCO stands at, 10.04x with earnings yield of 9.96%.
An interim dividend of 30 kobo subject to applicable withholding tax, will be paid to shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members as at Monday, September 27, 2021, for ordinary shareholders and on September 16, 2021 for holders of GTCO’s Global Depository Receipts (GDR).
The Register of Ordinary Shareholders will be closed on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, while Register of GDR holders will be closed on September 17, 2021.
Payment date of the interim dividend is on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.