Stanbic IBTC on Monday published its Audited Financial Statement for the period ended 30 June 2021.
The bank reported Gross Earnings of N93.592 billion, down by 26.06% form N126.57 billion reported the previous year.
Profit after tax for the six months period was N22.543 billion, down by 50.13% from N45.204 billion reported the previous year.
Earnings per share of the Group dropped to N1.74 from the EPS of N3.49 achieved in HY 2020.
At the share price of N39, the P.E ratio of Stanbic IBTC stands at 22.42x with earnings yield of 4.46%.
According to the Corporate Action published the Board of Directors of Stanbic IBTC, an interim dividend of N1 per ordinary share, amounting to N12.957 billion, subject to deduction of appropriate withholding tax and regulatory approval, will be paid to shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members as at the close of business on Monday 20 September 2021.
The Register of Shareholders will be closed from Tuesday 21 September 2021 to Tuesday 28 September 2021.
On Wednesday 29 September 2021, dividends will be paid electronically to shareholders whose names appear on the Register of Members as at close of Trading on Monday 20 September 2021, and who have completed the e-dividend registration and mandated the Registrar to pay their dividends directly into their Bank accounts.