Company invites individual and institutional investors as well as advisors to log-on to VirtualInvestorConferences.com to view presentation
MEXICO CITY, May 15, 2017 /CNW/ -- Banorte (OTCQX: GBOOY), a banking institution based in Mexico, today announced that the May 11 presentation from Ursula Wilhelm, Head of Investor Relations, is now available for on-demand viewing at VirtualInvestorConferences.com.
Banorte's presentation will be available 24/7 for 90 days. Investors and advisors may download shareholder materials from the "virtual trade booth" for the next three weeks.
Recent Company Highlights
- GFNorte reports record Net Income of Ps 5.5 billion in 1Q17, up +24% from same period last year.
- Net Income of Ps 5.5 billion, achieved outstanding sequential growth of +5%, driven by sound fundamentals, dedicated strategy, revenue expansion and healthy business diversification. The main increases came from the Insurance +58%, Brokerage +44%, Pensions Fund +31%, Annuities +14%, and the Bank +5%.
- Strong quarterly financial indicators: NIM to 5.5% from 5.0%, non-performing loans ratio stable at 1.8%, reserves coverage ratio stable at 138%, ROE at 15.7%, from 15.1% and ROA at 1.76%, up +5bp.
- Net Interest Income (NII) grew +6% in the quarter; while loan loss provisions were practically flat. Record net operating income of Ps 7.5 billion, +9% higher QoQ.
- Subsidiaries achieved strong sequential earnings growth: Banorte Bank +49%, Brokerage +50%, Annuities +42%, Pensions Fund +14%, Leasing and Factoring +15%.
- Annual key financial ratios improved substantially. NIM to 5.5%, from 5.0%, NPL Ratio at 1.8%, from 2.2%, reserves coverage ratio to 138%, from 119%, Efficiency Ratio to 44.5%, from 46.8%, ROA to 1.76%, from 1.50%, and ROE to 15.7%, from 13.3%.
- NII up +16% annually, and adjusted for credit risks +21%.
- Net service fees increased +18% annually on higher transaction volume and online banking services. Trading Income rise +66%.
- Controlled efficiency ratio at 44%, outstanding net operating income growth of +35% yearly.
- Strong growth in the Consumer book, +4% quarterly and +19% annually. Performing loans growth of +10% driven by a healthy decline in the government book. Non-performing loans steady vs. last quarter and decrease (12%) vs. 1Q16.
- Capital ratios remain solid, at 16.59% impacted by the sale of INB on March. Moreover, the leverage ratio remained solid at 7.98% in 1Q17.
Learn more about the event at www.VirtualInvestorConferences.com.
Banorte, the banking subsidiary of Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte), was founded in 1899 in the city of Monterrey and is currently the third largest banking institution in Mexico measured by size of deposits and the fourth by loans. With more than 27,000 employees and 7,242 ATMs across 1,139 branches, Banorte serves more than 12 million customers in the banking sector and manages more than 122 billion US dollars in assets. GFNorte shares trade on the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) under the ticker "GFNORTEO".
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For further information: Banorte, Ursula Wilhelm, Head of Investor Relations, +52 55 1670 2256, [email protected]; VirtualInvestorConferences.com, Bradley H. Smith, Director of Marketing, IR and Compliance Services, PR Newswire, +1.201.947.7157, [email protected]