BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) posted a 13% year-on-year (YoY) increase in net income to
P11.7 billion for the 1Q 2022, driven by the Bank’s core businesses.
Loan portfolio rose by 7% to
P2.4 trillion on strong demand from corporate borrowers, the recovery in the middle market, and the resilience of the consumer segment. Deposits went up to P2.8 trillion driven by the 11% YoY increase in Current Account/Savings Account (CASA) deposits, now comprising ~86% of total deposits. This resulted in net interest income of P33.9 billion, 6% higher than a year-ago.
Non-interest income increased by 9% to
P16.7 billion, driven by fees and insurance premiums. Trading and forex gains were in line with normalized business levels.
Operating expense (OPEX) growth was manageable at 3% YoY to
Asset quality continued to improve with NPL ratio down to 2.72% from 2.81% last year. The Bank maintained its conservative credit and provisioning policy with provisions at
P3.7 billion compared to P2.9 billion a year-ago, resulting in higher NPL coverage at 120.8%
Total capital base strengthened to ₱429.9 billion, with the Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) and Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) Ratio both increasing to 14.6% and 13.5%, respectively, comfortably above regulatory minimum.
BDO’s Return on Common Equity (ROCE) for the 1Q 2022 increased to 11.09% from 10.56% in the same period last year. The Bank’s Book Value per common share rose to
P96.47 as of end-March 2022 for a 7% year-on-year growth.
BDO’s sustained earnings performance, robust business franchise, and solid capital base place the Bank in a good position for long-term sustainable growth.
About BDO Unibank, Inc.
BDO is a full-service universal bank which provides a wide range of corporate and retail services such as traditional loan and deposit products, treasury, trust banking, investment banking, private banking, rural banking, cash management, leasing and finance, remittance, insurance, cash cards, credit cards, and online and non- online brokerage services.
BDO has the country’s largest distribution network, with over 1,500 consolidated operating branches and more than 4,400 ATMs nationwide. It also has 16 international offices (including full-service branches in Hong Kong and Singapore) in Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East.
The Bank also offers digital banking solutions to make banking easier, faster, and more secure for its clients.
BDO ranked as the largest bank in terms of total assets, loans, deposits and trust funds under management based on published statements of condition as of December 31, 2021. For more information, please visit