Group Financial Highlights
Income Statement: Q2 2019 vs. Q2 2018
- Group net revenues for Q2 2019 increased by 6.3% to AED 1,450.5 million vs. AED 1,364.9 million in Q2 2018.
- Operating profit (margin) grew 6.7% to AED 789.7 million vs. AED 740.2 million in Q2 2018
- Group net profit for Q2 2019 increased by 10.0% to AED 630.1 million vs. AED 572.7 million in Q2 2018.
- Credit provisions and impairments for Q2 2019 decreased by 4.1% to AED 158.6 million vs. AED 165.3 million for Q2 2018.
Income Statement: First half 2019 vs. First half 2018
- Group net revenues for H1 2019 increased by 5.8% to AED 2,887.1 million vs. AED 2,728.8 million in H1 2018.
- Operating profit (margin) grew 6.5% to AED 1,576.5 million vs. AED 1,480.7 million in H1 2018
- Group net profit for H1 2019 increased by 5.8% to AED 1,230.5 million vs. AED 1,163.0 million in H1 2018.
- Credit provisions and impairments for H1 2019 increased by 9.4% to AED 345.0 million vs. AED 315.2 million in H1 2018.
Balance Sheet: 30 June 2019 vs. 30 June 2018 and 31 December 2018
- Total assets as of 30 June 2019 were AED 124.7 billion, representing an increase of 1.4% from AED 122.9 billion at the end of 30 June 2018 (and a decrease of 0.4% from AED 125.2 billion at 31 December 2018).
- Net customer financing increased by 3.4% to AED 78.9 billion, from AED 76.3 billion at the end of 30 June 2018 (and increased 0.3% from AED 78.7 billion at 31 December 2018).
- Customer deposits decreased by 1.4% to AED 99.8 billion, from AED 101.2 billion at the end of 30 June 2018 (a decrease of 0.6% from AED 100.4 billion at 31 December 2018).
Capital adequacy and liquidity:
30 June 2019 vs. 30 June 2018 and 31 December 2018
- The capital adequacy ratio under Basel III at 30 June 2019 was 18.33% vs. 16.83% at 30 June 2018, (31 December 2018 was 17.18%, after adjusting for the 2018 dividend).
- ADIB remains one of the most liquid banks in the UAE, with an advances to stable funds ratio (a regulatory ratio) of 84.0% at 30 June 2019, vs. 81.5% at 30 June 2018 (82.9% at 31 December 2018) and an advances to deposits ratio of 79.0% at 30 June 2019, vs. 75.4% at 30 June 2018 (78.4% at 31 December 2018).
Group Financial highlights – Four-year performance
As at 30 June||
All figures are in AED millions|
3 YR (CAGR)|
|Gross customer financing||82,787||79,736||79,622||81,928||-0.3%|
|Customer deposits ||97,375||100,033||101,184||99,803||0.8%|
|Customer financing to deposit ratio||81.8%||76.7%||75.4%||79.0%|| |
3 YR (CAGR)|
|Net revenue ||1,355.0||1,408.0||1,364.9||1,450.5||2.3%|
|Operating profit (margin) ||745.0||780.8||740.2||789.7||2.0%|
|Credit provisions and impairment charge ||234.0||216.4||165.3||158.6||-12.2%|
|Net profit after zakat & tax||507.5||551.6||572.7||630.1||7.5%|
|Stage 3 financing to gross financing assets ratio ||4.0%||5.2%||5.5%||5.3%|| |
|Cost to income ratio ||45.0%||44.5%||45.8%||45.6%|| |
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 July 2019: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading Islamic bank in the region, delivered a strong set of results for Q2 2019 with net profit up 10.0% to AED 630.1 million and up 5.8% for H1 2019 to AED 1,230.5 million. The increase in profitability was supported by a 6.3% year-on-year growth in net revenues during the second quarter to AED 1,450.5 million, driven by resilient performance of the bank's core businesses which resulted in a 3.4% rise in net customer financing to AED 78.9 billion. Non-financing income also increased on the back of higher foreign exchange income, which was up 20.8% to AED 71.1 million in Q2 2019, and a 30.8% rise in investment income to AED 161.9 million.
Key business highlights for Q2 2019:
- Net customer financing increased by 3.4% to AED 78.9 billion at 30 June 2019, from AED 76.3 billion a year earlier, driven by growth in retail and wholesale financing.
- ADIB registered 6.7% growth in operating profit (margin). Cost discipline initiatives were partially offset by investments in digital and strategic initiatives in order to support future business growth and improvements in the customer experience.
- Total equity (including Tier 1 capital instruments) increased by 7.8% year-on-year to reach AED 17.8 billion at 30 June 2019 leading to a solid capital position with a capital adequacy ratio under Basel III as at 30 June 2019 at 18.33%, while its Tier 1 capital ratio was at 17.24% and its common equity Tier 1 ratio stood at 12.46%.
- The bank continued to advance its digitisation agenda with ongoing enhancements of the mobile app including the pioneering "Express Finance" service, which provides qualifying customers with instant access to personal finance.
- ADIB also upgraded its transaction banking and trade finance proposition with the launch of "ADIB Direct", a new digital banking platform for businesses that integrates a suite of banking solutions into a single, streamlined interface. The platform includes ADIB Office Banking, which provides a number of remote access solutions, such as cheque printing, cheque scanning, alongside other services, all of which allow ADIB customers to enjoy fast and secured 24/7 banking experience without leaving their office.
Group net revenues – AED million ||
Group net profit – AED million|
As per IFRS 9, customer financing that is classified under Stage 3 stands at 5.3% with these assets now totaling AED 4,323.9 million. Furthermore, total credit provisions held under IFRS 9 stood at AED 3,036.1 million at end of Q2 2019. As a result of continued prudent risk management practices, credit provisions and impairments for H1 2019 increased by 9.4% to AED 345.0 million vs. AED 315.2 million for H1 2018.
Asset and Liability Management
ADIB recorded a healthy customer financing-to-deposits ratio of 79.0% as at 30 June 2019. The bank maintained its position as one of the most liquid financial institutions in the UAE. Customer financing assets increased 3.4% year on year, while ADIB continued to focus on effective risk management.
Net Customer Financing Growth – AED million ||
Customer Deposit Growth - AED million |
Total equity (including Tier 1 capital instruments) was AED 17.8 billion at 30 June 2019. This represents an increase of 7.8% year-on-year and a 3-year compounded growth rate of 5.8%.
ADIB's capital adequacy ratio under Basel III as at 30 June 2019 was 18.33%, while its Tier 1 capital ratio was at 17.24% and its common equity Tier 1 ratio stood at 12.46%. All capital ratios under Basel III principles are above the minimum regulatory thresholds advised by Central Bank of the UAE.
Capital Adequacy Ratio - %||
Total Equity – AED billion|
ADIB is focused on putting in place the necessary infrastructure to support its growth strategy. Emphasis remains on recruiting and retaining top talent, building infrastructure to deliver an award-winning customer experience and investing appropriately in expanding business capabilities across all targeted customer segments. Specifically, ADIB has continued to enhance its digital capabilities across all businesses and processes. The bank is enhancing service and convenience, while building and diversifying its fee income capabilities in line with identified customer needs.
ADIB is also upgrading all aspects of its infrastructure to ensure the bank functions efficiently in a stable and secure operating environment. Furthermore, in line with the Group's ambition of being a leader in the application of regulatory and related governance best practices, ADIB has increased its investment in risk, cyber security, control and compliance capabilities. While making these investments, the cost-to-income remained relatively stable at 45.6%.
On behalf of the Board of Directors and the management team, Mr. Mazin Manna, ADIB Group CEO, said: "ADIB has demonstrated solid performance in the second quarter with net profit increasing by 10% to AED 630.1 million. This represents a healthy return on equity of 18.9%, one of the highest levels in the UAE's banking sector. During the first half of 2019, we generated considerable momentum across all divisions, which position us very well for the rest of the year. This was driven by higher revenues on the back of a growth in customer financing, as well as increased foreign exchange and investment income."."
"We registered a 6.7% growth in operating profit (margin). Cost discipline initiatives were partially offset by investments in digital and strategic initiatives in order to support future business growth and improvements in the customer experience."
"The bank remains well-capitalised with a capital adequacy ratio under Basel III improving to 18.33%, while common equity Tier 1 ratio stood at 17.24%. Our liquidity also remains strong, with an advances-to-deposits ratio of 79.0%."
"We have invested heavily in new technology in H1 2019 and have embarked on a progressive digital transformation programme across the bank to help us expand and improve our service through ongoing enhancements of our banking platforms. The launch of the "Express Finance" service, which provides qualifying customers with instant access to personal finance, and 'ADIB Direct', a new digital banking platform for businesses, are two examples of ADIB implementing digital to positively transform our customers' banking experience."
"The Abu Dhabi government's Ghadan 21 investment programme continues to stimulate the economy, providing opportunities for ADIB to develop its corporate and retail banking businesses. The bank has a clear strategy to capitalise on the UAE's economic growth, with the tools and talent to deliver on our corporate objectives. This is underpinned by a focus on delivering an exceptional customer experience through digital banking excellence, running a highly-efficient organisation, and building a robust governance and risk management framework to deliver healthy, consistent and sustainable returns to our shareholders."
The Board of Directors and executive management wish to extend their sincere appreciation and gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to the Central Bank of the UAE and to the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority, our shareholders and our clients for their continued trust in and support of ADIB, along with our staff for their dedication.
ADIB Group Financial summary –
3 months and 6 months summary
Chg Q2 18 vs. Q2 17||
Chg Q2 19 vs. Q2 18||
Chg H1 18 vs. H1 17||
Chg H1 19 vs. H1 18|
|Net Revenue from Funding ||918.5||929.1||961.3||1.2%||3.5%||1,872.7||1,877.5||1,917.0||0.3%||2.1%|
|Fees & Commissions||273.7||246.4||253.9||-9.9%||3.0%||499.0||477.7||467.7||-4.3%||-2.1%|
Operating profit (margin)||
|Credit Provisions and Impairment||216.4||165.3||158.6||-23.6%||-4.1%||380.8||315.2||345.0||-17.2%||9.4%|
Net Profit before Zakat & Tax||
|Zakat & Tax||
Net Profit after Zakat & Tax||
|Total Assets in AED (Billion)||122.2||122.9||124.7||0.6%||1.4%||122.2||122.9||124.7||0.6%||1.4%|
|Customer Financing in AED (Billion)||76.8||76.3||78.9||-0.6%||3.4%||76.8||76.3||78.9||-0.6%||3.4%|
|Customer Deposits in AED (Billion)||100.0||101.2||99.8||1.2%||-1.4%||100.0||101.2||99.8||1.2%||-1.4%|