Friday, January 20 2017 16:29
Karine Melikyan

Ameriabank is in the lead by main financial indicators ensuring high growth rates

ArmInfo. Ameriabank retains leadership by main financial indicators ensuring high growth rates. According to the data of Express Ranking of Armenian Banks prepared by ArmInfo the bank's assets grew by 39.2% in 2016 to 718.3 bln drams or $1.5 bln due to growth of loan portfolio by 63% and investments in government securities by 63.4%. As a result the bank increased amounts of lending to 501.4 bln drams or $1.04 bln, while investments in state securities to 48.7bln drams or $100.6 mln. To note for comparison that in 2015 the growth rates were more moderate: assets grew by 29%, loan portfolio by 12.4%, investments in state securities-by 45.5%.

In 2016 Ameriabank increased general obligations by 43.2% to 653.9 bln drams or $1.4 bln versus 27.7% growth a year ago. In their structure liabilities against clients (time deposits and call liabilities) grew by 41% to 414.6 bln drams or $856.7 mln, the same growth was ensured in 2015.  Growth rates of loans attracted from international financial structures accelerated to 61.6% from 22% forming a portfolio amounting to 225.1 bln drams or $465.1 mln.

The Bank increased interest yield by 19.3% in 2016, at the same time interest expenses grew more significantly by 32%, along with which non-interest yield declined by 11.3% with more significant decline of non-interest expenses (by 37.8%). Commission fees grew in 2016 by 16% amid growth of commission expenses by 25.3%. Operational expenses declined by 44.8% amid growth of operational expenses by 15.3%, while administrative expenses grew by 60% to 9.4 bln drams, in their structure the wages fund has remained almost unchanged (5.7 bln drams).

The total capital of the bank increased by 8.6% to 64.4 bln drams or $133.1 mln due to growth of accumulated profit by 23.4% to 24.3 bln drams or $50.1 mln and sharp change of revaluation reserve from negative to positive level. At the yearend 2016 the Bank had net profit amounting to 6.2 bln drams or $12.8 mln ensuring 29.2% growth. In the structure of balance profit (prior to paying taxes) the share of profit from foreign currency transactions declined to 32.5% or 2.5 bln drams in the reported year versus 71.3% a year ago. Total regulatory capital of the bank reached 81.9 bln drams by Jan 1 2017, which exceeds the normative minimum capital requirement (30 bln drams) almost 3-fold. The bank ensured capital adequacy ratio at the level of 15.87% (amid required min of 12%), overall liquidity -31.23% (required min-15%), day-to-day liquidity- 133.17% (amid required min 60%) versus 15.07%, 29.91% and 151.26% respectively in 2015.

To note, Ameriabank is a universal bank providing investment, corporate and retail banking services. The bank has operated in the Armenian market since October 31 1996.  The network of the bank comprises 12 branches, 8 of which in Yerevan and 4 in the regions. The shareholders are Ameria Group CY Ltd (79.3%) and EBRD (20.7%). The bank is among leaders by lending to industrial sector (including energy), agriculture, construction field, trade sector, transport and communications, public catering and services, mortgage lending. The Bank retains leadership also by time deposits and call liabilities. In the middle of 2016 the bank issued coupon dollar bonds amounting to $15 mln (the main "Abond" list of NASDAQ OMX Armenia). At the same time, in June 2016 Ameriabank successfully placed debt securities amounting to $20 mln via its investment manager in the name of ResponsAbility Investments AG in four Luxemburg investment funds, planning to direct the attracted funds for lending to SMEs and financing of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. The Bank has multiple Excellency awards by Euromoney (2014, 2012, 2011), Global Finance (2015, 2012, 2013), The Banker/FT (2016, 2015, 2013, 2010) and Commerzbank, the bank has been annually awarded STP Award since 2008.

POST A COMMENT
Input digits     


News
Ardshinbank has extended the campaign for issuing a digital card for 1 dramArdshinbank has extended the campaign for issuing a digital card for 1 dram
Growth of Armenia`s economic activity to 14.5% in 10 months was  accompanied by increase in exports and importsGrowth of Armenia`s economic activity to 14.5% in 10 months was  accompanied by increase in exports and imports
Unprecedented offer from FLYONE ARMENIA: Beirut, Dubai, Tel Aviv for  only 89 eurosUnprecedented offer from FLYONE ARMENIA: Beirut, Dubai, Tel Aviv for  only 89 euros
Over a half of Armenia`s population live in  communities actively  involved in  CoM East projectOver a half of Armenia`s population live in  communities actively  involved in  CoM East project
Armenia`s transport infrastructure yet unprepared for new geoeconomic  configuration - Vahe Davtyan Armenia`s transport infrastructure yet unprepared for new geoeconomic  configuration - Vahe Davtyan 
AMD 4․653․223 to AMD 4․653․223 to "Aren Mehrabyan" foundation: beneficiary of "The Power of One Dram" for December is the Health Fund for Children of Armenia
Forecast: Without social support, poverty rate in Armenia could rise  to 49%Forecast: Without social support, poverty rate in Armenia could rise  to 49%
PSRC starts process of revising electricity tariffsPSRC starts process of revising electricity tariffs
Poverty rate in Armenia in 2021 increased by 0.1% compared to 2019Poverty rate in Armenia in 2021 increased by 0.1% compared to 2019
Armenia`s government to support IT sector Armenia`s government to support IT sector 
Ardshinbank holds a campaign 10000 AMD for every 300th client making a money transferArdshinbank holds a campaign 10000 AMD for every 300th client making a money transfer
Armenia`s share in UNECE programmes 22%Armenia`s share in UNECE programmes 22%
EU to issue 33mln EUR grant to Armenia EU to issue 33mln EUR grant to Armenia 
Nikol Pashinyan: Introduction of  universal income declaration system  will have significant anti-corruption effectNikol Pashinyan: Introduction of  universal income declaration system  will have significant anti-corruption effect
On December 1, Ameriabank to start initial placement of next tranche  of USD bonds in amount of $10 millionOn December 1, Ameriabank to start initial placement of next tranche  of USD bonds in amount of $10 million
Models of cooperation between public and private sectors are being  developed in ArmeniaModels of cooperation between public and private sectors are being  developed in Armenia
Evocabank launches new contactless cashless payment tool- mPOS for  business entitiesEvocabank launches new contactless cashless payment tool- mPOS for  business entities
Joint Initative of HSBC Bank in Armenia and Jinishian Memorial Foundation (JMF) promotes innovative and sustainable agriculture among the small holder farmers.Joint Initative of HSBC Bank in Armenia and Jinishian Memorial Foundation (JMF) promotes innovative and sustainable agriculture among the small holder farmers.
Civil Contract nominates Armen Nurbekyan for post of CBA Deputy  Chairman Civil Contract nominates Armen Nurbekyan for post of CBA Deputy  Chairman 
Economy Ministry to provide Economy Ministry to provide "oxygen" for IT companies working with  international market 
Party: Draft state budget of Artsakh for 2023 does not reflect  internal and external realities Party: Draft state budget of Artsakh for 2023 does not reflect  internal and external realities
Mher Grigoryan noted key importance of programs implemented jointly  with EBRD Mher Grigoryan noted key importance of programs implemented jointly  with EBRD 
Vahan Kerobyan: Our goal is to bring the volume of investments to 25%  of GDPVahan Kerobyan: Our goal is to bring the volume of investments to 25%  of GDP
Ameria PhonePOS.  New application for receiving non-cash payments with a smartphoneAmeria PhonePOS.  New application for receiving non-cash payments with a smartphone
EDB developed concept for establishing platform on which  multicurrency digital transactions may be carried out - Tigran  SargsyanEDB developed concept for establishing platform on which  multicurrency digital transactions may be carried out - Tigran  Sargsyan
EDB announces 2nd contest of digital technologiesEDB announces 2nd contest of digital technologies
Economy Ministry to support IT companies affected by dram  appreciationEconomy Ministry to support IT companies affected by dram  appreciation
Expert: There are a lot of random people in the tourism sector of  Armenia todayExpert: There are a lot of random people in the tourism sector of  Armenia today
Incomplete fulfillment of capital expenditures indicates a lack of  professionalism - EconomistIncomplete fulfillment of capital expenditures indicates a lack of  professionalism - Economist
EDB forecasts 4.2% GDP growth in Armenia in 2023 and gradual  devaluation of AMDEDB forecasts 4.2% GDP growth in Armenia in 2023 and gradual  devaluation of AMD
Sporadic construction of solar power plants could undermine Armenia`s  food security - expertSporadic construction of solar power plants could undermine Armenia`s  food security - expert
ADB to help Armenia develop wind energyADB to help Armenia develop wind energy
US considers granting Armenia market economy statusUS considers granting Armenia market economy status
Another dollar tranche of bonds from IDBankAnother dollar tranche of bonds from IDBank
Tourists arriving in Armenia faced difficulties due to cashless  payment requirements - MPTourists arriving in Armenia faced difficulties due to cashless  payment requirements - MP
Armenia`s tax authorities on peculiarities of taxation when renting  apartmentArmenia`s tax authorities on peculiarities of taxation when renting  apartment
AraratBank acts as an underwriter of National Mortgage Company RCO bonds   AraratBank acts as an underwriter of National Mortgage Company RCO bonds  
Converse Bank customer wins Visa campaignConverse Bank customer wins Visa campaign
Armenia`s economy recovered quickly after `September shock` - Vahan  KerobyanArmenia`s economy recovered quickly after `September shock` - Vahan  Kerobyan
AraratBank launches Google Pay for its card usersAraratBank launches Google Pay for its card users
Goods imported to Armenia to be liable to excise taxGoods imported to Armenia to be liable to excise tax
Armenia`s national debt in terms of figures not essential - Armenia`s  premier Armenia`s national debt in terms of figures not essential - Armenia`s  premier 
French Development Agency to open permanent office in YerevanFrench Development Agency to open permanent office in Yerevan
Proposed reform to introduce system of mandatory universal income  declaration system for all resident citizens in Armenia cannot ensure  achievement of the declared goals: Tigran JrbashyanProposed reform to introduce system of mandatory universal income  declaration system for all resident citizens in Armenia cannot ensure  achievement of the declared goals: Tigran Jrbashyan
IDBank  “MalatiaIDBank  “Malatia" branch now more comfortable and modern
Largest mining company in Armenia presents its first ESG reportLargest mining company in Armenia presents its first ESG report
It is already possible to make payments with IDBank cards via Apple PayIt is already possible to make payments with IDBank cards via Apple Pay
 Converse Bank announces the launch of the  new coupon bonds placement Converse Bank announces the launch of the  new coupon bonds placement
Vine and Wine Foundation of Armenia: Volumes of wine production in  Armenia almost doubled over 5 yearsVine and Wine Foundation of Armenia: Volumes of wine production in  Armenia almost doubled over 5 years
Armenia`s minister of territorial administration hosts  Ukrainian-Armenian businessmenArmenia`s minister of territorial administration hosts  Ukrainian-Armenian businessmen
Iranian Minister of Energy announces launch of project for  synchronization of electricity between   Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia and RussiaIranian Minister of Energy announces launch of project for  synchronization of electricity between  Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia
Armenia`s economy most likely to not reach its historical high by the  end of 2022: Haykaz FanyanArmenia`s economy most likely to not reach its historical high by the  end of 2022: Haykaz Fanyan
Yerevan, Tehran continue to expand economic relationsYerevan, Tehran continue to expand economic relations
Success of the family business based in Tavush: from a home to a guest house and a small winerySuccess of the family business based in Tavush: from a home to a guest house and a small winery
Armenia becomes popular destination for BelarusiansArmenia becomes popular destination for Belarusians
Satlantis CEO: Armenia did not buy an expensive Mercedes, but rather   established a plant that will produce itSatlantis CEO: Armenia did not buy an expensive Mercedes, but rather   established a plant that will produce it
Robert Khachatryan: Satellite Control Center in Armenia to be ready  by the end of the yearRobert Khachatryan: Satellite Control Center in Armenia to be ready  by the end of the year
Armenia starts construction of its first satelliteArmenia starts construction of its first satellite
Participation of GeoProMining in state subvention projects in Armenia reaches 1 billion 700 million drams ($ 4.2 million )Participation of GeoProMining in state subvention projects in Armenia reaches 1 billion 700 million drams ($ 4.2 million )
Significant progress has been made on the issue of launching the  ferry crossing Poti - Port Kavkaz - Deputy MinisterSignificant progress has been made on the issue of launching the  ferry crossing Poti - Port Kavkaz - Deputy Minister
Read more


Exchange rates
06.12.2022
RUB6.28-0.08
USD395.59-0.32
EUR415.41-1.68
GBP481.67-3.20
CAD290.26-4.47
JPY28.96-0.28
CNY56.720.47
CHF420.08-2.95