23 Oct 2019 06:49

SEB's third quarter 2019 result

"Despite a seasonal slowdown and a softening macroeconomic environment, clients remained active in the third quarter. Our diversified business model remains favourable and the operating profit increased by 5 per cent compared with last year while return on equity reached 13.2 per cent”, says Johan Torgeby, President and CEO. 

Financial information

 

Q3

Q2

Q3

Jan–Sep

Full year

SEK m

2019

2019

%

2018

%

2019

2018

%

2018

Total operating income

11 942

12 197

-2

11 433

4

36 045

34 123

6

45 868

Total operating expenses

-5 589

-5 708

-2

-5 421

3

-16 918

-16 379

3

-21 940

Net expected credit losses

- 489

- 386

27

- 424

15

-1 297

- 753

72

-1 166

Operating profit before
items affecting comparability

5 864

6 103

-4

5 587

5

17 831

17 011

5

22 779

Operating profit

5 864

6 103

-4

5 587

5

17 831

21 517

-17

27 285

NET PROFIT

4 772

4 892

-2

4 539

5

14 346

18 558

-23

23 134

                   

Return on equity, %

13.2

13.9

 

12.7

 

13.1

17.7

 

16.3

Return on equity excluding items affecting comparability, %

13.2

13.9

 

13.1

 

13.2

13.6

 

13.4

Basic earnings per share, SEK

2.21

2.26

 

2.10

 

6.64

8.57

 

10.69

You can download the Interim Report, Results Presentation and Fact Book from https://sebgroup.com/investor-relations/reports-and-presentations/financial-reports.

For further information, please contact
Masih Yazdi, Finance Director, +46 771 621 000
Christoffer Geijer, Head of Investor Relations,  +46 70 762 10 06
Frank Hojem, Head of Corporate Communication, +46 70 763 99 47

This is information that Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out
above, at around 6.45 am CET, on 23 October 2019.

SEB is a leading Nordic financial services group with a strong belief that entrepreneurial minds and innovative companies are key in creating a better world. SEB takes a long-term perspective and supports its customers in good times and bad. In Sweden and the Baltic countries, SEB offers financial advice and a wide range of financial services. In Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany and the United Kingdom, the bank's operations have a strong focus on corporate and investment banking based on a full-service offering to corporate and institutional clients. The international nature of SEB's business is reflected in its presence in some 20 countries worldwide. At 30 September 2019, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 3,046bn while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,943bn. The Group has around 15,000 employees. Read more about SEB at sebgroup.com.