ANZ - Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd.

05/05/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/04/2021 15:46

ANZ 2021 Half Year Result & Proposed Dividend

ANZ today announced a Statutory Profit after tax for the Half Year ended 31 March 2021 of $2,943 million, up 45% on the previous half with key drivers including a net credit provision release of $491 million.

Cash Profit[1] for continuing operations, before credit impairments and tax, was $3,941 million, down 10%.

ANZ's Common Equity Tier 1 Ratio strengthened to 12.4% while Cash Return on Equity increased to 9.7%. The proposed Interim Dividend is 70 cents per share, fully franked.