ANZ has posted a statutory profit after tax for its 2021 full-year result of $A6,162 million, up 72 per cent on the prior comparable period. According to CEO Shayne Elliott, all parts of the business made a positive contribution while also successfully navigating the continuing impacts of COVID-19 on customers and people.
The bank’s capital strength and underlying profitability enabled a final dividend of A72 cents per share, fully franked.
ANZ’s Common Equity Tier 1 capital ratio was stronger at 12.3 per cent while return on equity increased to 9.9 per cent.
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