OCBC Bank - UOB Kay Hian 2024-02-29: Quality 4Q23 Earnings With Resilient Asset Quality

OCBC Bank - Quality 4Q23 Earnings With Resilient Asset Quality

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  • OCBC delivered earnings growth of 12% y-o-y in 4Q23 despite dismal contributions from its insurance business. Quality of its earnings is high as loan loss coverage improved further by 12ppt q-o-q to 151%, its 8th consecutive quarter of sequential improvement.
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  • OCBC provides attractive dividend yield of 6.5% for 2024. Maintain BUY. Target price: S$17.22.

OCBC's 4Q23 results

NIM expanded 2bp q-o-q to 2.29% in 4Q23.

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  • On a constant currency basis, loans grew 2% y-o-y and 1% q-o-q driven mainly by Singapore. Sustainable financing loans increased 29% y-o-y and accounted for 13% of total loans.
  • Net interest income expanded at a low single-digit pace of 3% y-o-y.

Fees grew at double-digit pace of 16% y-o-y but were flat q-o-q in 4Q23.

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Above is the excerpt from report by UOB Kay Hian Research.
Clients of UOB Kay Hian may be the first to access the full report in PDF @ https://www.utrade.com.sg/.

Jonathan KOH CFA UOB Kay Hian Research | https://research.uobkayhian.com/ 2024-02-29

Previous report by UOB:
2023-11-14 OCBC Bank - 3Q23 Delivering Consistency In Execution & Resilient Earnings.

Price targets by 5 other brokers at OCBC Target Prices.

Listing of research reports at OCBC Analyst Reports.

Relevant links:
OCBC Share Price History,
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OCBC Dividends & Corporate Actions,
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