BNP Paribas Q4 Profit Down 13.9% - Quick Facts

French lender BNP Paribas (BNPQY.PK,BNP.L) reported that its fourth-quarter net income attributable to equity holders declined 13.9% to 1.59 billion euros, from the prior year. Net income, excluding exceptional items, was down 31.8%.

Pre-tax income was 2.23 billion euros, down 11.8% from the previous year.

Operating income decreased 28.6% year-over-year to 1.67 billion euros.

Quarterly revenues were 10.83 billion euros down 4.5% from last year.

The company said its board will propose to the shareholders' annual general meeting to pay out a dividend of 1.11 euros per share in May 2021 in cash, equivalent to 21% of 2020 net income, maximum amount based on the European Central Bank recommendation of 15 December 2020.

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