PKO BP's non-performing loans reached 6.92% of total loans at the end of 2014, down from 8.23% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the NPL ratio hit an all time high of 14.3% in 2002 and an all time low of 3.69% in 2008.
Provision coverage amounted to 61.8% at the end of 2014, up from 51.7% compared to a year earlier.
The bank created loan loss provisions worth of 1.15% of average loans in 2014. That's compared to 1.42% of loans the bank put aside to its cost on average in the last five years.
When compared to bank's main peers, Bank Zachodni WBK operated at the end of 2014 with NPL ratio of 8.37% and provision coverage of 67.3%, Pekao SA with 7.00% and 69.6% respectively and ING Bank Slaski had 3.79% of bad loans covered with 72.5% by provisions at the end of 2014.