VakifBank's non-performing loans reached 4.08% of total loans at the end of 2015, up from 3.93% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the NPL ratio hit an all time high of 6.17% in 2009 and an all time low of 3.57% in 2011.
Provision coverage amounted to 82.3% at the end of 2015, down from 92.3% compared to a year earlier.
The bank created loan loss provisions worth of 1.41% of average loans in 2015. That's compared to 1.01% of loans the bank put aside to its cost on average in the last five years.
When compared to bank's main peers, Isbank operated at the end of 2015 with NPL ratio of 2.02% and provision coverage of 73.8%, Garanti Bank with 3.31% and 76.1% respectively and Yapi Kredi Bank had 3.88% of bad loans covered with 82.6% by provisions at the end of 2015.