Alpha Bank Group's non-performing loans reached 53.7% of total loans at the end of 2015, up from 47.9% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the NPL ratio hit an all time high of 53.7% in 2015 and an all time low of 3.86% in 2007.
Provision coverage amounted to 38.4% at the end of 2015, up from 31.6% compared to a year earlier.
The bank created loan loss provisions worth of 6.31% of average loans in 2015. That's compared to 6.12% of loans the bank put aside to its cost on average in the last five years.
When compared to bank's main peers, National Bank of Greece operated at the end of 2015 with NPL ratio of 37.9% and provision coverage of 58.2%, Piraeus Bank Group with 2.22% and 70.4% respectively and Eurobank Group had 43.4% of bad loans covered with 52.6% by provisions at the end of 2015.