CSOB made a net profit of CZK 3,983 mil in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 25.7% when compared to the same period of last year. This implies a return on equity of 17.3%.
Historically, the bank’s net profit reached an all time high of CZK 8,180 mil in 4Q2009 and an all time low of CZK -2,740 mil in 3Q2008. The average profit in the last six quarters amounted to CZK 4,058 mil.
The bank generated its shareholders an average return on equity of 17.6% in the last five years with maximum at 22.9% and minimum at 14.0%.
When compared to bank's main peers, Ceska Sporitelna generated a net profit of CZK 2,906 mil with ROE of 9.69% in 4Q2017, Komercni Banka netted CZK 3,705 mil(ROE of 14.9%) and MONETA Money Bank announced a net profit of CZK 804 mil implying ROE of 12.7%.