It is a broadly described annual report of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited in the year of 2016. In 2016, profit before tax decreased by 48.4% and stood at Taka. 3,234.0 million compared to Taka. 6,267.3 million in 2015. Profit after tax decreased by 41.6% and stood at Taka. 1,762.6 million compared to Taka. 3,020.3 million in 2015. The return on equity was 10.2% compared to 19.3% in 2015. During the year under review, earnings per share attributable to shareholders amounted to Taka. 8.8 compared to Taka. 15.1 during the previous year. At the end of 2016, total equity stood at Taka. 17,660.2 million as compared to Taka. 16,754.3 million in 2015.
The boards of directors have proposed cash dividend @ 30% i.e. Taka. 3.00 Per share of Taka. 10.00 Each. DBBL introduced the largest scholarship in the private sector. This scholarship helps more than 20,000 students studying in HSC and graduation levels on a yearly basis. This scholarship program was continued in 2016.
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