Commonwealth Bank of Australia H1 Profit Up 1%
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (OTC: CMWAY) reported a 1% increase in its profit in the first half of fiscal 2013.
The bank's net profit climbed to 3.66 billion Australian dollars (US$3.77 billion), versus A$3.62 billion, in the year-ago period.
Its cash profit gained 6% to A$3.78 billion from A$3.58 billion, versus estimates of A$3.73 billion.
The bank lifted its interim dividend to A$1.64 per share.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia shares closed at $67.80 yesterday.
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