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Banco Macro Announces Results for the Third Quarter of 2019


BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Macro S.A. (NYSE:BMA, BCBA: BMA)) ("Banco Macro" or "BMA" or the "Bank") announced today its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 ("3Q19").  All figures are in Argentine pesos (Ps.)


  • The Bank's net income totaled Ps.13.2 billion in 3Q19. This result was 87% higher than the Ps.7 billion posted in 2Q19 and 243% higher than in 3Q18. In 3Q19, the accumulated annualized return on average equity ("ROAE") and the accumulated annualized return on average assets ("ROAA") were 57.3% and 9.4%, respectively. In 3Q19 Recurring Net Income totaled Ps.15.5 billion increasing 99% or Ps.7.7 billion compared with the previous quarter.  
  • In 3Q19, Banco Macro's financing to the private sector grew 10% or Ps.18.1 billion quarter over quarter ("QoQ") totaling Ps.192.8 billion and increased 15% or Ps.24.5 billion year over year ("YoY"). In the quarter, growth was driven by commercial loans, among which Overdrafts stand out, with a 78% increase QoQ. Meanwhile within consumer loans, credit card loans increased 12% QoQ.
  • In 3Q19, Banco Macro's total deposits decreased 9% or Ps.25.1 billion QoQ, totaling Ps.259.2 billion and representing 79% of the Bank's total liabilities. Private sector deposits decreased 8% or Ps.22 billion QoQ.
  • Banco Macro continued showing a strong solvency ratio, with excess capital of Ps.60.0 billion, 26.5% regulatory capital ratio – Basel III and 18.9% Tier 1 Ratio. In addition, the Bank's liquid assets remained at an adequate level, reaching 61% of its total deposits in 3Q19.
  • As of 3Q19, the efficiency ratio reached 32.5%, improving from the 37.6% posted in 3Q18.
  • In 3Q19, the Bank's non-performing to total financing ratio was 1.9% and the coverage ratio reached 124.16%.

3Q19 Earnings Release Conference Call

Friday, November 12, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time | 12:00 p.m. Buenos Aires Time

To participate, please dial:
Argentina Toll Free:
(011) 3984 5677
Participants Dial In (Toll Free):
+1 (844) 450 3847
Participants International Dial In:
+1 (412) 317 6370
Conference ID: Banco Macro
Webcast: click here

Webcast Replay:  click here 
Available from 11/12/2019 through 11/26/2019

IR Contacts in Buenos Aires:
Jorge Scarinci
Chief Financial Officer
Nicolás A. Torres
Investor Relations
Phone: (54 11) 5222 6682

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SOURCE Banco Macro S.A.

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