Comparison of Financial Performance of Private Commercial Banks in Pakistan

Keywords: Financial Performance, Commercial Bank, Pakistan, Spread Ratio, ROA, ROE.


Commercial banks play an important role for the purpose of sustainable economic development in a country. This paper main theme to presents the comparison of financial performance between private commercial banks in Pakistan during the period of 2015–2019 by using the method of ratio analysis and some other financial indicators. Fourteen Commercial banks out of fifteen banks are selected for comparison of financial analysis. Due to the unavailability of data, the remaining one bank is not chosen for study because, yet they did not publish their final report in 2019. The data of ratio analysis was captured by using the final report of commercial banks, which are available on the bank's official websites. This study provides information about the different ratios which directly impact on bank performance.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Baqir, UEL

MBA Student, Business Administration, Art & Social Sciences, University of Education Lahore, Pakistan

Sajid Hussain, BZUM

MBA Student, Department of Business Administration, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan

K. M. Anwarul Islam, TMU

Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, The Millennium University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, and PhD Candidate, University of Selangor, Malaysia

Rashid Waseem, UEL

Lecturer, Business Administration, Art & Social Sciences, University of Education Lahore, Pakistan


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How to Cite
Baqir, M., Hussain, S., Islam, K. M. A., & Waseem, R. (2020). Comparison of Financial Performance of Private Commercial Banks in Pakistan. American Finance & Banking Review, 5(2), 5-17.
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