Puerto Rico Banking Industry Report Q2 2022

The Puerto Rico banking industry reached a pre-tax ROE of 20.2% in the first half of 2022. Since 2018, local banks have outpaced their US peers in terms of profitability thanks to the continuous reduction of loan delinquency, their higher interest margin, and the effective management of operating expenses in an environment of low economic activity.

PR Banking Industry Report Q3 2020

Banks remained profitable during the first nine months of 2020 despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, they experienced a moderate reduction in profitability (8.8% Pre-Tax ROE) vs 2018 and 2019 due to lower interest margin and fee income, and higher loan loss provision.

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