(MENAFN- GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Feb. 07, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inter&Co Inc. (NASDAQ: INTR | B3: INBR32), the premier Financial Super App that provides financial and digital commerce services to more than 30 million customers, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2023.
Inter&Co is significantly ahead of the 60-30-30 plan, 1 year after the announcement Record Net Income of R$352 million and R$440 million in Earnings Before Tax Substantial growth in client activation, reaching 54%, 135bps increase quarter over quarter Strong acceleration of loan growth, over four times higher than the Brazilian industry average Increasing Transactional Volume (TPV), with more than R$850 billion in 2023 Significant improvement in Efficiency Ratio, reaching 51% in the last quarter
João Vitor Menin, CEO:
“I'm pleased to say that the first year of our five-year 60-30-30 plan was a strong success. We surpassed 30 million clients, achieved an Efficiency Ratio of 51%, and reached ROE of 8.5%, putting us significantly ahead of schedule on all fronts.
We have achieved growth, profitability, and operational leverage by staying true to our commitment to our clients, and by continuously innovating to provide them with outstanding solutions through our Financial Super App.
In addition, we have observed a positive shift in the macro scenario, with declining interest rates and improved trends in asset quality. These are tailwinds which, combined with our continued discipline, bodes well for a very strong 2024.”
Financial highlights – 4Q23
Total Gross Revenue of R$2.2 billion, a 29% growth comparing to 4T22, driven by credit operations and, on the fees side, by interchange, banking and investments.
Efficiency Ratio of 51.4% , a 106bps improvement in the quarter, result of the cost control initiatives together with strong revenue growth.
Cost of Funding below 60% of CDI , remaining a key competitive advantage.
Record Net Income of R$160 million and earnings before tax of R$208 million, which represents a R$640 run rate net income.
ROE reached 8.5%, a 287bps improvement, marking the fourth consecutive quarter of strong growth.
Operational highlights – 4Q23
More than 30 million clients with a 54% activation rate , or 16.4 million active clients.
Over R$253 billion in TPV in Cards and PIX, with a run rate of over R$1 trillion, reflecting the growth in activation and stronger engagement.
Over 2 million Global Clients , who use 3 times more products than other customers.
The new vertical, Loyalty, reached over 5.4 million customers , with more than 1.5 million new clients in 4Q23.
Over 12 products with more than 1 million clients, with recently launched ones surpassing this mark in less than 3 months, such as Inter Loop and Meu Porquinho.
Inter&Co will discuss its Q34 2023 financial results on February 8th, 2024 at 11 a.m. ET (1 p.m. BRT). The webcast details, along with the earnings materials can be accessed on the company's Investor Relations website at .
Inter&Co is the holding company of Inter Group and indirectly holds all of Banco Inter's shares. Inter is the premier Financial Super App providing integrated products and services to more than 30 million customers. We offer a complete range of solutions, including banking, investments, credit, insurance and cross-border services, in addition to a marketplace that brings together the best retailers in Brazil and the United States. To learn more, visit
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For additional information that about factors that may lead to results that are different from our estimates, please refer to sections“Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements” and“Risk Factors” of Inter&Co Annual Report on Form 20-F. The numbers for our key metrics (Unit Economics), which include, among other, active clients and average revenue per active client (ARPAC), are calculated using Inter's internal data. Although we believe these metrics are based on reasonable estimates, but there are challenges inherent in measuring the use of our business. In addition, we continually seek to improve our estimates, which may change due to improvements or changes in methodology, in processes for calculating these metrics and, from time to time, we may discover inaccuracies and make adjustments to improve accuracy, including adjustments that may result in recalculating our historical metrics.
About Non-IFRS Financial Measures
To supplement the financial measures presented in this press release and related conference call, presentation, or webcast in accordance with IFRS, Inter&Co also presents non-IFRS measures of financial performance, as highlighted throughout the documents. The non-IFRS Financial Measures include, among others: Adjusted Net Income, Cost of Funding, Efficiency Ratio, Cost of Risk, Cards+PIX TPV, Gross ARPAC, Global Clients, Total Gross Revenues, and Return on average equity (ROE).
A“non-IFRS financial measure” refers to a numerical measure of Inter&Co's historical or financial position that either excludes or includes amounts that are not normally excluded or included in the most directly comparable measure calculated and presented in accordance with IFRS in Inter&Co's financial statements. Inter&Co provides certain non-IFRS measures as additional information relating to its operating results as a complement to results provided in accordance with IFRS. The non-IFRS financial information presented herein should be considered together with, and not as a substitute for or superior to, the financial information presented in accordance with IFRS. There are significant limitations associated with the use of non-IFRS financial measures. Further, these measures may differ from the non-IFRS information, even where similarly titled, used by other companies and therefore should not be used to compare Inter&Co's performance to that of other companies.
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