TORONTO — TD Bank Group topped expectations as it reported its first-quarter profit rose 10 per cent compared with a year ago.
The bank says it earned net income of $3.28 billion or $1.77 per diluted share for the quarter ended Jan. 31, up from $2.99 billion or $1.61 per diluted share a year earlier.
Revenue totalled $10.81 billion, up from $10.61 billion.
Provisions for credit losses amounted to $313 million, down from $919 million a year earlier.
On an adjusted basis, TD says it earned $1.83 per diluted share, up from an adjusted profit of $1.66 per diluted share a year earlier.
Analysts on average had expected an adjusted profit of $1.49 per share, according to financial data firm Refinitiv.
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