Listed in 1987, CIMB Group Holdings Bhd (CIMB Group) is the fifth largest banking group in Southeast Asia. It operates from over 851 branches that are located across 15 nations, including all 10 countries in the ASEAN region. As I write, CIMB Group is valued at RM 62.2 billion in market capitalization. In this article, I’ll list down 8 things that you need to know about CIMB Group before you invest.

#1: Stock Symbol

Ticker Symbol: KLSE: CIMB / KLSE: 1023
Market Capitalization: RM 62.2 Billion (12 May 2018)

Share Price: RM 6.90 (12 May 2018)

Industry: Finance

Syariah Compliant: No

#2: The Business

Presently, CIMB derives income from four business segments:

    1. Consumer Banking
      It offers both conventional and Islamic banking services to individual customers and small businesses such as deposit accounts, remittance, loans, credit cards, wealth management, and bancassurance products. In 2017, this segment has generated …