New Delhi: Private sector lender Yes Bank's net profit zoomed 32 per cent to Rs 965.52 crore for the first quarter ended June 30 compared to the year-ago period.
The bank had reported a net profit of Rs 731.80 crore in the same quarter of last fiscal.
The board of directors of the bank at the meeting held on Wednesday approved sub-division of one equity share into five i.e., in the ratio of 1:5, the private bank said in a regulatory filing. "The Board of Directors considered and approved the sub-division of existing 1 equity share of face value of Rs 10 each fully paid up into 5 equity shares of Rs 2 each fully paid up," the filing said.
According to the filing, total income of the bank jumped to Rs 5,785.96 crore in the April-June quarter, from Rs 4,762.83 crore in the same quarter of 2016-17.
Interest income rose to Rs 4,653.80 crore during April-June of 2017-18 from Rs 3,801.83 crore same period year ago, however, income on investments fell to Rs 902.72 crore from Rs 958.97 crore year earlier.
Gross non-performing assets (NPAs) of the bank rose to 0.97 per cent of gross advances as on June 30, 2017, against 0.79 per cent as on June 30, 2016.
Net NPAs or bad loans were up marginally at 0.39 per cent of net advances on June 30, 2017, from 0.29 per cent at the end of the first quarter of FY2016-17.
Provisions for bad loans and contingencies rose to Rs 285.78 crore in the June quarter from 206.63 crore in the year ago period.
Yes Bank Managing Director & CEO Rana Kapoor said: "We will be shortly commencing our 14th year of commercial operations one more quarter from now and we remain well on course to achieve our stated objectives for 2020 with yet another quarter of overall satisfactory performance."
Yes Bank reported 44 per cent growth in net interest income to Rs 1,808.90 crore in the first quarter, driven by growth in advances and current account & savings accounts (CASA) deposits and steady expansion in net interest margin (NIM).
NIM, a key parameter to gauge profitability of a bank, expanded to 3.7 per cent during the reported quarter from 3.6 per cent in preceding quarter March 2017.
Yes Bank stock zoomed 4.83 per cent to Rs 1,692.05 post announcement of financial results....