Kotak Mahindra Bank's Q2 net rises 21% to Rs 1,747 crore; total income grows to Rs 10,829.08 crore

New Delhi: Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank Wednesday reported a rise of 21.3 percent in its consolidated net profit to Rs 1,747.37 crore in the second quarter ended September this fiscal.

The bank had posted Rs 1,440.68 crore net profit in the July-September period of 2017-18.

Total income of the bank rose to Rs 10,829.08 crore in the second quarter, compared to Rs 9,140.40 crore in same period of the preceding fiscal, the bank said in a regulatory filing.

Its gross non-performing assets (NPAs) fell to 1.91 percent of the gross loans at the end of 30 September, 2018 as against 2.14 percent a year ago.

In absolute terms, the gross bad loans stood at Rs 4,302.17 crore by the end of second quarter, 2018-19 compared to Rs 4,065.41 crore in same period a year ago.

 Kotak Mahindra Banks Q2 net rises 21% to Rs 1,747 crore; total income grows to Rs 10,829.08 crore

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Likewise, net NPAs or bad loans also came down to 0.73 percent of net advances (Rs 1,617.66 crore) from 1.08 percent (Rs 2,036.13 crore).

However, the provisions for bad loans and contingencies were raised to Rs 359.71 crore for the quarter from Rs 252.86 crore parked aside for same period previous fiscal, the bank said.

The bank said provision towards advances/others (including provisions for exposures to entities with un-hedged foreign currency exposures) stood at Rs 221.31 crore for the quarter, up from Rs 205.48 crore.

Kotak Mahindra Bank said it has allotted on 2 August, 8.10 percent perpetual non-convertible preference shares (PNCPS) to eligible investors at the issue price of Rs 5 per PNCPS, aggregating to Rs 500 crore, resulting in increased paid-up capital of the bank to the said extent.

On a standalone basis, the net profit of the bank rose by 15 percent to Rs 1,141.65 crore in the second quarter of this fiscal from Rs 994.31 crore in the same period a year ago. Income (standalone) was at Rs 7,016.17 crore compared to Rs 5,714.02 crore.

Consolidated capital & reserves and surplus as on 30 September, 2018 was Rs 54,349 crore as against Rs 46,975 crore as on 30 September, 2017.

Its consolidated advances were Rs 2.22 lakh crore by September-end, up from Rs 1.88 crore in the year-ago period.

Shares of the bank traded Rs 1,157.10 apiece, down 1.75 percent on BSE in post-noon trade.

Updated Date: Oct 24, 2018 14:26:31 IST