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Bajaj Finance shares up nearly 4% after post-earnings announcement

Agencies | Updated on: Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 12:09 PM IST

The stock spurted by 3.82 per cent to touch its 52-week high of Rs 8,043.50 on the BSE. At the NSE, it jumped 3.88 per cent to its 52-week high of Rs 8,045./ Representative image |
The stock spurted by 3.82 per cent to touch its 52-week high of Rs 8,043.50 on the BSE. At the NSE, it jumped 3.88 per cent to its 52-week high of Rs 8,045./ Representative image |
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Shares of Bajaj Finance on Wednesday jumped nearly 4 per cent after the company reported an 85.5 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal.

The stock spurted by 3.82 per cent to touch its 52-week high of Rs 8,043.50 on the BSE.

At the NSE, it jumped 3.88 per cent to its 52-week high of Rs 8,045.

Bajaj Finance on Tuesday reported an 85.5 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 2,125.29 crore for the third quarter of the current fiscal.

Total income increased to Rs 8,535.06 crore for the quarter under review from Rs 6,658.34 crore in the year-ago period, according to a regulatory filing.

The consolidated assets under management rose by 26 per cent to Rs 1,81,250 crore during the three months ended December 2021. In the year-ago period, the same stood at Rs 1,43,550 crore.

Net Interest Income (NII) also witnessed a rise of 40 per cent at Rs 6,000 crore in the latest December quarter. It was at Rs 4,296 crore in the same period a year ago.

''Gross NPA and Net NPA as of December 31, 2021 stood at 1.73 per cent and 0.78 per cent, respectively, as against 2.45 per cent and 1.10 per cent (respectively) as of September 31 2021,'' it said.

The company posted a standalone profit Rs 1,934 crore as against Rs 1,049 crore in third quarter of FY21, registering a growth of 84 per cent.

(With inputs from PTI)

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Published on: Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 12:09 PM IST