Axis Bank posts 95% jump in Q1 net profit at Rs 1,370 crore, 5 key things to know
Axis Bank on Tuesday posted its Q1 results and reported a jump of 95.4% in net profit at Rs 1,370 crore from Rs 701.1 crore in the same quarter of last year.
Axis Bank on Tuesday posted its Q1 results and reported a jump of 95.4% in net profit at Rs 1,370 crore from Rs 701.1 crore in the same quarter of last year. The private lender had net profit of Rs 1,505 crore from January to March of 2019 due to improved asset quality. The bank clocked net interest income of Rs 5,843.65 crore in Q1 FY20, up 13 per cent from Rs 5,167 crore earned in the corresponding quarter of previous fiscal.
1. The asset quality remained flat sequentially. Gross non-performing assets (GNPAs) stood at Rs 29,405 crore, down 1.2 per cent from Rs 29,789 crore in the March quarter of 2019.The GNPAs, however, fell 10 per cent from Rs 32,662 crore in Q1 FY19.
2. Thus the GNPA ratio was 5.25 per cent in the recently concluded quarter, down from 6.52 per cent in Q1 FY19 but flat from 5.26 per cent in Q4 FY19.
3. Net NPAs, however, showed improvement and came in at Rs 11,037 crore in Q1 FY20, down 2.1 per cent sequentially and 26 per cent year-on-year.
4. Total deposits grew 24 per cent with current account-savings account (CASA) and retail term deposits together up 24 per cent, the bank said in a statement.
5. Retail advances grew 22 per cent year-on-year while the advances towards small and medium enterprises (SME) grew 8 per cent.