State Bank of India (SBI) reported first-quarter net revenue elevated 81% to ₹4,189 crore, aided by an enchancment in asset high quality and positive factors from sale of a stake in its life insurance coverage subsidiary.
Net curiosity revenue rose 16% to ₹26,642 crore, India’s largest lender mentioned on Friday. Non curiosity revenue climbed 18% to ₹9,497 crore.
“We have delivered a strong performance despite the difficult circumstances,” chairman Rajnish Kumar mentioned. “As of today, things are fine but we can not tell anything about the future. We are monitoring the situation. Loan sanctions and disbursements are showing an upward trend. There is enough liquidity in the bank to lend,” he added.
“Major challenges for the bank would arise from extended working capital cycle and waning cash flows,” SBI mentioned in a submitting to exchanges.
The sale of a small stake in SBI Life yielded a one-off acquire of ₹1,539.73 crore.
Loan loss provision decreased 19% to ₹9,420 crore.
The financial institution made a COVID-19-related provision of ₹3,000 crore in the course of the quarter, Mr. Kumar mentioned.
Total deposits grew 16% to ₹34,19,363 crore in April-June interval as credit score rose 6.6% to ₹23,85,639 crore.
Gross NPAs declined 23% to ₹1,29,661 crore, whereas net NPAs decreased 35% to ₹42,704 crore.
Net NPA ratio at 1.86% eased 121 foundation factors (bps) from 3.07% within the year-earlier interval. Gross NPA ratio at 5.44% slid 209 bps.
“SBI delivered a sturdy show at the core characterised by robust NII [net interest income] growth, resilient fee performance, restricted cost growth and prudent utilisation of higher operating and treasury income towards augmenting provision coverage,” mentioned Rajiv Mehta, lead analyst, institutional equities, Yes Securities.
‘Lend some comfort’
“Improved disbursement activity from June in retail segment, about 90% of term loan customers having paid two or more EMIs and negligible SMA1/2 exposure lend some comfort on future outcomes,” Mr. Mehta added.
Provision protection ratio improved 698 bps to 86.3%.
Slippages eased 77% to ₹3,637 crore. Capital adequacy improved 51 bps to 13.4%.