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PNB shares crash over 8 percent on disappointing Q1 show

PNB stock dropped 8.10 percent to settle at Rs 82.85 on the BSE. Intra-day, shares slumped 8.59 percent to Rs 82.40.


PTI 07 Aug 2018, 01:38 PM India

Shares of Punjab National Bank tumbled over 8 percent today, wiping out Rs 2,014.65 crore from its market valuation, after the company reported a net loss of Rs 940 crore in the June 2018 quarter.

PNB stock dropped 8.10 percent to settle at Rs 82.85 on the BSE. Intra-day, shares slumped 8.59 percent to Rs 82.40.

On the NSE, shares of the company tanked 7.99 percent to close at Rs 82.85.

The company's market valuation fell by Rs 2,014.65 crore to Rs 22,871.35 crore.

In terms of equity volume, 116 lakh shares of the company were traded on BSE and over 13 crore shares changed hands on the NSE during the day.

The state-owned bank had earned a profit of Rs 343.40 crore in the year-ago period.

Despite the second consecutive quarterly loss, the total income of the bank rose to Rs 15,072 crore in the June quarter of 2018-19 from Rs 14,468.14 crore a year ago.

PNB also reported deterioration in its bad assets, with gross non-performing assets (NPAs) rising to 18.26 percent of advances as on June 30, 2018, as against 13.66 percent in the same quarter a year ago.

Net NPAs rose to 10.58 percent against 8.67 percent in the year-ago period.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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