Machhapuchchhre Bank Q2 2080/81: 21.45% Drop in Net Profit, Attention Needed on NPL Increase

Machhapuchchhre Bank Limited (MBL) has recently unveiled its financial performance for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2080/81, providing insights into key metrics. In this quarter, MBL witnessed a notable 21.45% decline in net profit, falling from Rs. 1.02 Arba in Q2 FY 2079/80 to Rs. 80.53 Crores in Q2 FY 2080/81.

The bank faced a 1.10% reduction in customer deposits, reaching Rs. 1.52 Kharba. However, loans and advances to customers experienced growth, rising by 2.99% to Rs. 1.29 Kharba compared to the previous year. The Net Interest Income, a critical indicator of core business income, decreased by 5.56% to Rs. 2.63 Arba. Encouragingly, impairment charges witnessed a decline of 21.57%.

MBL’s paid-up capital stands at Rs. 11.62 Arba, complemented by Rs. 5.44 Arba in reserves and surplus. Nonetheless, Non-Performing Loans (NPL) increased to 2.26%, marking an 85.82% surge from the same quarter in the previous year.

On a per-share basis, the annualized earnings per share (EPS) amounted to Rs. 13.86, and the Net worth per share was Rs. 144.97. The company traded at a Price/Earnings (P/E) multiple of 14.65 times. The rise in NPL is highlighted as an area requiring ongoing attention.

For detailed figures and comparisons, refer to the complete Q2 report provided in the disclosure.


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