Support Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (SMB) Reports Impressive Q2 Fiscal Performance with 246.82% Surge in Net Profit

In the recently disclosed second-quarter fiscal report for the year 2080/2081, Support Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (SMB) exhibited a remarkable financial performance, witnessing a substantial 246.82% increase in net profit. The net profit surged from Rs. 24.91 lakhs to Rs. 86.42 lakhs when compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Despite a 5.39% decline in core revenue, specifically net interest income, which decreased to Rs. 2.93 crores from Rs. 3.1 crores in the same quarter last year, SMB managed to achieve noteworthy growth in its net profits.

Borrowings for SMB experienced a significant uptick of 29.14%, reaching Rs. 1.28 Arba, and loans and advances also saw a substantial increase of 24.51%, reaching Rs. 1.7 Arba during this quarter. In terms of asset quality, the company reported impairment charges amounting to Rs. 8.47 Lakhs, but the non-performing loan (NPL) ratio decreased impressively from 3.53% to 1.54%.

The financial structure of SMB revealed a paid-up capital of Rs. 95.24 crores, along with reserves and surplus standing at Rs. 5.4 crores. The annualized earnings per share (EPS) was reported at Rs. 18.15, and the net worth per share was recorded as Rs. 156.79. SMB’s stock traded at a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 55.49 times during the period.

The provided table summarizes key financial indicators, showcasing a comparison between the second quarters of 2080/81 and 2079/80. Notable figures include the company’s operating profit, which exhibited a substantial increase of 113.81%, and capital adequacy, which witnessed a decline of 11.70%. Furthermore, the cost of funds increased by 14.66%, and the annualized EPS displayed a remarkable surge of 212.45%. The market price at the end of the quarter stood at Rs. 1007.10.


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