Manappuram Finance Ltd reported a consolidated net profit of ₹561 crore in its second quarter results for FY24, an increase of 12.6% over the preceding quarter ending June 2023.
n comparison with the corresponding figure of Rs 410 crore for Q2FY23, the profit is higher by 37%. The NBFC’s consolidated assets under management (AUM) for Q2 stood at Rs 38,950 crore, registering an increase of 27% over the corresponding quarter of FY23 and up by 5% q-o-q. Net profit in the quarter for the standalone entity (which excludes subsidiaries) was reported at ₹420 crore. Total consolidated operating income during the quarter stood at ₹2,157 crore, an increase of 27% from the year-ago quarter. The company’s consolidated gold loan portfolio posted an increase of 8.4% to Rs 20,809 crore compared with the second quarter of FY23. The number of live gold loan customers stood at 2.5 million as on September 30, 2023.
Sharing the results with the media, V.P. Nandakumar, MD & CEO, said, “In the second quarter too, we have continued to make gains in profitability as well as AUM. In tune with our aim of becoming a well-diversified entity, we are increasing our presence in the non-gold businesses, especially microfinance and vehicles and equipment.”
Asirvad Microfinance Ltd closed the quarter with an AUM of ₹10,950 crore, a growth of 43% over ₹7,661 crore recorded, in the year-ago quarter. The home loans subsidiary, Manappuram Home Finance Ltd., has been showing a steady growth with an AUM of Rs 1,305 crore, which is up by 41.6% year-on-year. The Vehicles & Equipment Finance division ended the quarter with an AUM of Rs 3,143 crore, registering an increase of 66.7% year-on-year.
The company’s non-gold loan businesses now account for a 47% per cent share of its consolidated AUM. Average borrowing costs for the standalone entity is 8.5% in Q2 FY23 vs. 7.6% in the year-ago quarter. Gross NPA stood at 1.6% and Net NPA reported at 1.4%. The company’s consolidated net worth stood at Rs 10,572 crore as of September 30, 2023. The book value per share stood at ₹125 and its capital adequacy ratio (for the standalone entity) was at 30.7%. On a consolidated basis, the total borrowings of the company stood at Rs 32,237 crore while the total number of live customers stood at 6.4 million as on September 30, 2023.