New Delhi: PNB Housing Finance on Monday reported a 45.9 percent rise in its net profit to Rs 383 crore in the September 2023 quarter on higher interest income.
The non-banking finance company had posted a net profit of Rs 262.63 crore in the year-ago period.
The company's total income rose to Rs 1,779.4 crore in the second quarter of 2023-24 from Rs 1,683.43 crore in the same period of the last financial year, PNB Housing Finance Limited said in a regulatory filing.
The income earned from interest in the quarter under review was Rs 1,702.86 crore, up from Rs 1,597.54 crore in the July-September quarter of 2022-23.
Its expenses stood at Rs 1,272.29 crore against Rs 1,343 crore in the year-ago quarter.
On the asset front, the Delhi-based housing financer reported its gross non-performing assets at 1.78 percent, down from 6.06 percent a year ago.
Similarly, the net NPA of the company promoted by state-owned Punjab National Bank stood at 1.19 percent in the September quarter against 3.59 percent in the year-ago period.
The company's loan book stood at Rs 60,852 crore in September-end 2023, up 5.2 percent on a year-on-year basis.
Shares of PNB Housing Finance ended at Rs 718.30 apiece on BSE, down 3.83 percent over the previous close.