Aarambha Chautari Laghubitta Reports 37 Percent Drop In Net Profit [Q3 Report]

April 25, 2022 | Investopaper

Aarambha Chautari Laghubitta (ACLBSL) has reported a drop in net profit by 37 percent until the third quarter of the current fiscal year 2078/79. The microfinance company has posted a net profit of Rs 4.92 crores in the nine months period, down from Rs 7.83 crores of the corresponding period of the previous fiscal year.

The decline in profit is due to the rise in staff and other operating expenses. Such expenses remain at Rs. 25.50 crores in the nine months, up from Rs. 15.39 crores during the same period last year.

With the decrease in net profit, the annualized Earnings Per Share (EPS)  has fallen to Rs. 17.87.

The table below presents the summarized version of the quarterly report.

Aarambha Chautari Laghubitta (ACLBSL): Q3 Report Summary, FY 2078/79

Financial Indicators Q3, F.Y. 2078/79 Q3, F.Y. 2077/78 Percent Change
Paid up capital (Rs.’crores’) 36.71 28.67 28.04
Reserve and Surplus (Rs.’ crores’) 13.05 12.42 5.07
Borrowings (Rs.’Arba’) 3.53 2.43 45.27
Deposits (Rs.’Arba’) 1.65 1.17 41.03
Loans & Advances (Rs.’Arba’) 5.47 3.9 40.26
Net Interest Income (Rs.’crores’) 26.88 20.3 32.41
Operating Profit (Rs. ‘crores’) 6.93 12.05 -42.49
Net Profit (Rs.’crores’) 4.92 7.83 -37.16
Non Performing Loans, NPL (%) 4.72 3.65 29.32
Cost of Funds (%) 10 6.56 52.44
Earnings Per Share, EPS (Rs.) 17.87
Networth Per Share ( Rs.) 135.55
Market Price Per Share (Rs.) [Chaitra end, 2078 BS] 983
P/E Ratio 55.01

Source: Unaudited Q3 Report, FY 2078/79


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