Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) Ltd posted its Q1 FY23 results on July 29, 2022. The company reported a 5% YoY (Year on Year) jump in its Profit After Tax (PAT) which came in at Rs 5,574 crore from Rs 5,310 in the year ago period. On a sequential basis, however, the PAT was down 19% to Rs 5,574 crore from Rs 6,892 crore in the previous quarter.
HDFC Ltd’s revenue from operations was down by 25% YoY at Rs 23,183 crore in the quarter under review from Rs 30,990 crore in Q1 FY22. The revenue from operations was down 33.8% QoQ (Quarter on Quarter) from Rs 35,046 crore in Q4 FY22. The company’s interest income rose by 16.8% YoY and 6.8% QoQ to Rs 12,457 crore. The reported NIM during the quarter ended June 30, 2022 was 3.4%.
However, the net loss on investment rose over 450% to a net loss of Rs 6,662 crore from a net loss of Rs 1,198 crore in the previous quarter. This offset the company’s rise in interest and dividend income, and income from insurance premiums too.
It’s not all gloom though. HDFC Ltd reported a significant reduction in its total expenses in the quarter. The total expenses were down by 29% YoY to Rs 18,384 crore from Rs 26,586 crore in the year ago period. The same was down by 37.5% QoQ to Rs 18,384 crore from Rs 29,451 crore in the previous quarter. This was largely due to a reduction in the claims paid to insurance policyholders.
On the lending front, the average size of individual loans stood at Rs 35.7 lakhs compared to Rs 33.1 lakhs in FY22. As at June 30, 2022, the outstanding amount in respect of individual loans sold stands at ₹ 88,856 crore for the company. Note that individual loans comprise 79% of the Assets Under Management. Total assets under management for HDFC Lts has risen to Rs 6,71,364 crore as against Rs 5,74,136 crore in the previous year.
The shareholders of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited have approved a final dividend of Rs 30 per share for the year ended March 31, 2022 at its 45th Annual General Meeting held on June 30, 2022.
HDFC’s scrip reacted positively to the result announcement and surged 1.53%, increasing to Rs 2,373.20 per share at 3:05 PM on July 29, 2022.
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Research Analyst: Bavadharini KS