HDFC shares fall around 2 pc after Q4 earnings

New Delhi, May 26 () Shares of housing finance firm HDFC Ltd on Tuesday fell by nearly 2 per cent after the company reported a 10 per cent decline in consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31.

On BSE, the stocks declined 1.55 per cent to Rs 1,493. They fell 1.55 per cent to Rs 1,492.60 on NSE.

The housing finance firm on Monday reported a 10 per cent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 4,341.58 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31.

The company's net profit (before adjustment of minority interest) was Rs 4,811.26 crore in January-March quarter of 2018-19. Advertisement

On standalone basis, the profit of HDFC during the quarter slipped by 22 per cent at Rs 2,232.55 crore as against Rs 2,861.58 crore in the same quarter previous fiscal.

"In the fourth quarter, the factors that impacted the result include - extra provisioning due to COVID-19 requirement, dividend income was Rs 2 crore compared to Rs 537 crore last year and profit on sale of investments was Rs 2 crore as against Rs 321 crore," HDFC Ltd vice chairman and CEO Keki Mistry said.

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