Shares in financial services company Poonawalla Fincorp rose more than 6% in early trade on Tuesday after the company reported an increase in third-quarter net profit.
The stock was up 6.27% at Rs 308.55 in morning trade on the BSE. On the NSE, it rose 6.17% to Rs 308.75.
In a regulatory filing on Monday, Poonawalla Fincorp reported an 88-fold jump in net profit to Rs 150 crore for the third quarter ending December 2022.
The non-banking financial company (NBFC), which focuses on consumer and MSME finance, reported a net profit of Rs 80 crore in the same period last year.
The company said total revenue rose to Rs 519 crore in the quarter, compared with Rs 394 crore a year ago.
The company’s net interest margin rose to 10.7%, improving 94 basis points.