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UCO Bank reports Q3 net profit of Rs 35.44 crore

The Kolkata-based bank had reported a net loss of Rs 960.17 crore during the October-December period of the previous fiscal year.

January 25, 2021 / 12:40 PM IST
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Public sector UCO Bank on Monday reported a net profit of Rs 35.44 crore for the third quarter ended December 2020, on account of lower provisioning for bad loans.

The Kolkata-based bank had reported a net loss of Rs 960.17 crore during the October-December period of the previous fiscal year.

Total income, however, fell marginally to Rs 4,466.97 crore in the third quarter of the current fiscal as against Rs 4,514.21 crore reported in the same period of 2019-20, UCO Bank said in a regulatory filing.

The bank’s bad loans ratio stood at 9.80 percent of the gross loans in the quarter ended December 2020, as against 19.45 percent in the year-ago period.

Net non-performing assets (NPAs) were at 2.97 percent against 6.34 percent.

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Provisions for bad loans fell sharply to Rs 393.06 crore for the quarter under review from Rs 1,645.51 crore a year ago.

Shares of UCO Bank were trading 2.64 percent higher at Rs 13.22 apiece on the BSE.
PTI
first published: Jan 25, 2021 12:40 pm

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