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Last Updated : Jun 02, 2020 08:43 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Buy Bajaj Finance; target of Rs 2570: Geojit

Geojit recommended is bullish on Bajaj Finance recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 2570 in its research report dated Jun 01, 2020.

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Geojit's research report on Bajaj Finance

Bajaj Finance Limited (BFL) is one of the leading non-banking financial companies (NBFC) in India. It is engaged in lending across retail, SME, and commercial customers and accepts public and corporate deposits. Q4FY20 AUM grew 27% YoY to Rs. 147,153cr. As of April 30th, 27% of the consolidated AUM was under mortarium. Net interest income rose 38.4% YoY to Rs. 4,679cr in 4QFY20. However, PAT fell 19.4% YoY due to high provisioning (+377.4% YoY). Excluding COVID-19 provisioning, adjusted PAT rose 37.9% YoY. Capital adequacy ratio declined to 25.0% vs. 26.8% in Q3FY20, and Tier-I ratio also deteriorated to 21.3% vs. 23.2% in Q3FY20.


Recording strong topline performance in this quarter we believe that the heavy provisioning will give enough buffer in this challenging environment amidst COVID-19, eventually allowing the company to bounce back, we upgrade our rating to BUY with revised target price of Rs. 2,570 based on 3.5x FY22E BVPS.

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First Published on Jun 2, 2020 08:43 am