Reliance Securities is bullish on DCB Bank has recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 247 in its research report dated April 17, 2018.
Reliance Securities' research report on DCB Bank
DCB Bank continued to deliver healthy performance on all major metrics in 4QFY18 as well led by (a) strong growth in loan book (+28.6% YoY & 9.4% QoQ); (b) all-time high NIMs of 4.16% in FY18 vs. 4.04% in FY17; (c) strong growth in other income (+33.4% YoY & 13.2% QoQ); (d) continued sequential improvement in C/I ratio to 59.4% vs. 62.3% in 3QFY18; and (e) lower fresh slippages of Rs805mn vs.
OutlookAs creditworthiness of its core client group from SME/MSME segment is steadily improving post GST roll-out, we expect further improvement in Bank’s operating performance. Rolling over our valuation to FY20E, we reiterate our BUY recommendation on the stock with a revised Target Price of Rs247 based on 2.4x FY20E Adjusted book value.
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