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Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd.

BSE: 539874 Sector: Financials
NSE: UJJIVAN ISIN Code: INE334L01012
BSE LIVE 13:03 | 22 Nov 403.10 3.85
(0.96%)
OPEN

399.40

HIGH

405.20

LOW

392.10

NSE 12:48 | 22 Nov 404.00 5.45
(1.37%)
OPEN

399.45

HIGH

404.70

LOW

391.50

OPEN 399.40
PREVIOUS CLOSE 399.25
VOLUME 111934
52-Week high 464.55
52-Week low 285.00
P/E 75.35
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 4,860
Buy Price 402.45
Buy Qty 100.00
Sell Price 403.05
Sell Qty 232.00
OPEN 399.40
CLOSE 399.25
VOLUME 111934
52-Week high 464.55
52-Week low 285.00
P/E 75.35
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 4,860
Buy Price 402.45
Buy Qty 100.00
Sell Price 403.05
Sell Qty 232.00

Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd. (UJJIVAN) - Company History

Ujjivan started operations as an NBFC in 2005 with the mission of providing a full range of financial services to the economically active poor who are not adequately served by financial institutions. Presently the companies operations is spread across 24 states and union territories and 209 districts across India making the company the largest MFI in terms of geographical spread. We serve over 2.77 million active customers through the companies 469 branches and 7786 employees and the companies Gross AUM stands at Rs 40.88 billion as on September 2015 making us one of India's leading Micro Finance Institutions. The companies growth has been rapid and calibrated in equal measure and the company strategically avoided expanding into regions which later on experienced crises in the MFI industry as well as regions where over lending is prevalent.On October 7 2015 Ujjivan received an in-principle approval from the RBI to set up a small finance bank (SFB). Ujjivan's business is primarily based on the joint liability group lending model for providing collateral free small ticket-size loans to economically active poor women. The company also offers individual loans to Micro & Small Enterprises (MSEs). Ujjivan has adopted an integrated approach to lending which combines a high customer touch-point typical of microfinance with the technology infrastructure and related back-end support functions similar to that of a retail bank. This integrated approach has enabled it to manage increasing business volumes and optimize overall efficiencies.Today Ujjivan offers a diverse range of loan products to cater to the specific requirements of the companies customers. The companies products can be classified under two broad categories namely Group Loans and Individual Loans. Depending upon the end use these products can be further sub-divided into agricultural education home improvement and home purchase and livestock loans. All of the companies assets under management (AUM) fall under the priority sector lending norms prescribed by the RBI. In addition to loan products the company also provide non-credit offerings comprising of life insurance products in partnership with insurance providers such as Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company Limited and HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited.Ujjivan prides on being a customer centric organization and this is reflected in the companies customer retention ratio which was 89.18% as of September 30 2015. The company has a a dedicated service quality department addressing customer grievances and their feedback. The companies customer centric approach has been recognized through accolades such as the 'MIX 2013 Socially Transparent and Responsible (S.T.A.R.) MFI' award by MIX in 2013 and the 'Innovator in Responsible Business' award by Inc. India magazine in 2013. Ujjivan has partnered with the Parinaam Foundation for the formulation and implementation of financial literacy programs such as 'Diksha' and 'Sankalp' and continues to support them in their initiatives which aides in raising the level of financial awareness of our customers.For the past five consecutive years Ujjivan has been ranked consistently among the top 25 companies to work for in India by the Great Places to Workr Institute in partnership with the Economic Times. For the year 2015 the company was ranked 1st in the microfinance sector by the Great Places to Workr Institute. The companies employee productivity ratio (number of clients per loan officer) which was 633 as of September 30 2015 is higher than the industry average of 579 as of September 30 2015