State-owned general insurer New India Assurance Co Ltd Monday reported a loss of Rs 270.52 crore in the fourth quarter of fiscal ended March 31.
There was a net profit of Rs 335.96 crore in the similar January-March period of 2017-18.
Total income in the March quarter rose to Rs 6,570.11 crore from Rs 6,060.47 crore in same period a year ago, the company said in a regulatory filing.
For the full year, the insurer registered a net profit of Rs 604.77 crore in 2018-19 as against Rs 2,189.22 crore in the previous fiscal.
Total income in the year went up to Rs 25,406.19 crore from Rs 23,365.03 crore.
The board of directors has recommended a dividend of Rs 1.50 per share for 2018-19, subject to shareholders' approval, the filing said.
Stock of NIACL closed 0.35 per cent down at Rs 172.80 on the BSE.
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