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PNB shares crash over 8% on disappointing Q1 show

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Shares of tumbled over 8 per cent today, wiping out Rs 2,014.65 crore from its market valuation, after the company reported a net loss of Rs 940 crore in the June 2018 quarter.

PNB stock dropped 8.10 per cent to settle at Rs 82.85

on the Intra-day, shares slumped 8.59 per cent to Rs 82.40.

On the NSE, shares of the company tanked 7.99 per cent to close at Rs 82.85.

The company's market valuation fell by Rs 2,014.65 crore to Rs 22,871.35 crore.

In terms of equity volume, 116 lakh shares of the company were traded on and over 13 crore shares changed hands on the NSE during the day.

The had earned a profit of Rs 343.40 crore in the year-ago period.

Despite second consecutive quarter loss, the total income of the rose to Rs 15,072 crore in the June quarter of 2018-19 from Rs 14,468.14 crore a year ago.

PNB also reported deterioration in its bad assets, with gross non-performing assets (NPAs) rising to 18.26 per cent of advances as on June 30, 2018 as against 13.66 per cent in the same quarter a year ago.

Net NPAs rose to 10.58 per cent against 8.67 per cent in the year-ago period.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 19:10 IST