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SKS Microfinance sheds 5% on weak Q3 numbers

PTI Mumbai | Updated on January 25, 2011 Published on January 25, 2011

Shares of SKS Microfinance got hit by nearly five per cent in early trade on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), a day after the company posted a dip in its third quarter net profit.

SKS, the only listed microfinance company in the country, yesterday, reported a 38.41 per cent decline in net profit at Rs 34.15 crore for the October-December period owing to higher provisioning and bad loan write-offs during this quarter.

Reacting to the numbers, the company’s scrip plunged by 4.8 per cent to touch an early low of Rs 651.25 on the BSE.

SKS Microfinance witnessed steeper decline on the National Stock Exchange, as shares plummeted by 8.04 per cent to quote at Rs 630 in the morning trade.



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Published on January 25, 2011
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