Corporation Bank Q3 Net profit dips 25% to Rs 303 crore

Corporation Bank Q3 Net profit dips 25% to Rs 303 crore New Delhi: Public sector Corporation bank on Friday reported a 24.62 percent decline in its net profit at Rs 303.17 crore for the third quarter ended December 2012.

The bank had a net profit of Rs 402.21 crore in the October-December quarter of last fiscal.

Total income of the bank increased to Rs 4,257.84 crore during the three month period of the current fiscal, from Rs 3,776.30 crore in the corresponding period a year ago, Corporation Bank said in a filing to the BSE.

Interest income of the bank rose 15 percent to Rs 3,870.38 crore during the third quarter, from Rs 3,362.84 crore in the year-ago period.

The net Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) of the bank increased to 1.63 percent of the loans at the end of December, from 0.98 percent in the corresponding period a year ago.

Shares of Corporation Bank were trading at Rs 438.40, down 3.90 percent from its previous close on the BSE.

PTI