Shares of ICICI Bank surged 9 per cent to hit a new record high of Rs 827 on the BSE in Monday's intra-day trade after the private sector lender on Saturday reported a 30 per cent year-on-year (YoY) jump in net profit in the July-September quarter (Q2FY22), aided by robust net interest income (NII) and other income as well as lower provisions. In comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 0.17 per cent at 60,717 points at 09:33 am.
The bank posted its highest-ever quarterly net profit of Rs 5,511 crore in the reporting period, beating Street estimates, as against Rs 4,251 crore in the same period last financial year.
Shares of ICICI Bank hit a frsh record high of Rs 681.40, up 1 per cent on the BSE in Monday's intra-day trade, after the private sector lender reported a strong set of numbers for the quarter ended June 2021 (Q1FY22). The stock surpassed its previous high of Rs 679, touched on February 16, 2021.
The stock, however, slipped nearly 3 per cent from its intra-day high on profit booking. At 09:21 am, it traded 1.4 per cent lower at Rs 667.20 on the BSE. In comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 143 points at 52,833 levels. Prior to Q1 results, in the past three trading days, the stock of ICICI Bank had rallied 5.5 per cent till July 23.
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Shares of ICICI Bank rallied 6 per cent to hit a record high of Rs 568 on the BSE in intra-day trade on Monday after reporting strong December quarter (Q3FY21) results, with net profit increasing 19 per cent at Rs 4,940 crore, on steady revenue growth. The private sector lender had posted a net profit of Rs 4,146 crore in the quarter ended December 2019 (Q3FY20). The stock surpassed its previous high of Rs 561, touched on January 13, 2021.
Shares ICICI Bank leapt 7 per cent to Rs 418.65 on the BSE on Monday after the lender reported six-fold jump in standalone net profit at Rs 4,251 crore in quarter ended September 2020 (Q2FY21) on account of growth in net interest income (NII) and lower credit cost as the bank did not make Covid-related provisions. It had posted a net profit of Rs 654.9 crore in the July-September 2019 (Q2FY20).
Shares of ICICI Bank extends its gains into fourth straight day, up 2.2 per cent to trade at Rs 388.85 on the BSE on Tuesday after Societe Generale on Monday offloaded shares of the bank worth nearly Rs 341 crore through an open market transaction.
"As per the block deal data on the BSE, 9 million scrips of the private lender were sold by Societe Generale at a price of Rs 378.6 per scrip. The total deal value stood at Rs 340.74 crore, said a PTI report.
Companies in India are selling equity at an unprecedented rate, seeking to prepare themselves for what’s forecasted to be the economy’s first contraction in four decades.
The country’s firms have sold $8.9 billion worth of new shares year-to-date, the most on record for such a period, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Banks account for more than half the total, having raised $5.6 billion this year.
Shares of ICICI Bank gained as much as 3 per cent to Rs 374.15 on the BSE on Tuesday after the private lender launched its qualified institutional placement (QIP), setting the floor price at Rs 351.36 per share.
The bank plans to raise up to Rs 15,000 crore to support business growth and create a buffer to absorb any shock from the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Stocks traded in the green in the opening session on Thursday as market benchmark SENSEX jumped over 700 points and stood at 30,619.77, amid strong investment. Meanwhile, Nifty rose more than 200 points to 8,952.70.
Sensex components like HDFC, ICICI Bank, ONGC, Tech Mahindra, Axis Bank, and Hero MotorCorp were trading on a positive note. All NSE components were trading in the green, with Nifty Pharma and Financial Services gaining the highest.
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