Jio Financial Services Stock: In a major move, Jio Financial Services Ltd, a demerged business of Reliance Industries Ltd, reports surge in profit after tax for the second quarter. This surge has sent shockwaves throughout the financial services industry in India. C]
Commitment of Jio Financial’s to transforming and modernizing financial services with a digital-first approach is set to revolutionize the industry.
Jio Financial Services Q2 Profit Surge That Turns Heads
Jio Financial announced a remarkable achievement with its profit soaring to a staggering 101 percent sequentially, reaching a whopping Rs 668 crore in the second quarter. This is a significant leap from the previous year’s Rs 371 crore for the same period.
While interest income dipped slightly by 7.86 percent to Rs 186 crore, the total income witnessed a remarkable rise of 46.82 percent, reaching Rs 608 crore from Rs 414 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
This growth attributes, in part, to dividend income. Pre-provisioning operating profit also surged, growing by an impressive 48.93 percent to reach Rs 537 crore, up from Rs 360 crore quarter-on-quarter.
Centrum Broking’s Insight
Centrum Broking, in a flash note, underscored the strong attributes of Jio Financial Services (JFS), including its brand equity, experienced board, a capable management team, a robust capital base, and access to a vast customer base through in-house stores within group companies.
These advantages are prone to give Jio Financial Services a head start in its growth journey. The brokerage estimated the company’s net worth at an impressive Rs 20,857 crore. For a more nuanced view, the brokerage calculated the adjusted net worth, which accounted for the value of equity and preference share investments in associate companies.
“Our calculation suggests that at a 20 percent discount to the stake in RIL, JFSL is trading at 3.1 times P/BV,” Centrum Broking revealed.
A Visionary Approach to Financial Services
Jio Financial has set a vision for itself – the increased penetration of its financial services through a transformation and modernization process driven by a digital-first approach.
The commitment to this vision is underscored by the launch of personal loans for both salaried and self-employed individuals, complete with an end-to-end digital journey, accessible through the MyJio app in Mumbai.
A Wide Array of Financial Products
Jio Financial Services has expanded its product portfolio to cater to a wide range of customer needs. It has launched pan-India consumer durables loans available at over 300 stores. Business and merchant loans targeting self-employed individuals, sole proprietors, and small business entities, along with auto loans, home loans, and loans against shares, are some of the products currently in the pipeline. This diverse offering ensures that Jio Financial caters to the financial requirements of a broad customer base.
Collaborations for a Strong Financial Future
Jio Financial has left no stone unturned in ensuring that its customers have access to a wide range of insurance products. The company has partnered with 24 insurance companies, including five life insurers, 15 general insurance companies, and four health insurers.
This collaborative approach enhances the availability of various insurance products, such as life, general, and health insurance, along with auto insurance, corporate solutions, employer-employee benefits, and embedded insurance.
Robust Financial Standing
Jio Financial’s financial statement for the end of September paints a picture of stability and growth. Company’s total assets stand at an impressive Rs 1,19,598 crore as a key player in the industry.
Consolidated net worth of Jio Financial Services stands at Rs 1,15,631 crore at the end of the September quarter. A significant increase from the previous figure of Rs 1,14,120 crore as of March 31.
Jio Financial Services’ outstanding performance in the second quarter. along with its visionary approach to financial services and collaboration with insurance providers, is set to reshape the financial landscape in India. With a strong financial standing and diverse product portfolio, Jio Financial is well-positioned for a prosperous future.