Bajaj Finance fell as much as 5.2%, the most intraday since April 19, after the company said B2B and auto finance businesses were the worst hit by lockdowns in different states.
- The businesses delivered only 40% of planned volumes in May, sharply lower compared to 70% in April
- Bajaj estimated an impact of as much as 50 billion rupees to its AUM growth plan for FY22 due to disruptions
- 1Q will see a higher impact on AUM due to lower B2B business volumes
- Other businesses were less impacted, and delivered 85% of planned disbursements
- “The second wave has caused a marginal increase in EMI bounce rates in 1Q over 4Q FY21. Average
EMI bounce rates in 1Q were approximately 1.08X of 4Q”
- Bajaj also said it expects an incremental credit cost of up to 13 billion rupees versus planned credit cost in