Performance Review Quarter and year ended March 31, 2013

April 26, 2013




  • 29% year-on-year increase in standalone profit after tax to ₹ 8,325 crore (US$ 1.5 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2013 (FY2013) from ₹ 6,465 crore (US$ 1.2 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2012 (FY2012)
  • 21% year-on-year increase in standalone profit after tax to ₹ 2,304 crore (US$ 424 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 (Q4-2013) from ₹ 1,902 crore (US$ 350 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 (Q4-2012)
  • 26% year-on-year increase in consolidated profit after tax to ₹ 9,604 crore (US$ 1.8 billion) for FY2013 from ₹ 7,643 crore (US$ 1.4 billion) for FY2012
  • Consolidated return on equity of 14.7% for FY2013 compared to 13.0% for FY2012
  • 38 basis points improvement in full year net interest margin to 3.11% for FY2013
  • Net non-performing asset ratio at 0.64% at March 31, 2013
  • Strong capital adequacy ratio of 18.74% and Tier-1 capital adequacy of 12.80%
  • Dividend of ₹ 20.00 per share proposed

The Board of Directors of ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE: IBN) at its meeting held at Mumbai today, approved the audited accounts of the Bank for the quarter ended March 31, 2013.


Profit & loss account

  • Standalone profit after tax increased 29% to ₹ 8,325 crore (US$ 1.5 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2013 (FY2013) from ₹ 6,465 crore (US$ 1.2 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2012 (FY2012).
  • Net interest margin increased by 38 basis points from 2.73% for FY2012 to 3.11% for FY2013.
  • Return on average assets was 1.66% in FY2013 compared to 1.44% in FY2012.
  • Standalone profit after tax increased 21% to ₹ 2,304 crore (US$ 424 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 (Q4-2013) from ₹ 1,902 crore (US$ 350 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 (Q4-2012).
  • Net interest income increased 22% to ₹ 3,803 crore (US$ 700 million) in Q4-2013 from ₹ 3,105 crore (US$ 572 million) in Q4-2012.
  • Cost-to-income ratio reduced to 40.0% in Q4-2013 from 41.6% in Q4- 2012.
  • Provisions were at ₹ 460 crore (US$ 85 million) in Q4-2013 compared to ₹ 469 crore (US$ 86 million) in Q4-2012.

Operating review

The Bank has continued with its strategy of pursuing profitable growth. The Bank has grown its retail disbursements, with mortgage and auto loan disbursements increasing by about 66% and 22% year-on-year respectively. The Bank continued to leverage its strong corporate franchise, its international presence and its branch network in India. During the year, the Bank added 348 branches and 1,475 ATMs to its network. At March 31, 2013, the Bank had 3,100 branches, the largest branch network among private sector banks in the country. The Bank's ATM network increased to 10,481 ATMs at March 31, 2013 as compared to 9,006 at March 31, 2012.

Credit growth

Total advances increased by 14% year-on-year to ₹ 290,249 crore (US$ 53.5 billion) at March 31, 2013 from ₹ 253,728 crore (US$ 46.7 billion) at March 31, 2012. The year-on-year growth in domestic advances was 18%.

Deposit growth

At March 31, 2013, savings account deposits were ₹ 85,651 crore (US$ 15.8 billion) and current account deposits were ₹ 36,926 crore (US$ 6.8 billion). During Q4-2013, savings account deposits increased by ₹ 4,188 crore (US$ 771 million) and current account deposits increased by ₹ 1,252 crore (US$ 231 million). The Bank's current and savings account (CASA) ratio improved to 41.9% at March 31, 2013 compared to 40.9% at December 31, 2012. The average CASA ratio improved to 38.1% during Q4-2013 compared to 37.4% during the quarter ended December 31, 2012 (Q3-2013).

Capital adequacy

The Bank's capital adequacy at March 31, 2013 as per Reserve Bank of India's guidelines on Basel II norms was 18.74% and Tier-1 capital adequacy was 12.80%, well above RBI's requirement of total capital adequacy of 9.0% and Tier-1 capital adequacy of 6.0%.

Asset quality

The Bank's gross non-performing asset ratio declined to 2.68% at March 31, 2013 from 3.04% at March 31, 2012. The Bank's net non-performing asset ratio was 0.64% at March 31, 2013 compared to 0.62% at March 31, 2012. Net non-performing assets at March 31, 2013 were ₹ 2,234 crore (US$ 411 million) compared to ₹ 2,185 crore (US$ 402 million) at December 31, 2012 and ₹ 1,894 crore (US$ 349 million) at March 31, 2012. The Bank's provision coverage ratio computed in accordance with the RBI guidelines was 76.8% at March 31, 2013. Net loans to companies whose facilities have been restructured were ₹ 5,315 crore (US$ 979 million) at March 31, 2013 compared to ₹ 4,562 crore (US$ 840 million) at December 31, 2012 and ₹ 4,554 crore (US$ 839 million) at March 31, 2012.

Dividend on equity shares

The Board has recommended a dividend of ₹ 20.00 per equity share (equivalent to US$ 0.74 per ADS) for FY2013. The declaration and payment of dividend is subject to requisite approvals. The record/book closure dates will be announced in due course.

Consolidated profits

Consolidated profit after tax increased 26% to ₹ 9,604 crore (US$ 1.8 billion) for FY2013 from ₹ 7,643 crore (US$ 1.4 billion) for FY2012. Consolidated profit after tax increased 38% to ₹ 2,492 crore (US$ 459 million) for Q4-2013 from ₹ 1,810 crore (US$ 333 million) for Q4-2012. The consolidated return on equity improved from 13.0% in FY2012 to 14.7% in FY2013.

Insurance subsidiaries

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company (ICICI Life) was the largest private sector life insurer based on new business retail weighted received premium during FY2013. ICICI Life's profit after tax for FY2013 was ₹ 1,496 crore (US$ 276 million) compared to ₹ 1,384 crore (US$ 255 million) for FY2012. ICICI Life's annualised premium equivalent (APE) increased by 13% to ₹ 3,532 crore (US$ 651 million) in FY2013 from ₹ 3,118 crore (US$ 574 million) in FY2012. The assets under management at March 31, 2013 were ₹ 74,164 crore (US$ 13.7 billion).
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company (ICICI General) maintained its leadership in the private sector during FY2013. The gross premium income of ICICI General increased by 20% to ₹ 6,420 crore (US$ 1.2 billion) in FY2013 from ₹ 5,358 crore (US$ 987 million) in FY2012. ICICI General's profit after tax for FY2013 was ₹ 306 crore (US$ 56 million) compared to a loss of ₹ 416 crore (US$ 77 million) for FY2012.

Appointment of non-executive Director

The Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Dileep Choksi as a nonexecutive Director. Mr. Dileep Choksi is a leading chartered accountant and has over 35 years of professional experience. He was formerly the Joint Managing Partner of Deloitte in India. He is presently a nonexecutive Director of three subsidiary companies of the Bank – ICICI General, ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company and ICICI Home Finance Company.

Summary Profit and Loss Statement (as per unconsolidated Indian GAAP accounts)


₹ Crore
 Q4-2012FY2012Q-3-2013Q4-2013FY2013
Net interest income 3,105 10,734 3,499 3,803 13,866
Non-interest income 2,228 7,502 2,215 2,208 8,346
-Fee income 1,728 6,707 1,771 1,775 6,901
Lease and other income 342 808 193 340 950
Treasury income 158 (13) 251 93 495
Less:          
           
Operating expense 2,222 7,850 2,261 2,407 9,013
Operating profit 3,111 10,386 3,453 3,604 13,199
Less: Provisions 469 1,583 369 460 1,803
Profit before tax 2,642 8,803 3,084 3,144 11,396
Less: Tax 740 2,338 834 840 3,071
Profit after tax 1,902 6,465 2,250 2,304 8,325

 

1. Prior period figures have been regrouped/re-arranged where necessary.

Summary Balance Sheet

 March 31, 2012December 30, 2012 March 31, 2013
Capital and Liabilities      
Capital 1,153 1,153 1,154
Employee stock options outstanding 2 4 4
Reserves and surplus 59,250 65,548 65,548
Deposits 255,500 286,418 292,614
Borrowings (includes subordinated debt)1 140,165 147,149 145,341
Other liabilities 32,999 26,654 32,134
Total Capital and Liabilities 489,069 527,339 536,795
       
Assets      
Cash and balances with Reserve Bank of India 20,461 21,778 19,053
Balances with banks and money at call and short notice 15,768 19,351 22,365
Investments 159,560 166,842 171,394
Advances 253,728 286,766 290,249
Fixed assets 4,615 4,619 4,647
Other assets 34,937 27,983 29,087
Total Assets 489,069 527,339 536,795

 

 

  1. Borrowings include preference share capital of ₹ 350 crore
  2. Prior period figures have been regrouped/re-arranged where necessary.


All financial and other information in this press release, other than financial and other information for specific subsidiaries where specifically mentioned, is on an unconsolidated basis for ICICI Bank Limited only unless specifically stated to be on a consolidated basis for ICICI Bank Limited and its subsidiaries. Please also refer to the statement of audited unconsolidated, consolidated and segmental results required by Indian regulations that has, along with this release, been filed with the stock exchanges in India where ICICI Bank's equity shares are listed and with the New York Stock Exchange and the US Securities Exchange Commission, and is available on our website www.icicibank.com.

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1 crore = 10.0 million
US$ amounts represent convenience translations at US$1= ₹ 54.29



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