MoneyWorks4Me analysed the past 10-year performance of The Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. - (Amalgamation) and arrived at the following conclusion:
The 5-year analysis of The Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. - (Amalgamation)'s performance infers:
We analysed the performance of The Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. - (Amalgamation) share prices over the last 10 years. Here is what we found out:
Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) was founded eight decades ago in 1926 by seven people of Karur under the leadership of VSN Ramalinga Chettiar, mainly to cater to the financial needs of varied customer segments. The bank was incorporated on November 03, 1926 under the Indian companies act, 1913 and obtained the certificate to commence business on November 10, 1926, the bank obtained its license from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in June 1958 and in August 1958 it became a scheduled commercial bank.
During 1961-65 LVB took over nine banks and raised its branch network considerably. To meet the emerging challenges in the competitive business world, the bank started expanding its boundaries beyond Tamil Nadu from 1974 by opening branches in the neighboring states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Pondicherry.
Mechanization was introduced in the head office of the bank as early as 1977. At present, with a network of 249 branches, 3 satellite branches and 6 extension counters, spread over 14 states and the union territory of Pondicherry, the bankâ€™s focus is on customer delight, by maintaining high standards of customer service and amidst all these new challenges, the bank is progressing admirably. LVB has a strong and wide base in the state of Tamil Nadu, one of the progressive states in the country, which is politically stable and has a vibrant industrial environment. LVB has been focusing on retail banking, corporate banking and bank assurance.
The bankâ€™s business crossed Rs. 12,606 crores as on March 31, 2009. The bank earned a net profit of Rs. 50.30 crores. The net owned fund of the bank reaches Rs 453.70 crore. With a fairly good quality of loan assets the net NPA of the bank was pegged at 1.24 % as on March 31, 2009.