scorecardresearchPaytm shares rise 7% on buoyed Q4 operating performance

Paytm shares rise 7% on buoyed Q4 operating performance

Updated: 06 Apr 2022, 02:35 PM IST
TL;DR.

  • The company said in a BSE filing that the number of loans disbursed through its platform grew 374 percent year-on-year (YoY) during the quarter.

The fintech firm said it saw record growth in user engagement on the Paytm platform in Q4FY22.

The fintech firm said it saw record growth in user engagement on the Paytm platform in Q4FY22.

Shares of One 97 Communications, the parent firm of Paytm, rose almost 7 percent in intraday trade on BSE on April 6 boosted by the company's update on its operating performance for Q4FY22.

The company said in a BSE filing that the number of loans disbursed through its platform grew 374 percent year-on-year (YoY) during the quarter.

"The number of loans disbursed through our platform grew 374 percent YoY to 6.5 million loans in Q4 FY22, while the value of loans disbursed was 3,553 crore (up 417 percent YoY)," Paytm said.

"Total merchant payment volume (GMV) processed through our platform aggregated to approximately 2.59 lakh crore ($34.5 billion) in the quarter, up 104 percent YoY. We saw strong quarter-on-quarter trends, despite the previous quarter having an impact of the festive season," the company added.

The fintech firm said it saw record growth in user engagement on the Paytm platform in Q4FY22, with average monthly transacting users (MTU) at 70.9 million, up 41 percent from the same quarter last year.

Shares of Paytm opened at 602.55 against the previous close of 609.30 and jumped to an intraday high of 648.95. The stock, however, cooled off later and traded 4.55 percent up at 637.05 on BSE around 1422 hours.

The stock has been under strong pressure since its listing. Paytm, made an initial public offer (IPO) of Rs18,300 crore in November 2021.

First Published: 06 Apr 2022, 02:35 PM IST