What is the Full Form of IDFC Bank? IDFC Bank Full Form

The IDFC bank full form is Infrastructure Development Finance CompanyIDFC Limited was established in 1997 to finance infrastructure projects in India. In the year 2005, the company listed its shares on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).In 2014, IDFC received the approval to set up a private sector bank by the Reserve Bank of IndiaIDFC Bank is known for its treasury management system and expert management of client operations.To enhance its scale, IDFC bank was looking for opportunities for merger with a specialised partner.Around the same time, Capital First Ltd., a leading non-banking financial company (NBFC) leveraged India’s largest management buyout and got fresh equity of Rs 100 crores. Using this capital, they came up with a small commercial bank named Capital First Bank.To accelerate the growth of both the banks, a merger of IDFC Bank Ltd and Capital First Ltd took place in 2018. It was named as IDFC First Bank.Post-merger the bank has disbursed more than Rs 1,10,400 crores of loan. Out of which 37% of loan is provided to the retail segment. Its Net Interest Margin expanded from 1.9% to 3.0%. And has a customer base of 7.3 million.

IDFC First Bank provides the following facilities across various segments: 

  • Home loans, personal loans, vehicle loans, loans against property, gold loans and consumer durable loans
  • Consumer banking products
  • Business loans, micro enterprises loans
  • Credit cards, debit cards
  • Savings accounts
  • Fixed deposits
  • NRI banking
  • Private banking
  • Wealth management
  • Investment banking
  • Corporate banking
  • Wholesale banking
  • Sovereign gold bond investment

Key Personnel of IDFC First Bank:

  • Managing Director and CEO: Mr. V. Vaidyanathan
  • Managing Director: Vishal Mahadevia
  • Independent Directors: Dr. (Mrs.) Brinda Jagirdar, Mr. Hemang Raja, Mr. Pravir Vohra, Mr. Sanjeeb Chaudhuri, Mr. S Ganesh Kumar.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by IDFC First Bank:

The bank also encourages philanthropic activities to support social causes.
  1. Karma First Donation program which allows customers to donate a small amount towards a social cause. The bank, in partnership with various NGOs, supports vocational training to people.
  2. Apart from this the bank is also extending its support to the ones who are serving the country during Covid-19 pandemic. They have started an Ask for Mask programme. This initiative provides free masks to 1.5 Lakh essential workers.
  3. Under the Shramik Sahayata Program they are providing financial aid to 625 daily wage workers by transferring Rs 3,000 in their bank accounts.
  4. They also have started a share a meal program through which they distribute 1 lakh meal packets to slum dwellers and children.
  5. Lastly, through their warriors on wheel program, the bank provides free commute to staff doctors, nurses etc.
Let’s look at the financial statements of IDFC First Bank.

Shareholding Pattern of IDFC First Bank:

 %Jun 2020Sep 2020Dec 2020Mar 2021

Profit & Loss Account of IDFC First Bank Ltd. (Figures in Rs. Crores):

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020TTM
Financing Profit185-1,240-3,748-1,735
Financing Margin2-10-23-11
Other Income1,1198231,7222,254
Profit before tax1,135-3237-2346519
Net Profit880-1,908-2,843483
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Balance Sheet of IDFC First Bank Ltd. (Figures in Rs. Crores):

Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Share Capital3,4044,7824,810
Other Liabilities5,7818,56311,279
Total Liabilities1,26,3821,67,0991,49,159
Fixed Assets797940
Other Assets64,677107,880102,911
Total Assets1,26,3821,67,0991,49,159
Trade Receivables000
Cash & Bank4,8779,5264,163
Loans and Advances7,82312,15513,228
Trade Payables000
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IDFC First Bank Ltd. ‘s Key Financial Ratios:

Market Cap (Cr): Rs 35,184Face Value (₹): 10EPS (₹): 0.85
Book Value (₹): 24.8Roce (%): 6.6Debt to Equity: 0.00
Stock P/E: 72.8ROE (%): 3.14Dividend Yield (%): 0
Revenue (Cr): 15,540Earnings (Cr): 0Cash (Cr): 0
Total Debt (Cr): 0Promoter’s Holdings (%): 0

IDFC First Bank Ltd. Mutual Funds and Holdings:

SchemesQuantityAs onPrev. QtyChange (Qty)
Aditya Birla sun life tax relief 96-idcw payout38,56631-05-202136,061+2,505
Nippon India money market fund – growth plan growth option24,99931-05-20210+24,999
Aditya Birla sun life MNC fund-growth21,09631-05-202119,726+1,370
Sundaram mid cap fund regular growth10,68131-05-20219,987+694
Tata large and mid cap fund regular plan growth4,09631-05-20213,830+266
Kotak equity arbitrage fund – regular plan – growth2,29031-05-20210+2,290
Aditya Birla sun life bal bhavishya yojna wealth plan regular growth1,17331-05-20211,097+76
Edelweiss arbitrage fund growth option1,02931-05-20210+1,029
Quant active fund regular plan – growth82031-05-2021493+327
Aditya Birla sun life retirement fund – the 30s plan regular growth56631-05-2021530+36
Samco’s Ratings for IDFC First Bank Ltd.: 0.5 out of 5 stars

Valuation analysis: 

You can easily analyse if the stock is overvalued or undervalued using margin of safety index.You can analyse the margin of safety of a stock by visiting samco’s share price page.IDFC Full form
  • High margin of safety indicates that the share price of a share is lower than its intrinsic value.
  • Low margin of safety indicates that the share price is higher than its intrinsic value.
IDFC First bank has a high margin of safety. 

Peer Comparison of IDFC First Bank Ltd.:

CompanyMarket Cap (Rs. Cr)P/ERoce (%)ROE (%)Dividend Yield (%):
IDFC Bank35,18472.86.63.140
HDFC Bank8,21,68525.86.3116.50.44
ICICI Bank4,36,86623.86.04150
SBI 3,75,19117.44.538.210.95
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