Mumbai: Consumer goods maker Colgate Palmolive India on Friday said its net profit in the fourth quarter (Q4) ended 31 March 2009, stood at Rs77.07 crore, while it had a net profit of Rs55.62 crore for the same quarter ended March 2008.
“Effective 2 April 2008, the company acquired 75% of the shareholding of CC Healthcare Products Pvt Ltd for a total consideration of Rs193.83 lakh. Accordingly, in respect of consolidated results, previous period figures are not comparable,” Colgate Palmolive said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Total revenue of the company stood at Rs472.20 crore for the quarter ended March 2009, however, it had a total revenue of Rs407.64 crore for the same quarter last year.
For the year ended 31 March 2009, the company posted a consolidated net profit of Rs285.78 crore, while it had a net profit of Rs235.76 crore in the previous fiscal.
Shares of Colgate Palmolive India were trading at Rs468.60, up 3.31% on the BSE.