Fast moving consumer goods firm Dabur India Ltd on Tuesday said its net profit rose 19.3% for the third quarter (Q3) ended December on account of a double-digit growth across several of its product categories.
Its net profit grew to Rs94.5 crore in Q3 from Rs79.2 crore in the same quarter a year ago. The firm’s sales increased by 14.9% during the period to Rs654.6 crore from Rs569.6 crore a year ago. “...the international business, health supplements, hair care and digestives categories were the key drivers of growth during the quarter,” Dabur chief executive Sunil Duggal said.
Dabur shares rose 1.46% to close at Rs101.10 on the Bombay Stock Exchange.