New Delhi: ICICI Lombard General Insurance on Tuesday reported a 35.1% rise in its profit to 289 crore in first quarter ended June of this fiscal. The company's net profit in the corresponding April-June quarter of 2017-18 was at 214 crore.

The gross premium collected by the general insurer grew by 14% to Rs3,856 crore in the June quarter of 2018-19 as against Rs3,394 crore in the year-ago period, the company said in a regulatory filing.

The shareholders have approved a final dividend of 2.50 per equity share for the year ended March 2018, the company said in the filing.

The return on average equity (ROAE) was 24.7% in first quarter of this fiscal compared to 22.4% during the same period a year earlier.

Stock of the company closed 3.52% higher at₹736.10 on BSE on Tuesday.

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