New Delhi: Shares of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on Thursday surged nearly 4% after the company reported a 48.41% jump in consolidated net profit for the third quarter ended 31 December 2017.

The stock gained 3.74% to touch its one-year high of Rs1,469.60 on BSE. Similarly, shares of the company went up by 3.77% to Rs1,470 on NSE.

The infrastructure giant on Wednesday reported 48.41% jump in consolidated net profit at Rs1,618 crore for the third quarter ended 31 December 2017. It had posted a net profit of Rs1,090 crore in October-December quarter in the year-ago period, L&T said in a filing to the BSE.

L&T’s total income was up 9.03% during the quarter under review at Rs28,960.36 crore, against Rs26,561.25 crore in the corresponding quarter.

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