Hyderabad: Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd on Wednesday reported a 2% drop in the net profit for the fourth quarter from the year ago period.

The stand-alone net profit stood at 75.69 crore as against 77.33 crore last year.

The total income from sales was 1,396 crore as against 1,204 crore in the corresponding period last year.

For the full year, the total income of the Chennai-based company rose to 6,085.59 crore from 5,178.5 crore in the previous year. The net profit stood at 331 crore from 312 crore last year.

In its board meeting held on Wednesday, the board has confirmed the dividend it declared in mid March.