Godrej Q3 net at Rs 36.12 cr
Godrej has posted a 38.81 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 36.12 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005.india Updated: Jan 21, 2006 16:55 IST
FMCG major Godrej Consumer Products Ltd has posted a 38.81 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 36.12 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005 as compared to Rs 26.02 crore in the year-ago period.
Its total income increased by 12.16 per cent to Rs 172.04 crore during the quarter under review from Rs 153.38 crore in the corresponding quarter of last fiscal, the company informed the Bombay Stock Exchange.
The board has also declared a 75 per cent third interim dividend for the financial year 2005-06, which works out to Rs three per share on shares having a face value Rs four each.
The Group reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 35.77 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2005. Consolidated total income of the Group was Rs 187.15 crore during Q3 FY'06.
"We have delivered strong operating performance in this quarter in both our businesses following a similarly encouraging performance in the previous quarter, and built momentum for future growth. The acquisition in October 2005 of Keyline Brands in the United Kingdom has further strengthened this platform," Godrej Chairman and Managing Director, Adi Godrej, said.
First Published: Jan 21, 2006 15:11 IST