Dabur records 19% Q4 profit growth at Rs 396 Cr

Operating profit rose 16 2 per cent YoY to Rs 485 20 crore PAT margin expanded 209 basis points on a YoY basis to 19 5 per cent
  • Franchise India Buereau
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FMCG major Dabur India has recorded 18.9 per cent year-on-year (YoY) rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 396.20 crore for the March quarter, an apparent rise with Rs 333.10 crore profit reported for the corresponding quarter last year.

Consolidated revenue from operation rose 6.2 per cent YoY in the March quarter to Rs 2,032.90 crore, from Rs 1,914.70 crore in the year-ago period.

Operating profit rose 16.2 per cent YoY to Rs 485.20 crore. PAT margin expanded 209 basis points on a YoY basis to 19.5 per cent.

Growth in the domestic FMCG business stood at 10 per cent, led by 7.7 per cent volume growth. The international business reported 16.8 per cent growth in constant currency terms.

The company’s board has recommended Rs 1.25 per share dividend and a special dividend of Rs 5 per share, the company said in a statement.

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