New Delhi: FMCG major Colgate-Palmolive India today posted an 8.43 per cent rise in standalone net profit at Rs 125.72 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2016.
The company had reported a net profit of Rs 115.94 crore for the April-June period of the last fiscal. Its net sales were up 12.49 per cent to Rs 1,141.54 crore during the period under review as against Rs 1,014.72 crore of the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal, Colgate-Palmolive India said in a BSE filing.
Its total expenses were also up 14.94 per cent to Rs 969.46 crore during the quarter as against Rs 843.42 crore in the previous fiscal. Issam Bachaalani, Managing Director, Colgate-Palmolive India said: “The stream of innovations launched by the company during this quarter echo our sustained promise to growing the oral care category by building new segments based on consumer insights, our years of experience, advance technology and progressive products.
” Shares of Colgate-Palmolive India were trading 6.51 per cent up at Rs 1,019.45 on BSE. PTI
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