Jyothy Laboratories Q3 Net Up 19.95% at Rs 26.45 Crore

Published: 28th January 2015 04:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th January 2015 04:06 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

 NEW DELHI: Homegrown FMCG firm Jyothy Laboratories Ltd today reported a 19.95 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 26.45 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014.

The company had posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 22.05 crore during the same period of the previous fiscal, Jyothy Laboratories Ltd (JLL) said in a BSE filing.

Net sales of the company stood at Rs 356.36 crore during the quarter, up 13.72 per cent compared with Rs 313.34 crore in the year-ago period.

Commenting on the results, Jyothy Laboratories CMD M P Ramachandran said: "The enhanced spending on marketing and advertising across power brands have started to yield positive results. We have been witnessing a good traction across

segments."

During the period under review, the company's soaps and detergent business, which includes brands like Ujala and Henko, posted sales of Rs 276.80 crore, up 12 per cent,

against Rs 247.54 crore in the same period a year ago.

The company's homecare business, which includes products such as mosquito coils, reported sales of Rs 65.51 crore, up 16 per cent, compared with Rs 56.37 crore during the year-ago period.

Jyothy Laboratories markets various brands, including Ujala, Maxo, Exo, Pril, Margo, Fa, Mr White and Henko.

Shares of Jyothy Laboratories were trading at Rs 271.95 per scrip on the BSE, down 5.98 per cent from the previous close.

Stay up to date on all the latest Business news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp