Berger Paints profit jumps 49% to Rs 300 crore

Revenue from operations grew by 7% to Rs 2,881.83 crore during the October-December period, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Berger paints logo for representative purpose.
Berger paints logo for representative purpose.(Berger Paints website)

NEW DELHI: Berger Paints on Tuesday reported a 49% year-on-year increase in its consolidated net profit to Rs 300.16 crore for the third quarter of the current financial year.

Revenue from operations grew by 7% to Rs 2,881.83 crore during the October-December period, the company said in a regulatory filing. (EBITDA), excluding other income, saw an increase of 37.3% to Rs 480 crore during the period under review as compared to the corresponding quarter last year.

“The quarter witnessed strong growth on the volume front and robust increase in operating profits,” Berger Paints MD & CEO Abhijit Roy said. The paint maker continued with its “aggressive growth” in the waterproofing and construction chemicals segment.

“New product introductions were made in the sealants and roof waterproofing category to fortify our product offerings in this segment. Industrial and auto divisions also did reasonably well. We continued to expand our network by adding over 2,300 retail touch points during this quarter and strengthening digital initiatives,” he added.

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