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Dr. Reddy's December quarter net profit fell 16 pct | Reuters

NEW DELHI Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, India's second-largest drugmaker by sales, reported a 16 percent fall in its third quarter profit although it beat expectations.The company reported a profit of 4.92 billion rupees ($73.24 million), while analysts, on average, expected a profit of 3.78 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sales in North America, Dr Reddy's largest market, fell 15 percent, while those in India were up 2.4 percent, the company said in a statement on Saturday.

($1 = 67.1750 Indian rupees)

(Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Sam Holmes)

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Published Date: Feb 04, 2017 21:45 PM | Updated Date: Feb 04, 2017 21:45 PM

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