Godrej Consumer Products Q2 net profit declines 28% to Rs 414 cr; sales marginally down at Rs 2,608 cr

  • Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) on Wednesday reported 28.36 percent decline in consolidated profit after tax at Rs 413.88 crore for the second quarter ended 30 September

  • The company had posted consolidated profit after tax of Rs 577.73 crore in the same quarter last fiscal, GCPL said

  • Consolidated sales during the period under review stood at Rs 2,608.15 crore as against Rs 2,643.26 crore in the year-ago period, a decline of 1.33 percent, it added

New Delhi: Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) on Wednesday reported 28.36 percent decline in consolidated profit after tax at Rs 413.88 crore for the second quarter ended 30 September.

The company had posted consolidated profit after tax of Rs 577.73 crore in the same quarter last fiscal, GCPL said in a regulatory filing.

Consolidated sales during the period under review stood at Rs 2,608.15 crore as against Rs 2,643.26 crore in the year-ago period, a decline of 1.33 percent, it added.

During the period ended 30 September, there has been sale of certain brands within its entities that will derive benefits of future tax deductions for the group. Consequently, a deferred tax asset amounting to Rs 111.05 crore has been recognised in the consolidated financial results, GCPL said.

 Godrej Consumer Products Q2 net profit declines 28% to Rs 414 cr; sales marginally down at Rs 2,608 cr

Godrej Consumer Products. Image courtesy - company website

In value terms, the company said its sales in India grew by 1 percent to Rs 1,490 crore, while volume growth was 7 percent led by new product launches, effective marketing campaigns and consumer offers.

Household insecticides revenue in India was at Rs 683 crore, soaps at Rs 491 crore, hair colour at Rs 160 crore, while other categories stood at Rs 179 crore, it added.

GCPL said its international business clocked net sales of Rs 1,144 crore, up 4 percent.

The company also said its board has declared an interim dividend of Rs 2 per share, 200 percent on shares of face value of Re 1 each, for the financial year 2019-20.

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Updated Date: Nov 06, 2019 17:52:30 IST