Hindustan Unilever Q4 net profit rises 7% to Rs 1,090 cr, beats estimates

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated a profit of Rs 1,078 crore on average

Reuters May 09, 2016 15:18:19 IST
Hindustan Unilever Q4 net profit rises 7% to Rs 1,090 cr, beats estimates

Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), India's largest consumer goods firm, said on Monday its fourth-quarter profit rose 7 percent, beating analysts' expectations due to higher sales of its skin care, hair care, and packaged food products.

Hindustan Unilever Q4 net profit rises 7 to Rs 1090 cr beats estimates

Net profit for the quarter ended March was Rs 1,090 crore ($164.06 million), compared with Rs 1,018 crore a year earlier. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated a profit of Rs 1,078 crore on average.

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