FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd on Thursday reported a 7.9 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit to Rs 2,481 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2022.
The company had posted a net profit of Rs 2,300 crore in the October-December quarter of the previous fiscal.
Its consolidated total income during the quarter under review rose 16.35 per cent to Rs 15,707 crore against Rs 13,499 crore a year ago, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) said in a regulatory filing.
HUL's total expenses were at Rs 12,225 crore in Q3 FY22 as against Rs 10,329 crore in the year-ago period.
Commenting on the result, HUL CMD Sanjiv Mehta said the company has sustained its strong momentum and had yet another quarter of solid all-round performance.
"Our consistent performance is reflective of our strategic clarity, the strength of our brands, excellence in execution, and dynamic financial management," he added.
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Looking forward, Mehta said, "We are cautiously optimistic in the near term and believe that the worst of inflation is behind us. This should aid in a gradual recovery of consumer demand".
"We remain focused on managing our business with agility and continue growing our consumer franchise whilst maintaining margins in a healthy range. We stay confident of the medium to the long-term potential of the Indian FMCG sector and HUL's ability to deliver consistent, competitive, profitable and responsible growth," he added.
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