FMCG firm Bajaj Consumer Care on Wednesday reported a 17.54 percent rise in consolidated profit at Rs 57.29 crore for the third quarter ended December 2020. The company had posted a profit of Rs 48.74 crore in the October-December quarter a year ago.
The company’s total income during the quarter increased by 16.25 percent to Rs 257.61 crore as against Rs 221.60 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago, Bajaj Consumer Care said in a BSE filing. In a separate filing, Bajaj Consumer Care said its board has recommended an interim dividend of Rs 6 per equity share for the year 2020-21.
Shares of the company were trading 11.30 percent higher at Rs 237.40 apiece on the BSE.