FMCG major Jyothy Laboratories announced Wednesday it has posted 21.45% increase in net profit to Rs 279.27 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 as compared to Rs 229.95 million in the same period last year.
Total income has increased 38.10% from Rs 1.58 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 to Rs 2.18 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2012.
The EBIDTA margin for the fourth quarter stood at 16.6% as against 11.7% in the corresponding period of last year. The company reported EPS of Rs 3.46 for Q4FY12 as against Rs 2.85 in the year-ago period.
Commenting on the company`s results, MP Ramachandran, chairman & managing director, Jyothy Laboratories said, ``The year has been quite eventful in Jyothy`s journey. We acquired a majority stake in Henkel AG`s India operations. Following this acquisition, we have streamlined our production facilities and distribution system and have started to reap the benefits of this integration``.
For the year ended Mar. 31, 2012, the company has posted 35.17% decreased in consolidated net profit Rs 445.8 million as compared to Rs 687.6 million for the year ended March 31, 2011.
Total consolidated income has increased 45.76% from Rs 6.26 billion for the year ended March 31, 2011 to Rs 9.13 billion for the year ended March 31, 2012.