Britannia Shares Surge 8 Per cent On Strong Q1 Numbers

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Shares of Britannia Industries rose on Monday after the company reported a 13 per cent jump in net profits at Rs 219.13 crore in April-June quarter compared with Rs 193.66 crore a year-ago period, way higher than estimated.

Britannia Shares Surge 8 Per cent On Strong Q1 Numbers
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BSE 3831.50BSE Quote42.9 (1.12%)
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"We continue to outpace the market with go to market strategy of creating a robust distribution network with unrelenting focus on rural and our weak states," Varun Berry, managing director, said.

Total income of the company from operations during the quarter rose 9% year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 2,197 crore, against Rs 2,014 crore in the corresponding quarter of previous year.

Britannia Industries's EBITDA (Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) profit rose 9.7% year-on-year to Rs 316 crore, where as the company's margins increased to 14.41% from 14.32%.

Shares of the Britannia were seen trading at Rs 3,096, higher by 7.47 per cent on BSE at 1.00 pm IST. It touched an intra-day high of Rs 3,117 during trade.

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Story first published: Monday, August 8, 2016, 13:50 [IST]
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