Hindustan Unilever Q2 net profit up 8.13 per cent at Rs 988.16 crore

Written by Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: Oct 27 2014, 20:33pm hrs
Hindustan unilever profitHUL share price was trading at Rs 736 apiece in the afternoon trade, down 2.89 per cent on the BSE. (Reuters)
FMCG giant Hindustan Unilever (HUL) today reported a 8.13 per cent increase in standalone net profit at Rs 988.16 crore for the second quarter ended September 30.

The company has reported net profit of Rs 913.8 crore in the corresponding period of 2013-14, the company said in a BSE filing.

HUL's net sales during the quarter stood at Rs 7,465.54 crore, up 10.64 per cent compared to Rs 6,747.2 crore during the same period last year.

Overall expenses in Q2 stood at Rs 6,473.68 crore, as against Rs 5,871.25 crore in the year-ago period.

The HUL share price was trading at Rs 736 apiece in the afternoon trade, down 2.89 per cent on the BSE.