Hindustan Unilever Ltd has reported a 7.9 percent increase in its consolidated net profit to Rs 2,481 crore for the third quarter that 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 percent to Rs 15,707 crore against Rs 13,499 crore a year ago, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) said.
HUL's total expenses were at Rs 12,225 crore in Q3 FY22 as against Rs 10,329 crore in the year-ago period.
Sanjiv Mehta, CMD, HUL 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."
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.