Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd. said its normalized net income for the fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31 was 5.40 Indian rupees per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 5.82 rupees per share.
EPS climbed 23.3% year over year from 4.38 rupees.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was 1.47 billion rupees, a gain of 23.3% from 1.19 billion rupees in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin rose to 14.0% from 12.5% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue climbed 9.9% on an annual basis to 10.49 billion rupees from 9.55 billion rupees, and total operating expenses increased 7.1% on an annual basis to 8.18 billion rupees from 7.63 billion rupees.
Reported net income increased 23.7% year over year to 1.64 billion rupees, or 6.02 rupees per share, from 1.32 billion rupees, or 4.87 rupees per share.
For the year, the company's normalized net income totaled 17.95 rupees per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus normalized EPS estimate of 20.90 rupees.
EPS rose 17.7% from 15.25 rupees in the prior year.
Normalized net income was 4.88 billion rupees, a rise of 17.7% from 4.15 billion rupees in the prior year.
Full-year total revenue increased 11.3% year over year to 39.82 billion rupees from 35.79 billion rupees, and total operating expenses rose 9.1% year over year to 32.31 billion rupees from 29.61 billion rupees.
The company said reported net income grew year over year to 5.59 billion rupees, or 20.55 rupees per share, in the full year, from 5.40 billion rupees, or 19.85 rupees per share.
As of May 19, US$1 was equivalent to 63.86 Indian rupees.