Dabur India Ltd. said its normalized net income for the fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31 amounted to 1.24 Indian rupees per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 1.60 rupees per share.
EPS rose 27.1% year over year from 98 paise.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was 2.20 billion rupees, a gain of 28.0% from 1.72 billion rupees in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin rose to 11.0% from 9.8% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue grew 20.9% year over year to 21.24 billion rupees from 17.57 billion rupees, and total operating expenses grew 13.0% from the prior-year period to 16.48 billion rupees from 14.58 billion rupees.
Reported net income rose 20.9% year over year to 2.85 billion rupees, or 1.61 rupees per share, from 2.35 billion rupees, or 1.34 rupees per share.
For the year, the company's normalized net income totaled 4.65 rupees per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus normalized EPS estimate of 6.08 rupees.
EPS rose 17.3% from 3.96 rupees in the prior year.
Normalized net income was 8.22 billion rupees, a gain of 18.1% from 6.96 billion rupees in the prior year.
Full-year total revenue rose 13.1% year over year to 79.85 billion rupees from 70.61 billion rupees, and total operating expenses grew 10.9% on an annual basis to 66.26 billion rupees from 59.73 billion rupees.
The company said reported net income increased 16.5% year over year to 10.66 billion rupees, or 6.03 rupees per share, in the full year, from 9.15 billion rupees, or 5.21 rupees per share.
As of June 26, US$1 was equivalent to 63.54 Indian rupees.