Godrey Phillips India profit down
Cigarette maker Godfrey Phillips India on Saturday reported a 53.56 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 55 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2020.
The company had reported a net profit of Rs 119 crore in the same quarter a year ago.
Godfrey Phillips’ total income from operations during the April-June quarter stood at Rs 504 crore, down 41.33 per cent from Rs 858 crore in the same period of the last financial year, the company said in a BSE filing.
During the quarter under review, overall expenses stood at Rs 440.85 crore, a decline of 35.55 per cent compared with Rs 681.75 crore in the corresponding period last fiscal.
Godfrey Phillips manufactures cigarette brands, including Four Square, Red and White, Cavanders, Tipper and North Pole.
It also manufactures and distributes Marlboro under a licence agreement with Philip Morris.