Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex was down 54.81 points, or 0.21%, to 26,598.
On BSE, so far 4,125 shares were traded in the counter, compared with average daily volume of 546 shares in the past one quarter. The stock hit a high of Rs 4,526.80 and a low of Rs 4,320.05 so far during the day. The stock hit a 52-week high of Rs 4,888 on 9 August 2016. The stock hit a 52-week low of Rs 3,805 on 12 February 2016. The stock had outperformed the market over the past 30 days till 30 November 2016, rising 2.17% compared with the 4.39% decline in the Sensex. The scrip had also outperformed the market in past one quarter, falling 1.69% as against Sensex's 6.23% decline.
The large-cap company has equity capital of Rs 32.59 crore. Face value per share is Rs 10.
The company said its sales in grooming segment grew 12% in Q1 September 2016 over Q1 September 2015, driven by strong brand fundamentals and product portfolio.
The company said its sales in oral care segment declined 6% in Q1 September 2016 over Q1 September 2015, behind portfolio optimization to enable profitability.
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