Diagnostic chain Dr Lal PathLabs today reported a 3.96 per cent dip in its consolidated net profit to Rs 50.9 crore for the September quarter of the current fiscal. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 53 crore for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, Dr Lal PathLabs said in a BSE filing. Consolidated revenue from operations of the company rose to Rs 278.1 crore for the quarter under consideration as against Rs 262.2 crore for the same period a year ago. The board of the company has recommended an interim dividend of Rs 1.50 per equity share of Rs 10 each, Dr Lal PathLabs said. Shares of Dr Lal PathLabs today closed 3.86 per cent higher at Rs 832.05 per scrip on BSE.
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