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MRF Q3 net dips 18% to Rs 279 cr on higher expenses, posts rise in revenue

MRF's total expenses in the third quarter 2018-19 increased to Rs 3,750.25 crore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Tyre major on Thursday reported 18 per cent decline in standalone net profit at Rs 279.26 crore for December quarter 2018, hit by an increase in overall expenses during the period.

The company had reported a net profit of Rs 340.51 crore in October-December 2017-18.

Revenue from operations, however, rose to Rs 4,033.76 crore for the latest quarter as compared with Rs 3,798.82 crore in the year-ago period, said in a regulatory filing.

Total expenses in the third quarter 2018-19 increased to Rs 3,750.25 crore from Rs 3,331.14 crore in the same period a year ago.

The company's board, which met Thursday, also recommended an interim dividend of Rs 3 per share.

stock was trading 0.24 per cent down at Rs 59,910.05 on BSE.

First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 15:15 IST
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