Mahindra Q3 profit rises 12 per cent, matches estimates

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, India's biggest utility vehicle maker by sales, posted a 12 percent rise in quarterly profit, matching estimates as strong tractor sales offset slowing demand for its passenger and commercial vehicles.

Standalone profit was 9.34 billion rupees in the fiscal third quarter ended December, against 8.36 billion rupees a year earlier. Net sales fell 2 percent to 104.05 billion rupees at Mahindra, also the world's largest tractor company by sales volume.

Analysts, on average, had expected a profit of 9.39 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Subdued crude oil prices offer an excellent opportunity for India

    In Mid-June, when most of us probably first heard of the ISIS posing a serious threat to stability in West Asia, international crude oil price suddenl

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

Arun Nigavekar

Why UGC must focus on quality

In a vast country like India, where there are pressures ...

Rajgopal Nidamboor

The sum total of our conscious experience

All of us epitomise a multiplicity of conscious thoughts. This ...

Gautam Gupta

Don’t let success kill the essence of the concept

In 1999 when my mother started her own label, we ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture