New Delhi, Jul 31 (PTI) Shares of FMCG major Dabur India today soared over 7 per cent after it reported 24.59 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the first quarter ended June 30. Also Read - Ghaziabad: Containment Zones Go up From 233 to 321 Within a Day Amid Spike in Coronavirus Cases | Check Full List Here

The scrip of the homegrown FMCG firm jumped 6.96 per cent to settle at Rs 420.25 on the BSE. Intra-day, it surged 9 per cent to Rs 428.60 — its 52-week high. Also Read - SRH Mystery Girl Kavya Maran's Heartbroken Pictures go Viral on Social Media After RCB Beat SRH in IPL 2021 Game

On the NSE, shares of the company advanced by 7.25 per cent to end at Rs 422. Also Read - Woman Beats Boss With Mop After He Sent Her Lewd Texts, Hailed As a Hero For Standing Up to Him | Watch

Dabur India today reported 24.59 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 330 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2018-19, driven by volume growth in key categories.

It had posted a net profit of Rs 264.86 crore in the April-June period of the last fiscal, Dabur India said in a BSE filing.

The total income of the company for the quarter under review was at Rs 2,154.33 crore. It was Rs 1,871.34 crore in the corresponding quarter of 2017-18.

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