New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) Animal healthcare firm Hester Biosciences Tuesday reported 82 per cent rise in standalone net profit at Rs 11.85 crore for the third quarter ended December, 2018. Also Read - Hester Biosciences posts Q1 net profit at Rs 6.17 cr

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 6.50 crore in the same period of the previous fiscal, Hester Biosciences said in a BSE filing. Also Read - Hester Bio board approves $3 mn investment in African arm

Its standalone net sales stood at Rs 41.55 crore for the quarter under consideration as against Rs 31.92 crore in the year-ago period. Also Read - Hester Biosciences Q4 net up 29 pc at Rs 7 cr

Shares of Hester Biosciences were trading at Rs 1,130 per scrip on the BSE, up 3.67 per cent from its previous close.

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