Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HLL.NS)
MUMBAI Demand for its higher-end brands, from Dove soaps to Pond's face creams, helped Hindustan Unilever beat analysts' profit forecast for the fourth quarter, despite a drought that weighed on sales growth for India's largest consumer goods firm.
* Exploring price increases as raw material costs go up - CFO (Recasts; adds CFO quote and share move)
** Hindustan Unilever gains as much as 2.5 pct after posting better-than-expected earnings
MUMBAI Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), India's largest consumer goods firm, expects a sequential improvement in first-quarter volume growth, its chief financial officer said on Monday, after the firm's fourth-quarter results beat expectations.
MUMBAI, May 9 Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) , India's largest consumer goods firm, said on Monday its fourth-quarter profit rose 7 percent, beating analysts' expectations due to higher sales of its skin care, hair care, and packaged food products.
** Hindustan Unilever Ltd rises as much as 3.6 percent to its highest since Jan 15
MUMBAI India's largest consumer goods firm, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, said on Friday its third-quarter profit slumped 22 percent, missing analysts' estimates, as weak demand in rural India continued to hurt sales.
* Shares down as much as 6 pct (Adds details from statement, context and background, share move)
MUMBAI, Jan 15 India's largest consumer goods firm, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, said on Friday its profit slumped 22 percent, missing analysts' estimates, as weak demand in rural India continued to hurt sales.