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Bajaj Auto Q3 profit up 20% to Rs 1,220.77 crore

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 1,013.16 crore in the same quarter of 2017-18.

Bajaj Auto Q3 profit up 20% to Rs 1,220.77 crore

New Delhi: Bajaj Auto Wednesday reported 20.49 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 1,220.77 crore for December quarter 2018-19, on account of higher sales volume.

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 1,013.16 crore in the same quarter of 2017-18.

Total income during the reported quarter went up 19.49 per cent to Rs 7,879.34 crore as against Rs 6,595.22 crore in the year-ago period, Bajaj Auto said in a BSE filing.

Total sales volume stood at 12,59,828 units, up 26 per cent as against 10,01,469 units in the same quarter of 2017-18, it said.

The company's domestic motorcycle sales in the third quarter stood at 6,44,093 units compared to 4,66,431 units in the year-ago period.

The Pune-based company said total exports were at 5,24,717 units in the reported quarter as compared to 4,24,915 units in the same period last year, an increase of 23 per cent.

Shares of Bajaj Auto were trading 1.32 per cent lower at Rs 2,533 apiece on BSE.