Oct 31, 2011 03:10 PM IST
In its second quarter results reported today, Dabur India announced its sales figure at Rs 1,269.72 crore, up by over 30%, however, the company witnessed some depression in the margins. However, talking exclusively to CNBC-TV18, Sunil Duggal, CEO at Dabur India said that the company does not expect any further margin contraction in Q3.
- Oct 29, 2011 01:25 PM IST
FMCG companies in India have been battling high cost of raw materials for several quarters. Hindustan Unilever raised prices across several product categories over the last few months to offset some of the cost pressures and shore up margins.
- Oct 21, 2011 12:51 PM IST
Sanjeev Zarbade of Kotak Securities tells CNBC-TV18 that he is not too optimistic about L&T's results, adding that he is expecting a 60-70 basis point decline in margins this quarter.
- Oct 14, 2011 12:50 PM IST
The FMCG sector has been a stellar performer amid the overall volatility on the street this year. But will the second quarter results lead to further outperformance or will the rally pause?
- Oct 10, 2011 05:45 PM IST
After a scorching 30% growth in 2010-11, auto sales have been battling headwinds in the form of costly loans, costly fuel and costly raw materials, this financial year. Two-wheelers, utility vehicles and commercial vehicles are selling well, but passenger car sales have hit a speedbreaker.
- Sep 21, 2011 03:13 PM IST
Even though volumes are good, Everest Industires is experiencing sluggish margins due to manpower problems.
- Sep 15, 2011 10:57 AM IST
Marico shares tumbled over 8% on Thursday, after investors failed to digest a profit warning issued by the company late Wednesday. The FMCG company has gone to the extent of branding analysts' profit expectations as "excessive" in its update, which surprised the market.
- Aug 23, 2011 12:18 PM IST
Even as there is a talk of a possible slowdown in consumer spending amid continued high inflation and the stock markets are in turmoil, FMCG companies have been slowly raising product prices, especially in soaps & detergents and personal care products.
- Aug 02, 2011 01:23 PM IST
Air conditioning major Blue Star expects its margins will decline 3-5% over the next few quarters due to the continued challenges in its electro mechanical projects and packaged air conditioning business.
- Jul 16, 2011 11:04 AM IST
Pharmaceutical sector has been in the pink of health this year with most stocks outperforming the broader market since the beginning of April. However, there could be some suffering ahead.
- Jul 08, 2011 02:38 PM IST
Price hikes to negate higher raw material prices and excise duty on apparels is likely to boost revenues of retailers for April-June. Further, a consumer shift to low price private label products—known as down-trading—because of inflation, will benefit companies like Pantaloon Retail.
- Jul 06, 2011 12:37 PM IST
The FMCG juggernaut, which has outperformed the market this year, is expected to remain steaming hot on the back of strong revenue and profit growth in the April-June quarter.
- Jun 28, 2011 02:33 PM IST
Fast moving consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever and local rival Godrej Consumer Products is likely to get some respite from declining margins due to a drop in prices of palm oil, a key raw material for their soaps.
- May 05, 2011 03:04 PM IST
In line with the global leading companies that generate 45% operating margins from data centres, the company’s CEO, Sanjay Jain says that the data centre is likely to generate Rs 1000 crore per annum and about 45% operating margins in 3-years time.
- May 05, 2011 11:25 AM IST
Hero Honda shares surged over 6% in morning trade to Rs 1697,20 on NSE, recouping the losses it incurred on Wednesday. However, analysts are divided on Hero Honda Motors, a day after the world’s top motorcycle maker reported a 16.2% year-on-year drop in fourth quarter (January-March) net profit as costs surged.
- Apr 01, 2011 05:01 PM IST
Ahmedabad-based Vadilal Industries has raised prices of its ice-creams by 3% effective April 1 to offset rising costs of raw materials, Managing Director Rajesh Gandhi told moneycontrol.com Friday.
- Mar 22, 2011 05:24 PM IST
Shares of Maruti Suzuki India, which have been on a slippery road in recent weeks, rebounded 3.6% Tuesday to close at Rs 1,171.85, after the management clarified that the earthquake and Tsunami in Japan would not have any impact on its production here.
- Mar 16, 2011 05:21 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India is slated to announce its next mid-quarter review of the monetary policy on March 17. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Shyam Srinivasan, MD & CEO, Federal Bank spoke on his expectations from the RBI.
- Mar 14, 2011 05:28 PM IST
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Arun Agarwal, ED, Suryajyoti Spinning Mills, said that the company aims to maintain margins at around 50% of EBITDA for the year ending.
- Mar 09, 2011 03:14 PM IST
State-run Corporation Bank expects squeeze on its margins in the first half of FY12 due to higher cost of funds and advances to grow by a quarter in the year, a top official told Reuters on Wednesday.
- Mar 04, 2011 01:25 PM IST
Neeraj Swaroop of Standard Chartered Bank, in an interview on CNBC-TV18 spoke about his bank's net interest margins and whether he expected the pressure to continue till the end of the year.
- Feb 23, 2011 08:28 AM IST
Castrol India said with the country's economy poised to maintain its growth momentum, the lubricants industry is likely to witness growth from both personal mobility and infrastructure segments.
- Jan 28, 2011 08:17 AM IST
Tech Mahindra, India's No 5 IT outsourcing firm, faces a challenge to maintain margins at about 22% due to rising costs and competition, its chief executive said on Thursday.
- Jan 25, 2011 12:36 PM IST
V Srinivasan, Managing Director and Global CEO of 3i Infotech, in an interview with CNBC-TV18’s Udayan Mukherjee and Mitali Mukherjee, spoke about the results and his outlook for the company.
- Jan 18, 2011 05:27 PM IST
In an interview with CNBC-TV18’s Reema Tendulkar and Ekta Batra, SK Sivakumar, CFO of Nelcast spoke about the latest happenings in his company and the road ahead.