Mumbai: The Godfrey Phillips, the country''s second
largest cigarette manufacturer, has reported net sales
of Rs328.01crore for the half-year ended 30 September
is a 7 per cent increase over the corresponding period
of the previous year (Rs. 306.36 crore). Sales for the
second quarter is Rs163.5 crore, up 1.7 per cent from
the corresponding period last year (Rs160.77 crore).
profit for the first half was Rs25.82 crore, falling
marginally from Rs26.3 crore for the corresponding period
last year. Profit for the first quarter stood at Rs11.89
crore, a decrease of 8.5 per cent (Rs13 crore).