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( 15 May 2018)
HUL spurts over 2% as Q4 profit surges

Shares of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) rose over 2 per cent, hitting 52-week high, on the Bombay Stock Exchange after the company reported 14.2 per cent growth in its standalone net profit to Rs 13.51 billion as compared to Rs 11.83 billion in January-March period a year ago.

Boosted by Q4, stocks of the company gained as much as 2.54 per cent and touched 52-week high of Rs 1543.25 apiece on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

In a similar trend, shares of the firm were trading 0.91 per cent higher at Rs 1,517.20 apiece on the National Stock Exchange.

Meanwhile, the broader benchmark BSE Sensex was trading at 35,871.99, up 315.28 points, or 0.89 per cent at 11:30 hours.