Radico Khaitan Q1 consolidated net profit rises 36% to Rs 60.87 cr; sales up 59%. The strong Q1 performance lifts Radico Khaitan higher.
Its sales volume of total Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) was up 58.8 per cent during the quarter to 5.61 million cases.
“Despite state-level lockdowns and supply chain challenges posed by COVID-19 in Q1 FY2022, we delivered a strong all-round performance. As restrictions are lifted and normalcy resumes, month-on-month volumes indicate a positive trend and we are confident of an improved industry performance, led by the Prestige & Above segment, in the coming quarters,” Radico Khaitan Managing Director Abhishek Khaitan said.
Radico Khaitan became the largest IMFL exporter out of India during Q1 FY2022, he added.
Total expenses were at Rs 2,775.37 crore in the first quarter of this fiscal, up 61.51 per cent from Rs 1,718.30 crore a year ago.
“Radico Khaitan has evaluated the impact of the pandemic on its business operations and financial position. Based on such review, there is no significant impact on the company’s assets, capital and financial resources, profitability parameters or liquidity position as at June 30, 2021,” the company said.
Over the outlook, Khaitan said, the company is “focused on further strengthening its premium products portfolio through new launches in the coming quarters and ongoing marketing investments”.