Maruti Suzuki second-quarter profit rises 3%, beats estimates
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, the country`s top-selling car maker, posted more than a 3 percent rise in its quarterly profit, beating analysts` estimates.
The company, majority-owned by Japan`s Suzuki Motor Corp, reported a profit of 24.84 billion rupees ($381.86 million) for the second quarter ended Sept. 30, versus 24.02 billion rupees a year ago. (http://bit.ly/2xtLHZZ)
Analysts on average had expected a net profit of 22.29 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters data.
Total vehicle sales for the quarter increased about 18 percent to 492,118 units.
($1 = 65.0500 Indian rupees)
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