Asian Paints on Wednesday reported a 20.2 per cent rise in consolidated profit at Rs 764.43 crore compared with Rs 635.83 crore in the same quarter last year. Analysts in an ET NOW poll had estimated the number at Rs 766 crore. Consolidated revenue from operations, which included accounts of the subsidiaries and associates, rose 3 per cent to Rs 5,420.28 crore from Rs 5,263.04 crore, the company said in a regulatory filing.
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