Nestle Pakistan records 5.5percent growth in Q1 2016

Lahore, April 26, 2016 (PPI-OT):Nestle Pakistan recorded a slightly slower first quarter with an overall earnings of PKR 3.44 billion for the three months ended on March 31, 2016 as compared to PKR 3.67 billion in the corresponding period last year. The results were announced upon the conclusion of the meeting of Nestle Pakistan’s Board of Directors.

After an impressive display of a strong financial performance in the last quarter of 2015, Nestle Pakistan, the Pakistani subsidiary of the world’s largest food and beverage company, posted its results for the first quarter of 2016. The company posted a growth of 5.5% which is in line with the company’s yearly target. As a result of a low inflationary environment which meant consistent pricing, Nestle Pakistan recorded an overall increase of in its total revenue by almost PKR 1.39 billion.

Its earnings per share decreased from PKR 81.01 per share in the same period last year to PKR 75.89 per share. In the area of sales, the revenue of Nestle Pakistan stood at PKR 26.73 billion, PKR 1.39 billion higher compared to the same period last year. The company has a positive outlook for the remainder of the year and said the results were as expected.

For more information, contact:
Aatekah Mir-Khan
Corporate Media Relations Manager
Nestle Pakistan
308 Upper Mall,
P. O. Box 874,
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-35988119, +92-42-111-Nestle (637853)
Cell: +92-342-6662999