The company had posted a net profit of Rs 44.81 crore in October-December period a year ago, Bata India said in a BSE filing.
However, its net sales increased by 2.41 per cent to Rs 640.19 crore during the quarter under review as against Rs 625.09 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal.
Its total expenses were also up 2.55 per cent during the quarter at Rs 581.26 crore as against Rs 566.79 crore.
Shares of Bata today settled 0.20 per cent higher at Rs 508.30 on BSE.
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