The company had registered a net profit of Rs 49.93 crore for the corresponding period a year ago.
However, consolidated net sales during the quarter under review were up 9.37 per cent at Rs 1,059.77 crore as against Rs 968.92 crore in the year-ago period, Voltas said in a regulatory filing.
For the six months ended September 30, consolidated net profit declined 2.48 per cent to Rs 154.97 crore compared with Rs 158.92 crore a year ago.
Net sales during the first half of the current fiscal year was also down 2.43 per cent at Rs 2,654.97 crore from Rs 2,721.23 crore in the year-ago period.
As of 3:13 p.m., shares in Voltas were trading 1.32 per cent higher at Rs 276.90 apiece on the BSE, whose benchmark Sensex index was down 0.20 per cent.
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