Apollo Hospitals Q2 net profit increases

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, an India-based healthcare provider, has reported that net profit for the second quarter ended September 30, 2012 was INR832.4 million, or INR5.98 per diluted share, compared to INR557.6 million, or INR4.07 per diluted share, for the second quarter ended September 30, 2011.

Net sales for the second quarter ended September 30, 2012 were INR8.36 billion, compared to INR6.99 billion for the second quarter ended September 30, 2011.

Net profit for the six months ended September 30, 2012 was INR1.53 billion, or INR11 per diluted share, compared to INR1.07 billion, or INR7.94 per diluted share, for the six months ended September 30, 2011.

Net sales for the six months ended September 30, 2012 were INR16.14 billion, compared to INR13.41 billion for the six months ended September 30, 2011.