Profit for the third quarter of the company stands at N4.067 billion from N4.007 billion recorded in 2011.
Profit before income tax also decreased from N5.797 billion in 2011 to N5.775 billion in the same period of 2012, indicating a decrease of N23 million in the review period.
To record the increase in turnover, the company made N41.660 billion in its unaudited result for the third quarter compared to N40.415 billion in the same period of 2011.
Its gross profit also increased by N535 million or 3.55 per cent from N15.063 billion in 2011 third quarter unaudited result to stand at N15.598 billion in 2012.
Its operating profit rose by N257 million in 2012. It made N592 billion in 2011 to close 2012 third quarter at N6.184 billion.
It recorded loss per share of 0.01 kobo or 0.93 per cent during the period under review from 1.07 kobo in 2011 to close at 1.06 kobo.
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