UPFL financial results for Q1 2012

April 23, 2012

The Secretary

KarachiStock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited By Hand & Fax

Karachi. 111 573 329

The Secretary

LahoreStock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited By Courier & Fax

Lahore. 042 3636 8485

Dear Sirs,

Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited

Financial Results for the Period January - March 2012

At its meeting held on April 23, 2012 at 14:30 Hrs at Karachi, our Board of Directors has approved the un-audited Financial Statements of the Company for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.

January

to

March

2012

January

to

March

2011

(Rupees in thousands)

Sales

1,466,351

1,130,253

Less: Cost of Sales

(896,225)

(669,974)

Gross Profit

570,126

460,279

Less: Distribution, Admin & Other

Operating Expenses

(310,813)

(244,377)

Add: Other operating Incomes

26,619

15,546

Less: Restructuring Cost

-

(5,000)

Profit from Operations

285,932

226,448

Less: Finance Cost

(4,147)

(2,286)

Profit before Taxation

281,785

224,162

Less: Taxation

(93,843)

(79,115)

Profit after Tax

187,942

145,047

EPS-basic (Rupees)

30.52

23.55

First Interim Dividend

In view of the financial results for the 1st Quarter January to March 2012, the Directors have recommended First Interim Dividend of Rs.25/- or 250% per ordinary share of Rs. 10/- (1st Quarter January to March 2011: NIL, per ordinary share).

This will be payable to Members on the number of ordinary shares held by them at the close of business on 23 May 2012.

Closure Of Share Transfer Books

The Share Transfer Books of the Company will be closed from 17 May 2012 to 23 May 2012 (both days inclusive), and will re-open on 24 May 2012. Transfers in good order, received at the Company’s Share Registration Office c/o Famco Associates (Private) Limited, State Life Building No. 1-A, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, by the close of business on 16 May 2012 will be treated in time for the purpose of payment of First Interim Dividend to the transferees.

Yours faithfully,

UNILEVER PAKISTAN FOODS LIMITED

AMAR NASEER

Company Secretary

Copy to:

-Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited, Karachi. Fax. 021 34326034

-Famco Associates (Private) Limited, Karachi. Fax 021 32426752

Fareshteh Aslam

Unilever Pakistan Limited
Avari Plaza
Fatimah Jinnah Road
Karachi 75530

+92-21-3 566 0870

fareshteh.aslam@unilever.com

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