Nov 13 (Reuters) - Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd , India’s largest drugmaker by market capitalisation, posted a surprise quarterly loss on Tuesday, hurt by a one-time charge due to a legal settlement.
Net loss came in at 2.19 billion rupees ($30.15 million) for the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with a profit of 9.12 billion rupees a year earlier, Sun Pharma said here
Analysts on average expected a profit of 10.35 billion rupees, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.
Total revenue from operations rose 4.3 percent to 69.38 billion rupees. ($1 = 72.6425 Indian rupees) (Reporting by Tanvi Mehta and Arnab Paul in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)