Procter & Gamble posts higher quarterly profit

April 24 Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:08am EDT

April 24 (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co posted a higher quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the world's largest household products maker sold more goods, raised prices and continued to cut costs.

P&G, whose brands include Pampers diapers and Gillette razors, earned $2.57 billion, or 88 cents per share, in the fiscal third quarter ended in March, up from $2.41 billion, or 82 cents per share, a year earlier.

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