Shares of UPL hit a new high of Rs 728.80, up 5 per cent, on the BSE in intra-day trade on Friday after the company reported a healthy 72 per cent year-on-year (YoY) jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 1,065 crore on the back of strong operational performance. The global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions had posted a profit of Rs 617 crore in the year-ago quarter.