The FTSE-100 firm, which runs the country's largest property website, posted a 7% rise in operating profit at 258 million pounds ($325.88 million) for the year ended Dec. 31, compared with company-compiled average analysts' estimates of 258.3 million pounds.

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(Reporting by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)