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Network18 operating revenues up by 16% YoY in FY15

16-April-2015
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Network18 operating revenues up by 16% YoY in FY15

Network18 Media & Investments Limited today announced its results for the quarter and the year ended March 31, 2015. Highlights of the audited financial results as compared to the previous year are:

Particulars (In Rs. Crore) Q4
FY15
Q3
FY15
Q4
FY14
%
Change
w.r.t Q3
FY15
%
Change
w.r.t Q4
FY14
FY15 FY14 %
Change
w.r.t
FY14
Income from operations 841.4 831.9 738.3 1.1% 14.0% 3,126.6 2,692.4 16.1%
Operating PBDIT 69.7 67.1 40.6 3.8% 71.5% 153.0 79.6 92.2%
Profit Before Tax (before exceptional and
prior period items)
56.6 22.4 ( 2.9) 153.0% - 29.4 (68.5) -


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights of Operations

Operating revenues on a consolidated basis stood at Rs. 3,126.6 crore in FY15, up by 16% YoY, from Rs. 2,692.4 crore in FY14.

Q4 FY15 operating revenues on a consolidated basis stood at Rs. 841.4 crore, up by 14% YoY, from Rs. 738.3 crore in Q4 FY14.

FY15 operating PBDIT on a consolidated basis stood at Rs. 153 crore, up by 92% YoY, from Rs.79.6 crore in FY14.

FY15 Profit Before Tax (before exceptional and prior period items) on a consolidated basis stood at Rs.29.4 crore, turning positive from a loss of Rs. 68.5 crore in FY14.

Q4 FY15 Profit Before Tax (before exceptional items and prior period items) on a consolidated basis stood at Rs. 56.6 crore, turning positive from a loss of Rs. 2.9 crore in Q4 FY14.

 

Particulars (In Rs. Crore) Quarter ended Year ended
    31 Mar'15 31 Dec'14 31 Mar'14 31 Mar'15 31 Mar'14
1. Income from operations   839.3   825.5   738.3   3,108.8   2,684.1
  (a) Income from operations
  (b) Other operating income 2.1 6.4 - 17.8 8.3
  Total income from operations 841.4 831.9 738.3 3,126.6 2,692.4
2. Expenses   208.0   202.1   133.8   768.4   531.6
  (a) Programming cost
  (b) Distribution, advertising and business promotion   198.9   214.0   232.5   825.4   893.2
    (c) Cost of materials consumed   1.1   1.6   0.1   5.7   7.2
  (d) Employee benefits expenses 143.6 143.1 124.6 569.3 478.1
  (e) Depreciation and amortisation expense 17.2 23.8 28.4 75.2 82.8
  (f) Other expenses 220.2 203.9 206.7 804.8 702.7
  Total expenses 789.0 788.5 726.1 3,048.8 2,695.6
3. Profit/(loss) from operations before other income,   52.4   43.4   12.2   77.8   (3.2)
  finance costs, exceptional items, prior period items
  and tax   30.0   6.5   16.9   64.8   57.2
4. Other income
5. Profit before finance costs, exceptional item, prior   82.4   49.9   29.1   142.6   54.0
  period items and tax
6. Finance costs 25.8 27.5 32.0 113.2 122.5
7. Profit/(loss) after finance costs but before   56.6   22.4   (2.9)   29.4   (68.5)
  exceptional items, prior period items and tax
8. Exceptional items- (expense)/ income (6.1) 5.2 6.5 (1,055.4) 76.6
9. Profit/(loss) after exceptional items but before prior   50.5   27.6   3.6   (1,026.0)   8.1
  period items and tax
10. Prior period (expense)/ income (0.5) - 1.2 (64.0) 7.9
11. Profit/(loss) before tax 50.0 27.6 4.8 (1,090.0) 16.0

 

 

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