Hinduja Ventures’ Q3 FY13 net falls 21 pc at Rs 21.51 cr

HVL’s Ashok Mansukhani is confident that the advent of compulsory digitisation will help improve the top line and bottom line of the company

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Feb 11, 2013 12:30 AM
Hinduja Ventures’ Q3 FY13 net falls 21 pc at Rs 21.51 cr

Hinduja Ventures (HVL) has reported consolidated total income for the third quarter ended December 31, 2012 at Rs 179.11 crore, as compared to Rs 146.87 crore for the same period in the previous year, a growth of 21.95 per cent.

Consolidated net profit after tax and minority interest for the quarter stood at Rs 21.51 crore, as against Rs 27.52 crore, a decline of 21.84 per cent. EBIDTA for the quarter stood at Rs 59.13 crore, as against Rs. 59.14 crore.

Consolidated total income for the nine months period ended December 31, 2012 stood at Rs 511.08 crore, as compared to Rs 419.14 crore for the same period in the previous year. Consolidated total income grew 21.94 per cent year-on-year (YoY).

Consolidated net profit after tax and minority interest declined by 5.42 per cent for the nine months period, from Rs 79.67 crore to Rs 75.35 crore.

EBIDTA for nine months ended stood at Rs 187.19 crore, as against Rs 172.59 crore for the same period in the previous year, an increase of 8.46 per cent.

HVL results include financials of its major media cable distribution subsidiary, IndusInd Media and Communications (IMCL), a multi system operator (MSO) operating nationally, which is well poised to launch Phase-II of the Digital Addressable Service (DAS) on April 1, 2013, as mandated by the Government of India.

Commenting on IMCL’s performance, Ashok Mansukhani, Whole-Time Director, HVL, stated that the advent of compulsory digitisation will help bring transparency in subscription numbers and help to improve the top line and bottom line of the company. IMCL expects to convert all its 36 cities to DAS by December 2014, as mandated by the Government of India.

 

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