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FY-16: STB sale triples Hinduja Ventures standalone revenue, PAT up 8.6 percent

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BENGALURU:  Hinduja Ventures Limited (HVL) reported more than triple the standalone revenue for the year ended 31 March 2016 (FY-16, current year) at Rs 332.49 crore as compared to Rs 110.45 crore in the previous year. The net profit for the year on grew 8.6 percent to Rs 100.59 crore as compared to Rs 92.59 crore in the previous year. The company attributes the increase in revenue to sale of set top boxes.

Note: The unit of currency in this report is the Indian rupee - Rs (also conventionally represented by INR). The Indian numbering system or the Vedic numbering system has been used to denote money values. The basic conversion to the international norm would be:

(a) 100,00,000 = 100 lakh = 10,000,000 = 10 million = 1 crore.

(b) 10,000 lakh = 100 crore = 1 arab = 1 billion.

For the quarter ended 31 March 2016 (Q4-16, current quarter), HVL reported standalone revenue was Rs 93.75 crore as compared to Rs 22.45 crore in the corresponding year ago quarter. PAT for the current quarter declined 20.3 percent year-over-year to Rs 14.18 crore as compared to Rs 17.78 crore in Q4-15.

Consolidated total income for the year ended was Rs. 679.98 crore EBITA was Rs. 125.79 crore and net loss of Rs. 81.21 crore.

The HVL board has considered and recommended the Interim dividend of 175 percent on face value of Rs. 10/- per share translating into Rs. 17.50/- per share for the financial year 2015-2016 declared on March 14, 2016 as final dividend.

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