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Q2-2014: Forex gains boosts PAT to more than double for Prime Focus

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BENGALURU: Indian visual effect and 3-D conversion player Prime Focus Limited (Prime Focus) reported consolidated PAT of Rs 21.34 crore for Q2-2014, more than double (2.24 times) the Rs 9.54 crore for Q2-2013 and 2.53 times the Rs 8.53 crore for Q1-2014.

The company reported exchange gain at Rs 20.37 crore for Q2-2014 on a consolidated basis, 44.8 per cent more than the Rs 14.06 crore for Q1-2014 and hence contributed to a major extent to the PAT. Prime Focus had reported an exchange loss of Rs 6.91 crore for Q2-2013.

Let us look at the other figures reported by Prime Focus for Q2-2014

Prime Focus reported consolidated net sales from operations for Q2-2014 at Rs 196.06 crore, almost flat (about 0.17 per cent lower) than the Rs 196.39 crore for Q2-2013 and 4.2 per cent higher than the Rs 188.47 crore for Q1-2014. Besides foreign exchange gain/loss mentioned above, other income for Q2-2014 was Rs 4.06 crore as compared to the Rs 6.63 crore for Q2-2013 and the Rs 2.78 crore for Q1-2014.

Total expenditure at Rs 179.42 crore for Q2-2014 was 0.8 per cent less than the Rs 180.81 crore for Q2-2013, and 16.3 per cent more than the Rs 154.21 crore for the immediate trailing quarter Q1-2014.

Personnel cost for Q2-2014 at Rs 92.74 crore was 11.05 per cent lower than the Rs 104.26 crore for the corresponding quarter of last year (Q2-2013) and 1.5 per cent lower than the Rs 94.11 crore for Q1-2014. Of these figures for personnel cost, the company paid Rs 16.89 crore towards technician fee for Q2-2014, a fraction of a per cent lower than the Rs 17.12 crore for Q1-2014.

Depreciation and amortisation cost for Q2-2014 at Rs 28.44 crore was 35.2 per cent higher than the Rs 21.03 crore y-o-y and 26.6 per cent more than the Rs 22.47 crore for Q1-2014.

Other expenditure for Q2-2014 at Rs 55.24 crore was 13.6 per cent more than the Rs 48.61 crore y-o-y and 6.8 per cent more than the Rs 51.68 crore q-o-q.

Prime Focus paid Rs 11.09 crore towards finance costs for Q2-2014, 2.7 per cent more than the Rs 10.8 crore for Q2-2013 but 15.1 per cent lower than the Rs 13.05 crore for the trailing quarter (Q1-2014).

Notes: (1) All figures on a consolidated basis.



(2) On September 17, 2013, the company received an approval from its shareholders though a postal ballot, for sale of its ?Backend Business? which includes (a) business of providing service of conversion of 2D audio visual/moving images to stereo 3D audio visual/moving images provided by the company to Prime Focus World N. V., a company incorporated and operating under the laws of Netherlands (?PFW?) (?Conversion Business?) and (b) business of providing  the services of computer generated film visual effects by the  company to PFW (?VFX Business?), to Prime Focus World Creative Services Pvt. Ltd., a company incorporated in India and an indirectly controlled  subsidiary of the company on a going concern basis by a slump sale  for a total consideration of not less than the Rupees equivalent of USD 3.8 crore (38 million).

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