Q2-2016: Just Dial revenue up 16.2%; PAT up 47%

BENGALURU: Indian search engine and directory services provider Just Dial Limited (Just Dial) reported a 16.2 per cent jump its total income from operations (TIO) in the quarter ended 30 September, 2015 (Q2-2016, current quarter) to Rs 171.27 crore as compared to the Rs 147.50 crore in Q2-2105 and 1.6 per cent growth as compared to Rs 168.62 crore in Q1-2016.


Note: 100,00,000 = 100 lakh = 10 million = 1 crore

The numbers in this report are unaudited and unconsolidated.


Let us look at the other numbers reported by Just Dial:


Just Dial’s PAT for Q2-2016 increased 47 per cent to Rs 46.30 crore (27 per cent margin) as compared to the Rs 31.49 crore (21.4 per cent margin) and increased 39.6 per cent to Rs 33.17 crore (19.7 per cent margin) in Q1-2016.


Simple EBIDTA in Q2-2016 at Rs 39.72 crore (23.2 per cent margin) declined 6.8 per cent from Rs 42.6 crore (25.3 per cent margin) in Q2-2015 and declined 18 per cent from Rs 48.42 crore (28.7 margin) in the immediate trailing quarter.


The company’s Total Expenditure (TE) in Q2-2016 at Rs 139.44 crore (81.4 per cent of TIO) was 25.5 per cent more than the Rs 111.11 crore (75.4 per cent of TIO) in Q2-2015 and 9.9 per cent more than the Rs 126.93 crore (75.3 per cent of TIO) in Q1-2016.


Employee Benefit Expense (EBE) is the major expense head for Just Dial. EBE in Q2-2016 at Rs 96.18 crore (56.2 per cent of TIO) was 26.9 per cent more than the Rs 75.78 crore (51.4 per cent of TIO) in Q2-2015 and was 9.2 per cent more than the Rs 88.11 crore (52.3 per cent of TIO) in Q1-2016.

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