Movies

Saregama reports subdued results for Q3-2014

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/movie-images/2014/02/18/Saregama.jpg?itok=68ZirqwW

BENGALURU: Saregama India Limited, which claims to be the custodian of over half the music ever recorded in India, reported lower numbers for Q3-2014 as compared to the immediate trailing and year ago quarters, despite its film and television serials segment recording a 15.6 per cent y-o-y  and 5.1 per cent q-o-q growth in operating revenue. The company received lower licence fees and paid lesser royalty fees in Q3-2014 as compared to the previous and corresponding last year.  At the same time, its cost of production of films, television serials and portal went up. 

Overall, the company’s net total income from operations (net of excise duty) for Q3-2014 was 16.4 per cent lower at Rs 43.02 crore as compared to the Rs 51.43 crore in Q3-2013, and 5.5 per cent lower than the Rs 45.53 crore in Q2-2014. During 9M-2014, Saregama’s net total income fell 1.9 per cent to Rs 124.36 crore from Rs 126.74 crore in 9M-2013. For FY the, net total income reported was Rs 174.69 crore.

Saregama’s Q3-2014 net profit at Rs 1.02 crore was a little more than one-fifth (20.61 per cent) of Rs 4.95 crore in Q3-2013 and less than half (about 40 per cent) of the Rs 2.49 crore in Q2-2014. For the nine month period ended December 31, 2014, the company’s net profit  was 37.6 per cent lower at Rs 5.34 crore as compared to the Rs 8.56 crore in 9M-2013. For FY 2013, the company reported PAT of Rs 10.88 crore. 

Let us look at the other Q3-2014 figures reported by Saregama 

Saregama received 17.7 per cent lower licensing fees at Rs 24.67 crore in Q3-2014 as compared to the Rs 29.96 crore in Q3-2013 and 15.2 per cent lower than the Rs 29.08 crore in Q2-2014. In 9M-2014, licensing fee income was Rs 76.71 crore, which was 0.58 per cent more than the Rs 76.27 crore in 9M-2013. For FY 2013, Saregama had licensing fee income of Rs 104.98 crore. 

The company reports revenue from two segments – Music and Film and Television Serials (Production). 

Music segment reported 29 per cent fall in revenue for Q3-2014 to Rs 26.13 from Rs 36.82 crore in Q3-2013, but reported an increase of 34.3 per cent from Rs 19.46 crore in Q2-2014. During 9M-2014, the Music segment’s revenue was down 16.6 per cent to Rs 80.68 crore from Rs 96.79 crore in 9M-2013. For FY 2013, the segment reported revenue of Rs 131.70 crore.

Music segment’s operating profit in Q3-2014 at Rs 8.57 crore was down 25 per cent from Rs 11.42 crore in Q3-2013 and was just 2.5 per cent more than the Rs 8.36 crore in Q2-2014. In 9M-2014, operating profit was 17.3 per cent lower at Rs 26.24 crore as compared to the Rs 31.73 crore in 9M-2013. For FY 2013, Music segment reported revenue of Rs 51.33 crore. 

The company’s Production segment reported operating revenue of Rs 16.89 crore, which was 15.6 per cent more than the Rs 14.61 crore in Q3-2013 and 5.1 per cent more than the Rs 16.07 crore in Q2-2014. The segment’s 9M-2014 operating revenue at Rs 43.68 crore was 45.4 per cent more than the Rs 29.95 crore in 9M-2013. For FY 2013, the segment reported operating income of Rs 42.99 crore.

Production segment reported operating profit at Rs 0.69 crore as compared to an operating loss of Rs 1.28 crore y-o-y and was a little more than a fourth (about 27 per cent) of the Rs 2.54 crore operating profit in Q2-2014. For 9M-2014, the segment reported an operating profit of Rs 3.6 crore as compared to an operating loss of Rs 9.70 crore in 9M-2013. Saregama’s Production segment had reported an operating loss of Rs 11.49 crore in FY 2013. 

The company’s Q3-2014 Total expense at Rs 41.70 crore was 12.4 per cent lower than the Rs 47.59 crore in Q3-2014 and was 4.4 per cent lower than the Rs 43.6 crore in Q2-2014. During the nine month period of the current year, Total expense was up by 0.35 per cent to Rs 119.37 crore from Rs 118.95 crore in 9M-2013. For FY 2013, the company’s Total expense was Rs 167.8 crore. 

As mentioned above, Saregama’s cost of production of Films, Television Serials and portal in Q3-2014 was higher by 10.5 per cent at Rs 14.23 crore as compared to the Rs 12.88 crore in Q3-2013 and was 2.9 per cent more than the Rs 13.83 crore in Q2-2014. For 9M-2014, this expense head at Rs 37.03 crore was 32.6 per cent more than the Rs 27.92 crore in 9M-2013. For FY 2013, Saregama’s cost of production of Films, Television Serials and portal was Rs 39.55 crore. 

The company’s Royalty expense in Q3-2014 was lower by 29.6 per cent at Rs 3.49 crore as compared to the Rs 4.96 crore in Q3-2013 and was less than half 42 per cent of the Rs 8.31 crore in Q-2014. In 9M-2014, Saregama’s royalty expense at Rs 15.24 crore was 29 per cent more than the Rs 11.81 crore in 9M-2013. For FY 2013, the royalty expense was Rs 15.64 crore. 

Saregama’s advertising and sales promotion expense at Rs 2.17 crore in Q3-2014 was less than half (44 per cent) of the Rs 4.92 crore in Q3-2013 and 45.6 per cent more than the Rs 1.49 crore in Q2-2014. In 9M-2014, the company spent Rs 5.87 crore towards Ad expense, which was  (44.6) per cent lower than the Rs 10.59 crore in 9M-2013. In FY 2013, the company spent Rs 14.42 crore towards this expense head.

Click here for full financials

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/02/19/padmaavat.jpg?itok=lvNhzj8C
Why Padmaavat in 3D almost didn't happen

​​Fans can’t stop raving about the 3D version of Padmaavat and how it drew them right into the world of Queen Padmavati. However, it is a little known fact that director Sanjay Leela Bhansali had long been considering the idea of releasing his films in 3D. “We wanted to try 3D with Guzaarish and...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/02/19/suli.jpg?itok=W5NWhzBG
Let Vidya Balan charm you with her simplicity with the world television premiere of 'Tumhari Sulu' on Sony MAX

Sony MAX, the leading Hindi movies channel from Sony Pictures Networks is all set give you a sneak peek into the lives of middle-class suburban Indian households with the world television premiere of ‘Tumhari Sulu’ on 25th February at 12 noon. Vidya Balan and Manav Kaul’s portrayal of Sulochana...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/02/13/don_0.jpg?itok=AO5yYlBO
Sony MAX2 to air Amitabh Bachchan’s iconic movie 'Don'

MUMBAI: Who can forget the blockbuster songs like ‘Yeh Mera Dil’, ‘Khaike Pan Banaraswala’ and the gripping plot of crime thriller Don? It’s still one of the most loved movie of Amitabh Bachchan fans across the country.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/02/09/zz.jpg?itok=JaAblB3K
Biopics & sports-based films help popularise sporting culture in India

MUMBAI: “Sattar minute, sattar minute hai tumhare paas ... shayad tumhari zindagi ke sabse khaas sattar minute ... (Seventy minutes, seventy minutes is what you have ... may be the most important seventy minutes of your life..)”.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/02/01/PVR_800.jpg?itok=baVBn9xg
PVR numbers up on higher ticket price in third quarter

BENGALURU: Despite lower admits and occupancy during the quarter ended 31 December 2017 (Q3 2018, the quarter under review), Indian entertainment and exhibition company PVR Ltd (PVR) reported higher revenue due to higher ticket prices. In its investor presentation, the company reported 2.8 per...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/30/pict_0.jpg?itok=m0l1j3pE
Sony Pictures Television, UNF to showcase emerging filmmakers

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN), in partnership with the United Nations Foundation (UNF), has announced the opening of the Picture This Festival for the Planet, a short-film competition for emerging filmmakers to showcase the positive future they see for the planet. Starting 30 January,...

Movies Short Films
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/30/rishtaa.jpg?itok=2BDFlMRY
Zee Cinema airs Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan's superhit film Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love

Zee Cinema, Home of Blockbusters, brings you the power-packed emotional drama, ‘Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love’ that airs on the channel on Saturday, 3rd February at 8 PM. With performances that truly touch the heart and India’s acting power-houses - ‘Big B’ and the ‘Khiladi of Bollywood’, this...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/24/captain.jpg?itok=hAmUv20t
Times Network evokes the ‘hero’ in viewers with its Republic Day movies line-up

Times Network, a part of India’s largest media conglomerate, The Times Group, commemorates the 69th Republic Day of India through a specially curated line-up of movies on its channels MOVIES NOW and MNX featuring big screen heroes who save the world from dark forces. With movies such as ‘Captain...

Movies Hollywood
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/01/23/rajesh.jpg?itok=0JusqdfP
Kyoorius Group announces partnership with The one club for creativity to serve as official representative in india

Kyoorius Group today announced it has formed a partnership with The One Club for Creativity, the leading global non-profit organisation behind The One Show, ADC Annual Awards and other programming, to serve as the club’s official representative in India.

Movies Short Films

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories