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Q2-2016: Balaji Telefilms' QoQ PAT more than triples despite lower revenue

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BENGALURU: Balaji Telefilms Limited (Balaji Telefilms) reported 3.5 times consolidated profit after tax (PAT) in the quarter ended 30 September, 2015 (Q2-2016, current quarter) at Rs 7.29 crore (13.2 per cent margin) as compared to the Rs 2.09 crore (2.8 per cent of TIO) in the immediate trailing quarter. The company had reported a loss of Rs 75.80 crore in Q2-2015.

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

(2) All numbers are consolidated unless stated otherwise.

The company reported eight per cent YoY drop in consolidated total income from operations (TIO) current quarter to Rs 55.08 crore from Rs 59.86 crore and 27.3 per cent drop from Rs 74.64 crore in Q1-2016. 

The company?s revenue from commissioned programs segment in Q2-2016 increased YoY to Rs 51.18 crore from Rs 49.33 crore but declined 30.4 per cent from Rs 73.58 crore in the immediate trailing quarter. The segment?s operating profit in the current quarter increased by 2.2 times YoY to Rs 13 crore from Rs 5.85 crore and increased 11.4 per cent QoQ from Rs 11.67 crore.

Total programming hours (excluding Nach Baliye) in the current quarter at 199 were lower than 219 hours in Q2-2015 and 209 hours in Q1-2016. Revenue per hour in Q2-2016 was Rs 24.3 lakh, higher than the Rs 20.50 lakh in the year ago quarter. For the immediate trailing quarter, revenue per hour was also Rs 24.3 lakh. The company says that drop in number of hours in the current quarter is mainly on account of Jodha Akbar going off-air in August 2015.

Balaji?s other segment ? Films, reported revenue of just Rs 1.64 crore in the current quarter as compared to Rs 9.43 crore in Q2-2015. The segment reported revenue of Rs 1.04 crore in Q1-2016.

Film?s segment reported operating profit of Rs 0.06 crore in Q2-2016 as compared to an operating loss of Rs 7.46 crore in Q2-2015 and an operating loss of Rs 0.45 crore in the immediate trailing quarter.

Total Expenditure in the current quarter declined 10.2 per cent to Rs 45.85 crore as compared to Rs 51.07 crore in the corresponding year ago quarter and declined 28.5 per cent from Rs 64.16 crore in the immediate trailing quarter.

The company?s cost of production in the current quarter declined 33 per cent YoY to Rs 36.7 crore from Rs 54.6 crore and declined 39 per cent QoQ from Rs 60.2 crore.

Staff cost increased 19 per cent YoY and QoQ to Rs 50 crore from Rs 42 crore.

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