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Q1-2016: Despite drop in QoQ revenue, B.A.G. Films TV segment operating profit flat

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BENGALURU: B.A.G. Films and Media Limited (BAG Films) Television Broadcasting segment (TV segment) reported 20.6 per cent drop in segment revenue to Rs 20.69 crore (79.7 per cent of Total Income from Operations or TIO) in the quarter ended 30 June, 2015 (Q1-2016) as compared to the Rs 26.06 crore (82.8 per cent of TIO) in Q4-2015. The TV segment reported 9.5 per cent drop in revenue in the current quarter as compared to the Rs 22.85 crore (69.9 per cent of TIO) in the corresponding year ago quarter.

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

(2) All numbers in this report are consolidated unless stated otherwise

Despite the drop in operating revenue, BAG Films TV segment reported almost flat operating profit at Rs 8.08 crore in the sequential quarters Q4-2015 and Q1-2016. The segment’s operating profit in Q1-2016 however dropped 5.7 per cent as compared to the Rs 8.57 crore in Q1-2015.

BAG Films TIO in the current quarter at Rs 25.96 crore was 17.5 per cent lower than the Rs 31.46 crore in the immediate preceding quarter and was 20.6 per cent lower than the Rs 32.70 crore in the corresponding year ago quarter.

Let us look at the other numbers reported by BAG Films

BAG Films reported a lower loss of Rs 1 crore in the current quarter as compared to the loss of Rs 11.53 crore in Q4-2015, but the loss in the current quarter was higher than the Rs 0.67 crore in Q1-2015. The company’s simple EBIDTA calculated without including other income in the current quarter at Rs 6.06 crore (23.3 per cent margin) was 1.5 per cent lower than the Rs 6.15 crore (19.6 per cent of TIO) and was 12.2 per cent lower than the Rs 6.91 crore (21.1 per cent margin) in Q1-2015.

The company’s total expenditure in the current quarter at Rs 23.67 crore (91.2 per cent of TIO) was 38.3 per cent lower than the Rs 38.38 crore (122 per cent of TIO) in Q4-2015 and was 19.9 per cent lower than the Rs 29.54 crore (90.3 per cent of TIO) in Q1-2015.

Employee Cost in Q1-2016 at Rs 4.74 crore (18.2 per cent of TIO) was 11.8 per cent lower than the Rs 5.37 crore (17.1 per cent of TIO) in Q4-2015 but was 0.4 per cent more than the Rs 4.72 crore (14.4 per cent of TIO) in Q1-2015.

Segment Numbers

The five segments mentioned in the company's financial results are: Audio-Visual Production (AVP); Movies: Leasing; FM Radio; and Television Broadcasting. While BAG Films Movies segment made no contribution to the company’s revenue or operating results in the current quarter, Q4-2015 or Q1-2015, TV Broadcasting segment numbers have already been mentioned above.

Audio Visual Production segment (AVP segment)

AVP segment reported 9.7 per cent growth in revenue in Q1-2016 at Rs 3.60 crore as compared to the Rs 3.28 crore in Q4-2015 and a growth of 34 per cent as compared to the Rs 2.69 crore in Q1-2015. The segment reported an operating profit of Rs 2.24 crore in Q1-2016 as compared to an operating loss of Rs 1.38 crore in the immediate trailing quarter and 14.4 per cent growth in operating profit in Q1-2016 as compared to the operating profit Rs 1.96 crore in Q1-2015.

Leasing segment

BAG Films Leasing segment reported a little more than one fourth (26.4 per cent) revenue in the current quarter at Rs 0.1 crore as compared to the Rs 0.38 crore in Q4-2015 and less than one seventh (16 per cent) the revenue of Rs 0.62 crore in Q1-2015. The segment reported an operating loss of Rs 0.93 crore in Q1-2016; and operating loss of Rs 3.14 crore in Q4-2015 and an operating loss of Rs 0.41 crore in Q1-2015.

FM Radio segment

BAG Films FM Radio segment reported a 9.5 per cent decline in revenue in Q1-2016 at Rs 1.58 crore as compared to the Rs 1.74 crore in Q4-2015, but a growth of 2.1 per cent as compared to the Rs 1.55 crore in Q1-2015. The company’s FM Radio segment reported an operating loss of Rs 0.24 crore in Q1-2016; an operating loss of Rs 2.05 crore in Q4-2015 and an operating loss of Rs 0.08 crore in Q1-2015.

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