Software segment leads Mukta Arts to loss in Q1-2015

MUMBAI: Mukta Arts reported standalone net loss of Rs 24.62 crore in the quarter ended June 2014 (Q1-2015) as against net profit of Rs 0.74 crore during the previous quarter ended June 2013 (Q1-2014) and loss of Rs 3.35 crore in the quarter ended March 2014.


Q1-2015 saw the loss in the software segment of the company of Rs 25 crore. While Q4-2014 also saw a loss of Rs 2.69 crore in the segment, the segment had shown a profit in Q1-2014 of Rs 0.69 crore.


As net sales of the company declined 66.89 per cent to Rs 23.09 crore in Q1-2015 as compared to Rs 69.73 crore during Q1-2014 and fell 57 per cent against Rs 53.95 crore in Q4-2014, the revenue for the software division contracted 67 per cent in Q1-2015 to Rs 16.75 crore versus Rs 51 crore in Q4-2014 and was 75 per cent lower than Rs 65.92 crore in Q1-2015.


The total income from operations (net) for Q1-2015 fell 65 per cent to Rs 24.95 crore versus Rs 71.44 crore in Q1-2014 and was 56.3per cent lower than Rs 57.1 crore in Q4-2014.


The company reported a 29.3 per cent fall in total expenditure to Rs 49.73 crore as against the total expenditure for Q1-2014 which was Rs 70.34 crore and 17 per cent lower than the total expenditure for Q4-2014. Mukta Arts paid Rs 23.06 crore as producers and distributors cost in Q1-2015


The company reported 49 per cent increase in finance costs in Q1-2015 versus Rs 1.32 crore in Q1-2014.


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