Q2-2016: NDTV YoY Television revenue up 15%

BENGALURU: New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) reported 15.1 per cent YoY revenue growth for its Television Media and related operations segment at Rs 125.25 crore in the quarter ended 30 September, 2015 (Q2-2016, current quarter) as compared to Rs 108.83 crore. The segment’s revenue for the current quarter was up 7.3 per cent QoQ from Rs 116.76 crore.

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

All numbers In this report are consolidated unless stated otherwise

To leverage the NDTV brand, NDTV had started two additional businesses – Digital business (NDTV Convergence) about 10 years ago and E-commerce business about two years ago. But these businesses also reported growth in YoY revenue. NDTV’s Retail/E-commerce business reported 73.3 per cent YoY revenue growth in the current quarter at Rs 3.95 crore as compared to the Rs 2.28 crore in Q2-2015, but a QoQ decline of 31.5 per cent from Rs 5.77 crore.

The company says that its digital business reported 30 per cent YoY growth with revenue of Rs 26 crore in the current quarter as compared to Rs 20 crore in Q2-2015.

NDTV’s consolidated Total Income from Operations (TIO) in Q2-2016 increased 15.6 per cent YoY to Rs 127.60 crore from Rs 110.38 crore and increased 6.3 per cent QoQ from Rs 120.01 crore.

NDTV reported lower loss at Rs 7.11 crore in the current quarter as compared to the loss of Rs 20.18 crore in Q2-2015 and a loss of Rs 14.60 crore in the immediate trailing quarter.

The company’s EBIDTA numbers including ‘Other Income’ in the current quarter improved YoY and QoQ. For Q2-2016, NDTV reported lower operating loss of Rs 10.92 crore as compared to the operating loss Rs 12 crore in Q2-2015 and the operating loss of Rs 15.33 crore in the immediate trailing quarter.

Television Media and related operations segment

Television Media and related operations numbers include numbers from the company’s Digital Business. NDTV’s Television and allied operations reported Operating Profit of Rs 1 crore in Q2-2016 as compared to an operating loss of Rs 11 crore in Q2-2015. Digital Business EBIDTA declined from Rs 3 crore in the corresponding year ago quarter to Rs 1 crore in the current quarter.

Overall, the segment reported lower operating loss of Rs 8.41 crore in Q2-2016 as compared to operating loss of Rs 15.22 crore in Q2-2015 and operating loss of Rs 12.55 crore in the immediate trailing quarter.

Retail/E-Commerce segment


Retail/E-commerce segment revenue numbers have been mentioned above. The segment reported operating loss of Rs 10.89 crore in the current quarter as compared to the operating loss of Rs 3.16 crore in Q2-2015 and the operating loss of Rs 8.39 crore in Q1-2016.

Let us look at the other numbers reported by NDTV

Total Expenditure (TE) in the current quarter increased 7.1 per cent YoY to Rs 148.77 crore as compared to Rs 132.43 crore, and was two per cent higher QoQ as compared to Rs 145.92 crore.

NDTV’s consolidated Production Expense increased 26.7 per cent YoY to Rs 27.41 crore in Q2-2016 as compared to the Rs 21.64 crore and increased 20.2 per cent QoQ from Rs 22.79 crore.

The company’s marketing, distribution and promotional expense (marketing expense) in the current quarter increased 21.3 per cent YoY to Rs 30.28 crore from Rs 24.96 crore and increased 3.2 per cent QoQ from Rs 29.33 crore.

NDTV’s Employee Benefit Expense increased 4.3 per cent YoY in the current quarter to Rs 47.63 crore from Rs 45.65 crore and declined 6.2 per cent QoQ from Rs 50.77 crore.

Operating and administration expenses in Q2-2016 declined 3 per cent YoY to Rs 31.42 crore from Rs 32.41 crore, but increased 4.7 per cent QoQ from Rs 30.01 crore.

Finance Costs in the current quarter declined 8.2 per cent YoY to Rs 5.23 crore from Rs 5.70 crore and declined 6.1 per cent QoQ from Rs 5.57 crore.

Latest Reads
Gaana acted on users' desire to share, says COO Prashan Agarwal

Listening to Gaana is no longer a solitary pursuit, limited to one’s headphones, car or room… with Gaana Social, users can share their music with anyone, anywhere, anytime - spreading the joy that only music can bring.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
U-20 & U-17 FIFA '19 bidding for host launched, Sony to telecast U-17 in seven countries

Broadcasters, OTT/VoD platforms and digital companies are looking forward to entertaining and engaging viewers by providing the best adrenalin. Sports lately is the genre which is in vogue. Leading broadcast and streaming companies are seeking out avenues and sporting event opportunities to keep...

Television TV Channels Sports
India among prospects to train at NBA Academy

MUMBAI: The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball Australia (BA) has announced the official opening of The NBA Global Academy, an elite basketball training center at BA’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The NBA Global Academy will serve as the...

Television TV Channels Sports
NDTV resolutions confirm re-appointment of Roys & sale of subsidiaries

MUMBAI: NDTV, in a communique to the secretary, BSE Limited, and assistant VP, Listing Department, National Stock Exchange of India, signed by the company secretary Navneet Raghuvanshi, confirmed that four special resolutions as mentioned in the Postal Ballot Notice dated 11 May, 2017, have been...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Tripleplay to provide Atlético de Madrid stadium tech solution

MUMBAI: Tripleplay, a leader in the development of Digital Signage, IPTV and Video Streaming Solutions, has been chosen by Atlético de Madrid to implement its technology at the brand new, 68,000 capacity, Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid this July.

Television TV Channels Sports
Roy C. Anthony joins Ventuz Technology as VP - creative development & ops

Roy C. Anthony, a leading figure in the digital creative world, has joined Ventuz Technology AG. For over 20 years, Roy has been a force of innovation in fields ranging from VR, film, event and staging environments. Pushing boundaries in large scale interactive immersive display technologies, he...

Television TV Channels People
Zee Cafe targets 20-40-yr-olds with BBC First drama

MUMBAI: Zee’s English entertainment channel Zee Café has partnered with BBC Worldwide to bring award-winning premium British drama to its audience. Starting from 26 June, the channel will host BBC First content block with 11 new shows set to air every weeknight at 10pm time slot. The channel has an...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
HistoryTV18: #BossWomen to tell stories of Indian women

NEW DELHI: #BossWomen, a weekly video series showcasing the stories of extraordinary Indian women, has commenced telecast on HistoryTV18. The programme is part of a first-of-its-kind digital collaboration with disruptive tech-media platfvorm The Better India. The first episode is on with the story...

Television TV Channels GECs
Doordarshan: Soaps & travelogues make Arun Prabha shortlist, presentations early July

NEW DELHI: The producers of the 390 proposals in nine genres which have been shortlisted for soon-to-be-launched DD Aruna Prabha for the northeast have been asked to make their presentations in DD Headquarters in Delhi from 6 to 10 July. All the shortlisted productions are in the commissioned...

Television TV Channels Terrestrial

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories