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TV Today revenue up in Q2

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BENGALURU: TV Today Network Ltd (TVTN) reported 3.5 percent year on year (y-o-y) increase in standalone operating revenue at Rs 163.29 crore for the quarter ended 30 September 2018 (Q2 2019, quarter or period under review) as compared to the Rs 157.80 crore for the corresponding year ago quarter (Q2 2018). Total income increased 5.3 percent y-o-y to Rs 171.59 crore in Q2 2019 from Rs 162.89 crore.

Simple operating EBITDA was 10.5 percent lower y-o-y in the quarter under review at Rs 44.62 crore (27.1 percent of operating revenue) as compared to Rs 49.87 crore (30.3 percent of operating revenue). The company reported 5.7 percent lower standalone PAT of Rs 29.50 crore for Q2 2019 as compared to Rs 31.29 crore in Q2 2018. Standalone total comprehensive income for the quarter under review was 4.6 percent lower y-o-y at Rs 29.85 crore as compared to Rs 31.29 crore in Q2 2018.

Segment numbers

TVTN has three segments – Television Broadcasting (TV); Radio Broadcasting (Radio); and ‘Others.’ The company’s TV segment is the largest contributor to its numbers. TVTN reported 0.2 percent y-o-y increase in revenue for its TV segment at Rs 140.21 crore in Q2 2019 as compared to Rs 139.86 crore. The company reported 1.5 percent y-o-y decline in the segment’s operating profit at Rs 42.52 crore in Q2 2019 as compared to Rs 43.16 crore.

TVTN reported 43 percent y-o-y increase in operating revenue for its radio segment for Q2 2019 at Rs 5.84 crore as compared to Rs 4.09 crore. However, the radio segment’s operating loss increased to Rs 4.49 crore during the period under review from an operating loss of Rs 2.92 crore.

TVTN reported 24.3 percent y-o-y increase in operating revenue for its ‘Others’ segment at Rs 13.87 crore as compared to Rs 13.78 crore. Operating result of the ‘Others’ segment for the quarter declined 58.3 percent y-o-y to Rs 0.84 crore from Rs 2.01 crore.

Let us look at the other numbers reported by TVTN

Standalone total expense in Q2 2019 increased nine percent y-o-y to Rs 126.64 crore from Rs 116.15 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Standalone production cost reduced 7.8 percent y-o-y in Q2 2019 to Rs 14.23 crore from Rs 15.44 crore in Q2 2018. Standalone employee benefit expense during the quarter under review increased 9.5 percent y-o-y in Q2 2019 to Rs 52.05 crore from Rs 45.53 crore in the corresponding period of the previous year. Standalone other expenses in Q2 2019 increased 16.5 percent y-o-y to Rs 52.38 crore from Rs 44.96 crore in Q2 2018.

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