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Q1-2015: Raj TV q-o-q PAT almost triples

BENGALURU: South Indian television network Raj TV announced Q1-2015 PAT of Rs 2.92 crore (15.3 per cent of Total Income from Operations or TIO), almost triple (2.9 times) the Rs 1 crore (5.6 per cent of TIO) in the immediate trailing quarter, but 37.4 per cent less than the Rs 4.67 crore (25.5 per cent of TIO) in the year ago quarter Q1-2014.

 

Note: (1) Rs 100 lakh = Rs100,00,000 = Rs 1 crore = Rs 10 million.

 

(2) The figures mentioned in this report are standalone figures.

 

The company’s Q1-2015 TIO at Rs 19.11 crore was 6.7 per cent more than the Rs 17.91 crore in Q4-2014 and 4.5 per cent more than the Rs 18.29 crore in Q1-2014.

 

Let us look at the other numbers reported for Q1-2015 by Raj TV

 

Raj TV’s total expense in Q1-2015 at Rs 14.8 crore (77.7 per cent of TIO) was 4.2 per cent lower than the Rs 15.45 crore (86.3 per cent of TIO) in Q4-2014 and 15.3 per cent more than the Rs 12.84 crore (70.2 per cent of TIO) in Q1-2014.

 

Cost of revenue is the largest expense head in the case of Raj TV. For Q1-2015, the company’s cost of revenue was at Rs 6.22 crore (32.6 per cent of TIO) that was 11.8 per cent more than the Rs 5.57 crore (31.1 per cent of TIO) in Q4-2014 and was 7.8 per cent lower than the Rs 6.75 crore (36.9 per cent of TIO) in Q1-2014.

 

Another major expense head for Raj TV is employee benefit expense (EBE). The company reported Q1-2015 EBE at Rs 5.43 crore (28.4 per cent of TIO), which was 14.5 per cent more than the Rs 4.74 crore (26.5 per cent of TIO) in Q4-2014 and more than double (2.28 times) the Rs 2.38 crore (13.3 per cent of TIO) in Q1-2014.

 

Raj TV’s administration expense in Q1-2015 at Rs 2.54 crore (13.3 per cent of TIO) was 42.3 per cent lower than the Rs 4.41 crore (24.6 per cent of TIO) in Q4-2014 and 5.4 per cent less than the Rs 2.69 crore (14.7 per cent of TIO) in Q1-2014.

 

For FY-2014, Raj TV’s board had recommended a final dividend of 5 per cent or Rs.0.25 per equity share of face value of Rs.5 each, in addition to the earlier interim dividend of 5 per cent or Rs.0.50 per equity share on the earlier face value of Rs.10 before the split and issue of bonus shares during FY-2014. The company had issued bonus shares in the ratio of 1:1 after the earlier interim dividend in FY-2014.

 

Besides GEC’s in Tamil and Telugu, the network has music and news channels in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, a movie channel in Tamil and a Hindi entertainment channel.

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