Television

NDTV profits up in Q1 FY20

Q-o-q, PAT was up 26.4% at Rs 16.66 cr for Q1 2020

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2019/07/31/ndtv.jpg?itok=rU8EYeAh

BENGALURU: The Prannoy and Radhika Roy-led New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) reported consolidated profit after tax of Rs 16.66 crore for the quarter ended 30 June 2019 (Q1 2020, quarter or period under review) as compared to a loss of Rs 10.73 crore for the corresponding year ago quarter Q1 2019 (y-o-y). Consolidated PAT for the period under review grew 26.4 per cent from the Rs 13.18 crore reported in the immediate trailing quarter Q4 2019 (q-o-q).

The company reported 10.3 per cent y-o-y growth and 7.3 per cent q-o-q growth in consolidated operating revenue for Q1 2020 at Rs 109.67 crore. For Q1 2019 and Q4 2019 the company had reported consolidated operating revenues of Rs 99.43 crore and Rs 102.24 crore respectively. Consolidated total income which includes operating revenue as well as other income for Q1 2020 grew 12 per cent y-o-y to Rs 113.87 crore from Rs 101.66 crore, but declined 1.2 per cent q-o-q from Rs 115.28 crore.

Operating EBITDA for the period under review grew 275.2 per cent (almost quadrupled) per cent y-o-y to Rs 25.29 crore (23.1 per cent of operating revenue) from Rs 6.74 crore (6.8 per cent of operating revenue) and grew 46.5 per cent q-o-q from Rs 17.26 crore (16.9 per cent of operating revenue).

The company has two segments – television media and related operations (TV); and Retail/Ecommerce segment (Retail). For its TV segment, NDTV reported 11.5 per cent y-o-y revenue growth at Rs 108.96 crore for Q1 2020 from Rs 97.72 crore and 7.8 per cent q-o-q revenue growth from Rs 101.40 crore. TV segment operating result for Q1 2020 was 164.5 per cent y-o-y higher at Rs 27.64 crore from Rs 10.45 crore but was 1.7 per cent lower q-o-q than Rs 28.12 crore. For the Retail segment, NDTV reported revenue of Rs 1.65 crore for Q1 2020 which was 55.3 per cent lower y-o-y than Rs 3.69 crore and was 13.6 per cent lower q-o-q than Rs 1.91 crore. NDTV reported negative operating result (loss) for all the three quarters to the extent of Rs 1.05 crore, 4.71 crore and Rs 0.33 crore for Q1 2020, Q1 2019 and Q4 2019 respectively.

Let us look at the other numbers reported by NDTV

Total expenses in Q1 2020 reduced 8.4 per cent y-o-y to Rs 93.96 crore from Rs 102.58 crore. Production expenses and cost of services in Q1 2020 increased 28.3 per cent y-o-y to Rs 24.16 crore from Rs 18.83 crore. Finance costs increased 0.3 per cent y-o-y in Q1 2020 to Rs 6.68 crore from Rs 6.66 crore during the corresponding period of the previous year. Employee benefit expense reduced 18.9 per cent y-o-y in Q1 2020 to Rs 31.46 crore from Rs 38.77 crore in Q1 2019. Operating and administrative cost in the quarter under review reduced 19.2 per cent y-o-y to Rs 16.51 crore from Rs 20.44 crore in Q1 2019. Marketing distribution and promotional expenses in Q1 2020 was 16.4 per cent lower at Rs 12.25 crore as compared to Rs 14.68 crore.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/21/tamil18.jpg?itok=JimiNhKM
News18 Tamil Nadu announces the third edition of Magudam Awards

News18 Tamil Nadu is once again proud to present the 3rd edition of our flagship initiative the 'Magudam Awards 2019’. Magudam meaning “crown” in Tamil is an Awards platform for celebrating glory of achievement and excellence.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/21/nbf.jpg?itok=0pZW1zG-
News Broadcasters Federation meets today in Mumbai

Top executives of India’s news Industry, part of News Broadcasters Federation - the largest ever federation of news channels will meet today in Mumbai in what will be the biggest meeting of regional and national broadcasters at one platform.  In their first meeting since the announcement, the top...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/21/republic.jpg?itok=I8UWl2vh
Republic Media Network, EbixCash partner for world’s first brand-integrated news studio

MUMBAI: Republic Media Network, and EbixCash, India’s largest financial exchange disruptor, announced the world’s first brand-integrated news studio – the EbixCash Studio. With this unique tie-up, EbixCash has partnered with the largest studio in the country with 6,000 square feet of space - a...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/21/kartik.jpg?itok=KssrYEEE
ZEEL's Kartik Mahadev on Zee Cafe strategy, BBC First block, post-NTO campaigns

English entertainment channels was feared to face the most challenging time in the NTO phase. ZEEL English Cluster Business Head Kartik Mahadev informs that initially there were some flux at ground level between consumers and distributors but increasing awareness of the MRP regime through campaigns...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/19/BARC_800.jpg?itok=IhAg9H0v
BARC week 41: Amazon, Flipkart’s festive season sales make them top two brands

MUMBAI: The Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India has released its data for top advertisers and brands for the period between 5 October 2019 and 11 October 2019. The data reflects top 10 advertiser and brands across genre on Indian television, including OOH screen, (U+R): 2+, Individuals...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/19/Sony%20Max.jpg?itok=O43KvdRQ
Sony MAX celebrates 20th anniversary

MUMBAI: Sony MAX, India’s leading premium Hindi movie channel from Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is celebrating 20 years of its glorious broadcasting journey in India this October.  Having pioneered the trend to showcase the best of Indian cinema, Sony MAX, over the years, has continued to...

Television TV Channels Movie Channels
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/19/News_Channels.jpg?itok=QIBuy6yH
Most-watched regional news channels

BENGALURU: Regional news is has more per capita consumption in respective languages than Hindi or English news . Further, the consumption of all regional news channels is larger than Hindi news.

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/18/hbo.jpg?itok=UHvYvgh1
HBO and HBO HD to premiere ‘Aquaman’ on October 20

MUMBAI:  HBO has added more sparkle to Diwali fun, the channel will air Aquaman on Sunday, 20th October, 2019 at 1pm, 5 pm and 9pm.. It also gives viewers an opportunity to bring the rush of Aquaman’s adventures home! Fans can participate in many interesting contests on HBO’s social media pages to...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/18/travelxp.jpg?itok=wISpgXM9
Travelxp 4K HDR forays into Mexico on Totalplay

MUMBAI: Commencing its presence in Latin America, world’s first 4K HDR channel Travelxp announces its latest launch in Mexico on Totalplay. Its premium travel and lifestyle shows are available to viewers on channel number 385 from October 1st, 2019. Broadening its global reach, Travelxp also...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories