Pentamedia has shown an improved performance this quarter. Revenues have jumped by 17% QoQ and the net profit figure has shot up by 106%. The operating margins have gone up from 32% to 36%.
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Animation was the major grosser. It contributed 56% of the revenues, the contribution from special effects was 21% and multi media products contributed to around 20%. The new business of Web entertainment grossed around 3%.
During the quarter the company finalized 3 major domestic acquisitions Media Dreams P. Ltd, Mayajaal and Kris.Srikkanth Sports & Entertainment Ltd., for a total consideration of Rs.1,759.6 mn. The consideration has been achieved through a stock swap method (@ Rs 500 per share) that has increased the equity from Rs 399.4 m to Rs 434.6 m. The company also hived off numtv.com as a separate entity.
The stock quotes at a price of Rs 254 implies an earnings multiple of 5.1 times 3QFY01 annualised earnings.
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