Zee Entertainment Q3 Review - One-Step Forward, Multiple-Step Backward: Dolat Capital
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Zee Entertainment Q3 Review - One-Step Forward, Multiple-Step Backward: Dolat Capital

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Dolat Capital Report

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.’s Q3 FY21 operating performance was ahead of estimates led by recovery in ad-revenues (up 7.5% YoY) and lower opex.

But, adjusted for the content syndication deal; free cash flow was negative approximately Rs 5 billion reversing the FCF generated in H1 FY21.

More importantly, the company’s management guided for significant step-up in investments in FY22 in movie production (35-40 versus current 7-8), digital and broadcast business.

This is likely to severely impact Ebitda margin, working capital and thus FCF. This is a serious negative in our view

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