Multiplex chain operator PVR Ltd on Tuesday reported a 79.89 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the first quarter ended June 30, 2013 at Rs 13.60 crore.
The company had reported a net profit of Rs 7.56 crore in the same period a year ago.
PVR's net sales were at Rs 334.45 crore in the quarter ended June, 2013, an increase of 87.24 per cent as against Rs 178.62 crore in the corresponding quarter last year, the company said in a filing to the BSE.
Segment wise, its revenue from movie exhibition went up 111.46 per cent to Rs 313.08 crore, movie production and distribution declined 72.48 per cent to 6.32 crore and others went up 98.21 per cent to 18.91 crore.
Total expenses of the company were at Rs 294.04 crore, an increase of 79.25 per cent as against Rs 164.03 crore in the same period last year.
Meanwhile, shares in PVR ended at Rs 340.65 apiece on the BSE, up 0.50 per cent from the previous close.
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.