Vodafone Idea Ltd. announced its quarterly results on Thursday post market hours. The company posted a consolidated net loss of Rs 25,460 crore for Q1FY21, which increased by 422.37 per cent, as compared to Q1FY20 when it reported a consolidated loss of Rs 4873.9 crore.
The consolidated net sales reported in Q1FY21 came in at Rs 10,659.3 crore, which declined by 5.42 per cent YoY from Rs 11,269.9 crore in Q1FY20. At EBITDA level, the company stood at Rs 4,098.4 crore in Q1FY21 that increased by 10.28 per cent YoY. For Q1FY20, it posted an EBITDA of Rs 3,716.3 crore.
EBITDA margin as of Q1FY21 was at 38.45 per cent that increased by 5.47 per cent YoY. The net profit margin in Q1FY21 came in at -238.85 per cent, which declined by 195.60 per cent YoY. The net profit margin in Q1FY20 was at -43.25 per cent.
The company recorded exceptional cost of Rs 19,923.2 crore which includes merger related cost, licence fee, spectrum usage charges (SUC) on adjusted gross revenue (AGR).
Average Revenue per User (ARPU) dropped to Rs 114 in Q1FY21 as against Rs 121 in Q4FY20.
Q1FY21 was turned out to be a challenging quarter for the company as availability of recharges due to store closure due to lockdown and ability of customers to recharge on account of economic slowdown were affected.
The share closed with drop of 0.72 per cent at Rs 8.25 on BSE.