Adjusted Play Communications EBITDA in the third quarter dropped by 1.7 percent. up to 555.5 million PLN per year, – the company believes. Profit was 1.7%. Above the PAP Business Consensus that receives 546 million PLN results.
The forecast for the EBITDA seven brokerage houses in the third quarter was $ 542.9 million. PLN 549 million Until PLN.
The company has retained the EBITDA forecast, adjusted at 2.1 to 2.2 billion PLN before 2018. After three quarters, PLB produced a profit of EBITDA of 1.6 billion tenge and made 74-77%, respectively.
The report predicts the distribution of dividends by 40-50% by 2018. The free flow of cash (FCFE) appeared this year. In the third quarter of 2018, the free movement of cash (FCFE) increased by 5.4% and amounted to 181 million. In comparison with the same period of 2017. After three quarters of 2018, the telecom operator PLN generated 603 million cash flows and confirmed the PLN forecast of 750-800 million in 2018.
The play in July-September amounted to $ 1.707 billion. PLN and 0.4%. The analysts interviewed by PAP Business estimated at $ 1.7 billion. Compared with the previous year sales decreased by 0.8% and services revenues increased by 2.4% compared to the previous year and amounted to KZT 1.289 bln. Tenge, while sales of equipment and other revenues decreased by 9.7%. and 418 million PLN.
After three quarters the revenue of the game increased by 2.1%. 5.03 billion y / year Playback confirmed the 2-3% forecast. Growth of income by 2018.
In the third quarter the net profit of cellular communication operator amounted to 189.8 million PLN. The PAP Business consortium has a net profit of 191.3 million PLN. The effective rate of the game was 26.3 percent in the second quarter.
The impact of the Play Rumen Payments (RLAH) impact on the year's performance was pleasant in the third quarter and increased the 25 million PLN results. In its turn, the cost of sharing networks through the third roaming and Play is 72.9 million. PLN and amounted to 45.4%. more than a year ago.
The investment costs (cash) were 202.1 million PLN and 21.4%. over one year ago, without taking into account the costs of frequencies. From the beginning of the year losses PLN reached 510 million – Play confirmed that the report would spend up to 800 million PLN for investment throughout the year.
At the end of September, the net debt of the company amounted to $ 7.05 billion registered at the end of June. From PLN $ 6.89 billion PLN, mainly due to the high cash flow of the game. The company's net debt increased 3.2 times over the last 12 months, adjusting the EBITDA by 3.14 times and at the end of June.
12,724 million active customer service at the end of September. The number of active clients has increased by 257 thousand compared to the end of June. By the end of the third quarter, the subscriber was able to reach 8,99 million subscribers, reaching 149,000 people. more than in late June. The number of prepaid customers has increased by 108 thousand. Up to 3.74 million.
The monthly average monthly revenue per user (ARPU) of Play services was 32.4 PLN in the third quarter, which is quarter to quarter. Monthly revenue from subscription services rose from 37.7 to PLN 37.9 in the preceding quarter, while ARPU in the premium paid segment increased PLN 19.8 to 19.4 PLN in the second quarter.
The subscriber withdrawal rate remained at the level of the previous and second quarter or at the level of 0.8%.
Below is a summary of the Play Communications results for the third quarter of 2018 and their link with the PAP consensus and the outcomes of the previous periods.
|3Q2018||results||Cons.||difference||y / y||/ Q||YTD 2018|
|net profit j.d.||189,8||191.3||-0.8%||1.6%||-5.0%||542.4|