Sun TV Network Ltd has reported a 15 per cent growth in net profit at Rs 214 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2014, against Rs185 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.
Total income went up 10 per cent to Rs575 crore (Rs523 crore). The board of directors has declared a third interim dividend of Rs6.75 on a share of Rs5 face value (135 per cent).
With this, the total dividend declared so far for financial 2014-15 is Rs11.25 a share, or 225 per cent (Rs9.50 a share, or 190 per cent declared for full year 2013-14).
Advertisement revenue for the quarter under consideration went up 7 per cent to Rs291.57 crore. Direct-to-home subscription revenue rose 18 per cent at Rs133 crore.