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Last 172.30 INR
Change Today -8.25 / -4.57%
Volume 15.7M
IDEA On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Natl India
OTC US
As of 7:05 AM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

idea cellular ltd (IDEA) Snapshot

Open
185.10
Previous Close
180.55
Day High
187.00
Day Low
166.05
52 Week High
03/27/15 - 187.00
52 Week Low
05/5/14 - 129.15
Market Cap
619.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
12.6M
EPS TTM
5.93
Shares Outstanding
3.6B
EX-Date
09/18/14
P/E TM
29.1x
Dividend
0.40
Dividend Yield
0.23%
Current Stock Chart for IDEA CELLULAR LTD (IDEA)

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idea cellular ltd (IDEA) Details

Idea Cellular Limited provides GSM based mobile services and related telephony services to individuals and businesses in India. The company operates through three segments: Mobility Services, International Long Distance (ILD), and Passive Infrastructure. It offers 2G and 3G services that comprise roaming arrangements; ILD and other services; and a range of mobile broadband devices, including dongles and 3G smartphones that provide 3G applications and data services comprising Idea TV, games, social networking, etc., as well as mobile apps and games, and dialer tone services. The company also provides prepaid, postpaid, mobile Internet, and roaming services; mobile banking services; and passive infrastructure services, as well as sells handsets and data cards. In addition, it offers voice based services that comprise Idea ConCall, an audio conferencing service; hosted IVR solution that helps enterprises to manage various business processes; and toll free solution, as well as mobile number portability service. Further, the company provides field force automation solution, a mobile CRM tool that helps to speed up and streamline various phases of business comprising prospecting, lead management, sales tracking, stock, services, and order management; and !-SAFE, a secured connectivity solution that provides secured wireless connectivity between remote employees connected through 2G/3G data connectivity and enterprise Intranet/Internet servers. Additionally, it offers work force tracking solution, a location based service that helps enterprises with remote workers to manage work force. As of May 29, 2014, Idea Cellular Limited had approximately 137 million subscribers. The company was formerly known as Birla Tata AT&T Limited and changed its name to Idea Cellular Limited in 2002. Idea Cellular Limited was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Mumbai, India.

Founded in 1995

idea cellular ltd (IDEA) Top Compensated Officers

Managing Director, Director, Member of Shareh...
Total Annual Compensation: 93.3M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

idea cellular ltd (IDEA) Key Developments

Idea Cellular Launches 3G Services in Delhi on 900 MHz Spectrum

Idea Cellular announced the launch of its 3G services on 900 MHz spectrum band in Delhi circle. The 3G launch in Delhi is a milestone achievement for Idea as it marks company's first 3G network in a metro circle in India. With this, Idea's 3G network has expanded to 12 major markets in India, in addition to 3G services through ICR arrangements with other telecom operators in 9 circles, enabling its 3G subscribers experience seamless connectivity pan-India (except Orissa).

Aditya Birla Nuvo to Form Joint Venture with Idea Cellular

Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited and Idea Cellular Limited are planning to form a joint venture payments bank Idea Payments Bank. Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, Aditya will hold a 51% stake in Idea Payments, while Idea will hold the remaining 49% stake. As part of the transaction, Aditya has submitted an application to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for obtaining license for setting-up Idea Payments Bank.

Idea Cellular Ltd. Reports Unaudited Consolidated and Standalone Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Capex Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Idea Cellular Ltd. reported unaudited consolidated and standalone earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, on consolidated basis, the company reported net sales of INR 80,091.9 million against INR 66,077.0 million a year ago. Profit from operations before other income, finance charges and tax was INR 12,700.0 million against INR 8,857.3 million a year ago. Profit before tax was INR 11,716.9 million against INR 7,316.0 million a year ago. Net profit after tax was INR 7,670.6 million against INR 4,677.3 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were INR 2.12 against INR 1.41 a year ago. Total EBITDA was INR 27,527 million. Return on Equity is at 12.5% against 11.9% in fiscal year 2014. For the nine months, on consolidated basis, the company reported net sales of INR 231,296.5 million against INR 194,572.5 million a year ago. Profit from operations before other income, finance charges and tax was INR 39,312.6 million against INR 26,823.7 million a year ago. Profit before tax was INR 34,609.9 million against INR 21,486.8 million a year ago. Net profit after tax was INR 22,511.4 million against INR 13,780.5 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were INR 6.37 against INR 4.15 a year ago. Total EBITDA was INR 77,473 million against INR 60,638 million a year ago. Capex for the nine months stands at INR 23.5 billion (excluding capitalized forex fluctuation and interest). The key to reduction in EBITDA losses remains improving competitive standing from second quarter fiscal year 2015 levels of 4.8% RMS. For the quarter, on standalone basis, the company reported net sales of INR 79,373.5 million against INR 65,209.4 million a year ago. Profit from operations before other income, finance charges and tax was INR 10,956.9 million against INR 7,368.2 million a year ago. Profit before tax was INR 10,196.3 million against INR 6,184.4 million a year ago. Net profit after tax was INR 6,654.4 million against INR 3,932.3 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were INR 1.84 against INR 1.18 a year ago. Total EBITDA was INR 24,860 million. Net debt was INR 110,891 million at December 31, 2014. For the nine months, on standalone basis, the company reported net sales of INR 229,132.3 million against INR 192,239.8 million a year ago. Profit from operations before other income, finance charges and tax was INR 34,357.7 million against INR 22,589.5 million a year ago. Profit before tax was INR 30,399.3 million against INR 18,356.4 million a year ago. Net profit after tax was INR 19,725.8 million against INR 11,849.7 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were INR 5.58 against INR 3.57 a year ago. Total EBITDA was INR 69,851 million against INR 53,604 million a year ago. Net debt was INR 191,855 million at December 31, 2014. The key drivers for stand-alone EBITDA at INR 24,860 million, registering at 37.3% annual growth rate were classical factors, including robust new subscriber addition, consistent voice minutes growth, explosion of the mobile data volume, scale benefits and better cost management. The company provided capex guidance for the full year of 2015. Capex guidance for fiscal year 2015 stands at INR 35 billion excluding any spectrum related payments.

 

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