Online and telephone business listings service JustDial has conducted 2.07 lakh paid campaigns (2,06,500 campaigns) for advertisers for the financial year ended March 31, 2013 (FY13), up 21% from 1.71 lakh campaigns (1,71,000 campaigns) in the previous fiscal (FY12). The company claims to have a total 9.1 million listings as of March 31, 2013.
JustDial reported 182.6 million Internet search requests in FY13, up 43% from 124.3 million requests in FY12. Mobile Internet accounted for 41.9 million of search requests in FY13, up 208% from 13.6 million in FY12 and the combined Internet platform (both PC & Mobile) accounted for 224.5 million of the search requests in FY13, up 62.8% from 137.9 million in FY12.
Internet platform contributed for 61.7% of total search requests for the fiscal which stood at 364M search requests in FY13, a 43% increase from 254.3 million in FY12. The company currently offers a search service across Internet, Mobile Internet, Telephone and SMS. While JustDial hasn’t disclosed Telephone’s contribution for the fiscal, the SMS searches were at 0.9 million requests for the fiscal, up 47% from 0.6 million in FY12.
JustDial posted a net profit of Rs 68.46 crore for the fiscal, up 35% from Rs 50.58 crore in the previous fiscal FY12. The operating revenues were at Rs 362.77 crore for the fiscal, up 38% from Rs 262.06 crore in the previous fiscal. Note that this is the first earnings report for JustDial, after the company IPO’d last month.
The Operating EBITDA increased to Rs 100.83 crore, up 50% YoY from Rs 67.23 crore in FY12 and the operating EBITDA Margin increased to 28% from 26% In FY12. The PAT (profit after tax) margin was at 18% for FY13.
The total Cash and investments was at Rs 510 crore as of March 31, 2013, up from Rs 181 crore in FY12.
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