Saregama India Ltd
Saregama India Ltd (SAREGAMA)

Saregama India Ltd (SAREGAMA)


Key Stats

Day's Price Range
52-Week Price Range
1 Month Return-8.51 %
3 Month Return3.05 %
1 Year Return-2.47 %

Company Financials

  • Quarterly
  • Annual
Value in ₹ crore

Peer Comparsion

Rank 288
Rank 201
Rank 431
Dividend Yield
Rank 84
Rank 144
Price To Book Ratio
Rank 302
Debt To Asset
Rank 400

Company Information

Saregama India Ltd SIL earlier known as The Gramophone Company of India was incorporated in 1946 and was taken over by the RPG group in 1985 from EMI UK. The company is currently managed by R P Goenka chairman. SIL is into retail selling of audio cassettes and CDs. The company is having threesubsidiaries RPG Global Music Ltd Saregama Films and Saregama Plc.The SIL is the most reputed audio entertainment company in Indian subcontinent. It owns nearly 200000 tracks created over the last number of decades. It is estimated to own about 50 of the music ever recorded in India. It has been intimately associated with the development of Indian music from the time the first recording was made on Indian soil in 1903 the company also recorded the first song in an Indian film Alam Ara in 1931.The companys achievement covers twelve languages spread across eight musical categories new Hindi films old Hindi films regional films ghazals devotional classical Indianpop International.The companys products are sold under the brand name of HMV and Saregama. The international market managed by Saregama Plc UK which is responsible for sales in USA Canada UK Europe RPG Global Music Mauritius responsible for the rest of the international teritories.To delayer the companys structure two of its subsidiaries Gramco Music Publishing RPG Music International were merged with it. The company restructred its operation by forming business groups centres of excellence support groups. In August 2000 it launched a portal to mark the beginning of the use of digital downloading. Saregama has also picked up a 42.85 per cent stake in the RPG controlled music retail chain MusicWorld. The company has acquired four reputed South Indian music lables Sangeetha Sargam Pyramid and Sea Records. With the acquisition of these lables it has complete dominance in the southern regional segment. Also it has entered into contract to provide content to a radio station.In Jan. 2001 the company has decided to merge its UKbased subsidiary Saregama Plc and the Mauritiusbased RPG Global MusicRGML. The company has a 100 stake in RPG Global and 72 in Saregama Plc. The merger will bring the Gulf African and Far Eastern markets within the arena of Saregama Plcs operations. The company ventured into production of Television Software as it is a growing segment in Entertainment Industry. By taking this venture it has got slots in Sun TV for producing Tamil Serials and it also plans to start serials in Doordarshan very soon. The installed capacity of Prerecorded Cassettes was increased to 70000000 Pcs during 200203.In June 2003 the company has transferred its Television Software Division to its wholly owned subsidiary Saregama Films Ltd.The company has expanded the installed capacity of Converted Compact Discs during the year 2004 by 88000Nos and with this expansionthe total capacity has risen to 118000Nos.
OrganisationSaregama India Ltd