February 25, 2016 Contact: Peter D. Thompson, EVP and CFO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (301) 429-4638
RADIO ONE, INC. REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS
Washington, DC: - Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) today reported its results for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. Net revenue was approximately $109.4 million, a slight decrease of 0.3% from the same period in 2014. Station operating income1 was approximately $41.0 million, a decrease of 3.5% from the same period in 2014. The Company reported an operating loss of approximately $11.3 million for the three months ended December 31, 2015, compared to operating income of $19.4 million for the same period in 2014. Net loss was approximately $24.3 million or $0.50 per share compared to $13.5 million or $0.28 per share, for the same period in 2014.
Alfred C. Liggins, III, Radio One’s CEO and President stated, “Overall, our radio advertising revenue was down 5.2% for the final quarter of 2015. We underperformed our markets in Atlanta, Baltimore and Houston, but outperformed in Washington DC. Our audience ratings have generally shown strong growth year over year, and I anticipate that we will monetize these audience gains in 2016. While our gross cable television advertising revenues were up by 11% for the quarter, the liability incurred due to under delivery against rate card meant that overall TV advertising revenue was down by 3.5% for the quarter. This was more than offset by the 27.5% increase in cable television affiliate fees. Management remains focused on turning around underperforming radio markets and advancing our digital and cross platform sales strategies. We have had a number of significant client successes with our One Solution cross platform sales and marketing effort, and I expect that momentum to continue into 2016.”
The following information was filed by Radio One, Inc. (ROIA) on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.
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Ticker: ROIA CIK: 1041657 Form Type:10-K Annual Report Accession Number: 0001144204-16-087899 Submitted to the SEC: Mon Mar 14 2016 5:26:20 PM EST Accepted by the SEC: Mon Mar 14 2016 Period: Thursday, December 31, 2015 Industry: Radio Broadcasting Stations