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How long has the Company been in business?
The Company was originally incorporated as Empire Holdings Ltd on November 25,1982. In 1992, the Company entered the business of entertainment software and the name was changed to Zee Telefilms Limited with effect from September 8, 1992. Since then, the Company has expanded its operations considerably. In 2007, post de-merger of News and Cable Business Undertaking, the name of the Company was changed to Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE) with effect from January 10, 2007.
When was the company's IPO?
The Company had its IPO in September 1993, wherein 8.2 million equity shares of 10 each were offered to the public at a premium of 20 per share. The Company was listed on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on November 25, 1993.
In 1999, the Company announced a stock split of 1:10 and the face value was reduced to 1 per share.
When does the Company's Financial Year end?
Our Financial Year ends on March 31.
How can I download and view the annual reports and quarterly results online?
Our Annual Reports from FY 1998-99 can be downloaded and viewed here:
The quarterly results can be downloaded and viewed here:
Where is the Registered & Corporate office of the Company located?
Continental Building, 135, Dr. Annie Besant Road
Worli, Mumbai-400 018, India
Tel: +91-22-2483 1234
Fax: +91-22-2490 0302/0213
How many shares does ZEE have outstanding?
As of March 31, 2012, ZEE had 958,770,077 common equity shares outstanding.
On April 04, 2012, the Board of Directors approved a fresh buy-back of equity shares through open market route at a maximum buyback price of Rs. 140 per equity share, for a buyback size not exceeding Rs. 2,800 million, which after regulatory compliances commenced on and from April 23, 2012. Under the said buy-back, the Company has till close of May 18, 2012 bought back 3,058,119 Equity Shares at an average price of Rs 122.45 per equity share, aggregating to Rs 374.5 million. Of these 264,794 Equity Shares have been extinguished, resulting in reduction of the paid-up share capital of the Company to 958,505,283 Equity Shares of Re. 1 each.
Where are Company’s shares listed? What is the ticker symbol?
The equity shares of Zee Entertainment are listed on The National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) and The Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (BSE), and can be traded on each of them.
The Stock Code details are as under: (Reuters & Bloomberg are not stock codes)
|Reuters||ZEE.BO (BSE) |
|Bloomberg||Z IN (BSE) |
NZ IN (NSE)
What is the dividend history of the company?
For FY2012, Board of Directors has declared a dividend of Rs.1.5 per equity share of face value of Re.1, subject to approval by the shareholders. The outflow on account of Dividend and the tax on such dividend distribution would aggregate to Rs. 1,671 million.
When and where is the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company held?
The 29th Annual General Meeting of the Company for the financial year 2010-11 was held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 11.00 a.m. at Nehru Centre, Nehru Auditorium, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 018.
Whom should I contact to change my address/ dividend mandate/ bank details, transfer my shares, or request a stock certificate?
Sharepro Services (India) Pvt Ltd, ZEE's Registrar and Share Transfer Agent, is responsible for maintaining all records of registered stockholders (including change of address, telephone number and name information), or issuing duplicate stock certificates and resolving problems related to lost, destroyed or stolen certificates.
Members are requested to notify about any change in their address/ dividend mandate/ bank details to their Depository Participant (DP) in respect of their shareholding in Demat mode and in respect of their physical shareholding to the Company’s Registrar and Share Transfer Agent:
M/s Sharepro Services (India) Pvt Ltd
13AB, Samhita Warehousing Complex
Second Floor, Sakinaka Telephone Exchange Lane
Off Andheri Kurla Road, Sakinaka, Andheri (East)
Tel: +91-22-6772 0400,
Fax: +91-22-2859 1568
How do I contact Investor Relations?
All correspondence may please be addressed to the Registrar & Share Transfer Agent at the address given above. In case any shareholder is not satisfied with the response or do not get any response within reasonable period, they may approach the Investor Relation Officer at the address given below.
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited
Continental Building, 135, Dr. Annie Besant Road,
Worli, Mumbai - 400 018, India
Tel: +91-22-2483 1234,
Fax: +91-22-2490 0302/0213
Last Updated - July 29, 2012