The Weather Network / MétéoMédia

Individual Discretionary and On-Demand Services - Statistical and Financial Summaries 2012-2016

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Undertaking # Service Name Licensee Licensee Ultimate Owner Type Year
214301194 The Weather Network / MétéoMédia Pelmorex Communications Inc. Pelmorex Investments Inc.                                   Specialty (category A service) 2016
Revenue ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Residential/bulk/smatv subscriber revenue 23,393,424 23,870,896 2.04 24,499,628 2.63 24,190,240 -1.26 24,287,956 0.40 0.9
DTH subscriber revenue 7,727,874 7,468,298 -3.36 7,151,372 -4.24 6,681,282 -6.57 6,138,305 -8.13 -5.6
Local advertising revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
National advertising revenue 19,001,825 19,336,119 1.76 15,725,726 -18.67 11,754,703 -25.25 10,532,645 -10.40 -13.7
Other revenue 251,744 152,527 -39.41 81,605 -46.50 67,476 -17.31 20,739 -69.26 -46.4
Total Revenue 50,374,867 50,827,840 0.90 47,458,331 -6.63 42,693,701 -10.04 40,979,645 -4.01 -5.0
Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Programming and Production 22,489,623 23,062,400 2.55 23,312,726 1.09 24,577,642 5.43 19,599,192 -20.26 -3.4
Technical 2,948,683 2,896,151 -1.78 2,884,316 -0.41 2,820,808 -2.20 2,742,556 -2.77 -1.8
Sales and Promotion 2,686,619 2,842,720 5.81 3,154,114 10.95 2,470,376 -21.68 1,573,148 -36.32 -12.5
Administration and General 8,873,788 8,735,998 -1.55 8,287,227 -5.14 7,846,106 -5.32 8,302,039 5.81 -1.7
Total Expenses 36,998,713 37,537,269 1.46 37,638,383 0.27 37,714,932 0.20 32,216,935 -14.58 -3.4
Performance ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Income 13,376,154 13,290,571 - 9,819,948 - 4,978,769 - 8,762,710 - -
Depreciation 2,399,745 2,674,486 11.45 2,470,581 -7.62 1,900,928 -23.06 1,693,381 -10.92 -8.4
P.B.I.T. 10,976,409 10,616,085 - 7,349,367 - 3,077,841 - 7,069,329 - -
Interest Expense -68,092 -29,564 -56.58 795,887 >999± 1,244,989 56.43 1,474,903 18.47 -
Adjustments - Gain (Loss) 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 600 n/a -
Pre-tax Profit 11,044,501 10,645,649 - 6,553,480 - 1,832,852 - 5,595,026 - -
Canadian Programming Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Acquisition of rights 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Script & concept 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Filler Programming + Program Production 22,489,623 23,062,400 2.55 23,312,726 1.09 24,577,642 5.43 19,599,192 -20.26 -3.4
Investment in Programming 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Canadian Programming 22,489,623 23,062,400 2.55 23,312,726 1.09 24,577,642 5.43 19,599,192 -20.26 -3.4
Canadian Programming/Revenue (%) 44.64 45.37 - 49.12 - 57.57 - 47.83 - -
Staff
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Total Remuneration ($) 15,388,111 15,896,823 3.31 16,682,022 4.94 18,239,300 9.34 14,489,935 -20.56 -1.5
Total Staff Count 188 198 5.32 203 2.53 197 -2.96 171 -13.20 -
Average Remuneration ($) 81,852 80,287 -1.91 82,177 2.35 92,585 12.67 84,736 -8.48 0.9
Subscribers
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
11,329,477 11,353,301 0.21 11,360,706 0.07 11,162,022 -1.68 10,949,952 -1.90 -0.9
Profitability (%)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Margin 26.6 26.1 - 20.7 - 11.7 - 21.4 - -
P.B.I.T. Margin 21.8 20.9 - 15.5 - 7.2 - 17.3 - -
Pre-tax Margin 21.9 20.9 - 13.8 - 4.3 - 13.7 - -

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

DTH = Direct-to-Home

SMATV = Satellite Master Atenna Television

P.B.I.T. = Profit Before Interest and Tax

Var = Variation

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