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D. B. CORP vs HT MEDIA - Comparison Results

D. B. CORP    Change

D.B. Corp is a leading print media company publishing 7 newspapers, 48 newspaper editions and 128 sub-editions in 3 languages across 11 states. As a newspaper group, the company's readership stands at 15.5 m readers (Source: Indian Readership Survey,... More

HT MEDIA 
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HT Media is home to three leading newspapers in India in the English, Hindi and business segments - Hindustan Times, Hindustan and Mint. Hindustan Times was started in 1924 and has a more than 85 year history as one of India's leading newspapers. The... More

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Current Valuations

    D. B. CORP HT MEDIA D. B. CORP/
HT MEDIA
 
P/E (TTM) x 11.5 5.6 205.7% View Chart
P/BV x 1.7 0.3 481.7% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.6 1.1 53.2%  

Financials

 D. B. CORP   HT MEDIA
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    D. B. CORP
Mar-18
HT MEDIA
Mar-18
D. B. CORP/
HT MEDIA
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs395119 333.5%   
Low Rs29078 371.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs126.5101.8 124.3%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs17.615.3 115.3%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs22.620.6 109.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.000.40 250.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.30.4 71.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs104.8109.8 95.5%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m184.03230.57 79.8%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.71.0 280.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x19.56.4 302.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.14.8 317.5%  
Price / Book Value ratio x3.30.9 365.3%  
Dividend payout %5.72.6 216.9%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m63,05822,654 278.4%   
No. of employees `00010.32.2 475.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m4,3645,132 85.0%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th2,261.510,837.1 20.9%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th423.92,370.3 17.9%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th314.71,626.2 19.3%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m23,28523,462 99.2%  
Other income Rs m2382,455 9.7%   
Total revenues Rs m23,52225,917 90.8%   
Gross profit Rs m5,6383,996 141.1%  
Depreciation Rs m9241,228 75.2%   
Interest Rs m67816 8.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m4,8854,407 110.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m0-58 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m031 0.0%   
Tax Rs m1,645859 191.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m3,2403,521 92.0%  
Gross profit margin %24.217.0 142.1%  
Effective tax rate %33.719.5 172.7%   
Net profit margin %13.915.0 92.7%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m11,17915,472 72.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m3,64020,546 17.7%   
Net working cap to sales %32.4-21.6 -149.7%  
Current ratio x3.10.8 407.8%  
Inventory Days Days2520 128.4%  
Debtors Days Days8555 153.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m9,15314,765 62.0%   
Share capital Rs m1,840461 399.1%   
"Free" reserves Rs m17,45124,853 70.2%   
Net worth Rs m19,29125,315 76.2%   
Long term debt Rs m057 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m24,35549,604 49.1%  
Interest coverage x73.96.4 1,154.5%   
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.00.5 202.1%   
Return on assets %13.68.7 155.3%  
Return on equity %16.813.9 120.7%  
Return on capital %25.720.5 125.3%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m380125 304.2%   
Fx outflow Rs m512,265 2.2%   
Net fx Rs m330-2,140 -15.4%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m3,6403,087 117.9%  
From Investments Rs m-1,984-2,452 80.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-419-91 462.7%  
Net Cashflow Rs m1,237558 221.7%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 70.0 69.5 100.7%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 8.0 7.9 101.5%  
FIIs % 18.5 14.1 131.2%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 3.5 8.5 41.2%  
Shareholders   10,790 26,297 41.0%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 30.9 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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