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D. B. CORP vs MPS - 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

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MPS Limited is a part of the Macmillan Group. It has 30 years of experience in the field of publishing. Macmillan is a large, UK-based publishing company founded in 1843 that came to India over 100 years ago, in 1892. Macmillan India started off as a... More

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Current Valuations

    D. B. CORP MPS D. B. CORP/
MPS
 
P/E (TTM) x 8.7 12.0 72.3% View Chart
P/BV x 1.4 2.3 62.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 7.1 2.3 301.9%  

Financials

 D. B. CORP   MPS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    D. B. CORP
Mar-19
MPS
Mar-18
D. B. CORP/
MPS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs328730 44.9%   
Low Rs153495 30.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs140.8143.4 98.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs15.737.7 41.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs21.342.0 50.7%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs10.0012.00 83.3%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %4.22.0 212.3%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs104.4224.8 46.5%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m174.9118.62 939.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BB/ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x1.74.3 40.0%   
Avg P/E ratio x15.416.2 94.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x11.314.6 77.5%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.32.7 84.5%  
Dividend payout %63.931.8 200.7%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m42,05711,406 368.7%   
No. of employees `0009.82.4 415.2%   
Total wages/salary Rs m4,3511,115 390.2%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th2,521.71,135.3 222.1%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th445.5474.0 94.0%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th280.4298.5 93.9%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m24,6272,670 922.3%  
Other income Rs m167230 72.5%   
Total revenues Rs m24,7942,900 854.9%   
Gross profit Rs m5,042871 579.2%  
Depreciation Rs m98681 1,225.2%   
Interest Rs m851 6,538.5%   
Profit before tax Rs m4,1371,019 406.2%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m1,399317 442.0%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,738702 390.0%  
Gross profit margin %20.532.6 62.8%  
Effective tax rate %33.831.1 108.8%   
Net profit margin %11.126.3 42.3%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m11,4333,906 292.7%   
Current liabilities Rs m4,312277 1,557.2%   
Net working cap to sales %28.9135.9 21.3%  
Current ratio x2.714.1 18.8%  
Inventory Days Days370-  
Debtors Days Days9463 149.7%  
Net fixed assets Rs m9,875488 2,024.5%   
Share capital Rs m1,749186 939.4%   
"Free" reserves Rs m16,5204,001 412.9%   
Net worth Rs m18,2694,187 436.4%   
Long term debt Rs m00-   
Total assets Rs m23,9424,513 530.6%  
Interest coverage x49.7784.5 6.3%   
Debt to equity ratio x00-  
Sales to assets ratio x1.00.6 173.8%   
Return on assets %11.815.6 75.7%  
Return on equity %15.016.8 89.4%  
Return on capital %23.124.4 94.9%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m2832,182 13.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m46170 27.2%   
Net fx Rs m2372,011 11.8%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m2,503776 322.6%  
From Investments Rs m-355-724 49.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-3,811-1 762,240.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-1,66362 -2,674.3%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 70.0 75.0 93.3%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 8.0 0.1 8,020.0%  
FIIs % 18.5 0.1 18,500.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 3.5 24.9 14.1%  
Shareholders   10,790 7,188 150.1%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 30.9 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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Oct 17, 2019 | Updated on Oct 17, 2019

For the quarter ended September 2019, D. B. CORP has posted a net profit of Rs 756 m (up 63.6% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 5 bn (down 8.7% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of D. B. CORP's quarterly results.

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Jul 19, 2019 | Updated on Jul 19, 2019

For the quarter ended June 2019, D. B. CORP has posted a net profit of Rs 937 m (down 3.9% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 6 bn (down 4.0% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of D. B. CORP's quarterly results.

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