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DECCAN CHRONICLE vs HT MEDIA - Comparison Results

DECCAN CHRONICLE    Change

Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd. (DCHL) is a print media company. The company publishes 'Deccan Chronicle' - an English newspaper and 'Andhra Bhoomi' - a regional newspaper. It also owns 90% stake in Asian Age Holdings, the publishers of 'Asian Age' - ... More

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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

    DECCAN CHRONICLE HT MEDIA DECCAN CHRONICLE/
HT MEDIA
 
P/E (TTM) x -1.7 9.5 - View Chart
P/BV x 0.0 1.0 4.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.0 0.5 -  

Financials

 DECCAN CHRONICLE   HT MEDIA
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    DECCAN CHRONICLE
Mar-11
HT MEDIA
Mar-16
DECCAN CHRONICLE/
HT MEDIA
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs180125 144.0%   
Low Rs5673 76.7%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs40.1107.4 37.3%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs6.77.2 92.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs8.811.6 76.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs00.40 0.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %00.4 0.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs52.688.1 59.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m243.47232.75 104.6%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BC--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.90.9 319.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x17.713.7 128.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.48.5 156.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.21.1 199.8%  
Dividend payout %05.5 0.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m28,72923,042 124.7%   
No. of employees `000NA3.5 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m9685,560 17.4%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM7,147.2-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,588.9-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM479.6-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m9,76225,008 39.0%  
Other income Rs m5481,543 35.5%   
Total revenues Rs m10,31026,551 38.8%   
Gross profit Rs m2,8923,079 93.9%  
Depreciation Rs m5161,018 50.7%   
Interest Rs m555630 88.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m2,3692,974 79.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-464 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m743832 89.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m1,6261,678 96.9%  
Gross profit margin %29.612.3 240.6%  
Effective tax rate %31.428.0 112.1%   
Net profit margin %16.76.7 248.2%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m12,47218,227 68.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m4,97419,488 25.5%   
Net working cap to sales %76.8-5.0 -1,522.8%  
Current ratio x2.50.9 268.1%  
Inventory Days Days5024 211.4%  
Debtors Days Days9754 178.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m9,26710,228 90.6%   
Share capital Rs m487461 105.6%   
"Free" reserves Rs m11,50319,619 58.6%   
Net worth Rs m12,80120,515 62.4%   
Long term debt Rs m3,131393 795.9%   
Total assets Rs m21,73943,167 50.4%  
Interest coverage x5.35.7 92.1%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.20 1,275.5%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.40.6 77.5%   
Return on assets %10.05.3 187.6%  
Return on equity %12.78.2 155.3%  
Return on capital %18.415.0 122.2%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %012.8 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA3,197 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m0259 0.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,2303,609 61.8%   
Net fx Rs m-2,230-3,351 66.6%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m2,4531,395 175.9%  
From Investments Rs m-665-8,069 8.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-6666,486 -10.3%  
Net Cashflow Rs m1,122-188 -596.2%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 32.7 69.5 47.0%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 8.2 7.9 103.4%  
FIIs % 0.5 14.1 3.5%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 58.7 8.5 690.2%  
Shareholders   57,740 26,297 219.6%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 99.5 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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