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MPS vs D. B. CORP - Comparison Results

MPS     Change

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

D. B. CORP 
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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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Current Valuations

    MPS D. B. CORP MPS/
D. B. CORP
 
P/E (TTM) x 11.4 10.3 110.4% View Chart
P/BV x 2.1 1.4 143.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 2.6 0.7 391.0%  

Financials

 MPS   D. B. CORP
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MPS
Mar-18
D. B. CORP
Mar-18
MPS/
D. B. CORP
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs730395 184.7%   
Low Rs495290 170.7%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs143.4126.5 113.3%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs37.717.6 214.2%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs42.022.6 185.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs12.001.00 1,200.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %2.00.3 671.3%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs224.8104.8 214.5%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m18.62184.03 10.1%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x4.32.7 157.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x16.219.5 83.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x14.615.1 96.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.73.3 83.3%  
Dividend payout %31.85.7 560.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m11,40663,058 18.1%   
No. of employees `0002.410.3 22.8%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,1154,364 25.5%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th1,135.32,261.5 50.2%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th474.0423.9 111.8%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th298.5314.7 94.9%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m2,67023,285 11.5%  
Other income Rs m230238 96.8%   
Total revenues Rs m2,90023,522 12.3%   
Gross profit Rs m8715,638 15.4%  
Depreciation Rs m81924 8.7%   
Interest Rs m167 1.9%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,0194,885 20.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m3171,645 19.2%   
Profit after tax Rs m7023,240 21.7%  
Gross profit margin %32.624.2 134.7%  
Effective tax rate %31.133.7 92.3%   
Net profit margin %26.313.9 189.0%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m3,90611,179 34.9%   
Current liabilities Rs m2773,640 7.6%   
Net working cap to sales %135.932.4 419.8%  
Current ratio x14.13.1 459.4%  
Inventory Days Days025 0.0%  
Debtors Days Days6385 74.2%  
Net fixed assets Rs m4889,153 5.3%   
Share capital Rs m1861,840 10.1%   
"Free" reserves Rs m4,00117,451 22.9%   
Net worth Rs m4,18719,291 21.7%   
Long term debt Rs m00-   
Total assets Rs m4,51324,355 18.5%  
Interest coverage x784.573.9 1,061.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x00-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.61.0 61.9%   
Return on assets %15.613.6 114.8%  
Return on equity %16.816.8 99.9%  
Return on capital %24.425.7 94.9%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m2,182380 574.2%   
Fx outflow Rs m17051 337.4%   
Net fx Rs m2,011330 610.4%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m7763,640 21.3%  
From Investments Rs m-724-1,984 36.5%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-1-419 0.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m621,237 5.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 75.0 70.0 107.1%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 0.1 8.0 1.2%  
FIIs % 0.1 18.5 0.5%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 24.9 3.5 711.4%  
Shareholders   7,188 10,790 66.6%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 30.9 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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