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MPS LTD vs HT MEDIA - Comparison Results

MPS LTD    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

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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

    MPS LTD HT MEDIA MPS LTD/
HT MEDIA
 
P/E (TTM) x 14.3 10.1 142.5% View Chart
P/BV x 3.8 1.1 359.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 3.9 0.4 891.0%  

Financials

 MPS LTD   HT MEDIA
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MPS LTD
Mar-16
HT MEDIA
Mar-16
MPS LTD/
HT MEDIA
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,096125 876.8%   
Low Rs61073 835.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs138.1107.4 128.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs38.37.2 530.7%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs40.511.6 349.4%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs22.000.40 5,500.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %2.60.4 638.3%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs150.188.1 170.3%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m18.62232.75 8.0%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x6.20.9 670.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x22.313.7 162.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x21.18.5 246.6%  
Price / Book Value ratio x5.71.1 506.1%  
Dividend payout %57.55.5 1,036.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m15,88323,042 68.9%   
No. of employees `0002.93.5 82.2%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,0965,560 19.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th894.07,147.2 12.5%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th380.81,588.9 24.0%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th247.6479.6 51.6%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m2,57225,008 10.3%  
Other income Rs m1841,543 11.9%   
Total revenues Rs m2,75626,551 10.4%   
Gross profit Rs m9103,079 29.6%  
Depreciation Rs m411,018 4.0%   
Interest Rs m1630 0.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,0522,974 35.4%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-464 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m339832 40.8%   
Profit after tax Rs m7121,678 42.5%  
Gross profit margin %35.412.3 287.4%  
Effective tax rate %32.228.0 115.3%   
Net profit margin %27.76.7 412.8%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m2,42018,227 13.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m23919,488 1.2%   
Net working cap to sales %84.8-5.0 -1,680.9%  
Current ratio x10.10.9 1,081.7%  
Inventory Days Days024 0.0%  
Debtors Days Days6454 117.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m35910,228 3.5%   
Share capital Rs m186461 40.4%   
"Free" reserves Rs m2,58319,619 13.2%   
Net worth Rs m2,79420,515 13.6%   
Long term debt Rs m0393 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m3,05043,167 7.1%  
Interest coverage x956.95.7 16,730.4%   
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.80.6 145.6%   
Return on assets %23.45.3 437.5%  
Return on equity %25.58.2 311.7%  
Return on capital %37.715.0 250.8%  
Exports to sales %87.10-   
Imports to sales %0.312.8 2.4%   
Exports (fob) Rs m2,240NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m83,197 0.2%   
Fx inflow Rs m2,240259 866.4%   
Fx outflow Rs m1563,609 4.3%   
Net fx Rs m2,084-3,351 -62.2%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m4881,395 35.0%  
From Investments Rs m-33-8,069 0.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-4946,486 -7.6%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-39-188 20.6%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 75.0 69.5 107.9%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 0.1 7.9 1.3%  
FIIs % 0.1 14.1 0.7%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 24.9 8.5 292.9%  
Shareholders   7,188 26,297 27.3%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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