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Last Updated on: 28 February, 2024|Author: Getaka | Social: X Twitter Profile

Fundamental Analysis of HT Media Ltd

About the Company - HT Media Ltd

HT Media Ltd. is a Public Limited Listed company incorporated on 03/12/2002 and has its registered office in the State of Delhi, India. Company’s Corporate Identification Number(CIN) is L22121DL2002PLC117874 and registration number is 117874. Currently Company is involved in the business activities of Publishing of books, periodicals and other publishing activities. Company’s Total Operating Revenue is Rs. 751.29 Cr. and Equity Capital is Rs. 46.25 Cr. for the Year ended 31/03/2022.
Printing/Publishing/StationeryHindustan Times House, 18-20, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi Delhi
NamePosition Held
Mrs. Shobhana BhartiaChairperson & Director
Mr. Praveen SomeshwarManaging Director
Mr. Shamit BhartiaNon Executive Director
Mr. Priyavrat BhartiaNon Executive Director
Mrs. Rashmi VermaIndependent Director
Mr. Vivek MehraIndependent Director
Mr. P S JayakumarIndependent Director
Mr. Sandeep SinghalIndependent Director

HT Media Ltd. Share Price Update

Share PriceValue
Previous Day₹33.64

Basic Stock Data of HT Media Ltd

Market Cap 742 Cr.
Current Price 31.9
High / Low36.9/14.1
Stock P/E
Book Value 74.3
Dividend Yield0.00 %
ROCE4.03 %
ROE12.2 %
Face Value 2.00

Data Source:

HT Media Ltd Quarterly Results

MonthDec 2020Mar 2021Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023
Operating Profit821-81137322-29-51-20-39-25-33-15
OPM %2%6%-33%3%16%5%-7%-12%-4%-9%-6%-8%-3%
Other Income5146387034351239485352244
Profit before tax1321-90346010-65-66-30-34-21-81-22
Tax %20%5%17%13%15%-56%36%-154%21%40%9%30%29%
Net Profit919-76295115-42-165-24-21-19-57-15
EPS in Rs0.140.68-2.881.001.930.72-1.48-6.70-0.94-0.64-0.79-2.16-0.56

HT Media Ltd Quarterly Chart

HT Media Ltd Profit & Loss

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023TTM
Operating Profit289286313261338302366-5148-11928-136-117
OPM %14%14%14%11%14%12%16%-0%7%-11%2%-8%-7%
Other Income7391162162141226289191-210206176149154
Profit before tax234240324275314308452-36-344-10614-196-167
Tax %27%26%28%21%26%22%21%144%1%43%-52%-30%
Net Profit17217823121621921935216-345-6519-252-120
EPS in Rs7.047.138.927.737.457.3213.20-0.52-14.86-3.040.76-9.77-4.53
Dividend Payout %6%6%4%5%5%5%3%-77%0%0%0%0%

HT Media Ltd Profit & Loss Yearly Chart

HT Media Ltd Growth

Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:-2%
5 Years:-6%
3 Years:-6%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:%
5 Years:%
3 Years:%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years:-6%
5 Years:-1%
3 Years:15%
1 Year:81%
Return on Equity
10 Years:4%
5 Years:-2%
3 Years:-4%
Last Year:-12%

HT Media Ltd Balance Sheet

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023Sep 2023
Equity Capital47474646464646464646464646
Other Liabilities7307799481,1211,1501,1971,2141,3761,2481,3861,4161,4711,476
Total Liabilities2,5642,8093,1643,3924,3214,5554,9404,9904,3294,3124,3764,1374,211
Fixed Assets7877347516999881,4341,4161,4011,4491,3191,2091,1381,066
Other Assets9269891,0921,2611,0768209481,2261,0781,0321,0941,1261,213
Total Assets2,5642,8093,1643,3924,3214,5554,9404,9904,3294,3124,3764,1374,211

HT Media Ltd Reserves and Borrowings Chart

HT Media Ltd Cash Flow

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Cash from Operating Activity 1392442714092103063097338203-36-47
Cash from Investing Activity -112-254-302-179-879-267-263115421-5855249
Cash from Financing Activity 214-1-157636-62-9-206-585-112-32-207
Net Cash Flow47-5-3273-33-2237-18-12532-13-5

HT Media Ltd Financial Efficiency Indicators

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Debtor Days504848505448546870887376
Inventory Days928211275828169769119913794
Days Payable177168196238216211194155188385228186
Cash Conversion Cycle-35-37-36-113-80-82-71-10-27-98-17-15
Working Capital Days398-15-44-50-45-50-54-133-74-91
ROCE %14%14%15%14%13%12%13%3%5%-1%2%-4%

HT Media Ltd Financial Efficiency Indicators Chart

HT Media Ltd Share Holding Pattern

MonthMar 2021Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023
No. of Shareholders32,10934,60541,44340,09752,16853,21454,19452,73151,28449,79050,55447,946

HT Media Ltd Shareholding Pattern Chart

No. of HT Media Ltd Shareholders

This stock is not held by any mutual fund

HT Media Ltd ROCE Trend

HT Media Ltd EPS Trend

HT Media Ltd Key Financial Ratios

MonthMar 23Mar 22Mar 21Mar 20Mar 19
Basic EPS (Rs.)-9.830.77-3.07-14.99-1.95
Diluted EPS (Rs.)-9.830.76-3.07-14.99-1.95
Cash EPS (Rs.)-5.306.783.31-6.923.51
Book Value[Excl.RevalReserv]/Share (Rs.)93.16107.35108.27110.84122.84
Book Value[Incl.RevalReserv]/Share (Rs.)93.16107.35108.27110.84122.84
Revenue From Operations / Share (Rs.)73.9964.8848.4690.3395.16
PBDIT / Share (Rs.)0.568.823.9016.049.54
PBIT / Share (Rs.)-5.132.97-
PBT / Share (Rs.)-8.470.61-4.61-14.91-1.57
Net Profit / Share (Rs.)-10.990.92-2.65-14.83-1.17
NP After MI And SOA / Share (Rs.)-9.830.76-3.07-14.99-1.97
PBDIT Margin (%)0.7513.598.0417.7610.02
PBIT Margin (%)-6.934.58-
PBT Margin (%)-11.440.94-9.51-16.50-1.64
Net Profit Margin (%)-14.851.43-5.46-16.41-1.22
NP After MI And SOA Margin (%)-13.281.18-6.34-16.59-2.06
Return on Networth / Equity (%)-12.630.85-3.39-16.04-1.83
Return on Capital Employeed (%)-4.952.49-1.756.523.53
Return On Assets (%)-5.470.40-1.63-7.95-0.91
Long Term Debt / Equity (X)
Total Debt / Equity (X)0.390.380.270.280.43
Asset Turnover Ratio (%)0.400.220.150.320.30
Current Ratio (X)0.841.130.690.901.26
Quick Ratio (X)0.751.030.600.801.17
Inventory Turnover Ratio (X)3.921.430.722.223.08
Dividend Payout Ratio (NP) (%)
Dividend Payout Ratio (CP) (%)
Earning Retention Ratio (%)
Cash Earning Retention Ratio (%)
Interest Coverage Ratio (X)0.163.741.613.731.94
Interest Coverage Ratio (Post Tax) (X)-2.301.39-0.031.911.07
Enterprise Value (Cr.)1302.271853.001333.021154.942240.39
EV / Net Operating Revenue (X)0.761.241.190.551.02
EV / EBITDA (X)100.259.0814.833.1210.19
MarketCap / Net Operating Revenue (X)0.200.510.420.110.47
Retention Ratios (%)
Price / BV (X)0.190.360.220.100.41
Price / Net Operating Revenue (X)0.200.510.420.110.47

HT Media Ltd Profitability Ratios (%)

HT Media Ltd Liquidity Ratios

HT Media Ltd Liquidity Ratios (%)

HT Media Ltd Interest Coverage Ratios (%)

HT Media Ltd Valuation Ratios

Fair Value of HT Media Ltd Stock

Fair Value: ₹138.69

The stock is undervalued by 334.76% compared to the current price ₹31.9

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Strength and Weakness of HT Media Ltd Stock

  1. The stock has a low average Working Capital Days of -44.67, which is a positive sign.
  2. The stock has a low average Cash Conversion Cycle of -51.75, which is a positive sign.
  3. The company has higher reserves (1,947.23 cr) compared to borrowings (820.85 cr), indicating strong financial stability.
  4. The company has shown consistent growth in sales (1.69 cr) and profit (100.92 cr) over the years.
  1. The stock has a low average ROCE of 8.33%, which may not be favorable.

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