Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd.
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62.15 +0.70 ▲1.1%

20 May 2022, 04:01:00 PM
Volume: 1,441

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Sector Media & Entertainment Compare with Sector peers
Industry Printing And Publishing Compare with Industry peers
Website http://www.hmvl.in
Market Cap 460.45 Cr.
Enterprise Value(EV) 559.69 Cr. 2021-09
Financial Indicators
Earnings per share (EPS) 8.09 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-12
Price-Earning Ratio (PE) 7.68 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-12
Industry PE 13.77 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-12
Book Value / Share 220.60 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-12
Price to Book Value 0.28 Calculated using Price: 62.15
Dividend Yield 0.00 Period Ending 2021-03
No. of Shares Subscribed 7.37 Cr. 73,671,548 Shares
FaceValue 10
Company Profile

Hindustan Media Ventures Limited incorporated on July 9, 1918 under the erstwhile Indian Companies Act, 1956 as a public limited company under the name --The Behar Journals and received the Certificate of Commencement of business on January 14, 1919. On November 17, 1987 the company's name was changed to Searchlight Publishing House Limited in order to capitalize on the name earned by its publication – Searchlight- which had become synonymous with the company’s activities for over 67 years. Subsequently, the name of the company was changed to its present name -- Hindustan Media Ventures Limited to reflect the expanded business activities intended to be undertaken by the company and the fresh Certificate of Incorporation to this effect was issued on November 11, 2008.

The company is one of the leading print media companies in India in terms of readership. They publish and print ‘Hindustan’, the third largest daily newspaper in India in terms of readership with a readership of 9.3 million readers. Hindustan began publication in 1936, owing its origins to and serving as a medium for the freedom movement, and has been one of India‘s eminent Hindi newspaper dailies for over 70 years. Hindustan has the largest readership in key Hindi-speaking markets of Bihar and Jharkhand, with a strong and growing presence in Delhi NCR and the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. They are one of the fastest growing Hindi daily newspapers in India with a growth in Readership of 9.2% in the period between July 2006 and June 2009. Hindustan is published in four editions and 113 sub-editions.

Hindustan is presently printed at 16 locations in the states/regions of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Delhi NCR with a total installed rated capacity approximately 0.78 million copies per hour. These printing facilities are located at Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhagalpur, Dehradun, Delhi NCR, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Mohali, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi and Varanasi. They distribute their newspapers through a multi-tiered network of agents and vendors.

They also publish two Hindi magazines, Nandan, a children’s magazine, and Kadambini, a general interest magazine. In addition to their Hindi print publications, they also operate the website, livehindustan.com which focuses on providing news in Hindi with regional content. Further, they have also recently forayed into event management and customized event solutions.

Milestones:

1918

  • Incorporation of the company as The Behar Journals Limited by individuals including Rajendra Prasad, Sachidannand Sinha and Syed Hassan Imam, who were the founder directors of the company

1919

  • Commencement of business of the company
  • Commissioning of printing press at Patna
  • Commencement of printing and publishing of English newspaper -- Searchlight

1947

  • Commencement of printing and publication of Hindi daily -- Pradeep at Patna

1986

  • Commencement of printing of Hindi daily--Hindustan and the English daily --Hindustan Times on behalf of The Hindustan Times Limited at Patna
  • Termination of printing and publication of the Hindi daily-- Pradeep and the English daily-- Searchlight

1987

  • Company's name was changed to Searchlight Publishing House Limited, in order to capitalize on the name earned by its publication Searchlight

2000

  • Commencement of printing of Hindi daily -- Hindustan and English daily -- Hindustan Times from Ranchi location, in terms of a printing agreement with the holding company and publisher of the said publications The Hindustan Times Limited

2008

  • Company's name was changed to Hindustan Media Ventures Limited, so as to reflect the expanded business activities of the company

2009

  • Acquisition of Hindi business from HT Media comprising of Hindi daily newspaper -- Hindustan including Ravivasriya Hindustan; magazines Nandan and Kadambini; and internet portals of the said publications, including all assets, liabilities and employees pertaining to the said Hindi business

2010

  • Company has changed its name from Searchlight Publishing House Ltd. to Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd.
  • Hind.Media - Launch of Hindi daily newspaper 'Hindustan', at Gorakhpur.

2011

  • The Company has launched the weekly 'Hindustan Jobs' in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Jharkhand.

2012

  • The Company has launched the Hindi daily newspaper, namely, 'Hindustan' in Moradabad.

2013

  • HT Media Group’s Hindi daily, Hindustan become India’s No. 2 newspaper after dislodging Dainik Bhaskar,
    as per the  Indian Readership Survey (IRS).

Group compnies:

  • HT Music and Entertainment Company
  • HT Burda Media
  • HT Digital Media Holdings
  • Firefly e-Ventures
  • HT Mobile Solutions
  • Metropolitan Media Company

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Performance View Details

1 Day
+1.14%
1 Week
+1.72%
1 Month
-11.59%
3 Month
-10.25%
6 Month
-15.90%
1 Year
-9.60%
2 Year
+56.75%
5 Year
-77.48%
10 Year
-50.0%
6 years 2016-03 2017-03 2018-03 2019-03 2020-03 2021-03
Return on Equity (%) 19.63 18.64 14.75 7.90 8.13 4.72
Return on Capital Employed (%) 23.82 23.43 18.60 7.74 11.38 5.69
Return on Assets (%) 13.93 14.08 11.82 6.41 6.51 3.63

Balance Sheet View Details

Particulars 7 years 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr. 2021-03 Rs. Cr. 2021-09* Rs. Cr.
Shh. Funds 911 1,167 1,332 1,414 1,514 1,585 1,593
Non Curr. Liab. 16 25 26 64 80 47 36
Curr. Liab. 356 276 293 255 327 476 526
Minority Int.
Equity & Liab. 1,283 1,467 1,650 1,733 1,921 2,108 2,155
Non Curr. Assets 838 1,142 936 906 1,307 1,525 1,000
Curr. Assets 445 325 714 826 614 583 1,155
Misc. Exp. not W/O
Total Assets 1,283 1,467 1,650 1,733 1,921 2,108 2,155

Profit Loss View Details

Particulars 7 years 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr. 2021-03 Rs. Cr. 2021-12 Rs. Cr. TTM
Net Sales 918 933 880 867 796 545 634
Other Income 61 92 93 89 109 118 86
Total Income 979 1,025 973 956 905 663 719
Total Expenditure -698 -728 -699 -821 -697 -539 -612
PBIDT 281 298 274 135 208 124 107
Interest -11 -16 -11 -18 -9 -9 -8
Depreciation -23 -20 -20 -21 -31 -30 -30
Taxation -68 -68 -58 12 -49 -12 -6
Exceptional Items
PAT 179 194 184 108 119 73 63
Minority Interest -3 -4
Share Associate -4 -9 -3
Other Related Items
Consolidated Net Profit 179 190 175 108 116 69 60
Adjusted EPS 24 26 24 15 16 9 8

Cash Flow View Details

Particulars 6 years 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr. 2021-03 Rs. Cr.
Cash Fr. Operatn. 164 143 122 57 51 203
Cash Fr. Inv. -213 -68 -81 13 -96 -147
Cash Fr. Finan. 54 -81 -23 -70 -7 -52
Net Change 5 -7 18 0 -52 5
Cash & Cash Eqvt 45 38 56 56 4 9

Shareholding Pattern View Details

9 Qtrs 2020-03 (%) 2020-06 (%) 2020-09 (%) 2020-12 (%) 2021-03 (%) 2021-06 (%) 2021-09 (%) 2021-12 (%) 2022-03 (%)
Promoter 74.40 74.40 74.40 74.40 74.40 74.40 74.40 74.40 74.40
Public 25.60 25.60 25.60 25.60 25.60 25.60 25.60 25.60 25.60
Depository Receipts 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Promoter Holding Pledge (%) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Announcements View Details

Thu, 19 May 2022
Closure of Trading Window
In furtherance to our captioned letter this is to inform that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on Thursday the 26th May 2022 to inter-alia consider and approve the Financial Results (Standalone and Consolidated) of the Company for the quarter and financial year ended on 31 st March 2022 and to consider recommendation of dividend if any for the financial year2021-22 (subject to approval of shareholders at the ensuing Annual General Meeting).We further inform that in terms of the "Code of Conduct to Regulate Monitor and Report Trading by Designated Persons" of the Company the trading window for dealing in the equity shares of the Company shall remain closed till Saturday 28th May 2022.You are requested to take the above intimation on record.
Thu, 19 May 2022
Board Meeting Intimation for A) Notice Of Meeting Of The Board OfDirectors B) Closure Of Trading Window C) To Consider Recommendation Of Dividend If Any For The Financial Year2021-22 (Subject To The Approval Of Shareholders At The Ensuing Annual General Meeting).
HINDUSTAN MEDIA VENTURES LTD.has informed BSE that the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company is scheduled on 26/05/2022 inter alia to consider and approve the Financial Results (Standalone and Consolidated) of the Company for the quarter and financial year ended on 31st March 2022 and to consider recommendation of dividend if any for the financial year 2021-22 (subject to approval of shareholders at the ensuing Annual General Meeting).
Thu, 28 Apr 2022
Compliance Of Regulation 40(9) Of The SEBI (Listing Obligations And Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 ('SEBI LODR')
In terms of the requirement of Regulation 40(9) of SEBI LODR please find enclosed certificate dated 28th April 2022 issued by NSP & Associates Practicing Company Secretaries for the financial year ended on 31st March 2022.This is for your information and records.

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