HT Media Ltd.
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31.20 -0.30 ▼-1.0%

27 July 2021, 11:22:00 A.M.
Volume: 58,116

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Website http://www.htmedia.in
Financial Indicators
Market Cap 733.16 Cr.
Earnings per share (EPS) -3.04 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-03
Price-Earning Ratio (PE) - Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-03
Industry PE 28.52 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-03
Book Value / Share 89.79 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-03
Price to Book Value 0.35 Calculated using Price: 31.50
Dividend Yield 0.00 Period Ending 2020-03
No. of Shares Subscribed 23.27 Cr. 232,748,314 Shares
FaceValue 2
Company Profile

HT Media was incorporated in 2002 and is one of the leading media company in India. The company is engaged in print media, electronic media and also conducts several marketing events. It owns one of the leading newspaper Hindustan Times printed in Hindi and English languages and has a combined circulation of 2.25 million copies daily. It has a readership base of 12.4 million readers. The company operates 19 manufacturing facilities that has an installed capacity of printing 1.5 million copies per hour.

In an exclusive agreement with Wall Street Journal, it publishes Mint with a presence in the key markets of Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. Mint is the second-largest business newspaper in India.

During 2008, Firefly e-Ventures, an HT Media Company launched its first portal for job seekers, Shine.com; and a social networking website Desimartini.com. HT Media also entered the Mobile space with 54242 in partnership with velti.com

In January, 2009 the company's joint venture namely, Metropolitan Media Company stopped printing of 'MetroNow' Delhi with effect from January 22, 2009 and in its place, it had decided to bring out a weekly hyper-location tabloid in Gurgaon that will be soon followed by Noida and other NCR areas.

The company had commissioned the printing facilities in Allahabad and simultaneously printing of the Hindi newspaper ‘Hindustan’ had commenced from Allahabad, with the first edition being circulated with effect from January 29, 2009.The company commenced printing of its Hindi newspaper ‘Hindustan’ in Bareilly with effect from October 10, 2009.

During May 25, 2009 - ‘Mint’, the English Business newspaper published by the company, had been launched in Kolkata.In July 13, 2009, its launched 'Mint' at Chennai. On July 13, 2010 Mint was launched in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In April, 2011 the company had launched its English business daily -- Mint -- at Hyderabad.

In  2011 Hindustan strongly consolidated its leadership position in Delhi-NCR, Bihar, Jharkhand, UP, and Uttarakhand and is named by Forbes magazine as one of the Best Under a Billion Companies in the Asia-Pacific region.

Business

Newspaper- It publishes newspapers namely Hindustan Times and Mint. The company has entered in joint venture with Times of India to publish newspaper Metro Now. It also publishes HT Next a newspaper focused on youth readers.

Internet- It owns subsidiary named Firefly e-Ventures that focus on internet space businesses. It has created various portals namely Shine.com, Livemint.com, Desimartini.com and Hindustantimes.com.

Radio- Company’s subsidiary HT Music and Entertainment Company in a consulting partnership with Virgin Radio, has launched the FM radio channel - Fever 104.

Events and marketing solutions- HT media hosts various events such as HT City Delhi Shopping Fest, Fever 104 A. R. Rahman Concert, Miss India Worldwide, HT Polo, HT I Love Delhi and Mint HT Luxury Conference.

Milestones

  • September 26, 1924 -This date marked the august beginnings of Hindustan Times with Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation inaugurating the newspaper.
  • 1927 - Hindustan Times, was reborn as Hindustan Times Ltd., a limited liability company.
  • 1936 - The hindi daily Hindustan was launched, which remains the dominant newspaper in the core hindi belt of northern India.
  • 1937- Devdas Gandhi was appointed the Managing Editor of the newspaper and remained the managing editor till his death in 1957.
  • 1942 - The Hindustan Times was one of the few newspapers that stopped publishing the newspaper for four and a half months as it refused to accept the British imposition of censorship on all newspapers.
  • 1947- The year India gained its freedom, was also the year Hindustan Times attained the status of being the dominant newspaper in Delhi.
  • 1957 - The newspaper circulation grew from 58,693 copies to 144,287 in 1970 after KK Birla took over the mantle from GD Birla.
  • 1960 - The hindi literary magazine Kadambini was launched.
  • 1964 -The group started actively targeting the youth of India and launched the Nandan magazine.
  • 1991 - At the start of liberalization of India, Hindustan Times moved to becoming an autonomous power center in a mature democracy.
  • 1999 - The Hindustan Times celebrated its platinum anniversary.
  • 2000 - With a focus on localization, five new editions for Calcutta, Bhopal, Ranchi, Chandigarh and Jaipur were launched.
  • 2003 - The media business of was de-merged and incorporated under HT Media Ltd.
  • 2004 - HT Media Ltd was listed as a public company and attracted external funding.
  • 2005 - Hindustan Times successfully entered the Mumbai market with a refreshingly new product and content mix.
  • 2006 - Fever 104 FM is launched, in technical collaboration with the Virgin Group. Hindustan was relaunched re-establishing the company's prominent presence in the regional news space.
  • 2007 - Mint, the business paper in partnership with the Wall Street Journal was launched in Delhi and Mumbai. In the internet space, Hindustantimes.com was relaunched and Livemint.com was introduced.
  • 2008 - Firefly e-Ventures, an HT Media Company launched its first portal for job seekers, Shine.com; and a social networking website Desimartini.com. HT Media also entered the Mobile space with 54242 in partnership with velti.com
  • 2012 - The Hindustan Times Leadership Summit hits the 10 year mark; Hindustan Times launches 'You Read, They Learn' initiative to help educate underprivileged children.'
  • 2013 -HT Media Ltd Launched MintAsia, a weekly business paper, in Singapore
  • 2016 -Media firm HT Media Ltd has launched it’s FM Radio broadcast station ‘Radio Nasha 107.2 FM’ at Delhi.
     -Media firm HT Media Ltd has launched it’s FM Radio broadcast station ‘Radio Nasha 91.9 FM’ at Mumbai.'

Awards/ recognition

  • The Prem Bhatia Award for excellence in environmental reporting went to Shalini Singh of Hindustan Times, New Delhi.- 2012 
  • Mint bags silver at WAN-IFRA Asian Media Awards - 2010
  • Hindustan Times won the second Karpoor Chandra `Kulish' International Award 2008 for Excellence in Print Journalism for its story 'Welcome to the Headquarters of Lashkar-eTayyeba'
  • HT Mumbai received the 'Sanskriti Award for Journalism'.
  • Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards 2007-08
  •  Himanshu Vyas won Gold in the general news category; Satish Bate got silver in sports and Ritesh Uttamchandani received Judges special recognition award for Best Newspaper Photography and Rajnish Kakade got the same in the spot news category at Asia Media Awards 2008.

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Performance View Details

1 Day
-0.95%
1 Week
-5.02%
1 Month
+15.56%
3 Month
+37.14%
6 Month
+87.39%
1 Year
+149.20%
2 Year
+20.93%
5 Year
-61.55%
9 years 2012-03 2013-03 2014-03 2015-03 2016-03 2017-03 2018-03 2019-03 2020-03
Return on Equity (%) 12.48 11.70 13.91 11.94 11.73 11.16 14.99 0.63 -8.94
Return on Capital Employed (%) 15.68 14.75 18.32 14.35 13.84 12.34 14.83 2.11 -2.03
Return on Assets (%) 7.01 6.67 7.79 6.65 6.06 5.43 7.55 0.32 -4.58

Balance Sheet View Details

Particulars 9 years 2012-03 Rs. Cr. 2013-03 Rs. Cr. 2014-03 Rs. Cr. 2015-03 Rs. Cr. 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr.
Shh. Funds 1,447 1,596 1,745 1,902 2,082 2,232 2,544 2,511 2,293
Non Curr. Liab. 45 110 121 112 81 24 26 252 275
Curr. Liab. 902 956 1,138 1,185 1,924 1,986 2,026 1,786 1,488
Minority Int. 136 144 159 192 234 300 342 363 399
Equity & Liab. 2,529 2,806 3,164 3,392 4,321 4,542 4,937 4,913 4,455
Non Curr. Assets 1,269 1,313 1,408 2,181 2,818 3,564 3,432 2,654 3,089
Curr. Assets 1,260 1,493 1,755 1,211 1,504 977 1,505 2,259 1,366
Misc. Exp. not W/O
Total Assets 2,529 2,806 3,164 3,392 4,321 4,542 4,937 4,913 4,455

Profit Loss View Details

Particulars 9 years 2012-03 Rs. Cr. 2013-03 Rs. Cr. 2014-03 Rs. Cr. 2015-03 Rs. Cr. 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr.
Net Sales 2,001 2,048 2,201 2,282 2,502 2,452 2,346 2,199 2,105
Other Income 75 94 162 176 156 229 418 236 226
Total Income 2,076 2,142 2,363 2,457 2,658 2,682 2,764 2,435 2,330
Total Expenditure -1,715 -1,766 -1,888 -2,021 -2,179 -2,154 -2,119 -2,215 -1,954
PBIDT 362 376 475 436 479 528 645 220 377
Interest -36 -45 -65 -47 -63 -95 -82 -114 -99
Depreciation -92 -91 -86 -100 -102 -125 -123 -108 -182
Taxation -63 -62 -92 -57 -80 -67 -86 52 -48
Exceptional Items -14 3 -35 -262
PAT 172 178 232 218 234 241 358 16 -215

Cash Flow View Details

Particulars 9 years 2012-03 Rs. Cr. 2013-03 Rs. Cr. 2014-03 Rs. Cr. 2015-03 Rs. Cr. 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr.
Cash Fr. Operatn. 139 244 271 409 210 306 309 73 67
Cash Fr. Inv. -112 -254 -302 -179 -879 -266 -245 115 394
Cash Fr. Finan. 21 4 -1 -157 636 -62 -9 -206 -585
Net Change 47 -5 -32 73 -33 -22 54 -18 -124
Cash & Cash Eqvt 156 152 119 191 151 129 166 148 26

Shareholding Pattern View Details

9 Qtrs 2019-06 (%) 2019-09 (%) 2019-12 (%) 2020-03 (%) 2020-06 (%) 2020-09 (%) 2020-12 (%) 2021-03 (%) 2021-06 (%)
Promoter 69.51 69.51 69.49 69.49 69.51 69.49 69.51 69.51 69.51
Public 30.49 30.50 30.51 30.51 30.51 30.51 29.56 30.51 31.44
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

Wed, 21 Jul 2021
Clarification On Increase In Trading Volume
This is in reference to your email dated 20th July 2021 stating significant increase in the volume of shares of HT Media Limited listed at your exchange in the recent past.

In the above connection we have to state that the Company has intimated to the Exchange(s) from time to time events and information which may have bearing on operation/ performance of the Company including price sensitive information in due compliance of Regulation 30 of SEBI LODR.

Further we would like to invite your attention to the Companys recent announcement dated 18th June 2021 under Regulation 30 of SEBI LODR informing the exchange regarding outcome of Board Meeting held on 18th June 2021 depicting the businesses transacted by the Board of Directors.

The Company has not withheld any material information/ event that in its opinion would have bearing on price/ volume behavior of shares of the Company and increase in trading volume of shares of the Company is purely market driven.
Tue, 20 Jul 2021
Clarification sought from HT Media Ltd
The Exchange has sought clarification from HT Media Ltd on July 20 2021 with reference to Movement in Volume.

The reply is awaited.
Tue, 20 Jul 2021
Statement Of Investor Complaints For The Quarter Ended June 2021
No.of Investor complaints pending at the beginning of the quarter No.of Investor complaints received during the quarter No.of Investor complaints disposed of during the quarter No.of Investor complaints unresolved at the end of the quarter
0110
Name of the Signatory :- Dinesh Mittal
Designation :- Company Secretary and Compliance Officer

Technical Scans View Details

Mon, 26 Jul 2021
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