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HT Media BSE:532662 Stock Report

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12 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
532662 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6

532662 Stock Overview

HT Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the printing and publication of newspapers and periodicals in India.

HT Media Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for HT Media
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹20.05
52 Week High₹39.15
52 Week Low₹18.45
1 Month Change6.37%
3 Month Change-20.59%
1 Year Change-25.74%
3 Year Change-18.66%
5 Year Change-76.90%
Change since IPO-82.02%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

532662IN MediaIN Market

Return vs Industry: 532662 underperformed the Indian Media industry which returned 9.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 532662 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 8.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 532662's price volatile compared to industry and market?
532662 volatility
532662 Average Weekly Movement5.9%
Media Industry Average Movement6.3%
Market Average Movement6.4%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.1%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.2%

Stable Share Price: 532662 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 532662's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19241,590Praveen Someshwar

HT Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the printing and publication of newspapers and periodicals in India. The company operates through three segments: Printing and Publishing of Newspapers and Periodicals, Radio Broadcast and Entertainment, and Digital. It publishes Hindustan Times, an English daily newspaper; Mint, a business daily newspaper; Brunch, a weekly lifestyle magazine; and Hindustan, a Hindi daily newspaper, as well as various newspaper supplements.

HT Media Fundamentals Summary

How do HT Media's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
532662 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹4.66b
Earnings (TTM)₹502.80m
Revenue (TTM)₹16.77b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
532662 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹8.64b
Gross Profit₹8.13b
Other Expenses₹7.63b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.16
Gross Margin48.51%
Net Profit Margin3.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio35.3%

How did 532662 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 532662 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 532662?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

532662 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6.5x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 532662's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

532662 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 532662 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average8.6x
540497 S Chand
526725 Sandesh
533217 Hindustan Media Ventures
532705 Jagran Prakashan
532662 HT Media

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 532662 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.3x) compared to the peer average (8.6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 532662's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the IN Media Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 532662 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.3x) compared to the Indian Media industry average (15.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 532662's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

532662 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio9.3x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 532662's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 532662 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 532662's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 532662's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is HT Media forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Media industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as HT Media has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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  • Examine HT Media's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • HT Media competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has HT Media performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 532662 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 532662 became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 532662's earnings have declined by 42.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 532662 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 532662 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (14.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 532662's Return on Equity (2.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is HT Media's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 532662's short term assets (₹18.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹16.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: 532662's short term assets (₹18.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹2.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 532662 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: 532662's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 44.5% to 35.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 532662's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (1.6%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 532662's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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What is HT Media current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 532662's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 532662's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 532662's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 532662's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: 532662 is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 532662 has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Praveen Someshwar (55 yo)





Mr. Praveen Someshwar has been Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of Next Mediaworks Limited since April 18, 2019 and has been its Non-Executive Chairman since June 16, 2021. Mr. Someshwar has been Man...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Praveen's total compensation ($USD448.50K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD37.95K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Praveen's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 532662's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 532662's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

HT Media Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: HT Media Limited
  • Ticker: 532662
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1924
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹4.663b
  • Shares outstanding: 232.57m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • HT Media Limited
  • Hindustan Times House
  • 2nd Floor
  • New Delhi
  • Delhi
  • 110001
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.