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Executive Summary

Zee Media Corporation Limited engages in the broadcasting of satellite television channels in India and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.

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Share Price & News

How has Zee Media's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 532794 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 532794's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




IN Media


IN Market

1 Year Return




IN Media


IN Market

Return vs Industry: 532794 underperformed the Indian Media industry which returned -13.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 532794 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day2.3%0.09%0.3%
30 Day-0.8%2.3%9.0%
90 Day-31.3%-9.4%8.8%
1 Year-42.9%-42.9%-12.4%-13.8%8.9%7.0%
3 Year-88.8%-88.8%-60.3%-61.8%5.1%0.009%
5 Year-80.3%-80.4%-47.6%-50.1%51.8%40.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Zee Media's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Zee Media undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 532794 (₹4.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹0.21)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 532794 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 532794 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the IN Media industry average.

PE vs Market: 532794 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Indian market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 532794's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 532794 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the IN Media industry average (1.3x).

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Future Growth

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


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 Zee 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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Past Performance

How has Zee Media performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 532794 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 532794 is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 532794 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 52.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 532794's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 532794 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-24.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 532794 has a negative Return on Equity (-35.36%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Zee Media's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 532794's short term assets (₹4.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹2.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: 532794's short term assets (₹4.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹1.5B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 532794's debt to equity ratio (26.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 532794's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 64.4% to 26.5% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable 532794 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: 532794 is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 44.2% per year.

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

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 532794's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 532794'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 532794's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 532794's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 532794 is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 532794's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.

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


Average management tenure


Purushottam Vaishnav

no data


Mr. Purushottam Vaishnava has been Chief Executive Officer of Cluster 2 at Zee Media Corporation Limited since August 2019. Cluster 2 includes Zee Hindustan, Zee Rajasthan, Zee Bihar Jharkhand, Zee Odhisha...

Leadership Team

Vivek Khanna
Chief Operating Officerno datano datano data
Sudhir Chaudhary
CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Cluster 18.33yrsno datano data
Sushil Joshi
Executive Vice President of Human Resource3.75yrsno datano data
Sanjay Bragta
Editor of Integrated Multimedia Newsroomno datano datano data
Naveen Kapoor
Head of News Roomno datano datano data
Dinesh Garg
Executive Director of Finance1.17yrs₹3.85mno data
Vijayant Kumar
Chief Technology Officerno datano datano data
Gaurav Chauhan
Head of Administrationno datano datano data
Ranjit Srivastava
Company Secretary & Compliance Officer0.75yrno datano data
Ruchira Srivastava
Head of Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Sridhar Adhepalli
Chief Financial Officer of Southern Channelsno data₹989.73kno data
Purushottam Vaishnav
Chief Executive Officer of Cluster 2no datano datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: 532794's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Amitabh Kumar
Additional Non-Executive Non Independent Director0.67yrno datano data
Rashmi Aggarwal
Independent Director5.25yrs₹800.00kno data
Raj Gupta
Independent Additional Director1.67yrsno datano data
Surender Singh
Non-Executive Non- Independent Director0.33yrno datano data
Susanta Panda
Independent Chairman0.17yrno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: 532794's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Zee Media Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Zee Media Corporation Limited
  • Ticker: 532794
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: ₹2.283b
  • Shares outstanding: 470.79m
  • Website:


  • Zee Media Corporation Limited
  • Essel Studio, FC-09
  • Sector 16A
  • Noida
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • 201301
  • India


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
532794BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRJan 2007
ZEEMEDIANSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRJan 2007


Zee Media Corporation Limited engages in the broadcasting of satellite television channels in India and internationally. The company also sells television programs; and provides advertisement and subscript...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/26 12:06
End of Day Share Price2020/11/26 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/03/31

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.