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Network18 Media & Investments BSE:532798 Stock Report

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29 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
532798 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6

532798 Stock Overview

Network18 Media & Investments Limited operates as a media and entertainment company in India.

Network18 Media & Investments Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Network18 Media & Investments
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹68.25
52 Week High₹117.40
52 Week Low₹45.50
1 Month Change-6.64%
3 Month Change-19.80%
1 Year Change36.23%
3 Year Change157.06%
5 Year Change28.41%
Change since IPO-81.03%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

532798IN MediaIN Market

Return vs Industry: 532798 exceeded the Indian Media industry which returned -6.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 532798 exceeded the Indian Market which returned 0.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 532798's price volatile compared to industry and market?
532798 volatility
532798 Average Weekly Movement11.4%
Media Industry Average Movement6.4%
Market Average Movement7.0%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.9%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.5%

Stable Share Price: 532798 is more volatile than 90% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 532798's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Indian stocks.

About the Company

1996609Rahul Joshi

Network18 Media & Investments Limited operates as a media and entertainment company in India. The company engages in television, digital content, filmed entertainment, digital commerce, print, and allied businesses. It operates business news channels, such as CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz, and CNBC Bajar; general news channels, including CNN News18, News18 India, News18 International, and News18; and regional news channels comprising News18 network.

Network18 Media & Investments Fundamentals Summary

How do Network18 Media & Investments's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
532798 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹70.66b
Earnings (TTM)₹2.08b
Revenue (TTM)₹58.80b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
532798 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹34.65b
Gross Profit₹24.15b
Other Expenses₹22.07b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.00
Gross Margin41.07%
Net Profit Margin3.53%
Debt/Equity Ratio46.9%

How did 532798 perform over the long term?

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


Is 532798 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 532798?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

532798 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/Revenue2.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA11.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 532798's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

532798 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 532798 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average12.9x
532800 TV18 Broadcast
532733 Sun TV Network
ZEEL Zee Entertainment Enterprises
532515 T.V. Today Network
532798 Network18 Media & Investments

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 532798 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34x) compared to the peer average (12.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 532798's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the IN Media Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 532798 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34x) compared to the Indian Media industry average (19.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 532798'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.

532798 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio34x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 532798's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 532798 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 532798 (₹68.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹12.26)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 532798 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 532798's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Network18 Media & Investments 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 Network18 Media & Investments 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.

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Past Performance

How has Network18 Media & Investments performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 532798 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 532798's current net profit margins (3.5%) are higher than last year (0.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 532798 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 41.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 532798's earnings growth over the past year (542.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (41.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 532798 earnings growth over the past year (542.9%) exceeded the Media industry 13.3%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 532798's Return on Equity (18.2%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Network18 Media & Investments's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 532798's short term assets (₹47.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹42.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: 532798's short term assets (₹47.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹2.5B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 532798's net debt to equity ratio (36.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 532798's debt to equity ratio has increased from 44.9% to 46.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 532798's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.7%).

Interest Coverage: 532798's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Network18 Media & Investments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 532798's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 532798'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 532798's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 532798's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 532798 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


Rahul Joshi (51 yo)





Mr. Rahul Joshi has been Managing Director and Executive Director of TV18 Broadcast Limited since October 15, 2018. He has been Chief Executive Officer and Group Editor-in-Chief of Network18 News at Televi...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rahul's total compensation ($USD885.99K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD338.49K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 532798's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 532798's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 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

Network18 Media & Investments Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Network18 Media & Investments Limited
  • Ticker: 532798
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹70.663b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.04b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Network18 Media & Investments Limited
  • Empire Complex
  • First Floor
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400013
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/29 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/29 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.