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Hindustan Media Ventures BSE:533217 Stock Report

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22 May, 2022


Company Financials
533217 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

533217 Stock Overview

Hindustan Media Ventures Limited engages in the printing and publication of newspapers and periodicals in India.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Hindustan Media Ventures
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹62.50
52 Week High₹107.00
52 Week Low₹58.55
1 Month Change-12.28%
3 Month Change-7.41%
1 Year Change-11.10%
3 Year Change-42.13%
5 Year Change-77.32%
Change since IPO-66.97%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

533217IN MediaIN Market

Return vs Industry: 533217 underperformed the Indian Media industry which returned 6.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 533217 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 9.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 533217's price volatile compared to industry and market?
533217 volatility
533217 Average Weekly Movement6.3%
Media Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement7.2%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.9%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.8%

Stable Share Price: 533217 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 533217's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19181,153Samudra Bhattacharya

Hindustan Media Ventures Limited engages in the printing and publication of newspapers and periodicals in India. The company’s product line includes Hindustan, a daily newspaper that provides news relating to politics, business, entertainment, sports, and other general interests; and, a Hindi news website. It also provides Nandan, a monthly children’s magazine that offers traditional and modern stories, poems, interactive columns and facts, and various educative columns; and Kadambini, a monthly socio-cultural magazine, which covers various subjects, including literature, art, culture, health, technology, fashion, travel, beauty, etc. The company was formerly known as Searchlight Publishing House Limited and changed its name to Hindustan Media Ventures Limited in November 2008.

Hindustan Media Ventures Fundamentals Summary

How do Hindustan Media Ventures's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
533217 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹4.60b
Earnings (TTM)₹596.20m
Revenue (TTM)₹6.34b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
533217 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹3.78b
Gross Profit₹2.56b
Other Expenses₹1.96b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

May 26, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)8.09
Gross Margin40.36%
Net Profit Margin9.41%
Debt/Equity Ratio8.8%

How did 533217 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 533217 (₹62.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹304.15)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 533217 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 533217 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the Indian Media industry average (14.7x).

PE vs Market: 533217 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the Indian market (20.5x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 533217's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 533217 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the IN Media industry average (1.5x).

Future Growth

How is Hindustan Media Ventures 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 Hindustan Media Ventures 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.

Past Performance

How has Hindustan Media Ventures performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 533217 has a large one-off gain of ₹869.8M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 533217's current net profit margins (9.4%) are lower than last year (13.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 533217's earnings have declined by 27.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 533217's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 533217 had negative earnings growth (-19.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (15.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 533217's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Hindustan Media Ventures'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: 533217's short term assets (₹11.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹5.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: 533217's short term assets (₹11.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹356.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 533217 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: 533217's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 15.9% to 8.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 533217's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (87.1%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 533217's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet


What is Hindustan Media Ventures'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 533217's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 533217'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 533217's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 533217's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: 533217 is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 533217 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


Samudra Bhattacharya (49 yo)





Mr. Samudra Bhattacharya has been Chief Executive Officer of Hindustan Media Ventures Limited since November 1, 2019. Mr. Bhattacharya serves as Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director at Next Mediawork...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Samudra's total compensation ($USD465.42K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD38.56K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Samudra's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 533217's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 533217's board of directors are considered experienced (8.7 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

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

Key Information

  • Name: Hindustan Media Ventures Limited
  • Ticker: 533217
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1918
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹4.604b
  • Shares outstanding: 73.67m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Hindustan Media Ventures 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 Analysis2022/05/22 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.