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SUNT

Sun TV Network NSEI:SUNTV Stock Report

Last Price

₹438.35

Market Cap

₹172.6b

7D

6.9%

1Y

-16.5%

Updated

21 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
SUNTV fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends4/6

SUNTV Stock Overview

Sun TV Network Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in producing and broadcasting satellite television and radio software programming in the regional languages of South India.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sun TV Network
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹438.35
52 Week High₹612.00
52 Week Low₹402.95
Beta0.67
1 Month Change-12.95%
3 Month Change-9.70%
1 Year Change-16.46%
3 Year Change-17.38%
5 Year Change-45.81%
Change since IPO19.72%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 29
There Are Reasons To Feel Uneasy About Sun TV Network's (NSE:SUNTV) Returns On Capital

There Are Reasons To Feel Uneasy About Sun TV Network's (NSE:SUNTV) Returns On Capital

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Feb 25
Sun TV Network (NSE:SUNTV) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Sun TV Network (NSE:SUNTV) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' When we think about how risky a company...

Feb 12
An Intrinsic Calculation For Sun TV Network Limited (NSE:SUNTV) Suggests It's 33% Undervalued

An Intrinsic Calculation For Sun TV Network Limited (NSE:SUNTV) Suggests It's 33% Undervalued

How far off is Sun TV Network Limited ( NSE:SUNTV ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data...

Shareholder Returns

SUNTVIN MediaIN Market
7D6.9%2.9%3.4%
1Y-16.5%6.3%9.6%

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

Return vs Market: SUNTV underperformed the Indian Market which returned 9.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SUNTV's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SUNTV volatility
SUNTV Average Weekly Movement5.5%
Media Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement7.3%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market10.0%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.8%

Stable Share Price: SUNTV is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

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

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19851,188Rajaraman Mahesh kumarhttps://www.suntv.in

Sun TV Network Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in producing and broadcasting satellite television and radio software programming in the regional languages of South India. The company's flagship channel includes Sun TV. It also operates various other satellite channels, such as Surya TV, Gemini TV, Udaya TV, and SUN Bangla in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bangla languages in various genres of general entertainment, movies, music, news, kids, action, and life; and 24 frequency modulation radio stations.

Sun TV Network Fundamentals Summary

How do Sun TV Network's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SUNTV fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹172.63b
Earnings (TTM)₹17.19b
Revenue (TTM)₹35.58b

10.0x

P/E Ratio

4.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SUNTV income statement (TTM)
Revenue₹35.58b
Cost of Revenue₹8.98b
Gross Profit₹26.59b
Other Expenses₹9.40b
Earnings₹17.19b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)43.62
Gross Margin74.75%
Net Profit Margin48.32%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.9%

How did SUNTV perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.1%

Current Dividend Yield

20%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Sun TV Network undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


42.7%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SUNTV (₹438.35) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹764.64)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SUNTV is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the Indian Media industry average (14.7x).

PE vs Market: SUNTV is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the Indian market (20.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SUNTV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SUNTV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the IN Media industry average (1.5x).


Future Growth

How is Sun TV Network forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

Future Growth Score

2/6

Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


7.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SUNTV's forecast earnings growth (7.3% per year) is above the savings rate (6.7%).

Earnings vs Market: SUNTV's earnings (7.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (17.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SUNTV's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SUNTV's revenue (10% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (11.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SUNTV's revenue (10% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SUNTV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.5%)


Past Performance

How has Sun TV Network performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

6/6

Past Performance Score 6/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


8.5%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SUNTV has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SUNTV's current net profit margins (48.3%) are higher than last year (40.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SUNTV's earnings have grown by 8.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SUNTV's earnings growth over the past year (34%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SUNTV earnings growth over the past year (34%) exceeded the Media industry 15.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: SUNTV's Return on Equity (22.4%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is Sun TV Network's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

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: SUNTV's short term assets (₹53.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹7.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: SUNTV's short term assets (₹53.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹543.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

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

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SUNTV's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SUNTV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1910%).

Interest Coverage: SUNTV earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Sun TV Network current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

5/6

Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


3.14%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SUNTV's dividend (3.14%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.35%).

High Dividend: SUNTV's dividend (3.14%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.59%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SUNTV's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SUNTV's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (20.1%), SUNTV's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (122.4%), SUNTV's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.


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Management

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

6.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rajaraman Mahesh kumar (52 yo)

6.5yrs

Tenure

₹15,900,000

Compensation

Mr. Rajaraman Mahesh Kumar has been the President of Sun TV Network Ltd since November 1, 2015 and also serves as its Managing Director and Executive Director since April 01, 2019. He served as the Chief E...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rajaraman's total compensation ($USD204.34K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD489.02K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SUNTV's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: SUNTV's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sun TV Network Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sun TV Network Limited
  • Ticker: SUNTV
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹172.629b
  • Shares outstanding: 394.08m
  • Website: https://www.suntv.in

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sun TV Network Limited
  • Murasoli Maran Towers
  • 73, MRC Nagar Main Road
  • Chennai
  • Tamil Nadu
  • 600028
  • India

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/21 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
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.