Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 532798 | NSE: NETWORK18 | TV Broadcasting & Software Production | Mid Cap

BSE Share Price Jul 01, 18:01
67.50 -1.45 (-2.10%)

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Overall Rating

1. Quality

2. Valuation


3. Price Trend


1. Is Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year’s financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd is a below average quality company.

2. Is Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Fair zone.

3. Is Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Weak which suggest that the price of Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd is likely to Fall in the short term. However, please check the rating on Quality and Valuation before investing.

10 Year X-Ray of Network 18 Media Inv:

Analysis of Financial Track Record

Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end
Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end

Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end.

Financial track record gives insight into the company's performance on key parameters over the past ten years. MoneyWorks4me’s proprietary colour codes make it easy for retail investors to gauge the company’s past performance.
Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd has not performed well majority of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is not good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % -7.6%-1.8%-0.9%-6%-1.2%-2.2%-1.9%-6.6%-5.5%-1.8%-
Value Creation Index -1.5-1.1-1.1-1.4-1.1-1.2-1.1-1.5-1.4-1.1-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 18319510274.367.366.995.2112111119167
YoY Gr. Rt. %-6.4%-47.7%-27.2%-9.5%-0.7%42.4%17.2%-0.1%6.4%-
Adj EPS -16.1-1.2-0.7-2.4-0.7-1.2-1.3-3.2-2.7-1.3-0.9
BVPS (₹) 60.733.232.525.925.424.322.416.311.29.99
Adj Net Profit -230-129-71.7-255-74.9-125-131-338-286-133-90
Cash Flow from Ops. -168-68.6-38.3-39.4-39.9-57-76.6-60.2-73.4-5.7-
Debt/CF from Ops. -6.6-3.4-13.4-14-16.2-20.2-20.9-34.9-30.2-413.5-


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales -4.7%12%7.6%6.4%
BVPS -18.2-17.2-23.8-11.7
Share Price 6.4% 5.6% 35.8% 33.3%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Return on Equity % -22-5.5-2-8.3-2.8-4.8-5.4-16.7-19.9-12-9.1
Op. Profit Mgn % -72.2-33.1-68.8-24.3-61.3-82.3-68.9-91.2-73.7-27.33.1
Net Profit Mgn % -125.8-66.1-70.3-342.5-111.2-187.1-137.8-302.8-256.4-112-53.8
Debt to Equity
Working Cap Days 9221,4482,5592,1041,3491,5221,24599763839377
Cash Conv. Cycle -23-40-18-791070939456380

Recent Performance Summary

Sales growth is good in last 4 quarters at 43.44%

Return on Equity is Poor

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years 7.58%

Net Profit has been subdued in last 3 years 0.00%

Debt to equity has increased versus last 3 years average to 2.25

Latest Financials - Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) -0.9 2
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 167 5,880
BVPS (₹.) 9 7.3
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 419 237
P/BV 7.50 9.28
PE 0.00 34.03
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 45.50 / 117.40
All Time Low / High (₹) 14.85 / 627.80
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 7,067
Equity (₹ Cr.) 523.5
Face Value (₹) 5
Industry PE 13.5

Management X-Ray of Network 18 Media Inv :

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

Pledged *
* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)

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About Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd

Network18 Media & Investments (Network18), the holding company of the TV18 group, is one of the country`s leading full-play media conglomerates with interests in television, internet, print, film entertainment, mobile content and allied businesses. Formerly nown as Network 18 Fincap,the company is engaged in investments and media business.The company was incorporated as a private limited company on February 16, 1996 and was converted into a public limited company on October 20, 2006. It got its present name with effect from December 1, 2007.

Network18 operates in a joint venture with Viacom, called Viacom18 which houses the MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon channels in India and through a business transfer agreement manages Studio18, the group`s filmed entertainment operation including the recently launched Colors, a Hindi general entertainment channel.

Through its holding in Television Eighteen India (TV18), the company operates India`s leading business news television channels, CNBC-TV18 and CNBC Awaaz. It runs Web18, one of the leading internet players, and Newswire, one of India`s leading real time financial information and news terminals.

The acquisition of Infomedia, a leading player in the special interest publishing and printing operations space, marked its entry into the print media, which was followed by collaborating with Forbes media for the launch of a business magazine in India.

The company operates in the general news and entertainment space through its holding in IBN 18 Broadcast with leading general news channels CNN-IBN and IBN7 and has launched IBN Lokmat, a Marathi news channel in partnership with the Lokmat group.

Additionally, Network18 holds the group`s online and on-air home shopping venture, Homeshop18 and its full spectrum events management venture, E18.

Other network channels of the company include,, PowerYourTrade, CommoditiesControl, JobStreet India, Yatra, CricketNext, CompareIndia, Tech2Com, Studio18, NewsWire18, Capital18, Idniwo, BookMyShow, Buzz18, Josh18, Biztech2, 52622 Mobile Service, IBN Lokmat, and StoreGuru.CNBC-TV18 and CNBC Awaaz are the Subsidiaries of the company  in partnership with CNBC, an undisputed world leader in business news and information, providing viewers worldwide with insights, analysis and real-time access to market data and indispensable business information.

In 2009 the company acquired the Investment Advisory Business of M/s Capital18 Media Advisors Pvt Ltd.

Awards and Achievements

  • In 2002 -Business Show of The Year  -- India Business Hour --  Television Eighteen   CNBC India
  • In 2003 -The Business Programme of the Year -- StoryBoard  -- CNBC-TV18
  • In 2004 Best Entertainment News Show -- Trendmill -- Production house: CNBC-TV18   Channel: CNBC
  • The Game show of the year -- Trial By Fire -- Production house: CNBC - TV18   Channel: CNBC
  • In 2005- 2005 Best Business Programme -- Sauda Aapka -- SGA News   Awaaz
  • Best Talk Show On News & Current Affairs -- What's Hot --  Television Eighteen India CNBC TV 18Best Business News Channel   CNBC TV18

Network 18 Media & Investments Allotment Committee has approved the allotment of 18,181,818 Secured Optional Fully Convertible Debentures (SOFCD) at a price of Rs 110 per SOFCD on preferential basis, to RB Holdings Pvt. Ltd, a company owned 100% by Raghav Bahl and other promoters. Once RB Holding Pvt. Ltd converts the current issue of SOFCD, its holding in Network18 will be 18,181,818 shares i.e. 20.13% on a fully diluted basis.

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