HT Media Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 532662 | NSE: HTMEDIA | Printing And Publishing | Small Cap

BSE Share Price 08-Dec-2022 12:22
22.30 -0.40 (-1.76%)

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Overall Rating

1. Quality

2. Valuation


3. Price Trend

HT Media Price Chart

P/E Ratio (SA) :
Market Cap :
528.3 Cr.
52-wk low :
52-wk high :
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1. Is HT Media Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that HT Media Ltd is a average quality company.

2. Is HT Media Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

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

3. Is HT Media Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Weak which suggest that the price of HT Media 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 HT Media:

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.
HT Media Ltd has performed well in some of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is somewhat good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % 10.7%11.3%9.9%6%4.8%9.1%0.3%-12%-1.6%1.5%-
Value Creation Index -0.2-0.2-0.3-0.6-0.7-0.4-1.0-1.9-1.1-0.9-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 1,3451,4291,4451,5271,4321,3891,3071,226528751891
YoY Gr. Rt. %-6.3%1.1%5.7%-6.2%-3%-5.9%-6.2%-56.9%42.3%-
YoY Gr. Rt. %-6%-3.3%-39.9%-26.1%196.3%-129.4%NANANA-
BVPS (₹) 55.860.565.269.673.777.270.452.949.648.741.4
Adj Net Profit 15416115493.569.1205-60.3-362-61.2-2.9-149
Cash Flow from Ops. 16718329113819119050.144.6-6.710.8-
Debt/CF from Ops.


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales -6.3%-12.1%-16.9%42.3%
Adj EPS -164.1%-152.6%NANA
BVPS -1.5-8-11.6-1.8
Share Price -14.2% -25.6% 13.5% -11.9%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Return on Equity % 11.711.910.664.211.8-3.5-25.5-5.2-0.3-14.3
Op. Profit Mgn % 15.815119.46.616.85.511.9-
Net Profit Mgn % 11.411.310.76.14.814.8-4.6-29.5-11.6-0.4-16.8
Debt to Equity
Working Cap Days 189193204183146134171184410300346
Cash Conv. Cycle -3-8-21-32-18-2492065190

Recent Performance Summary

Debt to equity has declined versus last 3 years average to 0.62

Sales growth is good in last 4 quarters at 44.95%

Return on Equity is Poor

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years -16.85%

Latest Financials - HT Media Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) -6.4 -5.5
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 891 1,716
BVPS (₹.) 41.4 80.1
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 917 1,818
P/BV 0.55 0.28
PE 0.00 0.00
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 18.45 / 39.15
All Time Low / High (₹) 7.75 / 266.00
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 528
Equity (₹ Cr.) 46.6
Face Value (₹) 2
Industry PE 11.2

Management X-Ray of HT Media :

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of HT Media

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HT Media Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of HT Media on 08-Dec-2022 12:22 is : 22.30.
Market capitalization or market cap is determined by multiplying the current market price of a company's shares with the total number of shares outstanding. As of 08-Dec-2022 12:22 the market cap of HT Media stood at ₹ 528.3.
The latest PE ratio of HT Media as of 08-Dec-2022 12:22 is 0.00.
The latest PB ratio of HT Media as of 08-Dec-2022 12:22 is 0.55
The 52-week high of HT Media is ₹ 39.15 and the 52-week low is ₹ 18.45.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue / sales of HT Media is ₹ 890.9 ( Cr.) .

About HT Media Ltd

HT Media was incorporated in 2002 and is one of the leading media company in India. The company is engaged in print media, electronic media and also conducts several marketing events. It owns one of the leading newspaper Hindustan Times printed in Hindi and English languages and has a combined circulation of 2.25 million copies daily. It has a readership base of 12.4 million readers. The company operates 19 manufacturing facilities that has an installed capacity of printing 1.5 million copies per hour.

In an exclusive agreement with Wall Street Journal, it publishes Mint with a presence in the key markets of Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. Mint is the second-largest business newspaper in India.

During 2008, Firefly e-Ventures, an HT Media Company launched its first portal for job seekers,; and a social networking website HT Media also entered the Mobile space with 54242 in partnership with

In January, 2009 the company's joint venture namely, Metropolitan Media Company stopped printing of 'MetroNow' Delhi with effect from January 22, 2009 and in its place, it had decided to bring out a weekly hyper-location tabloid in Gurgaon that will be soon followed by Noida and other NCR areas.

The company had commissioned the printing facilities in Allahabad and simultaneously printing of the Hindi newspaper ‘Hindustan’ had commenced from Allahabad, with the first edition being circulated with effect from January 29, 2009.The company commenced printing of its Hindi newspaper ‘Hindustan’ in Bareilly with effect from October 10, 2009.

During May 25, 2009 - ‘Mint’, the English Business newspaper published by the company, had been launched in Kolkata.In July 13, 2009, its launched 'Mint' at Chennai. On July 13, 2010 Mint was launched in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In April, 2011 the company had launched its English business daily -- Mint -- at Hyderabad.

In  2011 Hindustan strongly consolidated its leadership position in Delhi-NCR, Bihar, Jharkhand, UP, and Uttarakhand and is named by Forbes magazine as one of the Best Under a Billion Companies in the Asia-Pacific region.


Newspaper- It publishes newspapers namely Hindustan Times and Mint. The company has entered in joint venture with Times of India to publish newspaper Metro Now. It also publishes HT Next a newspaper focused on youth readers.

Internet- It owns subsidiary named Firefly e-Ventures that focus on internet space businesses. It has created various portals namely,, and

Radio- Company’s subsidiary HT Music and Entertainment Company in a consulting partnership with Virgin Radio, has launched the FM radio channel - Fever 104.

Events and marketing solutions- HT media hosts various events such as HT City Delhi Shopping Fest, Fever 104 A. R. Rahman Concert, Miss India Worldwide, HT Polo, HT I Love Delhi and Mint HT Luxury Conference.


  • September 26, 1924 -This date marked the august beginnings of Hindustan Times with Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation inaugurating the newspaper.
  • 1927 - Hindustan Times, was reborn as Hindustan Times Ltd., a limited liability company.
  • 1936 - The hindi daily Hindustan was launched, which remains the dominant newspaper in the core hindi belt of northern India.
  • 1937- Devdas Gandhi was appointed the Managing Editor of the newspaper and remained the managing editor till his death in 1957.
  • 1942 - The Hindustan Times was one of the few newspapers that stopped publishing the newspaper for four and a half months as it refused to accept the British imposition of censorship on all newspapers.
  • 1947- The year India gained its freedom, was also the year Hindustan Times attained the status of being the dominant newspaper in Delhi.
  • 1957 - The newspaper circulation grew from 58,693 copies to 144,287 in 1970 after KK Birla took over the mantle from GD Birla.
  • 1960 - The hindi literary magazine Kadambini was launched.
  • 1964 -The group started actively targeting the youth of India and launched the Nandan magazine.
  • 1991 - At the start of liberalization of India, Hindustan Times moved to becoming an autonomous power center in a mature democracy.
  • 1999 - The Hindustan Times celebrated its platinum anniversary.
  • 2000 - With a focus on localization, five new editions for Calcutta, Bhopal, Ranchi, Chandigarh and Jaipur were launched.
  • 2003 - The media business of was de-merged and incorporated under HT Media Ltd.
  • 2004 - HT Media Ltd was listed as a public company and attracted external funding.
  • 2005 - Hindustan Times successfully entered the Mumbai market with a refreshingly new product and content mix.
  • 2006 - Fever 104 FM is launched, in technical collaboration with the Virgin Group. Hindustan was relaunched re-establishing the company's prominent presence in the regional news space.
  • 2007 - Mint, the business paper in partnership with the Wall Street Journal was launched in Delhi and Mumbai. In the internet space, was relaunched and was introduced.
  • 2008 - Firefly e-Ventures, an HT Media Company launched its first portal for job seekers,; and a social networking website HT Media also entered the Mobile space with 54242 in partnership with
  • 2012 - The Hindustan Times Leadership Summit hits the 10 year mark; Hindustan Times launches 'You Read, They Learn' initiative to help educate underprivileged children.'

Awards/ recognition

  • The Prem Bhatia Award for excellence in environmental reporting went to Shalini Singh of Hindustan Times, New Delhi.- 2012 
  • Mint bags silver at WAN-IFRA Asian Media Awards - 2010
  • Hindustan Times won the second Karpoor Chandra `Kulish' International Award 2008 for Excellence in Print Journalism for its story 'Welcome to the Headquarters of Lashkar-eTayyeba'
  • HT Mumbai received the 'Sanskriti Award for Journalism'.
  • Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards 2007-08
  •  Himanshu Vyas won Gold in the general news category; Satish Bate got silver in sports and Ritesh Uttamchandani received Judges special recognition award for Best Newspaper Photography and Rajnish Kakade got the same in the spot news category at Asia Media Awards 2008.



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