Print Media companies set to turn around in fiscal 2020 after lackluster fiscal 2019

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jan 21, 2019, 02:12 PM IST

Aggregate operating profit of print media companies likely to increase in fiscal 2020 after a lackluster fiscal 2019 on hike in government ad rates and upcoming general elections, as per a report by Crisil Ratings.

 

 

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500 basis points

500 basis points

The expected rise in operating profit of print media companies   Image source: Pixabay

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35%

35%

Increase in newsprint prices estimated this fiscal   Image source: Pixabay

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25%

25%

Increase in the card rates for government advertisements    Image source: Pixabay

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10% of the advertising revenues of print media companies comes from advertising linked to DAVP rates.

Image source: Pixabay

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10-25%

10-25%

Gap with commercial rates narrowed to after the hike, from 30-40% earlier     Image source: Pixabay

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Rs 1,800-2,000 crore

Rs 1,800-2,000 crore

Estimated advertisement revenue linked to DAVP rates   Image source: Pixabay

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Rs 631 crore was spent on DAVP directly in fiscal 2018    Image source: Pixabay

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The balance is estimated to have come from state governments and public sector undertakings.  Image source: Pixabay