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1) What is DB Corp's area of operations?

DB Corp Ltd. (DBCL), commenced its present business operations in 2005, today it is the largest Print Media group of India with Pan India Presence in 12 states with 66 Editions, FM Radio with presence in 7 states with 30 stations and digital business with presence of 13 portals for rapidly expanding digital audiences and 2 actively downloaded applications Dainik Bhaskar and Divya Bhaskar mobile app.

WAN IFRA's World Press Trends 2016 Reports ranked Dainik Bhaskar as world's fourth largest circulated news daily. Dainik Bhaskar continues to be the nation’s largest circulated Multi-Edition Daily as per Press In India Report 2016-17 prepared by Registrar of Newspapers of India (RNI) released by Mrs. Smriti Irani, Hon. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister, Government of India.

Dainik Bhaskar has its presence in 11 states namely Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Haryana, New Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand & Gujarat, Divya Bhaskar has its presence in 2 states namely Gujarat and Maharashtra and Divya Marathi has its presence in 1 state of Maharashtra. Our other noteworthy newspaper brands are Saurashtra Samachar, DB Star and DB Post.

Our flagship newspapers, Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi), Divya Bhaskar and Saurashtra Samachar (In Gujarati) and Divya Marathi (In Marathi), have a combined average daily readership of 19.8 million readers.

D B Corp Ltd. is one of the largest print media company in India, publishing 46 editions of Dainik Bhaskar Newspaper, 9 editions of Divya Bhaskar Newspaper, 6 editions of Divya Marathi Newspaper, 5 editions of DB Star, 1 edition of DB Post and 208 sub-editions in four languages (Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and English) in 12 states in India.

D B Corp Limited launched a broadsheet in month of March 2016 in English language "DB Post" from Bhopal which is a compact, smart product catering to the youth and English readership.

Dainik Bhaskar recently launched Jhunjhunu edition on 29th Sept 2017 & Gangapurcity edition on 27th Sept 2017 and Surat Edition on 30th April 2017.

2) What is DBCL's revenue and profits for recently concluded quarter?

As per IND AS (Rs Mn)
Q3 FY18 Total Revenue 6025
Q3 FY18 Net Profit 781
Q3 FY17 Total Revenue 6309
Q3 FY17 Net profit 1181
FY 2016-17 Total Revenue 22750
FY 2016-17 Net profit 3748

3) What is D B Corp Ltd. 10 year revenue and profit CAGR YTD March 17 (Annualized Basis)?

As per Indian GAAP
Advertisement Revenue 13%
Total Revenue 13%
Net Profit 20%

4) Does the company have debt in its Balance Sheet?

DB Corp Ltd. has Gross Secured Term Debt of Rs. 129 MN and Its Debt Equity ratio as on 31st December 2017 stands at 0.01, which means, almost debt free status for a growing concern, due to strong cash generation. The net Debt is Rs. (2359) MN.

5) What is the credit rating of the company?

The credit rating of Company for long-term banking facilities is CARE AAA (Triple A) as awarded by Credit Analysis and Research Limited (CARE)

6) Number of states where DB Corp Ltd. is present along with number of Editions?

D B Corp Ltd. is present in 12 states with Pan India Presence, having 46 newspaper editions of Dainik Bhaskar, 09 newspaper editions of Divya Bhaskar, 06 newspaper editions of Divya Marathi, 01 newspaper edition of DB Post, 04 newspaper edition of DB Star and 208 Sub-Editions.

7) What is the address of registered office of D B Corp Ltd.?

The registered office address of D B Corp Ltd. is as below

D B Corp Ltd.
Registered office:

Plot No. 280, Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway,
Near YMCA Club, Makarba, Ahmedabad - 380051
Tel: +91 79 3988 8850; Fax: +91 79 3981 4001,

8) In which stock exchanges are D B Corp Ltd. shares listed and what are the codes?

DB Corp Ltd. equity shares are listed on BSE and NSE in India. (NSE - DBCORP, BSE - 533151)

9) Where can I obtain information on D B Corp Ltd. financial results?

D B Corp Ltd. Quarterly and annual financial results can be accessed at

10) Where can I obtain details on DB Corp Ltd. stockholders?

D B Corp Ltd. stockholder details are provided at as well as from registrar details mentioned below

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Karvy Selenium Tower B,
Plot 31-32, Gachibowli Financial District,
Nanakramguda, Hyderabad - 500 032.
Tel: 040-67162222 Fax: 040- 23001153
Contact Person: Mr. U. S. Singh
SEBI Registration No.: INR 000000221


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