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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 65 Editions, FM Radio with presence in 7 states with 30 stations and digital business with presence of 9 portals for rapidly expanding digital audiences and 4 actively downloaded mobile applications.

Dainik Bhaskar Group has maintained its leadership as the Largest Newspaper Group of Urban India. Dainik Bhaskar continues to hold # 1 position as largest read newspaper of NCCS A-B [which was earlier Socio-Economic Class i.e. SEC A- B] and also continues to hold #1 position as largest read newspaper of NCCS A [which was earlier Socio-Economic Class i.e. SEC A], as per Indian Readership Survey numbers that were announced on 18th January 2018.

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 and DB Star.

Our flagship newspapers Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi) established in 1958, Divya Bhaskar and Saurashtra Samachar (in Gujarati) and Divya Marathi (in Marathi) have a total readership of 5.9 crores, as per IRS 2017.

We have successfully expanded our circulation reach in our legacy markets of Rajasthan, Gujarat and newer market of Bihar. Our Circulation has increased from 5.04 million copies to 5.87 million copies per day as of end of June 2018.

Latest Readership survey commissioned by “ Hansa Research” shows that, within 6 months of our Bihar expanded launch, we have become No. 2 player in Bihar with Average Issue Readership (AIR) of 9.11 lacs reader. Further, in biggest revenue market city of Patna, we have become clear leader with AIR of 5.07 lacs readers.

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

As per IND AS (Rs Mn)
Q3 FY19 Total Revenue 6616
Q3 FY19 Net Profit 756
Q3 FY18 Total Revenue 5965
Q3 FY18 Net profit 781
FY 2017-18 Total Revenue 23350
FY 2017-18 Net profit 3240

3) What is D B Corp Ltd. 10 year revenue and profit CAGR YTD March 18 (Annualized Basis)?

CAGR Growth for 10 Years
Advertisement Revenue 10%
Total Revenue 10%
Net Profit 16%

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

DB Corp Ltd. do not have Gross Secured Term Debt as on 31st Dec 2018, which means, almost debt free status for a going concern, due to strong cash generation. The net Debt is Rs. (958) 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, 04 newspaper edition of DB Star and 220 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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