Pain continues for Jagran Prakashan, PAT down 26%

Jagran Prakashan, which publishes India’s most widely distributed newspaper, the Hindi daily Dainik Jagran, today reported yet another quarter of continued pain as the media sector grapples with falling revenues and continuing encroachment by digital media. Despite expectations of a boost to revenue from general elections, the company actually reported a year-on-year decline. Advertising revenue […]

Jagran Prakashan Q2: Cost management better than at rival DB Corp

Following the trend seen in other newspaper stocks, Jagran Prakashan — which publishes India’s largest circulated daily — reported a sharp decline in its profits for the second quarter. However, the company was able to better manage rising input costs compared to its rival DB Corp on a sequential basis. Like in case of DB […]

Jagran Prakashan profits hit by poor revenue growth, blames GST

Jagran Prakashan reported disappointing results for the September quarter, continuing the trend of print and newspaper companies struggling in recent quarters. Total revenue from operations fell to Rs 566.55 cr for the three months ended September, down from 591.33 cr in the previous three months. However, compared to the same period a year ago, operating […]