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Australian (ASX) Media Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 07, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.6%
  • 3M-4.7%
  • 1Y-27.6%
  • YTD-28.0%

The Media industry is up 1.6% in the last week, with Seven West Media up 8.5%. However, the industry is down 28% over the past year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 14% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Australian Media Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 08 Dec 2022AU$6.6bAU$7.2bAU$431.6m13.4x15.3x0.9x
Sat, 05 Nov 2022AU$6.6bAU$7.2bAU$431.7m13.7x15.3x0.9x
Mon, 03 Oct 2022AU$6.1bAU$7.2bAU$431.6m12.6x14.1x0.8x
Wed, 31 Aug 2022AU$6.8bAU$7.2bAU$430.1m13.8x15.9x1x
Fri, 29 Jul 2022AU$6.4bAU$6.7bAU$567.3m21.5x11.2x0.9x
Sun, 26 Jun 2022AU$5.8bAU$6.7bAU$567.3m19.3x10.3x0.9x
Tue, 24 May 2022AU$8.0bAU$6.9bAU$586.8m20.4x13.6x1.2x
Thu, 21 Apr 2022AU$9.2bAU$6.9bAU$587.3m25.6x15.7x1.3x
Sat, 19 Mar 2022AU$9.0bAU$6.9bAU$557.8m24.5x16.2x1.3x
Mon, 14 Feb 2022AU$9.3bAU$6.4bAU$546.4m20.1x17.1x1.5x
Wed, 12 Jan 2022AU$9.1bAU$6.4bAU$546.4m21.1x16.6x1.4x
Fri, 10 Dec 2021AU$9.3bAU$6.4bAU$547.1m18.6x16.9x1.4x
Sun, 07 Nov 2021AU$9.3bAU$6.4bAU$547.2m20.4x17x1.5x
Tue, 05 Oct 2021AU$8.2bAU$6.4bAU$547.2m16.2x15x1.3x
Thu, 02 Sep 2021AU$8.6bAU$6.4bAU$547.2m12x15.7x1.3x
Sat, 31 Jul 2021AU$8.4bAU$6.4bAU$547.2m11.3x15.3x1.3x
Tue, 04 May 2021AU$8.7bAU$6.1bAU$4.7m15.2x1823.8x1.4x
Fri, 05 Feb 2021AU$6.9bAU$4.7b-AU$501,835,018.2815.4x-13.7x1.5x
Mon, 09 Nov 2020AU$5.7bAU$4.8b-AU$556,683,241.6412.2x-10.3x1.2x
Sun, 02 Aug 2020AU$4.0bAU$4.9b-AU$618,954,906.9017.4x-6.4x0.8x
Wed, 06 May 2020AU$4.1bAU$5.2bAU$133.0m11.3x30.9x0.8x
Sat, 08 Feb 2020AU$6.1bAU$5.4bAU$196.8m23.5x30.8x1.1x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: AU$5.9bTotal Earnings: AU$196.8mTotal Revenue: AU$5.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Australian Media Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 163.4x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Australian Media industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 15.3x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 164x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.2x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 0.92x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Media industry have grown 30% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 11% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Australian Telecom industry?

AU Market-0.027%
Cable and Satellite0%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Advertising industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 35.2%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 11.0% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Advertising industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 35% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 11% per year.
  • In contrast, the Broadcasting industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 7.3% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
SWM Seven West MediaAU$0.454.7%
EGG Enero GroupAU$2.752.6%
NCL NetccentricAU$0.08213.9%
GTN GTNAU$0.402.6%
MXO MotioAU$0.04717.5%
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