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REA

REA Group ASX:REA Stock Report

Last Price

AU$124.54

Market Cap

AU$16.5b

7D

-0.4%

1Y

-21.9%

Updated

07 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
REA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

REA Stock Overview

REA Group Limited engages in online property advertising business in Australia, Asia, and North America.

REA Group Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for REA Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$124.54
52 Week HighAU$180.67
52 Week LowAU$93.77
Beta0.97
1 Month Change1.67%
3 Month Change16.09%
1 Year Change-21.88%
3 Year Change28.87%
5 Year Change93.54%
Change since IPO9,263.91%

Recent News & Updates

Jul 23
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of REA Group Limited (ASX:REA)

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of REA Group Limited (ASX:REA)

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Jul 11
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying REA Group Limited (ASX:REA)?

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying REA Group Limited (ASX:REA)?

Today we're going to take a look at the well-established REA Group Limited ( ASX:REA ). The company's stock saw a...

Jun 29
Is REA Group (ASX:REA) Using Too Much Debt?

Is REA Group (ASX:REA) Using Too Much Debt?

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' When we think about how risky a company...

Shareholder Returns

REAAU Interactive Media and ServicesAU Market
7D-0.4%1.6%1.0%
1Y-21.9%-19.8%-7.9%

Return vs Industry: REA underperformed the Australian Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -19.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: REA underperformed the Australian Market which returned -7.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is REA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
REA volatility
REA Average Weekly Movement6.5%
Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement9.0%
Market Average Movement10.6%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market17.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.7%

Stable Share Price: REA is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: REA's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19952,931Owen Wilsonhttps://www.rea-group.com

REA Group Limited engages in online property advertising business in Australia, Asia, and North America. It offers property and property-related services on websites and mobile apps. The company operates residential, commercial, share, and co-working property sites, such as realestate.com.au, realcommercial.com.au, spacely.com.au, Flatmates.com.au, iproperty.com.my, smartline.com.au, rumah123.com, iproperty.com.sg, squarefoot.com.hk, ThinkgOfLiving.com, myfun.com, smartexpos.com, makaan.com, housing.com, PropTiger.com, move.com, realtor.com, and 99.co.

REA Group Fundamentals Summary

How do REA Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
REA fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$16.46b
Earnings (TTM)AU$370.58m
Revenue (TTM)AU$1.27b

44.4x

P/E Ratio

13.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
REA income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$1.27b
Cost of RevenueAU$469.09m
Gross ProfitAU$801.58m
Other ExpensesAU$431.00m
EarningsAU$370.58m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Aug 08, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)2.80
Gross Margin63.08%
Net Profit Margin29.16%
Debt/Equity Ratio32.1%

How did REA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.2%

Current Dividend Yield

52%

Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is REA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

1/6

Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for REA?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

REA key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue13.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA30.9x
PEG Ratio3.3x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does REA's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

REA PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for REA vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average43.1x
CAR carsales.com
42.4x17.9%AU$6.1b
SEK SEEK
45.8x10.1%AU$8.3b
DHG Domain Holdings Australia
66.9x23.0%AU$2.3b
NEC Nine Entertainment Holdings
17.3x7.4%AU$3.5b
REA REA Group
44.4x13.5%AU$16.5b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: REA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (44.4x) compared to the peer average (43.1x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does REA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Interactive Media and Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: REA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (44.4x) compared to the Global Interactive Media and Services industry average (25.1x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is REA's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

REA PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio44.4x
Fair PE Ratio31.8x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: REA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (44.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.8x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of REA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: REA (A$124.54) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$131.58)

Significantly Below Fair Value: REA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.


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Future Growth

How is REA Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


13.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: REA's forecast earnings growth (13.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).

Earnings vs Market: REA's earnings (13.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: REA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: REA's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: REA's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: REA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (31.1%)


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Past Performance

How has REA Group performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

6/6

Past Performance Score 6/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


20.0%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: REA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: REA's current net profit margins (29.2%) are higher than last year (15.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: REA's earnings have grown significantly by 20% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: REA's earnings growth over the past year (168.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (20% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: REA earnings growth over the past year (168.2%) exceeded the Interactive Media and Services industry 22.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: REA's Return on Equity (27.7%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is REA Group's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: REA's short term assets (A$505.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$289.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: REA's short term assets (A$505.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$860.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: REA's net debt to equity ratio (16.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: REA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 51.4% to 32.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: REA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (99.5%).

Interest Coverage: REA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (87.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is REA Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


1.20%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: REA's dividend (1.2%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.62%).

High Dividend: REA's dividend (1.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.24%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: REA is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: REA is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: REA is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: REA is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Owen Wilson (58 yo)

3.58yrs

Tenure

AU$4,363,108

Compensation

Mr. Owen James Wilson, BCom, ACA, GAICD, serves as Director at PropertyGuru Group Limited since 2022. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at REA Group Limited since January 7, 2019....


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Owen's total compensation ($USD3.01M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD3.99M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Owen's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: REA's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: REA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

REA Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: REA Group Limited
  • Ticker: REA
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$16.458b
  • Shares outstanding: 132.15m
  • Website: https://www.rea-group.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • REA Group Limited
  • 511 Church Street
  • Richmond
  • Victoria
  • 3121
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/07 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/05 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.