SEK Stock Overview
SEEK Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides online employment marketplace services.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$29.87|
|52 Week High||AU$36.09|
|52 Week Low||AU$25.12|
|1 Month Change||-8.54%|
|3 Month Change||-8.06%|
|1 Year Change||7.45%|
|3 Year Change||69.91%|
|5 Year Change||106.00%|
|Change since IPO||1,198.70%|
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|SEK||AU Interactive Media and Services||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: SEK underperformed the Australian Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 11.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SEK underperformed the Australian Market which returned 10.4% over the past year.
|SEK Average Weekly Movement||4.0%|
|Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement||5.9%|
|Market Average Movement||8.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||15.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||3.6%|
Stable Share Price: SEK is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SEK's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
SEEK Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides online employment marketplace services. It operates through Asia Pacific & Americas and Portfolio Investments segments. The company engages in the provision of online matching of hirers and candidates with career opportunities and other related services; investing in early stage businesses and technologies, which are in the human capital management market; and distribution and provision of higher education courses.
SEEK Fundamentals Summary
|SEK fundamental statistics|
Is SEK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SEK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$279.40m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.30|
|Net Profit Margin||13.80%|
How did SEK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is SEEK undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SEK (A$29.87) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$21.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SEK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SEK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (100.5x) compared to the Australian Interactive Media and Services industry average (56.5x).
PE vs Market: SEK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (100.5x) compared to the Australian market (19.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SEK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SEK is good value based on its PB Ratio (5.7x) compared to the AU Interactive Media and Services industry average (6x).
How is SEEK forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SEK's forecast earnings growth (19.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SEK's earnings (19.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (11.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SEK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SEK's revenue (12.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SEK's revenue (12.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SEK's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.6%)
How has SEEK performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SEK has a large one-off loss of A$45.2M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SEK became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SEK's earnings have declined by 45.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SEK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SEK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (25.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SEK's Return on Equity (5.4%) is considered low.
How is SEEK's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SEK's short term assets (A$2.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: SEK's short term assets (A$2.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SEK's net debt to equity ratio (33.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SEK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 45.3% to 59.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SEK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.5%).
Interest Coverage: SEK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).
What is SEEK current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SEK's dividend (0.67%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.18%).
High Dividend: SEK's dividend (0.67%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.39%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SEK is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: SEK is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SEK is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SEK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ian Narev (54 yo)
Mr. Ian Mark Narev, B.A., LL B (Hons) (Auck), LL M (cantab), LLM (NYU), serves as Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at SEEK Limited since July 1, 2021. Mr. Narev served as...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ian's total compensation ($USD3.57M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SEK's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SEK's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SEK insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
SEEK Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SEEK Limited
- Ticker: SEK
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: AU$10.543b
- Shares outstanding: 352.95m
- Website: https://www.seek.com.au
Number of Employees
- SEEK Limited
- 60 Cremorne Street
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/17 16:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/17 00:00|
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.