Seven West Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated media company in Australia and internationally. More Details
Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Seven West Media's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SWM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SWM's weekly volatility has decreased from 16% to 11% over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SWM exceeded the Australian Media industry which returned 16.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SWM exceeded the Australian Market which returned 12.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Seven West Media's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Seven West Media undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SWM (A$0.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$0.74)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SWM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SWM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the AU Media industry average.
PE vs Market: SWM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SWM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SWM has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the AU Media industry average.
How is Seven West Media forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SWM's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SWM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SWM's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SWM's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SWM's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SWM's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (74.1%).
How has Seven West Media performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SWM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SWM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SWM is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SWM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SWM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-3.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SWM's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Seven West Media's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SWM has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: SWM has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SWM has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: SWM's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable SWM has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SWM is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 25.1% per year.
What is Seven West Media current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SWM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SWM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SWM is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SWM'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
James Warburton (50 yo)
Mr. James R. Warburton serves as Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Seven West Media Limited since August 16, 2019. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of APN O...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD1.05M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD934.95K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare James's compensation with company performance.
|MD, CEO & Director||1.58yrs||AU$1.34m||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.17yrs||AU$296.17k||no data|
|Chief People & Culture Officer||3.92yrs||AU$583.90k||no data|
|Chief Revenue Officer||7.42yrs||AU$1.29m||no data|
|Commercial Director||9.92yrs||AU$1.07m||no data|
|Editor-In-Chief & Editor of the West Australian||12.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief of Staff||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of TV Operations||6.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of SWM WA||1.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Digital Officer||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||7.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SWM's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|MD, CEO & Director||1.58yrs||AU$1.34m||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.83yrs||AU$135.63k||0.0036% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.25yrs||AU$124.30k||0.016% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.75yrs||AU$130.38k||0.015% |
|Non-Independent Non-Executive Director||8.58yrs||AU$126.88k||0.016% |
|Chairman of the Board||12.25yrs||AU$295.20k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.58yrs||AU$139.13k||0.060% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.33yrs||AU$153.13k||0.0025% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.33yrs||AU$130.38k||0.00065% |
Experienced Board: SWM's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Seven West Media Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Seven West Media Limited
- Ticker: SWM
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: AU$815.158m
- Shares outstanding: 1.54b
- Website: https://www.sevenwestmedia.com.au
Number of Employees
- Seven West Media Limited
- Newspaper House
- 50 Hasler Road
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SWM||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|WA7||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|SWM||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
Seven West Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated media company in Australia and internationally. The company operates through Television; The West; and Other Business and...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/04 07:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/04 00:00|
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