Southern Cross Media Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the creation and broadcasting of content on free-to-air commercial radio, television (TV), and online media platforms. More Details
Undervalued with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Southern Cross Media Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SXL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SXL's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SXL underperformed the Australian Media industry which returned 86.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SXL underperformed the Australian Market which returned 33.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Southern Cross Media Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Southern Cross Media Group 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: SXL (A$1.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$4.14)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SXL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SXL's PE Ratio (11.1x) is in line with the Australian Media industry average.
PE vs Market: SXL is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the Australian market (19.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SXL is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SXL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the AU Media industry average (1.8x).
How is Southern Cross Media Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SXL's forecast earnings growth (12.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SXL's earnings (12.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SXL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SXL's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SXL's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SXL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.8%).
How has Southern Cross Media Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SXL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SXL's current net profit margins (7.6%) are lower than last year (7.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SXL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 4.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SXL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SXL had negative earnings growth (-22.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (2.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SXL's Return on Equity (5.9%) is considered low.
How is Southern Cross Media Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SXL's short term assets (A$333.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$120.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: SXL's short term assets (A$333.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$761.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SXL's debt to equity ratio (49%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SXL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 59.1% to 49% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SXL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (44.9%).
Interest Coverage: SXL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.2x coverage).
What is Southern Cross Media Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SXL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SXL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SXL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SXL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SXL is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SXL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Grant Blackley (54 yo)
Mr. Grant Blackley has been the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of Southern Cross Austereo Pty Limited since June 29, 2015. Mr. Blackley has been the Chief Executive Offic...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Grant's total compensation ($USD611.97K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD690.63K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Grant's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SXL's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SXL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SXL 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.
Southern Cross Media Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Southern Cross Media Group Limited
- Ticker: SXL
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: AU$504.649m
- Shares outstanding: 264.21m
- Website: https://www.southerncrossaustereo.com.au
Number of Employees
- Southern Cross Media Group Limited
- 257 Clarendon Street
- Level 2
Southern Cross Media Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the creation and broadcasting of content on free-to-air commercial radio, television (TV), and online media platforms. It oper...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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