SWM Stock Overview
Seven West Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated media company in Australia and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.64|
|52 Week High||AU$0.81|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.38|
|1 Month Change||-7.58%|
|3 Month Change||4.92%|
|1 Year Change||49.71%|
|3 Year Change||24.88%|
|5 Year Change||-7.91%|
|Change since IPO||-64.93%|
Recent News & Updates
|SWM||AU Media||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: SWM exceeded the Australian Media industry which returned -7.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SWM exceeded the Australian Market which returned 1.5% over the past year.
|SWM Average Weekly Movement||6.4%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||6.4%|
|Market Average Movement||9.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.3%|
Stable Share Price: SWM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SWM's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Seven West Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated media company in Australia and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Television; The West; and Other Business and New Ventures. It produces and operates commercial television programming and stations; and distributes programming content.
Seven West Media Fundamentals Summary
|SWM fundamental statistics|
Is SWM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SWM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$987.95m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 25, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.20|
|Net Profit Margin||22.28%|
How did SWM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Seven West Media undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SWM (A$0.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.45)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SWM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SWM is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the Australian Media industry average (20.6x).
PE vs Market: SWM is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the Australian market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SWM's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SWM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the AU Media industry average (1.4x).
How is Seven West Media forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 (-8.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SWM's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SWM's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SWM's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SWM's revenue (3.7% 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 high in 3 years time (27.5%)
How has Seven West Media performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SWM has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SWM became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SWM has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 40.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SWM has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SWM has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (29.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst SWM's Return on Equity (147.29%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Seven West Media's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SWM's short term assets (A$635.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$580.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SWM's short term assets (A$635.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$820.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SWM's net debt to equity ratio (53.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SWM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 70% to 166.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SWM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (53.8%).
Interest Coverage: SWM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.2x coverage).
What is Seven West Media current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SWM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SWM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: SWM is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SWM has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
James Warburton (51 yo)
Mr. James R. Warburton serves as Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Seven West Media Limited since August 16, 2019. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of APN O...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD3.21M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.04M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare James's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: SWM's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SWM's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.4%.
Seven West Media Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Seven West Media Limited
- Ticker: SWM
- Exchange: CHIA
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: AU$1.010b
- Shares outstanding: 1.59b
- Website: https://www.sevenwestmedia.com.au
Number of Employees
- Seven West Media Limited
- Newspaper House
- 50 Hasler Road
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/23 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/22 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.