NZME Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated media and entertainment company in New Zealand.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has NZME's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NZM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NZM underperformed the NZ Media industry which returned -56.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NZM underperformed the NZ Market which returned 1.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is NZME's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own NZME Limited (NZSE:NZM) Shares?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought NZME (NZSE:NZM) Stock Three Years Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 43% Loss, Today
4 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes NZME Limited (NZSE:NZM) Have A Good P/E Ratio?
Is NZME 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: NZM (NZ$0.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NZ$1.86)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NZM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NZM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Media industry average.
PE vs Market: NZM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the NZ market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NZM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NZM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the XO Media industry average (1x).
How is NZME forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NZM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.6%).
Earnings vs Market: NZM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: NZM's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NZM's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-2.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NZM's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.3% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NZM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.9%).
How has NZME performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NZM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NZM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NZM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -7.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NZM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NZM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-47.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NZM has a negative Return on Equity (-141.82%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is NZME's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NZM's short term assets (NZ$68.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (NZ$62.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: NZM's short term assets (NZ$68.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (NZ$174.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NZM's debt to equity ratio (76.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: NZM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.6% to 76.5% over the past 5 years.
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 NZM has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: NZM is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 31.2% per year.
What is NZME's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NZM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NZM'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 NZM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NZM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: NZM is not paying a notable dividend for the NZ market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NZM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the NZ market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Michael Raymond Boggs, CA had been the Chief Executive Officer of NZME Limited at HT&E Limited (Formerly known as APN News & Media Limited) since March 2016. Mr. Boggs served as the Chief Financial Off ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD643.32K) is above average for companies of similar size in the NZ market ($USD377.13K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Executive Officer||4.17yrs||NZ$1.03m||0.24% NZ$94.6k|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Investor Relations Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|Legal Counsel & Company Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Communications Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Editor||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Digital Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Radio & Commercial Officer||0.50yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: NZM's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||NZ$120.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||NZ$130.00k||0.025% NZ$10.0k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.42yrs||NZ$170.00k||0.035% NZ$13.6k|
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||NZ$120.00k||0.025% NZ$10.0k|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||NZ$130.00k||0.025% NZ$10.0k|
Experienced Board: NZM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
NZME Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NZME Limited
- Ticker: NZM
- Exchange: NZSE
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: NZ$39.115m
- Shares outstanding: 196.56m
- Website: https://www.nzme.co.nz
- NZME Limited
- 2 Graham Street
- New Zealand
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NZM||NZSE (New Zealand Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NZ||NZD||Jun 2016|
|NZM||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jun 2016|
|NZM||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jun 2016|
|NZM||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jun 2016|
|NZME.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jun 2016|
NZME Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated media and entertainment company in New Zealand. It offers its products through 39 print publications and 9 radio channels. The company’s principal brands include The New Zealand Herald, Newstalk ZB, The Hits, ZM, WatchMe, nzherald.co.nz, and e-Commerce platform GrabOne. NZME Limited was formerly known as Wilson & Horton Limited. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/30 10:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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