How to buy Seven West Media (SWM) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Seven West Media shares.

Seven West Media Limited
+ A$0.01 ( + 1.19%)

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Seven West Media Limited is an entertainment business based in Australia. Seven West Media shares (SWM) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Seven West Media has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Seven West Media

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for Seven West Media . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SWM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Seven West Media reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Seven West Media . Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Seven West Media stock price (ASX:SWM)

Use our graph to track the performance of SWM stocks over time.

Seven West Media shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-24.
52-week range$0.16 - $0.59
50-day moving average $0.4251
200-day moving average $0.4477
Target price$0.69
PE ratio 2.0048
Dividend yield $0.02 (4.71%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.207

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Is it a good time to buy Seven West Media stock?

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Seven West Media price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.425

1 week (2021-10-20) 0.425
1 month (2021-09-27) 3.66%
3 months (2021-07-27) -7.61%
6 months (2021-04-27) -15.00%
1 year (2020-10-27) 150.00%
2 years (2019-10-25) 10.39%
3 years (2018-10-26) -47.53%
5 years (2016-10-27) -39.29%

Is Seven West Media under- or over-valued?

Valuing Seven West Media stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Seven West Media 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Seven West Media 's P/E ratio

Seven West Media 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Seven West Media shares trade at around 2x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Seven West Media 's EBITDA

Seven West Media 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $293.2 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Seven West Media 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Seven West Media financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.24%
Gross profit TTM $375.9 million
Return on assets TTM 12%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 25.05%
Book value 0.054
Market capitalisation $655.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Seven West Media share dividends

We're not expecting Seven West Media to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Seven West Media 's shares ever split?

Seven West Media 's shares were split on 11 August 1999.

Seven West Media share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Seven West Media 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.16 up to $0.59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SWM.AU volatility(beta: 2.1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Seven West Media 's is 2.0985. This would suggest that Seven West Media 's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Seven West Media overview

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. The company also engages in the publishing of newspapers and insert magazines, colourpress, West Australian, Community Newspaper Group, and digital publishing. Seven West Media Limited was incorporated in 1991 and is based in Perth, Australia.

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