• International online employment marketplace provider Seek Limited posted disappointing Half Year 2024 financial results.
  • Outlook for the full year points to coming in at the low end of earlier guidance.
  • The share price fell, rebounded, and fell again.

Seek Limited was an early fintech (financial technology) disruptor, moving classified print ads for employment to online platforms. Financials were heavily impacted by the COVID 19 pandemic, with a strong rebound in FY 2023.

Seek Limited Financial Performance

seek limited financial performance 2023

Source: ASX

Half Year 2024 financial results showed a 20% decline in posted job ads from the company’s core market – Australia and New Zealand. Total group revenues for the period dropped 5% with adjusted  net profit falling 24% and dividend payments reduced by 21%.

Investors rushed to exit the stock, only to return to push the share price back above pre-announcement levels before selling off the stock again. Over three months the stock price is down 3.04%.


Top Australian Brokers


sek seek limited stock price chart overview 2024

Source: ASX

An analyst at Catapult Wealth has a BUY recommendation on Seek shares, pointing to future benefits over the next two to three years from the company’s technology improvements, concluding the attraction to Seek comes from the potentially strong growth and an appealing valuation compared to peers.

Marketscreener.com has an analyst consensus rating of OUTPERFORM on SEK shares, with six of fourteen analysts reporting at BUY, two at OUTPERFORM, three at HOLD, two at UNDERPERFORM, and one at SELL.

The Wall Street Journal has an analyst consensus rating of OVERWEIGHT on Seek shares, with seven of fifteen analysts reporting at BUY, two at OVERWEIGHT, three at HOLD, one at UNDERWEIGHT, and two at SELL.

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