Seven's record low shares. Happy New Year, Kerry Stokes -- 2018 has started as 2017 ended with your media assets still making you poorer. That big story from 2017 for Stokes -- the price of Seven West Media shares -- has made an early appearance in 2018; specifically, why have they fallen more than 12% in the past month?

Seven West shares ended at a record low on Thursday, down 3.6% at 56.5 cents, losing 8 cents or 12.4% since their most recent peak of 64.5 cents on December 22.