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Japanese (NIKKEI) Life and Health Insurance Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 21, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.6%
  • 3M-5.5%
  • 1Y3.3%
  • YTD1.8%

The Life and Health Insurance is pretty flat in the last 7 days, but Japan Post Holdings has stood out, gaining 5.1%. As for the the longer term, the industry is up 3.3% over the past 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to decline by 2.9% per year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Japanese Life and Health Insurance Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 21 May 2022JP¥7.5tJP¥24.2tJP¥1.1t6.3x
Mon, 18 Apr 2022JP¥7.7tJP¥25.3tJP¥1.2t6.5x
Wed, 16 Mar 2022JP¥7.8tJP¥25.3tJP¥1.2t6.6x
Fri, 11 Feb 2022JP¥8.5tJP¥25.7tJP¥1.2t6.9x
Sun, 09 Jan 2022JP¥8.1tJP¥25.7tJP¥1.2t6.6x
Tue, 07 Dec 2021JP¥7.4tJP¥25.7tJP¥1.2t6x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021JP¥7.5tJP¥25.5tJP¥1.2t6x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021JP¥7.9tJP¥25.5tJP¥1.2t6.3x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021JP¥7.6tJP¥25.5tJP¥1.2t6.1x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021JP¥7.4tJP¥25.5tJP¥1.2t6x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021JP¥8.3tJP¥25.2tJP¥1.1t6.8x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020JP¥7.0tJP¥24.4tJP¥841.5b7.2x
Sun, 04 Oct 2020JP¥6.2tJP¥24.4tJP¥761.9b6.2x
Wed, 08 Jul 2020JP¥6.0tJP¥24.9tJP¥729.7b6.1x
Tue, 31 Mar 2020JP¥6.2tJP¥25.5tJP¥731.6b7.5x
Fri, 03 Jan 2020JP¥8.1tJP¥26.0tJP¥909.5b9.2x
Mon, 07 Oct 2019JP¥7.5tJP¥26.5tJP¥881.8b8.7x
Sun, 30 Jun 2019JP¥8.6tJP¥26.8tJP¥913.5b9.7x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: JP¥8.6tTotal Earnings: JP¥896.0bTotal Revenue: JP¥27.0tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Japanese Life and Health Insurance Industry Median PE3Y Average 7.2x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 7.2x.
  • Future earnings are expected to decline by 2.9% which could cause market valuations to fall.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Life and Health Insurance industry have grown 6.4% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have declined 3.7% per year.
  • This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Comparison

How does Japanese Life and Health Insurance compare with similar industries?

JP Market0.71%
Life and Health Insurance0.56%
Property and Casualty Insurance-1.12%
Insurance Brokers-1.98%
General Insurance-4.95%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
6178 Japan Post HoldingsJP¥943.705.1%
7181 Japan Post InsuranceJP¥2.12k0.7%
7157 Lifenet InsuranceJP¥626.008.5%
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