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Executive Summary

SoftBank Group Corp. provides telecommunication services in Japan and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has SoftBank Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SFT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.1%

SFT

-3.2%

AT Wireless Telecom

-3.3%

AT Market


1 Year Return

67.2%

SFT

-26.4%

AT Wireless Telecom

-27.4%

AT Market

Return vs Industry: SFT exceeded the Austrian Wireless Telecom industry which returned -25.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SFT exceeded the Austrian Market which returned -25% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SFTIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.1%-3.2%-3.3%
30 Day9.7%-0.6%1.1%
90 Day2.8%-11.0%-2.7%
1 Year68.8%67.2%-22.7%-26.4%-25.6%-27.4%
3 Yearn/a-36.2%-44.9%-22.0%-28.8%
5 Yearn/a-23.4%-41.9%16.8%0.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is SoftBank Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is SoftBank Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

29.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SFT (€56.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€80.76)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SFT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SFT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Wireless Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: SFT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Austrian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SFT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SFT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the XE Wireless Telecom industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is SoftBank Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

-3.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SFT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: SFT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: SFT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SFT's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Austrian market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SFT's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.2%).


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Past Performance

How has SoftBank Group performed over the past 5 years?

-5.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SFT is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SFT is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SFT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SFT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: SFT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Wireless Telecom industry (-5.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SFT has a negative Return on Equity (-18.09%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is SoftBank Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SFT's short term assets (¥9,371.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥7,625.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: SFT's short term assets (¥9,371.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities (¥18,361.5B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SFT's debt to equity ratio (195.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SFT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 265.9% to 195.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SFT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.3%).

Interest Coverage: SFT is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is SoftBank Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.63%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SFT's dividend (0.64%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.43%).

High Dividend: SFT's dividend (0.64%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (4.88%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SFT is not paying a notable dividend for the Austrian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: SFT is not paying a notable dividend for the Austrian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: SFT is not paying a notable dividend for the Austrian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SFT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Austrian market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Masa Son (63 yo)

34.08yrs

Tenure

JP¥209,000,000

Compensation

Mr. Masayoshi Son, also known as Masa, founded SoftBank Group Corp. in September 1981 and has been its Chairman since September 1981 and Chief Executive Officer since September 1986. Mr. Son serves as the ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Masa's total compensation ($USD2.00M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Austrian market ($USD4.01M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Masa's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Masayoshi Son
Founder34.08yrsJP¥209.00m29.95%
¥ 32.1b
Raul Claure
Executive VP3.33yrsJP¥2.11b0.11%
¥ 117.1m
Rajeev Misra
Executive VP & Director3.33yrsJP¥1.61b0.27%
¥ 287.7m
Katsunori Sago
Chief Strategy Officer2.33yrsJP¥1.11b0.057%
¥ 60.9m
Yoshimitsu Goto
Senior MD0.33yrno data0.057%
¥ 61.6m
Kazuko Kimiwada
Managing Executive Officerno datano datano data
Keiichi Makizono
Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer1.33yrsno datano data
Jin Nakamura
Deputy General Manager of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Robert Townsend
Managing Executive Officer & CLO of Legal Affairs2.08yrsno datano data
Dipchand Nishar
Senior Managing Partner5.25yrsno datano data
Kentaro Matsui
Corporate Officer & Deputy Head of Finance Unitno datano datano data
Andrew Kovacs
Public Relations Chiefno datano datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

57.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SFT's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Masayoshi Son
Founder34.08yrsJP¥209.00m29.95%
¥ 32.1b
Raul Claure
Executive VP3.33yrsJP¥2.11b0.11%
¥ 117.1m
Rajeev Misra
Executive VP & Director3.33yrsJP¥1.61b0.27%
¥ 287.7m
Katsunori Sago
Chief Strategy Officer2.33yrsJP¥1.11b0.057%
¥ 60.9m
Yoshimitsu Goto
Senior MD0.33yrno data0.057%
¥ 61.6m
Ken Miyauchi
Director32.67yrsJP¥700.00m0.15%
¥ 161.7m
Ronald Fisher
Vice Chairman of the Board3.33yrsJP¥680.00m0.057%
¥ 60.8m
Simon Segars
Director3.33yrsJP¥1.09bno data
Yuko Kawamoto
Independent External Director0.33yrno datano data
Masami Iijima
Independent External Director2.33yrsno datano data
Yasir bin Othman Al-Rumayyan
Director3.33yrsno datano data
Yutaka Matsuo
Independent External Director1.33yrsno datano data

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

57.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SFT's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

SoftBank Group Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: SoftBank Group Corp.
  • Ticker: SFT
  • Exchange: WBAG
  • Founded: 1981
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: JP¥13.145t
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥107.186b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.88b
  • Website: https://group.softbank

Number of Employees


Location

  • SoftBank Group Corp.
  • 1-9-1 Higashi-shimbashi
  • Minato-ku
  • Tokyo
  • 105-7317
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SFTB.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 1994
9984TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYJul 1994
SFTDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJul 1994
SOFT NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJul 1994
SFTWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURJul 1994
SFTB.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)UNSP ADR EACH REPR 0.50 ORDUSUSDOct 2008
SFTUDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)UNSP ADR EACH REPR 0.50 ORDDEEUROct 2008
0L7LLSE (London Stock Exchange)UNSP ADR EACH REPR 0.50 ORDGBUSDOct 2008

Biography

SoftBank Group Corp. provides telecommunication services in Japan and internationally. The company operates through four segments: SoftBank Vision Fund and Other SBIA-Managed Funds, SoftBank, Arm, and Brig ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/28 20:45
End of Day Share Price2020/10/27 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.