Wacoal Holdings Corp. designs, manufactures, and markets women’s intimate apparel in Japan, Asia, Oceania, the Americas, and Europe.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Wacoal Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WA5 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WA5 underperformed the German Luxury industry which returned -6.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WA5 exceeded the German Market which returned -17.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Wacoal Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Wacoal Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WA5 (€20.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€20.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WA5 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WA5 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the Luxury industry average (21.1x).
PE vs Market: WA5 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the German market (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WA5 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WA5 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the DE Luxury industry average (1.3x).
How is Wacoal Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WA5's forecast earnings growth (12.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: WA5's earnings (12.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (14.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WA5's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WA5's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WA5's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WA5's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5%).
How has Wacoal Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WA5 has a large one-off gain of ¥6.8B impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: WA5's current net profit margins (3.7%) are higher than last year (2.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WA5's earnings have declined by -18.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WA5's earnings growth over the past year (66.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-18.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WA5 earnings growth over the past year (66.2%) exceeded the Luxury industry -1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WA5's Return on Equity (3.2%) is considered low.
How is Wacoal Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WA5's short term assets (¥99.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥44.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: WA5's short term assets (¥99.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥28.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WA5's debt to equity ratio (1.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WA5's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 7.1% to 1.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WA5's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (328.9%).
Interest Coverage: WA5 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: WA5 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: WA5's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 24.7x debt).
What is Wacoal Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WA5's dividend (2.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.7%).
High Dividend: WA5's dividend (2.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.97%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WA5's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WA5's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (66.3%), WA5's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Hironobu Yasuhara (68yo)
Mr. Hironobu Yasuhara serves as Vice Chairman of the board of Directors at Thai Wacoal Public Company Limited since July 23, 2019. Mr. Hironobu Yasuhara has been President of Wacoal Holdings Corp. He serve ...
|President & Representative Director||no data||no data||0.014% ¥187.7k|
|Vice President & Director||no data||no data||0.0048% ¥62.5k|
|Managing Director & Director||1.75yrs||no data||0.0032% ¥41.8k|
|Chairman of the Board & Representative Director||no data||JP¥192.00m||0.46% ¥6.0m|
|Director||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Outside Director||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member||7.75yrs||no data||0.066% ¥854.9k|
|Standing Audit & Supervisory Board Member||no data||no data||0.0048% ¥62.5k|
|Director||4.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member||no data||no data||0.0032% ¥41.8k|
Experienced Board: WA5's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Wacoal Holdings Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wacoal Holdings Corp.
- Ticker: WA5
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1946
- Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: JP¥155.592b
- Listing Market Cap: JP¥1.305b
- Shares outstanding: 62.59m
- Website: https://www.wacoalholdings.jp
Number of Employees
- Wacoal Holdings Corp.
- 29 Nakajima-cho
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|3591||TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||JP||JPY||Oct 1977|
|WA5||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 1977|
|WACL.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1977|
|WACL.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSORD ADR NEW||US||USD||Jan 1980|
Wacoal Holdings Corp. designs, manufactures, and markets women’s intimate apparel in Japan, Asia, Oceania, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through Wacoal Business (Domestic), Wacoal Business (Overseas), Peach John, and Other Businesses segments. The company offers foundation garments, including brassieres and girdles; and lingerie, such as slips, bra-slips, and women’s briefs. It also designs, manufactures, and sells nightwear, children’s underwear, outerwear, sportswear, hosiery, and other apparel and textile goods, as well as provides various other services. In addition, the company engages in the restaurant businesses; cultural and service-related operations; construction of interiors for commercial premises; and production and sale of mannequins. It sells its apparel products on a wholesale basis to department stores, general merchandisers, and other general retailers, as well as through online. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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