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Executive Summary

Pepper Food Service Co., Ltd. operates restaurants in Japan and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

How has Pepper Food Service's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PF9's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

11.1%

PF9

-2.4%

DE Hospitality

-0.6%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-69.4%

PF9

-35.6%

DE Hospitality

3.0%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: PF9 underperformed the German Hospitality industry which returned -34.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PF9 underperformed the German Market which returned 2.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PF9IndustryMarket
7 Day11.1%-2.4%-0.6%
30 Day-12.1%-18.4%-0.1%
90 Day1.9%2.7%16.4%
1 Year-69.4%-69.4%-32.8%-35.6%5.2%3.0%
3 Yearn/a-50.4%-57.2%1.0%-6.9%
5 Yearn/a-50.4%-60.9%8.0%-6.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Pepper Food Service's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Pepper Food Service undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

18.47x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PF9's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PF9's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PF9 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hospitality industry average.

PE vs Market: PF9 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PF9's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PF9 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (18.5x) compared to the DE Hospitality industry average (2x).


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Future Growth

How is Pepper Food Service forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

114.7%

Forecasted Consumer Services industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Pepper Food Service has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Pepper Food Service performed over the past 5 years?

-944.9%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PF9 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PF9 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if PF9's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PF9's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: PF9 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-15.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PF9 has a negative Return on Equity (-454.96%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Pepper Food Service's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PF9's short term assets (¥7.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (¥14.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: PF9's short term assets (¥7.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (¥8.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PF9's debt to equity ratio (1387.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PF9's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PF9's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if PF9's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Pepper Food Service current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PF9's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PF9's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PF9's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PF9's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: PF9 is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PF9's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

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

1.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kunio Ichinose (78yo)

8.5yrs

Tenure

Mr. Kunio Ichinose has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Pepper Food Service Co. Ltd. since January 2012. Mr. Kunio Ichinose has been the Representative Director of Pepper Food Service Co.  ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kunio Ichinose
CEO, President & Representative Director8.5yrsno data16.03% ¥15.9m
Kensaku Ichinose
CFO, VP15.33yrsno data2.35% ¥2.3m
Yuta Sano
Senior Executive Officer & Manager of Accounting Department1.5yrsno datano data
Kazunori Kanno
MD, GM of Sales Management Div.11.33yrsno datano data
Hidemitsu Ashida
MD, GM of Development Department & Director17.33yrsno data0.12% ¥116.1k
Hiroto Saruyama
MD, Manager of Corporate Planning Promotion Office & Director5.33yrsno data0.052% ¥51.6k
Ichiro Yasuda
Senior Executive Officer & GM of General Affairs Division1.5yrsno datano data
Kunihiko Kondo
Senior Executive Officer & GM of Sales Support Business Division2.5yrsno datano data
Yuta Tsukamoto
Sr. Exe Officer and GM of Ikinari Steak Buss Div1.5yrsno datano data
Daiju Yamaki
Senior Exec. Officer and GM of Ikinari! Steak West Japan Business Division & Sales Mgmt. Division1.5yrsno datano data

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: PF9's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kunio Ichinose
CEO, President & Representative Director8.5yrsno data16.03% ¥15.9m
Kensaku Ichinose
CFO, VP15.33yrsno data2.35% ¥2.3m
Kazunori Kanno
MD, GM of Sales Management Div.11.33yrsno datano data
Hidemitsu Ashida
MD, GM of Development Department & Director17.33yrsno data0.12% ¥116.1k
Hiroto Saruyama
MD, Manager of Corporate Planning Promotion Office & Director5.33yrsno data0.052% ¥51.6k
Moriyuki Kurihara
External Corporate Auditor14.33yrsno datano data
Jotaro Fujii
Audit & Supervisory Board Member8.33yrsno data0.013% ¥12.9k
Masato Inada
Independent External Director5.33yrsno data0.039% ¥38.7k
Takayuki Yamamoto
Independent External Directorno datano datano data
Yukinobu Ota
External Corporate Auditor2.33yrsno datano data

8.5yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PF9's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 9.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Pepper Food Service Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Pepper Food Service Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: PF9
  • Exchange: BST
  • Founded: 1970
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: JP¥11.986b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥98.920m
  • Shares outstanding: 23.01m
  • Website: https://www.pepper-fs.co.jp

Number of Employees


Location

  • Pepper Food Service Co., Ltd.
  • Olinas Tower
  • 17th Floor
  • Tokyo
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3053TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYSep 2006
PF9BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon StockDEEURSep 2006

Biography

Pepper Food Service Co., Ltd. operates restaurants in Japan and internationally. It operates through Pepper Lunch, Ikinari! Steak, Other Restaurants, and Own-brand products segments. The company owns and franchises restaurants primarily under the Pepper Lunch and Ikinari! Steak brands. It also franchises and operates other restaurants, such as Chargrilled Steak Kuni, a cut-to-order steak restaurant; Kodawari Tonkatsu Katsukitei, a pork cutlet restaurant; and Gyutan Natori, a beef tongue restaurant. In addition, the company sells various specialty products at restaurants and wholesale, including tonkatsu sauce, frozen pepper rice, dressings, steak sauce, and other food items; and through online comprising frozen Hamburg steak, frozen pepper rice, frozen beef tongue, the Ikinari! Steak set, dressings, steak sauce, and clear masks for food service workers. As of March 31, 2019, it operated 478 Pepper Lunch restaurants, including 56 directly-owned and 422 franchised; 439 Ikinari! Steak restaurants, such as 283 directly-owned and 156 franchised; and 15 other restaurants, as well as contracted with 41 separate outsourced operators. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/09 21:18
End of Day Share Price2020/07/09 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.