Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. manufactures and sells food and beverage products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and others.
No risks detected for YKH from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Yakult HonshaLtd's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: YKH has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: YKH underperformed the German Food industry which returned 10.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: YKH underperformed the German Market which returned 12.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Yakult HonshaLtd's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Yakult HonshaLtd 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: YKH (€43.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€44.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: YKH is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: YKH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.9x) compared to the Food industry average (22.9x).
PE vs Market: YKH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.9x) compared to the German market (20.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: YKH is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: YKH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the DE Food industry average (2x).
How is Yakult HonshaLtd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: YKH's forecast earnings growth (4.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: YKH's earnings (4.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: YKH's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: YKH's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: YKH's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: YKH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.2%).
How has Yakult HonshaLtd performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: YKH has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: YKH's current net profit margins (9%) are higher than last year (8.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: YKH's earnings have grown by 6.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: YKH's earnings growth over the past year (2.2%) is below its 5-year average (6.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: YKH earnings growth over the past year (2.2%) underperformed the Food industry 8.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: YKH's Return on Equity (10.3%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Yakult HonshaLtd's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: YKH's short term assets (¥267.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥114.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: YKH's short term assets (¥267.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥108.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: YKH's debt to equity ratio (26.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: YKH's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 33.6% to 26.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: YKH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (57.1%).
Interest Coverage: YKH earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: YKH has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: YKH's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.5x debt).
What is Yakult HonshaLtd's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: YKH's dividend (0.85%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.31%).
High Dividend: YKH's dividend (0.85%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: YKH's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: YKH's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (20.7%), YKH's dividend payments are well 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
Takashige Negishi (71yo)
Mr. Takashige Negishi has been the President of Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. since June 22, 2011 and serves as its Executive Officer. Mr. Negishi served as its Chief Operating Officer of Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. s ...
|President||8.7yrs||no data||0.011% ¥757.9k|
|Senior Managing Executive Officer||10.7yrs||no data||0.0051% ¥361.5k|
|Senior Managing Executive Officer||10.7yrs||no data||0.0081% ¥579.3k|
|Senior Managing Executive Officer||12.7yrs||no data||0.0069% ¥490.8k|
|Managing Executive Officer||0yrs||no data||0.0052% ¥370.0k|
|Managing Executive Officer & Director||1.7yrs||no data||0.0038% ¥272.2k|
|Managing Executive Officer||2.7yrs||no data||0.0049% ¥352.2k|
|Managing Executive Officer||2.7yrs||no data||0.0043% ¥307.9k|
|Managing Executive Officer & Director||0yrs||no data||0.017% ¥1.2m|
|Part-Time Outside Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: YKH's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 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.
Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd.
- Ticker: YKH
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1935
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: JP¥866.730b
- Listing Market Cap: JP¥7.144b
- Shares outstanding: 160.21m
- Website: https://www.yakult.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd.
- 1-19, Higashi-Shinbashi, 1-chome
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|2267||TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||JP||JPY||Jan 1992|
|YKH||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|YKLT.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR||US||USD||Jan 2012|
Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. manufactures and sells food and beverage products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and others. It operates through Food and Beverages (Japan), Food and Beverages (The Americas), Food and Beverages (Asia and Oceania), Food and Beverages (Europe), Pharmaceuticals, and Others segments. The company offers fermented milk drinks, juices, noodles, etc. through its home delivery and retail store channels. It also provides pharmaceutical products, such as Elplat, an antineoplastic drug, as well as generic anti-cancer agents, including Gemcitabine Yakult and Gefitinib Yakult tablets. In addition, the company offers cosmetics; and operates the Tokyo Yakult Swallows, a professional baseball team. Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/22 23:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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