BST:5KF

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Tanaka Chemical Corporation manufactures and sells positive electrode materials for rechargeable batteries in Japan.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet unattractive dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Tanaka Chemical's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 5KF's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.8%

5KF

-0.9%

DE Chemicals

-0.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-20.8%

5KF

-3.3%

DE Chemicals

13.7%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: 5KF underperformed the German Chemicals industry which returned -3.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 5KF underperformed the German Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

5KFIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.8%-0.9%-0.2%
30 Day-13.9%-1.9%0.3%
90 Day-15.1%-5.5%3.7%
1 Year-20.8%-20.8%0.5%-3.3%17.2%13.7%
3 Yearn/a-16.3%-24.3%15.4%5.3%
5 Yearn/a-4.3%-18.9%21.3%4.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Tanaka Chemical undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Tanaka Chemical is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Tanaka Chemical has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of 5KF’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Tanaka Chemical regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Materials industry.

Future Growth

How is Tanaka Chemical forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

-8.8%

Forecasted Materials 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 Tanaka Chemical 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 Tanaka Chemical performed over the past 5 years?

5.8%

Historical Materials annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, Tanaka Chemical has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.


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Financial Health

How is Tanaka Chemical's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Tanaka Chemical's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Tanaka Chemical has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of 5KF’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. Tanaka Chemical's cash and debt levels may be found in its annual reports archived here.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Tanaka Chemical's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Materials industry.

Dividend

What is Tanaka Chemical's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.09%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company1.1%marketbottom25%1.3%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage4.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: 5KF's dividend (1.09%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.31%).

High Dividend: 5KF's dividend (1.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.65%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 5KF's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 5KF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its 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.


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Management

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

11.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Tamotsu Tanaka (72yo)

8.3yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Tamotsu Tanaka has been Chief Executive Officer of Tanaka Chemical Corporation since October 2011. Mr. Tanaka served as the President of Tanaka Chemical Corp. since April 2008. Mr. Tanaka served as an  ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Tamotsu Tanaka
Chief Executive Officer8.3yrsno data3.89% ¥7.7m
Masahiro Mogari
Senior Managing Executive Officer13.8yrsno data0.040% ¥78.8k
Mori Shimakawa
Executive Officer and Director11.7yrsno datano data
Kazuo Kuno
External Director16.7yrsno data0.031% ¥60.6k
Hitomi Masuda
External Auditor8.7yrsno data0.068% ¥133.3k
Yoshiaki Shinohara
External Auditor8.7yrsno datano data
Manabu Tanaka
Director0yrsno data0.53% ¥1.0m
Tetsuo Ohshima
External Standing Corporate Auditor4.7yrsno data0.028% ¥54.5k

11.7yrs

Average Tenure

67yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 5KF's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.7 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: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Tanaka Chemical Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Tanaka Chemical Corporation
  • Ticker: 5KF
  • Exchange: BST
  • Founded: 1956
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: JP¥23.813b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥197.116m
  • Shares outstanding: 32.53m
  • Website: https://www.tanaka-chem.co.jp

Location

  • Tanaka Chemical Corporation
  • 45-5-10, Shirakata-cho
  • Fukui
  • Fukui
  • 910-3131
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
4080JASDAQ (TSE JASDAQ)YesCommon StockJPJPYFeb 2000
5KFBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon StockDEEURFeb 2000

Biography

Tanaka Chemical Corporation manufactures and sells positive electrode materials for rechargeable batteries in Japan. The company offers positive electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries and nickel-metal hydride batteries. It also manufactures and sells inorganic chemical products. The company was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Fukui, Japan. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/20 23:49
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2010/12/31
Annual Earnings2010/03/31


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.