Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited, together with its subsidiaries, produces, processes, and sells paper, pulp, and photosensitive materials in Japan, Europe, rest of Asia, North America, and internationally.
Very undervalued with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Mitsubishi Paper Mills's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MPX's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MPX underperformed the German Forestry industry which returned -16% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MPX underperformed the German Market which returned -17.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Mitsubishi Paper Mills's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Mitsubishi Paper Mills 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: MPX (€2.98) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€4.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MPX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MPX is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the Forestry industry average (9x).
PE vs Market: MPX is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the German market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MPX is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MPX is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the XE Forestry industry average (0.9x).
How is Mitsubishi Paper Mills forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MPX's forecast earnings growth (14.5% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: MPX's earnings (14.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MPX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MPX's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MPX'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: MPX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.3%).
How has Mitsubishi Paper Mills performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MPX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MPX's current net profit margins (1.4%) are higher than last year (0.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MPX has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 42% per year.
Accelerating Growth: MPX's earnings growth over the past year (403.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (42% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MPX earnings growth over the past year (403.7%) exceeded the Forestry industry -10.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MPX's Return on Equity (4.5%) is considered low.
How is Mitsubishi Paper Mills's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MPX's short term assets (¥104.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (¥121.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: MPX's short term assets (¥104.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥45.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MPX's debt to equity ratio (169.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MPX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 270.2% to 169.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MPX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6%).
Interest Coverage: MPX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.7x coverage).
Inventory Level: MPX has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: MPX's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 1x debt).
What is Mitsubishi Paper Mills's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MPX's dividend (1.35%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.68%).
High Dividend: MPX's dividend (1.35%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.96%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MPX's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MPX's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (7.9%), MPX's dividend payments are thoroughly 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?
Mr. Yukihiro Tachifuji serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director at Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited. He served as a Managing Executive Officer and served as Senior Executive O ...
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 25.4%.
Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited
- Ticker: MPX
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1898
- Industry: Paper Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: JP¥16.524b
- Listing Market Cap: JP¥137.912m
- Shares outstanding: 44.66m
- Website: https://www.mpm.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited
- 2-10-14, Ryogoku
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MPX||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|3864||TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||JP||JPY||Jan 1992|
Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited, together with its subsidiaries, produces, processes, and sells paper, pulp, and photosensitive materials in Japan, Europe, rest of Asia, North America, and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Paper and Pulp, Imaging Media, Speciality Materials, and Warehouse and Transportation. It offers writing and printing papers, photo-sensitive printing plates, inkjet papers, photographic materials, direct platemaking systems and graphic arts film materials, inkjet media, rewritable thermal recording materials, battery separators, air filters, production inkjet papers, electronic materials, silver nano particle inks, SF films, dye sensitized solar cells, and functional papers. The company also provides warehousing and carrying services; thermal engineering, heat management, and cooling solutions; Mydome, a thick nonwoven fabric; and SaiVis, a screen film. In addition, it is involved in engineering business. The company was formerly known as Mitsubishi Paper Mills Company and changed its name to Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited in November 1917. Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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