DB:AIM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Aiming Inc. engages in the production and development of online games for PCs, browsers, smartphones, home consoles, and mobile phones in Japan.


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-18.4%

AIM

-6.7%

DE Entertainment

-4.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

23.8%

AIM

25.9%

DE Entertainment

8.3%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: AIM underperformed the German Entertainment industry which returned 38.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AIM exceeded the German Market which returned 12.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AIMIndustryMarket
7 Day-18.4%-6.7%-4.7%
30 Day49.2%-10.2%-4.0%
90 Day67.0%-2.1%-1.4%
1 Year23.8%23.8%27.6%25.9%11.7%8.3%
3 Year-16.2%-16.2%32.9%26.5%11.4%1.6%
5 Yearn/a96.5%80.9%15.1%-0.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

9.75x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: AIM 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 AIM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AIM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.7x) compared to the DE Entertainment industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

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

21.9%

Forecasted Media 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 Aiming 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 Aiming performed over the past 5 years?

47.7%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AIM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AIM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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

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

Earnings vs Industry: AIM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (14.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AIM has a negative Return on Equity (-98.98%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Aiming's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AIM's short term assets (¥4.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥1.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: AIM's short term assets (¥4.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥1.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AIM's debt to equity ratio (141%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AIM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10% to 141% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AIM has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: AIM's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2x debt).


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if AIM has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if AIM has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AIM'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?

6.9yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Tadashi Shiiba (46yo)

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Mr. Tadashi Shiiba serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Aiming Inc. Mr. Shiiba has been President of Aiming Inc. since May 2011. Mr. Shiiba joined Tecmo, Ltd. and moved to GameOn Co., Ltd. where he wa ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Tadashi Shiiba
Chief Executive Officer0yrsno data23.05% ¥30.6m
Kazuyuki Hagiwara
Chief Operations Officer and Director7.9yrsno data0.21% ¥281.3k
Masataka Uesugi
5.3yrsno datano data
Tomoyuki Takechi
Outside Director7.9yrsno data1.23% ¥1.6m
Sugaya Kazuhiko
Standing Corporate Auditor6.9yrsno datano data
Hideki Ishizaki
5.9yrsno datano data
Shin Oh
Outside Director3.8yrsno data0.033% ¥43.5k

6.9yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AIM's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Aiming Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Aiming Inc.
  • Ticker: AIM
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: JP¥16.099b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥132.687m
  • Shares outstanding: 35.38m
  • Website: https://www.aiming-inc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Aiming Inc.
  • LINK SQUARE SHINJUKU
  • 7th Floor
  • Tokyo
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3911TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesJPJPYMar 2015
AIMDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURMar 2015

Biography

Aiming Inc. engages in the production and development of online games for PCs, browsers, smartphones, home consoles, and mobile phones in Japan. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/23 23:41
End of Day Share Price2020/02/21 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.