Impress Holdings, Inc. engages in the publishing and IT businesses in Japan.
Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.
Share Price & News
How has Impress Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IMB has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IMB exceeded the German Media industry which returned -22.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IMB exceeded the German Market which returned 0.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Impress Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Impress Holdings 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: IMB (€1.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€40.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IMB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IMB is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the Media industry average (21.6x).
PE vs Market: IMB is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the German market (20.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate IMB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IMB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the DE Media industry average (2x).
How is Impress Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Impress Holdings 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.
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How has Impress Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IMB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IMB's current net profit margins (2.8%) are lower than last year (3.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IMB has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 56.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: IMB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: IMB had negative earnings growth (-20.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-2.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: IMB's Return on Equity (4.7%) is considered low.
How is Impress Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IMB's short term assets (¥11.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥3.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: IMB's short term assets (¥11.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IMB's debt to equity ratio (8.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: IMB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 17.3% to 8.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IMB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (164.8%).
Interest Coverage: IMB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (432x coverage).
What is Impress Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: IMB's dividend (1.75%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.26%).
High Dividend: IMB's dividend (1.75%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.83%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: IMB has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: IMB's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.5%), IMB'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
Natsuo Karashima (61yo)
Mr. Natsuo Karashima has been the Chief Executive Officer of Impress Holdings, Inc since June 2016 and serves as its President. Mr. Karashima has been Senior Managing Director of Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co., ...
|CEO, President & Director||4.08yrs||no data||0.73% ¥284.0k|
|CFO, Executive Officer & Director||12.08yrs||no data||0.24% ¥95.5k|
|External Auditor||18.92yrs||no data||0.12% ¥46.1k|
|Independent External Director||no data||no data||0.036% ¥14.2k|
|Standing Corporate Auditor||7.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent External Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Director||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: IMB's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 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.
Impress Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Impress Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: IMB
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: JP¥4.718b
- Listing Market Cap: JP¥39.036m
- Shares outstanding: 32.99m
- Website: https://www.impressholdings.com
Number of Employees
- Impress Holdings, Inc.
- Jimbocho Mitsui Building
- 101-105, Jimbocho Kanda
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|9479||TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||JP||JPY||Oct 2000|
|IMB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2000|
Impress Holdings, Inc. engages in the publishing and IT businesses in Japan. The company publishes magazines and specialized books; and provides music content services, as well as mountain and nature related information. It also engages in the electronic publishing activity. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/04 21:26|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/03 00:00|
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