DB:IMB

Stock Analysis Report

Impress Holdings

Executive Summary

Impress Holdings, Inc. engages in the publishing and IT businesses in Japan.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet and fair value.

Risks

  • Impress Holdings is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.5%

DB:IMB

1.3%

DE Media

0.8%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-19.1%

DB:IMB

-17.9%

DE Media

-10.9%

DE Market

IMB underperformed the Media industry which returned -17.9% over the past year.

IMB underperformed the Market in Germany which returned -10.9% over the past year.


Share holder returns

IMBIndustryMarket
7 Day0.5%1.3%0.8%
30 Day1.3%-1.7%-5.0%
90 Day7.1%7.6%-2.9%
1 Year-17.4%-19.1%-13.2%-17.9%-8.1%-10.9%
3 Year4.3%0.5%-20.5%-31.4%10.4%0.9%
5 Year29.4%23.6%5.9%-16.7%25.5%8.1%

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

Valuation

Is Impress Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

15.42x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Impress Holdings's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Impress Holdings's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Impress Holdings is good value based on earnings compared to the DE Media industry average.

Impress Holdings is good value based on earnings compared to the Germany market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Impress Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Impress Holdings is good value based on assets compared to the DE Media industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Impress Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

33.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Impress Holdings is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Impress Holdings's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Unable to compare Impress Holdings's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.

Impress Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Germany market average.

Impress Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 0.2%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Impress Holdings will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Impress Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

81.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Impress Holdings has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Impress Holdings's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Impress Holdings's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the DE Media industry average.


Return on Equity

Impress Holdings has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Impress Holdings used its assets less efficiently than the DE Media industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Impress Holdings has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Impress Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Impress Holdings is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Impress Holdings's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Impress Holdings's level of debt (8.3%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (17.7% vs 8.3% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (7.9%, less than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 67.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 15.8x debt.


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Dividend

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

1.45%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Impress Holdings's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Germany (1.53%).

Impress Holdings's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Germany (4.08%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (3x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Impress Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

14.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Natsuo Karashima (60yo)

3.2yrs

Tenure

0

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., ...


Board Age and Tenure

14.2yrs

Average Tenure

61.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Impress Holdings board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Keiichiro Tsukamoto

    Founder and Senior Corporate Adviser

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Atsushi Hakuta

    Chief Administrative Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Akihiro Yamate (55yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 11.2yrs
  • Natsuo Karashima (60yo)

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
  • Nabuto Maruyama

    CPO and Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Hirofumi Ninomiya

    CSO and Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Kenji Arita

    CIO and Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Kazuyuki Sasaki

    CHO and Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Board Members

  • Yutaka Suzuki (67yo)

    • Tenure: 19.7yrs
  • Kenichi Onishi (79yo)

    External Auditor

    • Tenure: 18.0yrs
  • Akihiro Yamate (55yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 11.2yrs
  • Takamasa Maeda (86yo)

    External Director

    • Tenure: 17.2yrs
  • Masahiro Kitagawa (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 11.2yrs
  • Akifumi Tamura (59yo)

    External Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Nobuya Matsumoto (60yo)

    External Auditor

    • Tenure: 18.2yrs
  • Takashi Sasaki (67yo)

    Standing Corporate Auditor

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
  • Natsuo Karashima (60yo)

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
  • Toru Shiraishi (62yo)

    External Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Impress Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: IMB
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1992
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: JP¥4.554b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥38.720m
  • Shares outstanding: 33.00m
  • Website: https://www.impressholdings.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Impress Holdings, Inc.
  • Jimbocho Mitsui Building
  • 101-105, Jimbocho Kanda
  • Tokyo
  • 101-0051
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
9479TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYOct 2000
IMBDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEUROct 2000

Biography

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 relat ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/24 21:04
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.