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Executive Summary

Aplix Corporation engages in the technology business.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: A3X's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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DE Market

1 Year Return




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DE Market

Return vs Industry: A3X exceeded the German Software industry which returned 12.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A3X exceeded the German Market which returned 3.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day6.7%4.4%0.2%
30 Day19.8%18.3%6.4%
90 Day53.9%22.9%16.9%
1 Year49.4%49.4%16.1%14.5%6.8%4.5%
3 Year-31.9%-31.9%60.2%53.8%3.0%-5.0%
5 Year-68.6%-68.6%120.8%105.5%9.9%-4.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


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


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A3X (€2.54) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.64)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A3X is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A3X is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the DE Software industry average.

PE vs Market: A3X 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 A3X's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A3X's PB Ratio (3.3x) is in line with the DE Software industry average.

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Software 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 Aplix 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 Aplix performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A3X is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: A3X is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A3X is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 54.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare A3X's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: A3X is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (30.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: A3X has a negative Return on Equity (-6.42%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Aplix's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A3X's short term assets (¥2.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥1.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: A3X's short term assets (¥2.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥89.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A3X is debt free.

Reducing Debt: A3X has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 5%.

Balance Sheet

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: Whilst unprofitable A3X has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: A3X is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 32.8% per year.

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What is Aplix current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate A3X's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate A3X's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A3X's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A3X's dividend payments have been increasing.

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: No need to calculate the sustainability of A3X's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.

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


Average board tenure


Ryu Koriyama (57yo)



Mr. Ryu Koriyama has been President of Aplix IP Holdings Corporation (Former Name: GAIA Holdings Corporation and Aplix Corporation) since December 2011 and served as its President since March 2008. Mr. Kor ...

Board Members

Ryu Koriyama
President and Representative Director8.58yrsno data1.7% ¥967.2k
Kozo Hiramatsu
External Director4.33yrsno datano data
Kunihiro Ishiguro
Director4.33yrsno datano data
Nemoto Shinobu
Full-Time Auditor12.33yrsno datano data
Nitta Yoshio
External Auditor5.33yrsno datano data
Kengo Nagahashi
Director5.33yrsno data0.045% ¥25.7k
Masato Yamada
External Auditor4.33yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: A3X's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 29.2%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Aplix Corporation
  • Ticker: A3X
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: JP¥6.924b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥56.799m
  • Shares outstanding: 22.12m
  • Website: https://www.aplix.co.jp

Number of Employees


  • Aplix Corporation
  • 2-9-9 Nishiwaseda
  • Shinjuku-ku
  • Tokyo
  • 169-0051
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3727TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYDec 2003
A3XDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 2003


Aplix Corporation engages in the technology business. It develops package software for the NeXT computer system; CD/DVD authoring software; automotive telematics systems; java for consumer electronics; and JBlend software on mobile phones. The company also develops and markets Internet of Things products from hardware and software to cloud service; and develops wireless communication technologies that connect consumer electronic products to mobile devices. In addition, it offers communication modules, Wi-Fi solutions, BLE/Wi-Fi gateways, and embedded water flow sensors. The company was formerly known as Aplix IP Holdings Corporation and changed its name to Aplix Corporation in April 2017. Aplix Corporation was founded in 1986 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 Analysis2020/07/13 21:13
End of Day Share Price2020/07/13 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.