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OBIC Business Consultants

Executive Summary

OBIC Business Consultants Co., Ltd. develops and sells business and information technology solutions in Japan.

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for OBI from our risk checks.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

Share Price & News

How has OBIC Business Consultants's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: OBI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.8%

OBI

1.2%

DE Software

2.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

26.2%

OBI

28.4%

DE Software

10.3%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: OBI underperformed the German Software industry which returned 27.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: OBI exceeded the German Market which returned 8.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

OBIIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.8%1.2%2.7%
30 Day0.8%0.3%1.9%
90 Day12.3%24.8%17.0%
1 Year27.6%26.2%30.2%28.4%12.8%10.3%
3 Year133.0%125.2%61.4%54.9%7.1%-1.4%
5 Year134.2%120.6%135.4%119.4%18.2%2.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is OBIC Business Consultants undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

50.13x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: OBI (€49.35) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€19.3)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: OBI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (50.1x) compared to the DE Software industry average (25.7x).

PE vs Market: OBI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (50.1x) compared to the German market (21.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate OBI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: OBI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the DE Software industry average (3.6x).


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Future Growth

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

15.8%

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 OBIC Business Consultants 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 OBIC Business Consultants performed over the past 5 years?

9.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: OBI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: OBI's current net profit margins (32.2%) are higher than last year (31.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: OBI's earnings have grown by 9.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: OBI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: OBI had negative earnings growth (-5.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (32.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: OBI's Return on Equity (7.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is OBIC Business Consultants's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: OBI's short term assets (¥113.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥17.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: OBI's short term assets (¥113.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥5.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: OBI is debt free.

Reducing Debt: OBI has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: OBI has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: OBI has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is OBIC Business Consultants's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate OBI'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 OBI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

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

30.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Shigefumi Wada (68 yo)

39.67yrs

Tenure

Mr. Shigefumi Wada established OBIC Business Consultants Co., Ltd. in December 1980 and has been its President since December 1980. Mr. Wada has been General Manager of Operations Division at OBIC Business ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Shigefumi Wada
President39.67yrsno data30.75%
¥ 1.2b
Hiroko Wada
GM of Administrative Divisionno datano data6.96%
¥ 260.9m
Shigeru Nakayama
Senior Managing Director. General Manager of Development Division & Directorno datano data1.17%
¥ 44.0m
Izumi Ohara
General Manager of Marketing Division and Director24.33yrsno datano data

30.6yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: OBI's management team is seasoned and experienced (30.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Shigefumi Wada
President39.67yrsno data30.75%
¥ 1.2b
Hiroko Wada
GM of Administrative Divisionno datano data6.96%
¥ 260.9m
Shigeru Nakayama
Senior Managing Director. General Manager of Development Division & Directorno datano data1.17%
¥ 44.0m
Izumi Ohara
General Manager of Marketing Division and Director24.33yrsno datano data
Masahiro Noda
Part-time External Chairman of the Board of Directors39.25yrsno datano data
Chiaki Ito
Part-time External Director5.17yrsno datano data
Takamune Okihara
Directorno datano datano data
Hiroshi Kanoh
Part-time External Auditor17.17yrsno datano data
Seiichi Kurozu
Corporate Auditor16.17yrsno data0.46%
¥ 17.3m
Hiroshi Kimura
Part-time External Director14.42yrsno datano data
Shoichi Tachibana
Part-time External Director11.17yrsno datano data

16.7yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: OBI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.7 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

OBIC Business Consultants Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: OBIC Business Consultants Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: OBI
  • Exchange: MUN
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: JP¥469.779b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥3.748b
  • Shares outstanding: 75.16m
  • Website: https://www.obc.co.jp

Number of Employees


Location

  • OBIC Business Consultants Co., Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Real Estate Shinjuku Oak Tower
  • 32nd Floor
  • Tokyo
  • 163-6032
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
OBIMUN (Boerse Muenchen)YesCommon SharesDEEUROct 1999
4733TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesJPJPYOct 1999

Biography

OBIC Business Consultants Co., Ltd. develops and sells business and information technology solutions in Japan. The company offers packaged software for business systems. It also provides maintenance and in ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/11 22:05
End of Day Share Price2020/08/11 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.