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2021/08/04 08:04 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

Muro Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells auto parts in Japan. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet, undervalued and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 7264 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 7264's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




JP Auto Components


JP Market

1 Year Return




JP Auto Components


JP Market

Return vs Industry: 7264 underperformed the JP Auto Components industry which returned 56.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 7264 underperformed the JP Market which returned 22.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-3.6%2.5%0.4%
30 Day-0.3%-1.1%-1.2%
90 Day-5.6%4.7%0.02%
1 Year25.6%21.0%60.0%56.2%25.2%22.6%
3 Year-19.5%-27.1%12.6%3.7%19.1%10.9%
5 Year12.8%-1.7%57.1%37.9%63.9%45.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Muro 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: 7264 (¥1240) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥2670.78)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 7264 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 7264 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the JP Auto Components industry average (11x).

PE vs Market: 7264 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the JP market (15.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 7264's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 7264 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the JP Auto Components industry average (0.5x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Automobiles 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 Muro 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.

Past Performance

How has Muro performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 7264 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 7264's current net profit margins (5.1%) are higher than last year (4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 7264's earnings have declined by 15.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 7264's earnings growth over the past year (15.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-15.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 7264 earnings growth over the past year (15.1%) underperformed the Auto Components industry 40.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 7264's Return on Equity (5.5%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Muro's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 7264's short term assets (¥14.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥8.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: 7264's short term assets (¥14.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥362.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 7264's debt to equity ratio (14.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 7264's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 15.8% to 14.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 7264's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (105.3%).

Interest Coverage: 7264 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


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


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayAug 04 2021Ex Dividend DateSep 29 2021Dividend Pay DateDec 10 202172 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 55 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 7264's dividend (3.55%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.33%).

High Dividend: 7264's dividend (3.55%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 7264's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 7264's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.3%), 7264'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.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Masafumi Muro (53 yo)



Mr. Masafumi Muro has been President of Muro Corporation since June 2013 and has been its General Manager of Sales Department since June 2014. Mr. Muro served as Senior Managing Director and General Manage...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 7264's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 7264's board of directors are considered experienced (9.7 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Muro Corporation
  • Ticker: 7264
  • Exchange: JASDAQ
  • Founded: 1953
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: JP¥7.516b
  • Shares outstanding: 6.04m
  • Website: https://www.muro.co.jp

Number of Employees


  • Muro Corporation
  • 7-1 Kiyohara Industrial Park
  • Utsunomiya-shi
  • Tokyo
  • 321-3231
  • Japan



Muro Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells auto parts in Japan. The company provides engine parts, including angle sensors, flanges, washers, flywheels, stators, spacers, seat valve springs, valve l...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/08/04 08:04
End of Day Share Price2021/08/04 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.