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YASKAWA Electric TSE:6506 Stock Report

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05 Jul, 2022


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6506 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6

6506 Stock Overview

YASKAWA Electric Corporation engages in motion control, robotics, system engineering, and other businesses worldwide.


Earnings are forecast to grow 10.12% per year

Earnings grew by 102.6% over the past year

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for 6506 from our risk checks.

YASKAWA Electric Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for YASKAWA Electric
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥4,365.00
52 Week HighJP¥6,140.00
52 Week LowJP¥4,050.00
1 Month Change-4.59%
3 Month Change-5.11%
1 Year Change-22.47%
3 Year Change21.08%
5 Year Change79.41%
Change since IPO559.37%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

6506JP MachineryJP Market

Return vs Industry: 6506 underperformed the JP Machinery industry which returned -12.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 6506 underperformed the JP Market which returned -5.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 6506's price volatile compared to industry and market?
6506 volatility
6506 Average Weekly Movement4.3%
Machinery Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement4.1%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market8.4%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market2.2%

Stable Share Price: 6506 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 6506's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

191512,897Hiroshi Ogasawara

YASKAWA Electric Corporation engages in motion control, robotics, system engineering, and other businesses worldwide. It manufactures and sells various AC drives, including general purpose AC drives, specific purpose AC drives, AC Drive for systems, regenerative energy saving units, and PM motors for use in household appliances, such as air conditioners and refrigerators; social infrastructures comprising elevators, escalators, trains, cranes, fans, and pumps; and factories that manufacture printing machinery, textile machinery, rubber machinery, and other materials. The company also offers rotary servo motors, direct drive servo motors, linear motors/linear sliders, machine controllers, positioning sensor encoders, and servo amplifiers for use in industrial robots, semiconductor manufacturing apparatus, machine tools, flat panel display manufacturing equipment, and metal working machines; and arc and spot welding, handling/assembling, collaborative, biomedical, palletizing, press handling, sealing/cutting/laser machining, deburring, painting, glass substrates transfer, and semiconductor wafer transfer robots for use in semiconductor wafer conveyance, arc welding, spot welding, handling, assembly, and palletizing applications.

YASKAWA Electric Fundamentals Summary

How do YASKAWA Electric's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
6506 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥1.14t
Earnings (TTM)JP¥38.35b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥479.08b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
6506 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥310.44b
Gross ProfitJP¥168.65b
Other ExpensesJP¥130.29b

Last Reported Earnings

Feb 28, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Jul 08, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)146.47
Gross Margin35.20%
Net Profit Margin8.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio19.1%

How did 6506 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does 6506 pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy 6506 by to receive an upcoming dividend?
YASKAWA Electric dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateAug 30 2022
Dividend Pay DateNov 07 2022
Days until Ex dividend55 days
Days until Dividend pay date124 days

Does 6506 pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 6506 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

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Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

6506 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA16.4x
PEG Ratio2.9x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 6506's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

6506 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 6506 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average19.5x
6383 Daifuku
9962 MISUMI Group
6479 MinebeaMitsumi
7011 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
6506 YASKAWA Electric

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 6506 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (29.8x) compared to the peer average (19.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 6506's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Machinery Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 6506 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (29.8x) compared to the JP Machinery industry average (10.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 6506's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

6506 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio29.8x
Fair PE Ratio17.1x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 6506 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (29.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.1x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 6506 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 6506 (¥4365) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥3218.81)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 6506 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 6506 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)

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Future Growth

How is YASKAWA Electric forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 6506's forecast earnings growth (10.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.04%).

Earnings vs Market: 6506's earnings (10.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the JP market (9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 6506's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 6506's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the JP market (4.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 6506's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 6506's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.2%).

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Past Performance

How has YASKAWA Electric performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 6506 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 6506's current net profit margins (8%) are higher than last year (4.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 6506's earnings have declined by 3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 6506's earnings growth over the past year (102.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 6506 earnings growth over the past year (102.6%) exceeded the Machinery industry 31.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 6506's Return on Equity (13%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is YASKAWA Electric's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 6506's short term assets (¥362.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥175.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: 6506's short term assets (¥362.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥85.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 6506 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: 6506's debt to equity ratio has increased from 18.3% to 19.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 6506's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (86.6%).

Interest Coverage: 6506's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (491.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is YASKAWA Electric current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJul 05 2022Ex Dividend DateAug 30 2022Dividend Pay DateNov 07 202269 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 55 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 6506's dividend (1.47%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.69%).

High Dividend: 6506's dividend (1.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.7%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 6506's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 6506's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.4%), 6506's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (67%), 6506's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Hiroshi Ogasawara (67 yo)





Mr. Hiroshi Ogasawara serves as Chairman of the Board for YASKAWA Electric Corporation since 2022. He has been President of Yaskawa Electric Corp. since March 21, 2016 and also serves as its Representative...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Hiroshi's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the JP market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Hiroshi's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 6506's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 6506's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 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

YASKAWA Electric Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: YASKAWA Electric Corporation
  • Ticker: 6506
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1915
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥1.135t
  • Shares outstanding: 261.86m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • YASKAWA Electric Corporation
  • 2-1 Kurosakishiroishi
  • Yahatanishi-ku
  • Kitakyushu
  • Fukuoka
  • 806-0004
  • Japan


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/07/05 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/07/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/02/28

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.