4657 Stock Overview
Environmental Control Center Co.,Ltd. operates as an environmental consulting company in Japan.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||JP¥478.00|
|52 Week High||JP¥1,128.00|
|52 Week Low||JP¥396.00|
|1 Month Change||-10.15%|
|3 Month Change||-18.15%|
|1 Year Change||7.42%|
|3 Year Change||25.13%|
|5 Year Change||5.29%|
|Change since IPO||-46.35%|
Recent News & Updates
Environmental Control Center Co.,Ltd.'s (TYO:4657) Attractive Combination: Does It Earn A Place In Your Dividend Portfolio?
Today we'll take a closer look at Environmental Control Center Co.,Ltd. ( TYO:4657 ) from a dividend investor's...
|4657||JP Commercial Services||JP Market|
Return vs Industry: 4657 exceeded the JP Commercial Services industry which returned 3.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4657 underperformed the JP Market which returned 10.1% over the past year.
|4657 Average Weekly Movement||3.3%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||3.9%|
|Market Average Movement||4.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in JP Market||7.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in JP Market||2.1%|
Stable Share Price: 4657 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 4657's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Environmental Control Center Co.,Ltd. operates as an environmental consulting company in Japan. It provides monitoring and consulting services for air, water, and soil in the general environment and workplaces.
Environmental Control CenterLtd Fundamentals Summary
|4657 fundamental statistics|
Is 4657 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|4657 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||JP¥3.51b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||39.18|
|Net Profit Margin||4.01%|
How did 4657 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Environmental Control CenterLtd 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: 4657 (¥478) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥1943.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4657 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 4657 is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.2x) compared to the JP Commercial Services industry average (13x).
PE vs Market: 4657 is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.2x) compared to the JP market (13.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4657's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 4657 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the JP Commercial Services industry average (1x).
How is Environmental Control CenterLtd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Environmental Control CenterLtd 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.
How has Environmental Control CenterLtd performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4657 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 4657's current net profit margins (4%) are higher than last year (3.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if 4657's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare 4657's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 4657 earnings growth over the past year (24.2%) underperformed the Commercial Services industry 30.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4657's Return on Equity (9.7%) is considered low.
How is Environmental Control CenterLtd's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4657's short term assets (¥1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: 4657's short term assets (¥1.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥1.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4657's net debt to equity ratio (51.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if 4657's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 4657's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (50.5%).
Interest Coverage: 4657's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (42.4x coverage).
What is Environmental Control CenterLtd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 4657's dividend (1.05%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.38%).
High Dividend: 4657's dividend (1.05%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.26%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 4657's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 4657's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (12.6%), 4657's dividend payments are thoroughly 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kengo Mizuochi (54 yo)
Mr. Kengo Mizuochi has been the President and Representative Director of Environmental Control Center Co Ltd since April 2011. Mr. Mizuochi served as a Senior Managing Executive Officer; General Manager, S...
Experienced Management: 4657's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 4657's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Environmental Control Center Co.,Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Environmental Control Center Co.,Ltd.
- Ticker: 4657
- Exchange: JASDAQ
- Founded: 1971
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: JP¥2.257b
- Shares outstanding: 4.72m
- Website: https://www.kankyo-kanri.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Environmental Control Center Co.,Ltd.
- 3-7-23 Sanda-machi
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/27 08:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/26 00:00|
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.