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Raksul TSE:4384 Stock Report

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11 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
4384 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health3/6

4384 Stock Overview

Raksul Inc. provides printing services in Japan.

Raksul Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Raksul
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥2,356.00
52 Week HighJP¥7,310.00
52 Week LowJP¥1,422.00
1 Month Change28.60%
3 Month Change6.94%
1 Year Change-54.43%
3 Year Change-34.37%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO17.86%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

4384JP Commercial ServicesJP Market

Return vs Industry: 4384 underperformed the JP Commercial Services industry which returned -3.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 4384 underperformed the JP Market which returned -2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 4384's price volatile compared to industry and market?
4384 volatility
4384 Average Weekly Movement10.6%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement3.7%
Market Average Movement3.9%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market8.0%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market2.1%

Stable Share Price: 4384 is more volatile than 90% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 4384's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of JP stocks.

About the Company

2009n/aYasukane Matsumoto

Raksul Inc. provides printing services in Japan. The company provides printing for office/industry supplies, such as labels, clothing, stationary, mobile phone peripherals, bags, and cardboard and packing materials; and flyers, business cards, booklets, envelopes, postcards, etc. It also provides local advertising services through inserted leaflets, posting, direct mails, TV commercials, and Websites. In addition, the company offers an advertising platform.

Raksul Fundamentals Summary

How do Raksul's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
4384 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥68.34b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥156.80m
Revenue (TTM)JP¥32.36b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
4384 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥23.54b
Gross ProfitJP¥8.82b
Other ExpensesJP¥8.66b

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Sep 14, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)5.41
Gross Margin27.26%
Net Profit Margin0.48%
Debt/Equity Ratio130.0%

How did 4384 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 4384 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 4384?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

4384 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/Revenue2.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA1016.5x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does 4384's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

4384 PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for 4384 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.8x
7921 Takara
7868 KOSAIDO Holdings
7814 JAPAN Creative Platform Group
4384 Raksul

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: 4384 is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.1x) compared to the peer average (0.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 4384's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Commercial Services Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: 4384 is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.1x) compared to the JP Commercial Services industry average (0.5x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 4384's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

4384 PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio2.1x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4384's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 4384 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 4384 (¥2356) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥458.25)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 4384 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Raksul 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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  • Take a look at our analysis of 4384’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.

Past Performance

How has Raksul performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 4384 has a large one-off gain of ¥667.0M impacting its April 30 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 4384's current net profit margins (0.5%) are lower than last year (1.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 4384 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 25.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 4384's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 4384 had negative earnings growth (-67.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (21.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 4384's Return on Equity (1.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Raksul's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 4384's short term assets (¥15.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥6.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: 4384's short term assets (¥15.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥8.5B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 4384's net debt to equity ratio (11.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if 4384's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 4384's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (7.4%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 4384's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 4384's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 4384'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 4384's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 4384's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 4384 has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Yasukane Matsumoto



Mr. Yasukane Matsumoto is Founder of Raksul Inc. and has been its Chief Executive Officer since September 2009 and also serves as its President and Representative Director. Mr. Matsumoto had been an Outsid...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 4384's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 4384's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Raksul Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Raksul Inc.
  • Ticker: 4384
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 2009
  • Industry: Commercial Printing
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥68.337b
  • Shares outstanding: 29.01m
  • Website:


  • Raksul Inc.
  • IK Building
  • 1st Floor
  • Tokyo
  • 141-0021
  • Japan


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/11 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/10 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/07/31

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.