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Makuake TSE:4479 Stock Report

Last Price


Market Cap







24 Sep, 2022


Company Financials
4479 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6

4479 Stock Overview

Makuake, Inc. operates the Makuake crowdfunding platform in Japan.

Makuake Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Makuake
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥1,506.00
52 Week HighJP¥6,050.00
52 Week LowJP¥1,423.00
1 Month Change-17.84%
3 Month Change-16.52%
1 Year Change-69.82%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-49.46%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

4479JP Professional ServicesJP Market

Return vs Industry: 4479 underperformed the JP Professional Services industry which returned -36.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 4479 underperformed the JP Market which returned -9.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 4479's price volatile compared to industry and market?
4479 volatility
4479 Average Weekly Movement5.7%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement5.0%
Market Average Movement3.5%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market7.4%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market1.8%

Stable Share Price: 4479 is more volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 4479's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of JP stocks.

About the Company

2013152Ryotaro Nakayama

Makuake, Inc. operates the Makuake crowdfunding platform in Japan. It provides support services for new business development and human resource development; displays and sells products; and operates a shopping site that sells finished products to the consumers. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Makuake Fundamentals Summary

How do Makuake's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
4479 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥18.93b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥124.00m
Revenue (TTM)JP¥4.62b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
4479 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥909.00m
Gross ProfitJP¥3.71b
Other ExpensesJP¥3.58b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Oct 25, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)9.87
Gross Margin80.30%
Net Profit Margin2.69%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did 4479 perform over the long term?

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


Is 4479 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • 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 4479?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

4479 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/Revenue2.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA57.7x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does 4479's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

4479 PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for 4479 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.9x
6067 Impact HD
2153 E J Holdings
7033 Management SolutionsLtd
4479 Makuake

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: 4479 is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (4.1x) compared to the peer average (1.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 4479's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Professional Services Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: 4479 is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (4.1x) compared to the JP Professional Services industry average (1.3x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 4479'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.

4479 PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio4.1x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4479's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 4479 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 4479's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 4479's fair value for valuation analysis.

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, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Makuake 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 Makuake 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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  • Examine Makuake's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.

Past Performance

How has Makuake 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: 4479 has a large one-off gain of ¥96.0M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 4479's current net profit margins (2.7%) are lower than last year (3.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 4479's earnings have grown by 15.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 4479's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 4479 had negative earnings growth (-13.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (29.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 4479's Return on Equity (1.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Makuake's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 4479's short term assets (¥9.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥3.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: 4479's short term assets (¥9.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥59.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 4479 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 4479 had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: 4479 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 4479 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Makuake 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 4479's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 4479'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 4479's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 4479'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 4479 has not reported any payouts.

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


Ryotaro Nakayama (40 yo)

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Mr. Ryotaro Nakayama served as Head of Hanoi at CyberAgent Ventures, Inc. (formerly CyberAgent Investment, Inc.). He joined the firm in July, 2010. Mr. Nakayama was in-charge of investment in domestic vent...


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

Top 23 shareholders own 70.88% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
CyberAgent, Inc.
6,485,000¥9.8b0%no data
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.
Ryotaro Nakayama
370,000¥557.2m0%no data
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.
367,800¥553.9m0%no data
Fumiaki Kiuchi
260,000¥391.6m0%no data
KSK Angel Fund LLC
228,000¥343.4m0%no data
JPMorgan Chase & Co, Brokerage and Securities Investments
219,748¥330.9m63.99%no data
Kana Bogaki
196,000¥295.2m0%no data
Sumitomo Life Insurance Co., Asset Management Arm
AXA Investment Managers S.A.
28,700¥43.2m0%no data
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.
15,400¥23.2m0%no data
Yohei Ikunai
11,400¥17.2m0%no data
Azimut Capital Management Sgr SpA
7,500¥11.3m0%no data
Siemens Fonds Invest GmbH
3,600¥5.4m0%no data
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.
1,400¥2.1m0%no data
Mercer Global Investments Europe Limited
1,000¥1.5m0%no data
Northern Trust Global Investments
900¥1.4m0%no data
KLP Kapitalforvaltning AS
800¥1.2m0%no data
Kuniyoshi Mabuchi
500¥753.0k0%no data
Hisashi Katsuya
500¥753.0k0%no data
GWL Investment Management Ltd.
400¥602.4k0%no data
Baillie Gifford & Co.
200¥301.2k0%no data
TORANOTEC Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Makuake, Inc.
  • Ticker: 4479
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 2013
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥18.928b
  • Shares outstanding: 12.57m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Makuake, Inc.
  • Daiwa Shibuya Miyamasuzaka Building
  • 10th Floor
  • Tokyo
  • 150-0002
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
4479TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesShare CapitalJPJPYDec 2019

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/22 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/09/30

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.