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KOSAIDO Holdings TSE:7868 Stock Report

Last Price


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27 Sep, 2022


Company Financials
7868 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6

7868 Stock Overview

KOSAIDO Holdings Co., Ltd. operates as a printing company in Japan.

KOSAIDO Holdings Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for KOSAIDO Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥1,321.00
52 Week HighJP¥1,760.00
52 Week LowJP¥707.00
1 Month Change4.59%
3 Month Change12.33%
1 Year Change-19.89%
3 Year Change83.22%
5 Year Change234.43%
Change since IPO-27.02%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

7868JP Commercial ServicesJP Market

Return vs Industry: 7868 underperformed the JP Commercial Services industry which returned -7.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 7868 underperformed the JP Market which returned -10.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 7868's price volatile compared to industry and market?
7868 volatility
7868 Average Weekly Movement6.7%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement3.3%
Market Average Movement3.5%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market7.4%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market1.9%

Stable Share Price: 7868 is more volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 7868's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of JP stocks.

About the Company

19491,063Hiroshi Kurosawa

KOSAIDO Holdings Co., Ltd. operates as a printing company in Japan. The company offers offset, newspaper, digital, and package printing services. It also provides human resource services, including recruitment media, human resource development/ education/training, temporary staffing, RPO, and HR tech services; and BPO services.

KOSAIDO Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do KOSAIDO Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
7868 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥35.43b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥3.76b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥35.88b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
7868 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥24.54b
Gross ProfitJP¥11.35b
Other ExpensesJP¥7.58b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)131.83
Gross Margin31.62%
Net Profit Margin10.48%
Debt/Equity Ratio61.4%

How did 7868 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 7868 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings 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 7868?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

7868 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/Revenue1.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 7868's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

7868 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 7868 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average23.9x
7921 Takara
7814 JAPAN Creative Platform Group
7914 Kyodo Printing
7868 KOSAIDO Holdings

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 7868 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10x) compared to the peer average (23.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 7868's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Commercial Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 7868 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10x) compared to the JP Commercial Services industry average (13.5x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 7868'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.

7868 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio10x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 7868's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 7868 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 7868 (¥1321) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥1702.48)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 7868 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

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

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is KOSAIDO Holdings 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 KOSAIDO Holdings 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.

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  • Examine whether KOSAIDO Holdings is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has KOSAIDO Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 7868 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 7868's current net profit margins (10.5%) are higher than last year (4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 7868 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 3.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 7868's earnings growth over the past year (194.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 7868 earnings growth over the past year (194.3%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 19.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 7868's Return on Equity (9.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is KOSAIDO Holdings'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: 7868's short term assets (¥26.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥12.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: 7868's short term assets (¥26.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥17.9B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 7868's net debt to equity ratio (12.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 7868's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 63.8% to 61.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 7868's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.7%).

Interest Coverage: 7868's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is KOSAIDO Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 27 2022Ex Dividend DateSep 29 2022Dividend Pay DateJan 01 197019264 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 1 day to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

KOSAIDO Holdings Dividend Yield vs Market
How does KOSAIDO Holdings dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (KOSAIDO Holdings)1.2%
Market Bottom 25% (JP)1.7%
Market Top 25% (JP)3.7%
Industry Average (Commercial Services)2.3%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (KOSAIDO Holdings)n/a

Notable Dividend: 7868's dividend (1.17%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.68%).

High Dividend: 7868's dividend (1.17%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.73%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 7868 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 7868's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.

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: With its low cash payout ratio (16.7%), 7868's dividend payments are well 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 Kurosawa



Hiroshi Kurosawa is President & CEO of KOSAIDO Holdings Co.,Ltd. (formerly known as Kosaido Co., Ltd.) from 2021 and also serves as CFO & Director of KOSAIDO Holdings Co.,Ltd. (formerly known as Kosaido Co...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 7868's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: 7868's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 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

What is the ownership structure of 7868?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders1,048,0003.7%
Public Companies5,713,00020.0%
General Public7,919,17527.8%
Private Companies10,970,10038.5%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 27.3%.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 72.57% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd.
5,317,000¥7.0b0%no data
Global Worker Haken Co., Ltd.
3,934,000¥5.2b0%no data
ASO Corporation
2,699,000¥3.6b0%no data
R&L Holdings Co.,Ltd.
2,543,000¥3.4b0%no data
Polestar Co., Ltd.
1,000,000¥1.3b0%no data
Crane Hill Holdings Pte. Ltd.
794,000¥1.0b0%no data
Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd., Retirement Benefit Trust
584,000¥771.5m0%no data
Norihiro Kuroda
556,000¥734.5m0%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
526,236¥695.2m0.74%no data
Shizuoka Chuo Bank,Ltd, Asset Management Arm
Seihou Tanaka
482,000¥636.7m0%no data
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.
411,100¥543.1m-0.39%no data
Toppan Inc.
396,000¥523.1m0%no data
Japan Securities Finance Co. Ltd., Asset Management Arm
Ueda Yagi Tanshi Co. Ltd., Asset Management Arm
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.
188,900¥249.5m-1.25%no data
BlackRock, Inc.
18,100¥23.9m0.56%no data
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.
12,200¥16.1m0%no data
American Century Investment Management Inc
9,600¥12.7m0%no data
Wilshire Advisors LLC
Norinchukin-Zenkyoren Asset Management Co., Ltd.
5,900¥7.8m0%no data
Chihiro Negishi
5,000¥6.6m0%no data
Akira Nakai
5,000¥6.6m0%no data
Amundi Asset Management
3,932¥5.2m0%no data
Resona Asset Management Co., Ltd.
1,500¥2.0m0%no data

Company Information

KOSAIDO Holdings Co., Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: KOSAIDO Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 7868
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1949
  • Industry: Commercial Printing
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥35.434b
  • Shares outstanding: 28.53m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • KOSAIDO Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Seavance S Building
  • 13th Floor
  • Tokyo
  • 105-8318
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
7868TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesJPJPYAug 1997

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.