SECOM CO., LTD. provides security services in Japan and internationally. More Details
No risks detected for 9735 from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has SECOM's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 9735 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 9735's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
JP Commercial Services
1 Year Return
JP Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: 9735 underperformed the JP Commercial Services industry which returned 10.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 9735 underperformed the JP Market which returned 28.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SECOM's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is SECOM undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 9735 (¥8717) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥8603.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 9735 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 9735 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.5x) compared to the JP Commercial Services industry average (15.7x).
PE vs Market: 9735 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.5x) compared to the JP market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 9735 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 9735 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the JP Commercial Services industry average (1x).
How is SECOM forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 9735's forecast earnings growth (9.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0%).
Earnings vs Market: 9735's earnings (9.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 9735's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 9735's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the JP market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 9735's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 9735's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.2%).
How has SECOM performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 9735 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 9735's current net profit margins (7.2%) are lower than last year (8.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 9735's earnings have grown by 0.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 9735's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 9735 had negative earnings growth (-16.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (4.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 9735's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.
How is SECOM's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 9735's short term assets (¥942.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥361.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: 9735's short term assets (¥942.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥273.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 9735's debt to equity ratio (4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 9735's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 9.1% to 4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 9735's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (393.3%).
Interest Coverage: 9735 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is SECOM current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 9735's dividend (1.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.29%).
High Dividend: 9735's dividend (1.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.94%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 9735's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 9735's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.7%), 9735's dividend payments are well 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
Mr. Ichiro Ozeki serves as President and Director at SECOM General Insurance Co.,Ltd. Mr. Ozeki served as Executive Director of SECOM CO.,LTD. until 2019 and served as its Executive Officer. He serves as P...
Experienced Management: 9735's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
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.
SECOM CO., LTD.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SECOM CO., LTD.
- Ticker: 9735
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Security and Alarm Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: JP¥1.903t
- Shares outstanding: 218.26m
- Website: https://www.secom.co.jp
Number of Employees
- SECOM CO., LTD.
- 1-5-1 Jingumae
SECOM CO., LTD. provides security services in Japan and internationally. The company’s Security Services segment provides online security systems, static guard services, armored car services. Its Fire Prot...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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