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IDEA ConsultantsInc TSE:9768 Stock Report

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02 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
9768 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

9768 Stock Overview

IDEA Consultants,Inc. provides integrated consultancy services on infrastructure development and environmental conservation projects in Japan and internationally.

IDEA ConsultantsInc Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for IDEA ConsultantsInc
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥1,639.00
52 Week HighJP¥2,154.00
52 Week LowJP¥1,609.00
1 Month Change-4.04%
3 Month Change-4.21%
1 Year Change-16.89%
3 Year Change30.49%
5 Year Change45.69%
Change since IPO-67.22%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

9768JP Commercial ServicesJP Market

Return vs Industry: 9768 underperformed the JP Commercial Services industry which returned -3.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 9768 underperformed the JP Market which returned -8.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 9768's price volatile compared to industry and market?
9768 volatility
9768 Average Weekly Movement3.1%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement3.3%
Market Average Movement3.5%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market7.4%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market1.8%

Stable Share Price: 9768 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 9768's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19531,029Akihisa Tabata

IDEA Consultants,Inc. provides integrated consultancy services on infrastructure development and environmental conservation projects in Japan and internationally. The company’s infrastructure services, such as river planning and water resources management; coastal zone and estuary management; river and coastal structures design; highway, transportation, and urban planning; and bridge design and management.

IDEA ConsultantsInc Fundamentals Summary

How do IDEA ConsultantsInc's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
9768 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥11.70b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥2.06b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥17.52b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
9768 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥11.04b
Gross ProfitJP¥6.48b
Other ExpensesJP¥4.43b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Nov 07, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)287.85
Gross Margin37.00%
Net Profit Margin11.73%
Debt/Equity Ratio4.5%

How did 9768 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does 9768 pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy 9768 by to receive an upcoming dividend?
IDEA ConsultantsInc dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateDec 29 2022
Dividend Pay DateMar 30 2023
Days until Ex dividend87 days
Days until Dividend pay date178 days

Does 9768 pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 9768 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 9768?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

9768 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/Revenue0.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA0.7x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 9768's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

9768 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 9768 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average14.7x
6566 Kaname KogyoLtd
2195 Amita HoldingsLtd
4245 Daiki Axis
9768 IDEA ConsultantsInc

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 9768 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.7x) compared to the peer average (14.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 9768's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Commercial Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 9768 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.7x) compared to the JP Commercial Services industry average (13.5x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 9768'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.

9768 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio5.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 9768's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 9768 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 9768 (¥1639) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥18474.28)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 9768 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 IDEA ConsultantsInc 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 IDEA ConsultantsInc 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 IDEA ConsultantsInc 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 IDEA ConsultantsInc 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: 9768 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 9768's current net profit margins (11.7%) are higher than last year (6.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 9768's earnings have grown by 18.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 9768's earnings growth over the past year (48.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 9768 earnings growth over the past year (48.1%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 19.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 9768's Return on Equity (8.5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is IDEA ConsultantsInc'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: 9768's short term assets (¥16.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥5.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: 9768's short term assets (¥16.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥3.9B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 9768 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: 9768's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 7.7% to 4.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 9768's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (347.6%).

Interest Coverage: 9768 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is IDEA ConsultantsInc current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayOct 02 2022Ex Dividend DateDec 29 2022Dividend Pay DateMar 30 202391 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 87 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

IDEA ConsultantsInc Dividend Yield vs Market
How does IDEA ConsultantsInc dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (IDEA ConsultantsInc)2.4%
Market Bottom 25% (JP)1.7%
Market Top 25% (JP)3.8%
Industry Average (Commercial Services)2.3%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (IDEA ConsultantsInc)n/a

Notable Dividend: 9768's dividend (2.44%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.67%).

High Dividend: 9768's dividend (2.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.76%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 9768's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 9768's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (12.2%), 9768's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (13.5%), 9768's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Akihisa Tabata (52 yo)



Mr. Akihisa Tabata has been the President of IDEA Consultants,Inc. since 2019. Mr. Tabata had been General Manager, overall Corporate Planning Division of Idea Consultants Inc. since March 2013 until 2019...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 9768's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 9768's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of 9768?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Private Companies359,0005.0%
Hedge Funds380,0005.3%
Employee Share Scheme828,00011.6%
Individual Insiders871,00012.2%
General Public3,502,92149.1%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 50.86% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Idea Consultants Inc., ESOP
828,000¥1.4b-2.93%no data
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc., Asset Management Arm
G10 Capital Limited
Life Care Service Co., Ltd.
359,000¥588.4m2.87%no data
Atsuko Tabata
304,000¥498.3m-14.85%no data
Resona Bank Ltd., Asset Management Arm
Tsutomu Shindo
187,000¥306.5m-13.82%no data
Hideo Tabata
168,000¥275.4m-5.62%no data
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.
139,800¥229.1m-10.04%no data
Yoshio Morooka
139,000¥227.8m10.32%no data
Nissay Asset Management Corporation
124,000¥203.2m0%no data
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.
64,400¥105.6m-9.42%no data
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.
64,000¥104.9m-10.86%no data
Akihisa Tabata
34,000¥55.7m0%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
26,767¥43.9m0.19%no data
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.
23,000¥37.7m-8.37%no data
Hosoda Masahiro
9,000¥14.8m0%no data
Shinya Tateyama
8,000¥13.1m0%no data
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.
7,200¥11.8m1.41%no data
BlackRock, Inc.
6,800¥11.1m0%no data
Mitsuaki Ito
6,000¥9.8m0%no data
Minoru Yasuda
5,000¥8.2m0%no data
Akito Ito
5,000¥8.2m0%no data
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.
4,700¥7.7m0%no data
Yuji Fujiwara
4,000¥6.6m0%no data

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: IDEA Consultants,Inc.
  • Ticker: 9768
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1953
  • Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥11.701b
  • Shares outstanding: 7.14m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • IDEA Consultants,Inc.
  • 3-15-1 Komazawa
  • Setagaya-ku
  • Tokyo
  • 154-8585
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
9768TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYJan 1992

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/02 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.