Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. engages in housing, urban infrastructure and environmental products (UIEP), and high performance plastics (HPP) businesses. More Details
Excellent balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Sekisui Chemical's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 4204 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 4204's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
JP Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
JP Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: 4204 underperformed the JP Consumer Durables industry which returned 33.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4204 exceeded the JP Market which returned 23.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sekisui Chemical's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Sekisui Chemical undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 4204 (¥1938) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥2307.2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4204 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 4204 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16x) compared to the JP Consumer Durables industry average (10.6x).
PE vs Market: 4204's PE Ratio (16x) is in line with the JP market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 4204 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 4204 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the JP Consumer Durables industry average (0.9x).
How is Sekisui Chemical forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 4204's forecast earnings growth (8.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0%).
Earnings vs Market: 4204's earnings (8.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (11.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 4204's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 4204's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the JP market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 4204's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 4204's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.7%).
How has Sekisui Chemical performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4204 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 4204's current net profit margins (5%) are lower than last year (5.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 4204's earnings have declined by 3.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 4204's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 4204 had negative earnings growth (-1.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Durables industry average (31.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4204's Return on Equity (8.2%) is considered low.
How is Sekisui Chemical's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4204's short term assets (¥507.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥282.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: 4204's short term assets (¥507.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥169.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4204's debt to equity ratio (17.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 4204's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.8% to 17.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 4204's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (73.7%).
Interest Coverage: 4204 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Sekisui Chemical current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 4204's dividend (2.53%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.33%).
High Dividend: 4204's dividend (2.53%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.99%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 4204's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 4204's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.8%), 4204'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
Keita Kato (63 yo)
Mr. Keita Kato has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. since March 01, 2020. Mr. Kato served as Senior Managing Executive Officer and Head of Business Strategy Departme...
Experienced Management: 4204's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: 4204'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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: 4204
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1947
- Industry: Homebuilding
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: JP¥864.231b
- Shares outstanding: 445.94m
- Website: https://www.sekisui.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.
- 2-4-4 Nishitemma
Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. engages in housing, urban infrastructure and environmental products (UIEP), and high performance plastics (HPP) businesses. The Housing segment engages in the manufacturing, cons...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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