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Company Financials

Executive Summary

Chofu Seisakusho Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells residential appliances in Japan. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

How has Chofu Seisakusho's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 5946 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 5946's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




JP Consumer Durables


JP Market

1 Year Return




JP Consumer Durables


JP Market

Return vs Industry: 5946 underperformed the JP Consumer Durables industry which returned 33.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 5946 underperformed the JP Market which returned 23.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.7%-2.3%0.4%
30 Day-2.7%0.9%3.6%
90 Day-11.3%-8.4%-2.3%
1 Year-8.1%-9.4%33.6%31.6%25.3%22.6%
3 Year-12.0%-15.7%36.7%28.9%20.3%12.1%
5 Year-7.4%-13.5%127.5%106.5%78.4%58.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Chofu Seisakusho's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

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Is Chofu Seisakusho 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: 5946 (¥2025) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥1348.9)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 5946 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 5946 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.5x) compared to the JP Consumer Durables industry average (11.2x).

PE vs Market: 5946 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.5x) compared to the JP market (16.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 5946's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 5946 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the JP Consumer Durables industry average (0.9x).

Future Growth

How is Chofu Seisakusho forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Consumer Durables 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 Chofu Seisakusho 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.

Past Performance

How has Chofu Seisakusho performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 5946 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 5946's current net profit margins (7%) are higher than last year (3.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 5946's earnings have declined by 4.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 5946's earnings growth over the past year (94%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 5946 earnings growth over the past year (94%) exceeded the Consumer Durables industry 19.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 5946's Return on Equity (2.5%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Chofu Seisakusho's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 5946's short term assets (¥28.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥7.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: 5946's short term assets (¥28.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥1.9B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 5946's debt to equity ratio (0.05%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 5946's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 1% to 0.05% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 5946's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (5244.3%).

Interest Coverage: 5946 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Chofu Seisakusho current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJun 18 2021Ex Dividend DateJun 29 2021Dividend Pay DateAug 20 202152 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 11 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 5946's dividend (1.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.31%).

High Dividend: 5946's dividend (1.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.98%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 5946's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 5946's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.5%), 5946'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.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Kiyotaka Taneda (65 yo)

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Mr. Kiyotaka Taneda serves as President of Chofu Seisakusho Co. Ltd. He had been Managing Director of Chofu Seisakusho Co. Ltd since April 2014. Mr. Taneda served as Manager of Technology Department of Cho...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 5946's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 5946's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Chofu Seisakusho Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Chofu Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 5946
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1950
  • Industry: Household Appliances
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: JP¥70.347b
  • Shares outstanding: 34.74m
  • Website: https://www.chofu.co.jp

Number of Employees


  • Chofu Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
  • 2-1 Chofuogimachi
  • Shimonoseki
  • Yamaguchi
  • 752-8555
  • Japan



Chofu Seisakusho Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells residential appliances in Japan. It offers water heaters, such as oil-fired/gas-fired/electric water heaters, and oil-fired/gas-fired boilers; bath/kitchen...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/18 08:14
End of Day Share Price2021/06/18 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.