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Itoham Yonekyu Holdings TSE:2296 Stock Report

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01 Oct, 2022


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2296 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

2296 Stock Overview

Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of processed meat and processed/precooked food products in Japan.

Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Itoham Yonekyu Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥666.00
52 Week HighJP¥735.00
52 Week LowJP¥628.00
1 Month Change-0.30%
3 Month Change-3.34%
1 Year Change-7.37%
3 Year Change-0.89%
5 Year Change-35.84%
Change since IPO-9.88%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

2296JP FoodJP Market

Return vs Industry: 2296 underperformed the JP Food industry which returned 0.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 2296 matched the JP Market which returned -8.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 2296's price volatile compared to industry and market?
2296 volatility
2296 Average Weekly Movement1.7%
Food Industry Average Movement2.3%
Market Average Movement3.5%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market7.4%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market1.8%

Stable Share Price: 2296 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 2296's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19288,089Isao Miyashita

Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of processed meat and processed/precooked food products in Japan. It offers ham/sausage, pizza/snacks, noodles, and cheese products. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Itoham Yonekyu Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
2296 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥192.67b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥18.34b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥864.09b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
2296 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥732.97b
Gross ProfitJP¥131.12b
Other ExpensesJP¥112.78b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Nov 08, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)63.39
Gross Margin15.17%
Net Profit Margin2.12%
Debt/Equity Ratio14.3%

How did 2296 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 2296 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • 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 2296?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

2296 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/Revenue0.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA5.3x
PEG Ratio4.9x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 2296's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

2296 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 2296 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average11.6x
1332 Nippon Suisan Kaisha
2201 Morinaga&Co
2264 Morinaga Milk Industry
2206 Ezaki Glico
2296 Itoham Yonekyu Holdings

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 2296 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.5x) compared to the peer average (11.6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 2296's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Food Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 2296 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.5x) compared to the JP Food industry average (16.4x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 2296'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.

2296 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio10.5x
Fair PE Ratio15.4x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 2296 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.4x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 2296 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 2296 (¥666) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥447.5)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 2296 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

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

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.

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Future Growth

How is Itoham Yonekyu Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 2296's forecast earnings growth (2.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.04%).

Earnings vs Market: 2296's earnings (2.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (8.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 2296's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 2296's revenue (1.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the JP market (4.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 2296's revenue (1.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 2296's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.1%).

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Past Performance

How has Itoham Yonekyu Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 2296 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 2296's current net profit margins (2.1%) are lower than last year (2.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 2296's earnings have grown by 7.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 2296's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 2296 had negative earnings growth (-18.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-0.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 2296's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Itoham Yonekyu Holdings'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: 2296's short term assets (¥261.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥145.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: 2296's short term assets (¥261.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥25.4B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 2296's net debt to equity ratio (0.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 2296's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 20.3% to 14.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 2296's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (49.1%).

Interest Coverage: 2296 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Itoham Yonekyu Holdings dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Itoham Yonekyu Holdings)3.6%
Market Bottom 25% (JP)1.7%
Market Top 25% (JP)3.8%
Industry Average (Food)1.7%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Itoham Yonekyu Holdings)3.6%

Notable Dividend: 2296's dividend (3.6%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.67%).

High Dividend: 2296's dividend (3.6%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.76%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, 2296 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 2296's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36.7%), 2296's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (95.8%), 2296's dividend payments are not 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


Isao Miyashita (54 yo)

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Mr. Isao Miyashita serves as the President at Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Inc. and serves as it's Chief Executive Officer since 2021. Mr. Miyashita has been the President of Yoshinoya Co., Ltd. since February...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 2296's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: 2296's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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 2296?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders2,953,6701.0%
General Public102,720,60735.5%
Public Companies126,058,00043.6%

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

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 63.62% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Mitsubishi Corporation
115,779,000¥77.1b0%no data
Ito Memorial Foundation, Endowment Arm
S Foods Inc.
10,279,000¥6.8b0%no data
Ito Cultural Foundation, Endowment Arm
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
4,929,672¥3.3b0.77%no data
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
3,806,362¥2.5b4.1%no data
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., Asset Management Arm
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc., Asset Management Arm
MUFG Bank, Ltd.,Investment Banking Arm
Nissay Asset Management Corporation
Koichi Ito
2,731,663¥1.8b0.02%no data
BlackRock, Inc.
2,675,200¥1.8b2.9%no data
Norges Bank Investment Management
2,250,067¥1.5b0%no data
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.
1,987,900¥1.3b-2.7%no data
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.
693,600¥461.9m-0.67%no data
WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc.
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.
370,786¥246.9m2.33%no data
PGIM, Inc.
276,278¥184.0m20.8%no data
Bessemer Investment Management LLC
274,645¥182.9m20.86%no data
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.
204,700¥136.3m6.56%no data
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.
166,200¥110.7m81.05%no data
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund
165,800¥110.4m-4.99%no data
SEI Investments Company
165,093¥110.0m58.15%no data

Company Information

Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Inc.
  • Ticker: 2296
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1928
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥192.674b
  • Shares outstanding: 289.30m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Itoham Yonekyu Holdings Inc.
  • Alt Ito Building
  • 1-6-21 Mita
  • Tokyo
  • 153-8587
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
2296TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesJPJPYApr 2016

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/01 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 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.