Fancl Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and dietary supplements. More Details
No risks detected for 4921 from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Fancl's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 4921 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 4921's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
JP Personal Products
1 Year Return
JP Personal Products
Return vs Industry: 4921 exceeded the JP Personal Products industry which returned 1.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4921 underperformed the JP Market which returned 23.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fancl's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Fancl 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: 4921 (¥3650) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥2401.74)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4921 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 4921 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (54.9x) compared to the JP Personal Products industry average (35.8x).
PE vs Market: 4921 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (54.9x) compared to the JP market (16.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 4921 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 4921 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.2x) compared to the JP Personal Products industry average (3x).
How is Fancl forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 4921's forecast earnings growth (13.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0%).
Earnings vs Market: 4921's earnings (13.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the JP market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 4921's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 4921's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the JP market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 4921's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 4921's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.7%).
How has Fancl performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4921 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 4921's current net profit margins (7%) are lower than last year (7.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 4921's earnings have grown significantly by 22.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 4921's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 4921 had negative earnings growth (-19.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Personal Products industry average (-17.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4921's Return on Equity (11.3%) is considered low.
How is Fancl's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4921's short term assets (¥52.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥14.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: 4921's short term assets (¥52.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥11.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4921's debt to equity ratio (14.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 4921 had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: 4921's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (98.6%).
Interest Coverage: 4921 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Fancl current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 4921's dividend (0.93%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.31%).
High Dividend: 4921's dividend (0.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.99%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 4921's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 4921's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (51.2%), 4921's dividend payments are 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
Kazuyuki Shimada (66 yo)
Mr. Kazuyuki Shimada has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of FANCL Corporation since April 1, 2017. Mr. Shimada was Senior Managing Director of FANCL Corporation and its General Manager of Gr...
Experienced Management: 4921's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 4921's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 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.
Fancl Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fancl Corporation
- Ticker: 4921
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Personal Products
- Sector: Household
- Market Cap: JP¥439.816b
- Shares outstanding: 120.66m
- Website: https://www.fancl.jp
Number of Employees
- Fancl Corporation
- 89-1 Yamashita-cho
Fancl Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and dietary supplements. It provides cosmetics, quasi-drugs, nutritional supplements, and other products in Japan and internationally. The...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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