Cota Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells quasi drugs in Japan and internationally. More Details
No risks detected for 4923 from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Cota's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 4923 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 4923's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
JP Personal Products
1 Year Return
JP Personal Products
Return vs Industry: 4923 exceeded the JP Personal Products industry which returned 12.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4923 exceeded the JP Market which returned 27.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cota's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Cota 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: 4923 (¥1450) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥1162.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4923 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 4923 is good value based on its PE Ratio (24.4x) compared to the JP Personal Products industry average (35.7x).
PE vs Market: 4923 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.4x) compared to the JP market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4923's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 4923 is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the JP Personal Products industry average (3.5x).
How is Cota forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Household 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 Cota 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.
How has Cota performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4923 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 4923's current net profit margins (15.1%) are higher than last year (13.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 4923's earnings have grown by 6.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 4923's earnings growth over the past year (12.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 4923 earnings growth over the past year (12.9%) exceeded the Personal Products industry -18.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4923's Return on Equity (13.6%) is considered low.
How is Cota's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4923's short term assets (¥7.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥1.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: 4923's short term assets (¥7.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4923 is debt free.
Reducing Debt: 4923 has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 4923 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: 4923 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Cota current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 4923's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 4923's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 4923's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 4923's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 4923 is not paying a notable dividend for the JP market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 4923's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the JP market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Hiroteru Oda (62 yo)
Mr. Hirohide Oda has been the President of Cota Co Ltd. since June 2004. He joined Cota Co. Ltd. in September, 1984. He served as Manager of General Affairs Dept. of Cota Co Ltd. since March, 1991 and serv...
Experienced Management: 4923's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 4923's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cota Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cota Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: 4923
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Personal Products
- Sector: Household
- Market Cap: JP¥30.570b
- Shares outstanding: 21.08m
- Website: https://www.cota.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Cota Co., Ltd.
- 77, Tai-Shinarami
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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