4985 Stock Overview
Earth Corporation manufactures, markets, imports, and exports pharmaceutical products, quasi-drug products, medical tools, household products, etc.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||JP¥5,300.00|
|52 Week High||JP¥7,280.00|
|52 Week Low||JP¥4,980.00|
|1 Month Change||2.51%|
|3 Month Change||-5.69%|
|1 Year Change||-20.54%|
|3 Year Change||9.96%|
|5 Year Change||-8.30%|
|Change since IPO||92.03%|
Recent News & Updates
|4985||JP Household Products||JP Market|
Return vs Industry: 4985 underperformed the JP Household Products industry which returned -6.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4985 underperformed the JP Market which returned -6.2% over the past year.
|4985 Average Weekly Movement||3.3%|
|Household Products Industry Average Movement||3.8%|
|Market Average Movement||4.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in JP Market||8.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in JP Market||2.3%|
Stable Share Price: 4985 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 4985's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Earth Corporation manufactures, markets, imports, and exports pharmaceutical products, quasi-drug products, medical tools, household products, etc. in Japan and internationally. The company offers insecticides and repellents, bath products, oral care products, deodorizers and air fresheners, cleaning products, hygiene products, gardening products, hair growth formulas, masks, ice packs, dehumidifying agents, and other products, as well as products for pets. It also provides sanitation management services.
Earth Fundamentals Summary
|4985 fundamental statistics|
Is 4985 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|4985 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||JP¥115.19b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||242.16|
|Net Profit Margin||2.76%|
How did 4985 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is 4985 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 4985?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is 4985's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does 4985's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|4985 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 4985 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.9x) compared to the peer average (21.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does 4985's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Household Products Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 4985 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.9x) compared to the JP Household Products industry average (23.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is 4985'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.
|Current PE Ratio||21.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||19.1x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 4985 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of 4985 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: 4985 (¥5300) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥4805.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4985 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 4985 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
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How is Earth forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 4985's forecast earnings growth (9.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.02%).
Earnings vs Market: 4985's earnings (9.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the JP market (9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 4985's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 4985's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the JP market (4.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 4985's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 4985's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12%).
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How has Earth performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4985 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 4985's current net profit margins (2.8%) are lower than last year (2.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 4985's earnings have grown significantly by 36.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 4985's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 4985 had negative earnings growth (-7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Household Products industry average (-7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4985's Return on Equity (8.6%) is considered low.
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How is Earth's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4985's short term assets (¥86.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥64.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: 4985's short term assets (¥86.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥2.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4985 has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: 4985's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 57.9% to 17.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 4985's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.7%).
Interest Coverage: 4985 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Earth current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 4985's dividend (2.23%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.68%).
High Dividend: 4985's dividend (2.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.74%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 4985's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 4985's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.8%), 4985's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (118.2%), 4985'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
Katsunori Kawabata (50 yo)
Mr. Katsunori Kawabata has been President at Earth Chemical Co., Ltd. since March 2014 and had been its Group Chief Executive Officer since January 2017 until 2021. Mr. Kawabata serves as Chief Executive O...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Katsunori's total compensation ($USD1.92M) is about average for companies of similar size in the JP market ($USD1.54M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Katsunori's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: 4985's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 4985's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.3 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.
Earth Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Earth Corporation
- Ticker: 4985
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1892
- Industry: Household Products
- Sector: Household
- Implied Market Cap: JP¥116.720b
- Shares outstanding: 22.02m
- Website: https://www.earth.jp
Number of Employees
- Earth Corporation
- 12-1, Kanda-Tsukasamachi 2 chome
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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.