NIC AutotecJASDAQ:5742 Stock Report

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18 Sep, 2021


Company Financials
5742 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6

5742 Overview

NIC Autotec, Inc. designs, produces, and sells aluminum profile systems and FA equipment in Japan and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for NIC Autotec
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥1,007.00
52 Week HighJP¥801.00
52 Week LowJP¥1,131.00
1 Month Change1.82%
3 Month Change7.13%
1 Year Change16.82%
3 Year Change-16.78%
5 Year Change36.08%
Change since IPO30.95%

Recent News & Updates

May 09
Some Investors May Be Worried About NIC Autotec's (TYO:5742) Returns On Capital

Some Investors May Be Worried About NIC Autotec's (TYO:5742) Returns On Capital

If you're not sure where to start when looking for the next multi-bagger, there are a few key trends you should keep an...

Apr 15
We Think NIC Autotec (TYO:5742) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

We Think NIC Autotec (TYO:5742) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

5742JP Metals and MiningJP Market

Return vs Industry: 5742 underperformed the JP Metals and Mining industry which returned 48.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 5742 underperformed the JP Market which returned 25.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 5742's price volatile compared to industry and market?
5742 volatility
5742 Beta0.89
Industry Beta1.31
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: 5742 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 5742's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1971255Horoshi Nishikawahttps://www.nic-inc.co.jp

NIC Autotec, Inc. designs, produces, and sells aluminum profile systems and FA equipment in Japan and internationally. It offers aluminum profile systems for use in various business situations. The company also provides FA equipment, including washing machines for batch type and individual cleaning; conveyors comprising automatic cartoners, palletizing stackers, free-flow conveyors, and other conveyors; screening inspection equipment for dimensions, tap failure, running torque, etc.; and clean room products.

NIC Autotec Fundamentals Summary

How do NIC Autotec's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
5742 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥5.49b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥224.00m
Revenue (TTM)JP¥7.15b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
5742 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥5.63b
Gross ProfitJP¥1.51b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)41.11
Gross Margin21.19%
Net Profit Margin3.13%
Debt/Equity Ratio25.0%

How did 5742 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is NIC Autotec undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 5742 (¥1007) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥12335.62)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 5742 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 5742 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.5x) compared to the JP Metals and Mining industry average (10.8x).

PE vs Market: 5742 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.5x) compared to the JP market (15.1x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 5742's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 5742 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the JP Metals and Mining industry average (0.5x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Materials 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 NIC Autotec 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 NIC Autotec performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 5742 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 5742's current net profit margins (3.1%) are higher than last year (0.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 5742's earnings have declined by 26.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 5742's earnings growth over the past year (672.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-26.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 5742 earnings growth over the past year (672.4%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 20.5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 5742's Return on Equity (4.9%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is NIC Autotec's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 5742's short term assets (¥4.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥2.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: 5742's short term assets (¥4.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥1.1B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 5742's debt to equity ratio (25%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 5742 had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

Debt Coverage: 5742's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (106.5%).

Interest Coverage: 5742's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (56.7x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is NIC Autotec current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 18 2021Ex Dividend DateSep 29 2021Dividend Pay DateDec 01 202163 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 10 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 5742's dividend (4.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.27%).

High Dividend: 5742's dividend (4.07%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.94%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 5742's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 5742's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (99.7%), 5742's dividend payments are not 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


Horoshi Nishikawa (65 yo)

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Mr. Hiroshi Nishikawa serves as the Chief Executive Officer at NIC Autotec, Inc. and served as its President and Chief of Corporate Planning Office since August 1999. Mr. Nishikawa joined NACHI-FUJIKOSHI C...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 5742's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 5742's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.3 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

NIC Autotec, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: NIC Autotec, Inc.
  • Ticker: 5742
  • Exchange: JASDAQ
  • Founded: 1971
  • Industry: Aluminum
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: JP¥5.487b
  • Shares outstanding: 5.45m
  • Website: https://www.nic-inc.co.jp

Number of Employees


  • NIC Autotec, Inc.
  • 255 Nagaresugi
  • Toyama
  • Toyama
  • 939-8032
  • Japan


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/18 08:04
End of Day Share Price2021/09/17 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.