Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells functional chemicals, pharmaceuticals, safety systems, and agrochemicals and other products in Japan and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||JP¥1,289.00|
|52 Week High||JP¥891.00|
|52 Week Low||JP¥1,322.00|
|1 Month Change||6.18%|
|3 Month Change||21.03%|
|1 Year Change||26.87%|
|3 Year Change||-4.59%|
|5 Year Change||18.80%|
|Change since IPO||53.64%|
Recent News & Updates
|4272||JP Chemicals||JP Market|
Return vs Industry: 4272 exceeded the JP Chemicals industry which returned 22.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4272 exceeded the JP Market which returned 25.7% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: 4272 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 4272's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells functional chemicals, pharmaceuticals, safety systems, and agrochemicals and other products in Japan and internationally. The company’s Functional Chemicals Business segment offers functional materials, such as epoxy resins, UV-curable resins, sealants for LCD and LED, touch panel adhesives, and microelectromechanical systems. This segment also provides color materials, including inkjet colorants, dyes for textiles and papers, and materials for thermal paper; catalysts for the production of acrylic and methacrylic acid; and polarizing films, inorganic polarizing plates, LCD projector parts, x-ray analytical equipment, and application products.
Nippon Kayaku Fundamentals Summary
|4272 fundamental statistics|
Is 4272 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|4272 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||JP¥122.71b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 08, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||95.64|
|Net Profit Margin||8.81%|
How did 4272 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.3%Current Dividend Yield
Does 4272 pay a reliable dividends?See 4272 dividend history and benchmarks
|Nippon Kayaku dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Sep 29 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Dec 01 2021|
|Days until Ex dividend||4 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||67 days|
Does 4272 pay a reliable dividends?See 4272 dividend history and benchmarks
Is Nippon Kayaku 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: 4272 (¥1289) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥1159.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4272 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 4272 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the JP Chemicals industry average (12.9x).
PE vs Market: 4272 is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the JP market (15x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4272's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 4272's PB Ratio (0.9x) is in line with the JP Chemicals industry average.
How is Nippon Kayaku 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 Nippon Kayaku 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 Nippon Kayaku performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4272 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 4272's current net profit margins (8.8%) are higher than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 4272's earnings have declined by 5.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 4272's earnings growth over the past year (40.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-5.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 4272 earnings growth over the past year (40.9%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 31.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4272's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.
How is Nippon Kayaku's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4272's short term assets (¥159.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥37.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: 4272's short term assets (¥159.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥29.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4272's debt to equity ratio (8.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 4272's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 11.3% to 8.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 4272's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (125.3%).
Interest Coverage: 4272 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Nippon Kayaku current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 4272's dividend (2.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.28%).
High Dividend: 4272's dividend (2.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.96%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 4272's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 4272's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (31.8%), 4272's dividend payments are 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Atsuhiro Wakumoto (64 yo)
Mr. Atsuhiro Wakumoto has been President and Representative Director of Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. since June 2019. He served as General Manager of Marketing and Sales Division – Safety Systems Group at Nippo...
Experienced Management: 4272's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: 4272's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 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.
Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: 4272
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1916
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: JP¥217.276b
- Shares outstanding: 168.56m
- Website: https://www.nipponkayaku.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
- Meiji Yasuda Seimei Building
- 19th and 20th Floors
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/25 08:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 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.