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Seiko PMCTSE:4963 Stock Report

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24 Sep, 2021


Company Financials
4963 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6

4963 Overview

Seiko PMC Corporation produces and sells chemicals for use in the paper and board industry, and ink resin products for use in inks and recording materials in Japan and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Seiko PMC
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥888.00
52 Week HighJP¥635.00
52 Week LowJP¥989.00
1 Month Change2.78%
3 Month Change-3.58%
1 Year Change32.34%
3 Year Change-18.23%
5 Year Change-21.00%
Change since IPO35.57%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

4963JP ChemicalsJP Market

Return vs Industry: 4963 exceeded the JP Chemicals industry which returned 22.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 4963 exceeded the JP Market which returned 23.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 4963's price volatile compared to industry and market?
4963 volatility
4963 Beta1.03
Industry Beta0.95
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: 4963 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 4963's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1951705Satoshi Takizawa

Seiko PMC Corporation produces and sells chemicals for use in the paper and board industry, and ink resin products for use in inks and recording materials in Japan and internationally. It provides paper making chemicals, such as surface and internal sizing agents, surface strength agents, dry and wet strength agents, retention aids/coagulants, printability aids/inkjet water resistance aids, creping aids/softeners, microbial products, and moisture-proof coating agents; and other functional chemicals, including water repellent agents and paper thickness improvers. The company’s paper making chemicals are used in newsprint, printing, communication, and household papers; liner and corrugated mediums; boxboards; and wastewater treatment.

Seiko PMC Fundamentals Summary

How do Seiko PMC's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
4963 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥26.93b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥2.13b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥28.49b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
4963 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥20.08b
Gross ProfitJP¥8.41b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Nov 11, 2021

Earnings per share (EPS)70.21
Gross Margin29.52%
Net Profit Margin7.47%
Debt/Equity Ratio4.8%

How did 4963 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does 4963 pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy 4963 by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Seiko PMC dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateDec 29 2021
Dividend Pay DateMar 29 2022
Days until Ex dividend95 days
Days until Dividend pay date185 days

Does 4963 pay a reliable dividends?

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Is Seiko PMC 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: 4963 (¥888) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥302.42)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 4963 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 4963's PE Ratio (12.6x) is in line with the JP Chemicals industry average.

PE vs Market: 4963 is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the JP market (14.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4963's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 4963 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the JP Chemicals industry average (0.8x).

Future Growth

How is Seiko PMC 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 Seiko PMC 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 Seiko PMC performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 4963 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 4963's current net profit margins (7.5%) are higher than last year (6.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 4963's earnings have grown by 1.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 4963's earnings growth over the past year (26.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 4963 earnings growth over the past year (26.1%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 31.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 4963's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Seiko PMC's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 4963's short term assets (¥21.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥8.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: 4963's short term assets (¥21.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥873.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 4963's debt to equity ratio (4.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 4963's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 5.3% to 4.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 4963's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (225.4%).

Interest Coverage: 4963 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Seiko PMC current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 25 2021Ex Dividend DateDec 29 2021Dividend Pay DateMar 29 202290 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 95 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 4963's dividend (1.8%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.31%).

High Dividend: 4963's dividend (1.8%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.01%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 4963's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 4963's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.8%), 4963'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.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Satoshi Takizawa (67 yo)



Mr. Satoshi Takizawa has been the President of Seiko PMC Corporation since March 2014. Mr. Takizawa served as Managing Director of Seiko PMC Corporation since June 2011. He served as General Manager of New...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 4963's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 4963's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.3 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

Seiko PMC Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Seiko PMC Corporation
  • Ticker: 4963
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1951
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: JP¥26.925b
  • Shares outstanding: 30.32m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Seiko PMC Corporation
  • Wakamatsu Building
  • 8th Floor
  • Tokyo
  • 103-0023
  • Japan


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/24 15:31
End of Day Share Price2021/09/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.