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C.UyemuraLtd TSE:4966 Stock Report

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24 Sep, 2022


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4966 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

4966 Stock Overview

C.Uyemura & Co.,Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of plating chemicals, industrial chemicals, non-ferrous metals, and other products in Japan and internationally.

C.UyemuraLtd Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for C.UyemuraLtd
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥6,610.00
52 Week HighJP¥7,450.00
52 Week LowJP¥4,435.00
1 Month Change0.46%
3 Month Change19.10%
1 Year Change40.34%
3 Year Change131.52%
5 Year Change93.27%
Change since IPO472.29%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

4966JP ChemicalsJP Market

Return vs Industry: 4966 exceeded the JP Chemicals industry which returned -17.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 4966 exceeded the JP Market which returned -9.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 4966's price volatile compared to industry and market?
4966 volatility
4966 Average Weekly Movement4.6%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement3.3%
Market Average Movement3.5%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market7.4%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market1.8%

Stable Share Price: 4966 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 4966's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

18481,547Hiroya Uemura

C.Uyemura & Co.,Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of plating chemicals, industrial chemicals, non-ferrous metals, and other products in Japan and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Surface Finishing Materials, Surface Finishing Machinery, Plating Job, and Real Estate Rental.

C.UyemuraLtd Fundamentals Summary

How do C.UyemuraLtd's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
4966 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥109.49b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥11.23b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥76.73b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
4966 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥50.71b
Gross ProfitJP¥26.02b
Other ExpensesJP¥14.79b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)677.73
Gross Margin33.91%
Net Profit Margin14.63%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.6%

How did 4966 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 4966 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 4966?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

4966 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA4.8x
PEG Ratio1.5x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 4966's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

4966 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 4966 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average18.8x
4368 Fuso ChemicalLtd
6036 KeePer Technical Laboratory
5384 Fujimi
4958 T. Hasegawa
4966 C.UyemuraLtd

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 4966 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.8x) compared to the peer average (18.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 4966's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Chemicals Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 4966 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.8x) compared to the JP Chemicals industry average (9.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 4966'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.

4966 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio9.8x
Fair PE Ratio9.3x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 4966 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.3x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 4966 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 4966 (¥6610) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥17003.92)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 4966 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.

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Future Growth

How is C.UyemuraLtd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 4966's forecast earnings growth (6.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.04%).

Earnings vs Market: 4966's earnings (6.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (8.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 4966's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 4966's revenue (8.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the JP market (4.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 4966's revenue (8.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if 4966's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has C.UyemuraLtd performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 4966 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 4966's current net profit margins (14.6%) are higher than last year (12.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 4966's earnings have grown by 13.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 4966's earnings growth over the past year (47.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 4966 earnings growth over the past year (47.9%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 18.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 4966's Return on Equity (14.5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is C.UyemuraLtd's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 4966's short term assets (¥65.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥17.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: 4966's short term assets (¥65.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥5.3B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 4966 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: 4966's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 2.3% to 0.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 4966's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1608.9%).

Interest Coverage: 4966 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is C.UyemuraLtd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 4966's dividend (1.36%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.65%).

High Dividend: 4966's dividend (1.36%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.66%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 4966's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 4966's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.9%), 4966's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (31.7%), 4966's dividend payments are 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


Hiroya Uemura (66 yo)





Mr. Hiroya Uyemura has been the President of C. Uyemura & Co., Ltd. since January 1997 and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Uyemura has been President and Representative Director, Naniwa Shokusan...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Hiroya's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the JP market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Hiroya's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 4966's management team is seasoned and experienced (17.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 4966's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.3 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

Top 25 shareholders own 63.65% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Naniwa Shokusan Co., Ltd.
4,552,000¥30.1b0%no data
Schroder Investment Management Limited
MUFG Bank, Ltd.,Investment Banking Arm
C. Uyemura & Co., Ltd, Mutual Prosperity Association
576,000¥3.8b0%no data
Goldman Sachs Group, Investment Banking and Securities Investments
Rheos Capital Works, Inc.
Nissay Asset Management Corporation
Hiroya Uemura
233,000¥1.5b-26.73%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
135,942¥898.6m0.04%no data
BlackRock, Inc.
120,100¥793.9m-0.33%no data
J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Inc.
106,800¥705.9m0%no data
Renta 4 Gestora SGIIC S.A.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.
34,300¥226.7m0%no data
AXA Investment Managers S.A.
33,900¥224.1m0%no data
Fidelity International Ltd
33,300¥220.1m171%no data
Shigeo Hashimoto
13,000¥85.9m116.67%no data
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund
12,400¥82.0m0%no data
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
6,100¥40.3m0%no data
Credit Suisse Asset Management (Switzerland)
6,000¥39.7m0%no data
Hiroshi Otake
5,000¥33.1m150%no data
Yasushi Shimada
4,000¥26.4m300%no data
Geode Capital Management, LLC
3,204¥21.2m0%no data
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
2,600¥17.2m0%no data
Tsutomu Sekiya
2,000¥13.2m100%no data

Company Information

C.Uyemura & Co.,Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: C.Uyemura & Co.,Ltd.
  • Ticker: 4966
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1848
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥109.489b
  • Shares outstanding: 16.56m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • C.Uyemura & Co.,Ltd.
  • 3-2-6 Dosho-machi
  • Chuo-ku
  • Osaka
  • 541-0045
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
4966TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYNov 1997
CUYR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 1997

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/22 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.