KimotoTSE:7908 Stock Report

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18 Sep, 2021


Company Financials
7908 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6

7908 Overview

Kimoto Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of various film and paper products in Japan and internationally.

Share Price & News

How has Kimoto's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 7908 is more volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 7908's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of JP stocks.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




JP Chemicals


JP Market

1 Year Return




JP Chemicals


JP Market

Return vs Industry: 7908 exceeded the JP Chemicals industry which returned 26% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 7908 exceeded the JP Market which returned 25.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day2.0%1.0%0.4%
30 Day11.5%12.6%10.3%
90 Day-1.9%8.0%7.5%
1 Year61.3%57.2%28.4%26.0%28.2%25.6%
3 Year-4.9%-12.4%31.4%21.8%25.2%16.6%
5 Year17.8%4.8%93.6%73.1%73.8%54.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Kimoto's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available

Kimoto Fundamentals Summary

How do Kimoto's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
7908 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥12.31b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥871.00m
Revenue (TTM)JP¥12.05b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
7908 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥8.58b
Gross ProfitJP¥3.47b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)18.33
Gross Margin28.80%
Net Profit Margin7.23%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did 7908 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does 7908 pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy 7908 by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Kimoto dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateSep 29 2021
Dividend Pay DateDec 01 2021
Days until Ex dividend10 days
Days until Dividend pay date73 days

Does 7908 pay a reliable dividends?

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Is Kimoto 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: 7908 (¥261) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥352.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 7908 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 7908 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the JP Chemicals industry average (13.1x).

PE vs Market: 7908 is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the JP market (15.1x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 7908's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 7908 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the JP Chemicals industry average (0.9x).

Future Growth

How is Kimoto 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 Kimoto 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 Kimoto performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 7908 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 7908 became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 7908 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 10.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 7908 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 7908 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (31.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 7908's Return on Equity (4.9%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Kimoto's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 7908's short term assets (¥17.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥2.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: 7908's short term assets (¥17.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥2.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 7908 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 7908 had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: 7908 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 7908 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Kimoto 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: 7908's dividend (1.92%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.27%).

High Dividend: 7908's dividend (1.92%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.94%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 7908's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 7908's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.3%), 7908'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


Kazunobu Kimoto (65 yo)



Mr. Kazunobu Kimoto has been President of Kimoto Co. Ltd. since June 2009 and is its Chairman since July 2020 and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kimoto joined Kimoto Co., Ltd., in April 1979 an...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 7908's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 7908's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Kimoto Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Kimoto Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 7908
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1952
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: JP¥12.306b
  • Shares outstanding: 47.15m
  • Website: https://www.kimoto.co.jp

Number of Employees


  • Kimoto Co., Ltd.
  • 6-35 Suzuya 4-chome
  • Chuo-ku
  • Saitama
  • Saitama
  • 338-0013
  • Japan



Kimoto Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of various film and paper products in Japan and internationally. The company offers hard coat films for use as a surface material for membrane switches;...

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.