FP Corporation manufactures and markets polystyrene and compound resin disposable food containers in Japan.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||JP¥4,425.00|
|52 Week High||JP¥3,965.00|
|52 Week Low||JP¥4,850.00|
|1 Month Change||4.36%|
|3 Month Change||5.73%|
|1 Year Change||2.19%|
|3 Year Change||27.71%|
|5 Year Change||56.92%|
|Change since IPO||594.12%|
Recent News & Updates
|7947||JP Packaging||JP Market|
Return vs Industry: 7947 underperformed the JP Packaging industry which returned 10.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 7947 underperformed the JP Market which returned 25.9% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: 7947 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 7947's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
FP Corporation manufactures and markets polystyrene and compound resin disposable food containers in Japan. It provides food trays, paper and clear containers, egg cartons, microwaveable containers, film products, and other containers for general purpose, fresh fish, sushi, rice, meat, deli, events, and namakara sozai and other proposals applications. The company also markets related packaging materials.
Is FP 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: 7947 (¥4425) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥4992.09)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 7947 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 7947 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29x) compared to the JP Packaging industry average (13x).
PE vs Market: 7947 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29x) compared to the JP market (15.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 7947 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 7947 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the JP Packaging industry average (0.5x).
How is FP forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 7947's forecast earnings growth (6.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0%).
Earnings vs Market: 7947's earnings (6.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 7947's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 7947's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the JP market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 7947's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 7947's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.6%).
How has FP performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 7947 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 7947's current net profit margins (6.3%) are higher than last year (6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 7947's earnings have grown by 4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 7947's earnings growth over the past year (10.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 7947 earnings growth over the past year (10.4%) exceeded the Packaging industry 7.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 7947's Return on Equity (10%) is considered low.
How is FP's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 7947's short term assets (¥82.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (¥84.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: 7947's short term assets (¥82.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥44.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 7947's debt to equity ratio (56.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 7947's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 58.7% to 56.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 7947's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41%).
Interest Coverage: 7947 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is FP current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 7947's dividend (1.06%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.27%).
High Dividend: 7947's dividend (1.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.96%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 7947's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 7947's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (29.4%), 7947'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
Morimasa Sato (62 yo)
Mr. Morimasa Sato has been the President and Chief Operating Officer of FP Corporation since June 2009. Mr. Sato served as Executive Managing Director of Moshi Moshi Hotline, Inc. He served as Managing Exe...
Experienced Management: 7947's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 7947'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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4%.
FP Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: FP Corporation
- Ticker: 7947
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Metal and Glass Containers
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: JP¥361.990b
- Shares outstanding: 81.81m
- Website: https://www.fpco.jp
Number of Employees
- FP Corporation
- 1-13-15 Akebono-cho
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 15:26|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/16 00:00|
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