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ValueCommerce TSE:2491 Stock Report

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27 Sep, 2022


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2491 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health6/6

2491 Stock Overview

ValueCommerce Co., Ltd. provides marketing solutions in Japan and internationally.

ValueCommerce Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for ValueCommerce
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥2,182.00
52 Week HighJP¥5,290.00
52 Week LowJP¥2,161.00
1 Month Change-13.48%
3 Month Change-30.40%
1 Year Change-55.38%
3 Year Change32.32%
5 Year Change149.66%
Change since IPO105.85%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

2491JP MediaJP Market

Return vs Industry: 2491 underperformed the JP Media industry which returned -24.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 2491 underperformed the JP Market which returned -10.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 2491's price volatile compared to industry and market?
2491 volatility
2491 Average Weekly Movement4.4%
Media Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement3.5%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market7.4%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market1.8%

Stable Share Price: 2491 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 2491's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1996380Jin Kagawa

ValueCommerce Co., Ltd. provides marketing solutions in Japan and internationally. The company develops and offers affiliate marketing services, including pay-per-performance advertising services; and Value Point Club, a cash-back program that allows users to shop top brands and earn points for purchases. It also offers STORE’s R8, a CRM tool for stores in online shopping malls; Storematch, a service that provides pay-per-click Internet advertising for stores in online shopping malls and manufacturers; and B-Space, an EC operation support tool for e-commerce operators.

ValueCommerce Fundamentals Summary

How do ValueCommerce's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
2491 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥70.55b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥5.90b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥35.72b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
2491 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥22.47b
Gross ProfitJP¥13.25b
Other ExpensesJP¥7.35b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Oct 28, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)182.38
Gross Margin37.09%
Net Profit Margin16.51%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did 2491 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does 2491 pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy 2491 by to receive an upcoming dividend?
ValueCommerce dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateDec 29 2022
Dividend Pay DateMar 07 2023
Days until Ex dividend92 days
Days until Dividend pay date160 days

Does 2491 pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 2491 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • 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 2491?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

2491 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/Revenue1.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA5.7x
PEG Ratio1.3x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 2491's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

2491 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 2491 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average19.8x
7354 Direct Marketing MiX
6058 Vector
4293 Septeni Holdings
2491 ValueCommerce

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 2491 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12x) compared to the peer average (19.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 2491's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Media Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 2491 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12x) compared to the JP Media industry average (13.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 2491'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.

2491 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio12x
Fair PE Ratio17.4x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 2491 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.4x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 2491 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 2491 (¥2182) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥5823.57)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 2491 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 more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 4/6

  • 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: 2491's forecast earnings growth (9.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.04%).

Earnings vs Market: 2491's earnings (9.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the JP market (8.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 2491's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 2491's revenue (11.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the JP market (4.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 2491's revenue (11.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 2491's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.9%)

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Past Performance

How has ValueCommerce performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 6/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 2491 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 2491's current net profit margins (16.5%) are higher than last year (8.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 2491's earnings have grown significantly by 26.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 2491's earnings growth over the past year (116.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (26.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 2491 earnings growth over the past year (116.7%) exceeded the Media industry 35.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 2491's Return on Equity (31.1%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is ValueCommerce'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: 2491's short term assets (¥24.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥7.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: 2491's short term assets (¥24.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥75.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 2491 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 2491 has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 2491 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 2491 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is ValueCommerce 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

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 28 2022Ex Dividend DateDec 29 2022Dividend Pay DateMar 07 202368 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 92 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

ValueCommerce Dividend Yield vs Market
How does ValueCommerce dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (ValueCommerce)2.7%
Market Bottom 25% (JP)1.7%
Market Top 25% (JP)3.7%
Industry Average (Media)2.6%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (ValueCommerce)3.1%

Notable Dividend: 2491's dividend (2.66%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.68%).

High Dividend: 2491's dividend (2.66%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.73%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 2491's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 2491's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (29%), 2491's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (28.9%), 2491'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


Jin Kagawa (54 yo)



Mr. Jin Kagawa has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Representative Director of ValueCommerce Co. Ltd. since January 2014 and serves as General Manager of Corporate Division. Mr. Kagawa served as...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 2491's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 2491's board of directors are considered experienced (4 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

What is the ownership structure of 2491?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders344,7001.1%
State or Government374,8911.2%
General Public5,609,58617.3%
Private Companies16,788,40051.9%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 81.43% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Z Intermediate Holdings Co.,Ltd.
16,788,400¥36.6b0%no data
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.
Goldman Sachs Group, Investment Banking and Securities Investments
abrdn plc
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
518,124¥1.1b0%no data
Norges Bank Investment Management
483,508¥1.1b0%no data
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.
468,200¥1.0b-6.21%no data
Shiozumi Asset Management Co., Ltd.
SBI Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC
409,900¥894.4m0%no data
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc., Asset Management Arm
374,891¥818.0m6.44%no data
Wasatch Advisors Inc
Reiichi Sasaki
312,900¥682.7m0%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
253,152¥552.4m1.27%no data
Massachusetts Financial Services Company
240,100¥523.9m-11.37%no data
BlackRock, Inc.
214,100¥467.2m4.9%no data
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.
195,800¥427.2m-15.05%no data
Fidelity International Ltd
118,064¥257.6m0.93%no data
Wellington Management Group LLP
100,500¥219.3m0%no data
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.
96,400¥210.3m10.8%no data
Quaestio Capital Management SGR S.p.A Unipersonale
Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLC
70,000¥152.7m0%no data
SPARX Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Company Information

ValueCommerce Co., Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: ValueCommerce Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 2491
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥70.553b
  • Shares outstanding: 32.33m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • ValueCommerce Co., Ltd.
  • Kioi Tower
  • 21st Floor
  • Tokyo
  • 102-8282
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
2491TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYJul 2006
VCCL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 2006

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.