9278 Stock Overview
Bookoff Group Holdings Limited operates secondhand book and other goods stores in the Japan, Malaysia, the United States, and France.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||JP¥1,117.00|
|52 Week High||JP¥1,248.00|
|52 Week Low||JP¥950.00|
|1 Month Change||11.59%|
|3 Month Change||11.48%|
|1 Year Change||13.17%|
|3 Year Change||-5.02%|
|5 Year Change||37.73%|
|Change since IPO||-14.08%|
Recent News & Updates
|9278||JP Specialty Retail||JP Market|
Return vs Industry: 9278 exceeded the JP Specialty Retail industry which returned -4.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 9278 exceeded the JP Market which returned -6.7% over the past year.
|9278 Average Weekly Movement||2.5%|
|Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement||3.5%|
|Market Average Movement||3.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in JP Market||7.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in JP Market||1.8%|
Stable Share Price: 9278 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 9278's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Bookoff Group Holdings Limited operates secondhand book and other goods stores in the Japan, Malaysia, the United States, and France. The company’s BOOKOFF branded stores purchases and sells preowned goods, such as books, software, home appliances, apparel, sporting and baby goods, watches, luxury brand bags, precious metals, kitchenware, and other household items, as well as trading cards, used mobile phones, and other private brand products. It also operates BOOKOFF online e-commerce Website, which sells books, software, and other merchandise; and trades in books, CDs, DVDs, and games, as well as operates a book review community site.
Bookoff Group Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|9278 fundamental statistics|
Is 9278 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|9278 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||JP¥37.33b|
Last Reported Earnings
May 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Oct 13, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||73.34|
|Net Profit Margin||1.58%|
How did 9278 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is 9278 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 9278?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is 9278's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does 9278's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|9278 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
7638 NEW ART HOLDINGS
3159 Maruzen CHI HoldingsLtd
9278 Bookoff Group Holdings
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 9278 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.2x) compared to the peer average (12.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does 9278's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Specialty Retail Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 9278 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.2x) compared to the JP Specialty Retail industry average (10.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is 9278'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.
|Current PE Ratio||15.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||12.1x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 9278 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of 9278 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: 9278 (¥1117) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥318.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 9278 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Bookoff Group Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 9278's forecast earnings growth (10.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.04%).
Earnings vs Market: 9278's earnings (10.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the JP market (8.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 9278's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 9278's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the JP market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 9278's revenue (5.4% 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 9278's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Bookoff Group Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 9278 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 9278's current net profit margins (1.6%) are higher than last year (0.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 9278 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 24.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: 9278's earnings growth over the past year (976.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (24.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 9278 earnings growth over the past year (976.8%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 1.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 9278's Return on Equity (8.9%) is considered low.
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How is Bookoff Group Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 9278's short term assets (¥28.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥16.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: 9278's short term assets (¥28.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥12.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 9278's net debt to equity ratio (53.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 9278's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 190% to 102.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 9278's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.4%).
Interest Coverage: 9278's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.2x coverage).
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What is Bookoff Group Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Bookoff Group Holdings Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Bookoff Group Holdings)||1.8%|
|Market Bottom 25% (JP)||1.7%|
|Market Top 25% (JP)||3.7%|
|Industry Average (Specialty Retail)||1.6%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Bookoff Group Holdings)||1.8%|
Notable Dividend: 9278's dividend (1.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.66%).
High Dividend: 9278's dividend (1.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 9278's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 9278's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (24.4%), 9278's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (44.2%), 9278'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
Yasutaka Horiuchi (46 yo)
Mr. Yasutaka Horiuchi has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Bookoff Corporation Limited (now known as Bookoff Group Holdings Limited) since April 12, 2017 and April 2017 respectively. Mr. Horiu...
Experienced Management: 9278's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 9278's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|Employee Share Scheme||1,225,000||6.2%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 13.2%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Bookoff Group Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bookoff Group Holdings Limited
- Ticker: 9278
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Specialty Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: JP¥22.070b
- Shares outstanding: 19.76m
- Website: https://www.bookoffgroup.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Bookoff Group Holdings Limited
- 2-14-20 Kobuchi
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|9278||TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||JP||JPY||Mar 2004|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/30 00:00|
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.