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Fast Retailing

Executive Summary

Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, operates as an apparel designer and retailer in Japan and internationally.



Risk Analysis


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Market Performance

7 Day Return




JP Specialty Retail


JP Market

1 Year Return




JP Specialty Retail


JP Market

Shareholder returns

7 Day-0.9%-0.9%-1.7%
30 Day-3.5%-0.9%-2.9%
90 Day48.0%40.5%18.2%
1 Year-5.4%-6.1%3.5%2.0%0.6%-1.9%
3 Year71.8%67.1%33.4%27.1%5.6%-1.7%
5 Year19.4%13.9%23.7%14.7%15.2%2.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

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Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

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Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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Future Growth

How is Fast Retailing forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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Future Return on Equity

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Past Performance

How has Fast Retailing performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Return on Equity

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Financial Health

How is Fast Retailing's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

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What is Fast Retailing current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

Dividend Yield vs Market

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Future Payout to Shareholders

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Tadashi Yanai (71yo)





Mr. Tadashi Yanai has been the Chairman at Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. since November 2002 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer since September 1984. He joined Fast Retailing Co, Ltd. in Aug ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Board Members

Tadashi Yanai
Chairman35.83yrsJP¥400.00m29.07% ¥1.8t
Takeshi Okazaki
CFO, Group Executive VP & Director1.67yrsJP¥135.00m0.00032% ¥20.1m
Kazumi Yanai
Group Executive VP & Director1.67yrsno data9.34% ¥586.5b
Koji Yanai
Group Executive VP & Director1.67yrsno data8.22% ¥516.3b
Toru Hambayashi
External Independent Non-Executive Director14.67yrsno datano data
Akira Tanaka
Chairman of Statutory Auditorsno datano data0.0029% ¥184.7m
Masaaki Shintaku
External Independent Non-Executive Director10.67yrsno datano data
Nobumichi Hattori
External Independent Non-Executive Director14.67yrsno datano data
Takashi Nawa
External Independent Non-Executive Director6.5yrsno datano data
Naotake Ono
External Independent Non-Executive Director1.67yrsno datano data


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Insider Trading Volume

Ownership Breakdown

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 9983
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1949
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: JP¥6.282t
  • Shares outstanding: 102.08m
  • Website: https://www.fastretailing.com

Number of Employees


  • Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
  • 717-1 Sayama
  • Yamaguchi
  • Yamaguchi
  • 754-0894
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
9983TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYJul 1994
FRCO.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 1994
FR7DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJul 1994
FRCO NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJul 1994
6288SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)HDR (1DR:0.01SHS)HKHKDMar 2014
FR7HBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)HDR (1DR:0.01SHS)DEEURMar 2014


Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, operates as an apparel designer and retailer in Japan and internationally. The company operates through four segments: UNIQLO Japan, UNIQLO International, GU, and Global Brands. It manufactures and retails clothing for men, women, children, and babies; and lingerie, as well as other goods and items. The company operates stores and franchises under the UNIQLO, GU, Theory, PLST, COMPTOIR DES COTONNIERS, J Brand, and PRINCESSE TAM.TAM brand names. It also sells its products through online; and provides real estate leasing services. The company was formerly known as Ogori Shoji Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. in September 1991. Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Yamaguchi, Japan. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/04 14:44
End of Day Share Price2020/07/03 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/08/31

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