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9687

KSKLtdJASDAQ:9687 Stock Report

Market Cap

JP¥13.5b

7D

0.1%

1Y

6.1%

Updated

24 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials
9687 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends4/6

9687 Stock Overview

KSK Co.,Ltd. engages in the LSI, software, hardware, customer service, and data entry businesses.

Rewards

PE ratio (8.8x) is below the JP market (13.5x)

Earnings grew by 18.8% over the past year

Pays a reliable dividend of 3.13%

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for 9687 from our risk checks.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for KSKLtd
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥2,269.00
52 Week HighJP¥2,485.00
52 Week LowJP¥2,051.00
Beta0.38
1 Month Change1.43%
3 Month Change-0.48%
1 Year Change6.13%
3 Year Change36.85%
5 Year Change111.46%
Change since IPO51.27%

Recent News & Updates

Mar 12
How Does KSK Co.,Ltd. (TYO:9687) Fare As A Dividend Stock?

How Does KSK Co.,Ltd. (TYO:9687) Fare As A Dividend Stock?

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Feb 11
Shareholders Of KSKLtd (TYO:9687) Must Be Happy With Their 208% Total Return

Shareholders Of KSKLtd (TYO:9687) Must Be Happy With Their 208% Total Return

The worst result, after buying shares in a company (assuming no leverage), would be if you lose all the money you put...

Shareholder Returns

9687JP SoftwareJP Market
7D0.1%0.7%-0.4%
1Y6.1%-0.9%14.8%

Return vs Industry: 9687 exceeded the JP Software industry which returned -0.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 9687 underperformed the JP Market which returned 14.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 9687's price volatile compared to industry and market?
9687 volatility
9687 Average Weekly Movement1.6%
Software Industry Average Movement5.2%
Market Average Movement3.9%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market7.9%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market2.1%

Stable Share Price: 9687 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 9687's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19742,186Tomomi Kawamurahttps://www.ksk.co.jp

KSK Co.,Ltd. engages in the LSI, software, hardware, customer service, and data entry businesses. The company develops system LSIs and analog LSIs; designs middleware/firmware; and evaluates LSIs.

KSKLtd Fundamentals Summary

How do KSKLtd's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
9687 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥13.54b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥1.55b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥18.19b

8.8x

P/E Ratio

0.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
9687 income statement (TTM)
RevenueJP¥18.19b
Cost of RevenueJP¥14.11b
Gross ProfitJP¥4.08b
ExpensesJP¥2.53b
EarningsJP¥1.55b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)259.28
Gross Margin22.44%
Net Profit Margin8.51%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did 9687 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.1%

Current Dividend Yield

30%

Payout Ratio

Does 9687 pay a reliable dividends?

See 9687 dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy 9687 by to receive an upcoming dividend?
KSKLtd dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateMar 30 2022
Dividend Pay DateJun 30 2022
Days until Ex dividend125 days
Days until Dividend pay date217 days

Does 9687 pay a reliable dividends?

See 9687 dividend history and benchmarks

Valuation

Is KSKLtd undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

8.75x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 9687 (¥2269) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥1479.01)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 9687 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 9687 is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the JP Software industry average (26.1x).

PE vs Market: 9687 is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the JP market (13.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 9687's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 9687 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the JP Software industry average (3x).


Future Growth

How is KSKLtd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

27.1%

Forecasted Software 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 KSKLtd 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 KSKLtd performed over the past 5 years?

13.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 9687 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 9687's current net profit margins (8.5%) are higher than last year (7.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 9687's earnings have grown by 13.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 9687's earnings growth over the past year (18.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 9687 earnings growth over the past year (18.8%) exceeded the Software industry 17.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 9687's Return on Equity (12.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is KSKLtd's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 9687's short term assets (¥11.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥2.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: 9687's short term assets (¥11.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥1.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 9687 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 9687 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.5%.

Debt Coverage: 9687 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 9687 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is KSKLtd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.13%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayNov 25 2021Ex Dividend DateMar 30 2022Dividend Pay DateJun 30 202292 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 125 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 9687's dividend (3.13%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.34%).

High Dividend: 9687's dividend (3.13%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.19%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 9687's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 9687's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (29.7%), 9687'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

Management

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

14.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tomomi Kawamura (70 yo)

20.42yrs

Tenure

Mr. Tomomi Kawamura has been the President and Representative Director at KSK Co. Ltd. since June 2001.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 9687's management team is seasoned and experienced (14.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: 9687's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

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


Key Information

  • Name: KSK Co.,Ltd.
  • Ticker: 9687
  • Exchange: JASDAQ
  • Founded: 1974
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: JP¥13.538b
  • Shares outstanding: 5.97m
  • Website: https://www.ksk.co.jp

Number of Employees


Location

  • KSK Co.,Ltd.
  • 1625-2, Momura
  • Inagi
  • Tokyo
  • 206-0804
  • Japan

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/24 15:41
End of Day Share Price2021/11/24 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
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.