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Data Applications Company TSE:3848 Stock Report

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02 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
3848 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6

3848 Stock Overview

Data Applications Company, Limited engages in the B2B electronic data interchange (EDI) and enterprise application integration (EAI) software development, marketing, and consulting businesses in Japan.

Data Applications Company Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Data Applications Company
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥1,528.00
52 Week HighJP¥2,134.00
52 Week LowJP¥1,493.00
1 Month Change-2.80%
3 Month Change-5.45%
1 Year Change-8.78%
3 Year Change-15.44%
5 Year Change-12.23%
Change since IPO-12.18%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

3848JP ITJP Market

Return vs Industry: 3848 exceeded the JP IT industry which returned -14.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 3848 matched the JP Market which returned -8.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 3848's price volatile compared to industry and market?
3848 volatility
3848 Average Weekly Movement2.0%
IT Industry Average Movement4.3%
Market Average Movement3.5%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market7.4%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market1.8%

Stable Share Price: 3848 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 3848's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1982126Takeshi Yasuhara

Data Applications Company, Limited engages in the B2B electronic data interchange (EDI) and enterprise application integration (EAI) software development, marketing, and consulting businesses in Japan. The company’s products and services include enterprise data link infrastructure; B2B server for digital business transactions; enterprise Web-EDI system infrastructure; Web-based data exchange system architecture tools; full automation of browser functions for Web-EDI; TCP/IP banking systems; data-handling platforms; non-programming data exchange tools; and EDI client for small and medium sized businesses. Data Applications Company, Limited was founded in 1982 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

Data Applications Company Fundamentals Summary

How do Data Applications Company's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
3848 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥4.66b
Earnings (TTM)JP¥328.00m
Revenue (TTM)JP¥2.31b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
3848 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥681.00m
Gross ProfitJP¥1.63b
Other ExpensesJP¥1.30b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Nov 07, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)107.46
Gross Margin70.53%
Net Profit Margin14.19%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did 3848 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 3848 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • 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 3848?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

3848 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/Revenue0.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA1.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 3848's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

3848 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 3848 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average46.5x
4173 Wacul.Inc
4486 Unite and Grow
4174 Appirits
7072 Intimate Merger
3848 Data Applications Company

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 3848 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the peer average (46.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 3848's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP IT Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 3848 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the JP IT industry average (16.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 3848'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.

3848 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio14.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 3848's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 3848 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 3848 (¥1528) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥3002.29)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 3848 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: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Data Applications Company 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.

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  • Examine whether Data Applications Company is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has Data Applications Company performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 3848 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 3848's current net profit margins (14.2%) are higher than last year (11.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 3848's earnings have declined by 15.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 3848's earnings growth over the past year (32.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-15.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 3848 earnings growth over the past year (32.3%) exceeded the IT industry 17.3%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 3848's Return on Equity (8.6%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Data Applications Company'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: 3848's short term assets (¥4.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥1.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: 3848's short term assets (¥4.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥78.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 3848 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 3848 has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 3848 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 3848 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Data Applications Company current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Data Applications Company Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Data Applications Company dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Data Applications Company)2.8%
Market Bottom 25% (JP)1.7%
Market Top 25% (JP)3.8%
Industry Average (IT)1.7%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Data Applications Company)n/a

Notable Dividend: 3848's dividend (2.81%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.67%).

High Dividend: 3848's dividend (2.81%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.76%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 3848's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 3848's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.9%), 3848's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (33.8%), 3848'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


Takeshi Yasuhara (56 yo)



Takeshi Yasuhara serves as President since April 2020 and CEO at Data Applications Company Limited and has been its Representative Director since June 2015. Takeshi Yasuhara had been a Executive Officer at...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 3848's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: 3848's board of directors are considered experienced (5.9 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 3848?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Private Companies89,0002.9%
Public Companies634,00020.8%
General Public986,07732.3%
Individual Insiders1,069,41435.0%

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

Top Shareholders

Top 14 shareholders own 67.69% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Hikari Tsushin, Inc.
634,000¥968.8m6.48%no data
Keita Hashimoto
420,000¥641.8m0%no data
273,700¥418.2m0%no data
Yoshinobu Takeda
222,485¥340.0m0%no data
Naoki Nakano
194,100¥296.6m0%no data
Nobu Tsuga
105,100¥160.6m0%no data
Jisc System Co., Ltd.
89,000¥136.0m0%no data
Toshio Sudo
76,000¥116.1m0%no data
Makoto Iwashita
24,200¥37.0m8.52%no data
Takeshi Yasuhara
8,020¥12.3m63.01%no data
Takeshi Motomura
6,100¥9.3m22%no data
Takaaki Kaneko
5,809¥8.9m75.55%no data
Masataka Asano
4,500¥6.9m32.35%no data
Yasuyuki Itano
3,100¥4.7m0%no data

Company Information

Data Applications Company, Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Data Applications Company, Limited
  • Ticker: 3848
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1982
  • Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥4.664b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.05m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Data Applications Company, Limited
  • 1-7-2 Kyobashi
  • Chuo-ku
  • Tokyo
  • 104-0031
  • Japan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3848TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYApr 2007

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/02 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.