Signpost Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 2/6

Signpost has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 6.4%, while the IT industry saw earnings growing at 13.7% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 3.8% per year. Signpost's return on equity is 8.3%, and it has net margins of 4.4%.

Key information


Earnings growth rate


EPS growth rate

IT Industry Growth14.3%
Revenue growth rate3.8%
Return on equity8.3%
Net Margin4.4%
Next Earnings Update12 Jul 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

Signpost Corporation's (TSE:3996) P/S Is Still On The Mark Following 28% Share Price Bounce

Mar 09
Signpost Corporation's (TSE:3996) P/S Is Still On The Mark Following 28% Share Price Bounce

Is Signpost (TSE:3996) Weighed On By Its Debt Load?

Mar 08
Is Signpost (TSE:3996) Weighed On By Its Debt Load?

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Signpost makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.

Earnings and Revenue History

TSE:3996 Revenue, expenses and earnings (JPY Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
29 Feb 242,929128600101
30 Nov 232,808-39638110
31 Aug 232,693-104670110
31 May 232,612-132692110
28 Feb 232,574-132699110
30 Nov 222,51391672179
31 Aug 222,41818703179
31 May 222,264-181733179
28 Feb 222,119-291787179
30 Nov 212,025-777564391
31 Aug 211,988-829603391
31 May 211,996-783665391
28 Feb 212,037-786698391
30 Nov 202,068-643821290
31 Aug 202,085-513734290
31 May 202,106-398599290
29 Feb 202,122-260428290
30 Nov 192,204-63480149
31 Aug 192,31411412149
31 May 192,582151393149
28 Feb 192,684203394149
30 Nov 182,982254398129
31 Aug 182,979256406129
31 May 182,923229378129
28 Feb 183,024245356129
28 Feb 171,7231063940
29 Feb 161,4361053040

Quality Earnings: 3996 has a large one-off loss of ¥20.0M impacting its last 12 months of financial results to 29th February, 2024.

Growing Profit Margin: 3996 became profitable in the past.

Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 3996 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 6.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 3996 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 3996 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (14.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 3996's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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