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Pacific Systems

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2021/05/08 08:20 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

Pacific Systems Corporation engages in system sales, system operation/management, software development, and equipment sales businesses in Japan. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Pacific Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 3847 is more volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 3847's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of JP stocks.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




JP Electronic


JP Market

1 Year Return




JP Electronic


JP Market

Return vs Industry: 3847 underperformed the JP Electronic industry which returned 35.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 3847 underperformed the JP Market which returned 31.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.5%0.9%1.5%
30 Day-4.8%-1.4%-1.8%
90 Day15.6%-4.5%1.6%
1 Year25.0%19.7%37.4%35.8%34.5%31.6%
3 Year21.0%7.0%34.6%28.9%15.3%7.3%
5 Year100.2%65.5%124.3%108.5%61.4%43.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 3847 (¥3295) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥8804.83)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 3847 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 3847 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the JP Electronic industry average (16.9x).

PE vs Market: 3847 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the JP market (17.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 3847's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 3847's PB Ratio (1x) is in line with the JP Electronic industry average.

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Tech 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 Pacific Systems 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 Pacific Systems performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 3847 has a large one-off loss of ¥167.0M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 3847's current net profit margins (2.4%) are lower than last year (5.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 3847's earnings have grown by 2.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 3847's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 3847 had negative earnings growth (-53.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (1.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 3847's Return on Equity (4.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Pacific Systems's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 3847's short term assets (¥5.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥2.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: 3847's short term assets (¥5.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥586.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 3847 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 3847 currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.

Debt Coverage: 3847 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 3847 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Pacific Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 3847's dividend (3.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.24%).

High Dividend: 3847's dividend (3.34%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.83%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 3847's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 3847's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.1%), 3847's dividend payments are 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


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


Average management tenure


Hisashi Kubo (68 yo)



Mr. Hisashi Kubo has been the President at Pacific Systems Corporation since June 2011. Mr. Kubo joined Onoda Cement Co., Ltd. (now Taiheiyo Cement Corp.) in April 1975. Mr. Kubo served as President of Sys...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 3847's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 3847's board of directors are considered experienced (9.4 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

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Pacific Systems Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Pacific Systems Corporation
  • Ticker: 3847
  • Exchange: JASDAQ
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: JP¥4.875b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.48m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Pacific Systems Corporation
  • 8-4-19 Tajima
  • Sakura-ku
  • Saitama
  • Saitama
  • 338-0837
  • Japan



Pacific Systems Corporation engages in system sales, system operation/management, software development, and equipment sales businesses in Japan. It offers image processing-related systems, sales support sy...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/08 08:20
End of Day Share Price2021/05/06 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/03/31

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