KEL Corporation manufactures and sells industrial-use connectors in Japan and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet, undervalued and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has KEL's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 6919 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 6919's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 6919 underperformed the JP Electronic industry which returned 35.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 6919 underperformed the JP Market which returned 31.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is KEL's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 days ago | Simply Wall StReturns On Capital At KEL (TYO:6919) Have Stalled
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Of KEL (TYO:6919) Must Be Happy With Their 67% Return
1 month ago | Simply Wall StFour Days Left To Buy KEL Corporation (TYO:6919) Before The Ex-Dividend Date
Is KEL 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: 6919 (¥974) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥2057.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 6919 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 6919 is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the JP Electronic industry average (16.2x).
PE vs Market: 6919 is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the JP market (17.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 6919's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 6919 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the JP Electronic industry average (1x).
How is KEL 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 KEL 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.
How has KEL performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 6919 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 6919's current net profit margins (6.3%) are higher than last year (6.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 6919's earnings have grown by 5.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 6919's earnings growth over the past year (1.9%) is below its 5-year average (5.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 6919 earnings growth over the past year (1.9%) exceeded the Electronic industry 1.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 6919's Return on Equity (5.3%) is considered low.
How is KEL's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 6919's short term assets (¥9.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: 6919's short term assets (¥9.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥494.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 6919's debt to equity ratio (3.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 6919's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 7.4% to 3.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 6919's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (339.6%).
Interest Coverage: 6919 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is KEL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 6919's dividend (4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.24%).
High Dividend: 6919's dividend (4%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.83%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 6919's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 6919's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (44.2%), 6919'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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Etsuro Doi (63 yo)
Mr. Etsuro Doi has been the President at KEL Corporation since June 2014 and was its General Manager of Sales since January 2012 until July 2019. Mr. Doi served as Managing Director at Kel Corp. since June...
Experienced Management: 6919's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 6919'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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
KEL Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: KEL Corporation
- Ticker: 6919
- Exchange: JASDAQ
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Electronic Components
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: JP¥6.998b
- Shares outstanding: 7.27m
- Website: https://www.kel.jp
Number of Employees
- KEL Corporation
- 6-17-7 Nagayama
KEL Corporation manufactures and sells industrial-use connectors in Japan and internationally. It offers interface, terminal block, battery, floating, pitch, standard-compliant, card edge, micro coaxial, c...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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