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Market Cap

JP¥12.8b

Last Updated

2021/05/17 08:07 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

HPC SYSTEMS Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells high-performance and embedded computers in Japan. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Outstanding track record with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has HPC SYSTEMS's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 6597 is more volatile than 90% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 6597's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of JP stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.6%

6597

-1.3%

JP Tech

-2.6%

JP Market


1 Year Return

50.9%

6597

32.9%

JP Tech

28.6%

JP Market

Return vs Industry: 6597 exceeded the JP Tech industry which returned 32.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 6597 exceeded the JP Market which returned 28.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

6597IndustryMarket
7 Day2.6%-1.3%-2.6%
30 Day7.5%-0.8%-4.0%
90 Day30.2%7.1%-4.0%
1 Year50.9%50.9%36.4%32.9%31.4%28.6%
3 Yearn/a5.8%-4.5%11.3%3.5%
5 Yearn/a34.1%14.1%55.1%37.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

27.28x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 6597's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 6597's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 6597 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.3x) compared to the JP Tech industry average (15.6x).

PE vs Market: 6597 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.3x) compared to the JP market (16x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 6597's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 6597 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.5x) compared to the JP Tech industry average (1.2x).


Future Growth

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

12.5%

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 HPC 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 HPC SYSTEMS performed over the past 5 years?

20.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 6597 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 6597's current net profit margins (8.3%) are higher than last year (5.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 6597's earnings have grown significantly by 20.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 6597's earnings growth over the past year (89%) exceeds its 5-year average (20.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 6597 earnings growth over the past year (89%) exceeded the Tech industry 24.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 6597's Return on Equity (27.5%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is HPC SYSTEMS's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 6597's short term assets (¥3.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥1.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: 6597's short term assets (¥3.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥292.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 6597's debt to equity ratio (73.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if 6597's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 6597's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: 6597's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (366.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is HPC SYSTEMS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 6597's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 6597's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 6597's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 6597's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 6597's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the JP market.


Next Steps

Management

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


CEO

Teppei Ono (46 yo)

no data

Tenure

Mr. Teppei Ono serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at HPC Systems Inc. Mr. Ono has over 10 years of experience in financial/banking industry including work at State Street Ban...


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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

HPC SYSTEMS Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: HPC SYSTEMS Inc.
  • Ticker: 6597
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: JP¥12.750b
  • Shares outstanding: 4.21m
  • Website: https://www.hpc.co.jp

Number of Employees


Location

  • HPC SYSTEMS Inc.
  • LOOP-X
  • 8th Floor
  • Tokyo
  • 108-0022
  • Japan

Listings


Biography

HPC SYSTEMS Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells high-performance and embedded computers in Japan. Its principal products are cluster computers and personal cluster systems. The company is also specializ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/17 08:07
End of Day Share Price2021/05/17 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.