HPC SYSTEMS Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells high-performance and embedded computers in Japan. More Details
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
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.
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
Is HPC SYSTEMS undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is HPC 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 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.
How has HPC SYSTEMS performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Teppei Ono (46 yo)
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...
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.9%.
HPC SYSTEMS Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- HPC SYSTEMS Inc.
- 8th Floor
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
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