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Market Cap

JP¥307.2b

Last Updated

2021/05/07 08:12 UTC

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Executive Summary

HORIBA, Ltd. manufactures and sells automotive test, process and environmental, medical-diagnostics, semiconductor, and scientific instruments and systems. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with questionable track record.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 6856 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 6856's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

5.2%

6856

1.3%

JP Electronic

0.7%

JP Market


1 Year Return

29.2%

6856

37.6%

JP Electronic

34.0%

JP Market

Return vs Industry: 6856 underperformed the JP Electronic industry which returned 37.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 6856 underperformed the JP Market which returned 34% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

6856IndustryMarket
7 Day5.2%1.3%0.7%
30 Day4.0%-0.9%-1.4%
90 Day6.9%-4.2%1.3%
1 Year31.2%29.2%39.3%37.6%36.9%34.0%
3 Year-15.6%-20.8%37.8%32.0%16.0%8.0%
5 Year90.2%72.5%121.5%105.9%59.2%41.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

23.93x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 6856 (¥7480) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥5315.36)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 6856 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 6856 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.9x) compared to the JP Electronic industry average (16.8x).

PE vs Market: 6856 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.9x) compared to the JP market (17.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 6856 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 6856 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the JP Electronic industry average (1x).


Future Growth

How is HORIBA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

11.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 6856's forecast earnings growth (11.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0%).

Earnings vs Market: 6856's earnings (11.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (15% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 6856's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 6856's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the JP market (5.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 6856's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 6856's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.7%).


Past Performance

How has HORIBA performed over the past 5 years?

3.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 6856 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 6856's current net profit margins (7%) are lower than last year (7.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 6856's earnings have grown by 3.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 6856's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 6856 had negative earnings growth (-14.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (1.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 6856's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is HORIBA's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 6856's short term assets (¥224.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥72.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: 6856's short term assets (¥224.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥76.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 6856's debt to equity ratio (43.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 6856's debt to equity ratio has increased from 34.4% to 43.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 6856's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.9%).

Interest Coverage: 6856's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (1230.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is HORIBA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.20%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 07 2021Ex Dividend DateJun 29 2021Dividend Pay DateSep 01 202164 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 52 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 6856's dividend (1.2%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.25%).

High Dividend: 6856's dividend (1.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.86%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 6856's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 6856's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (28.8%), 6856'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.


Next Steps

Management

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

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Atsushi Horiba (72 yo)

29.33yrs

Tenure

JP¥306,000,000

Compensation

Mr. Atsushi Horiba has been the Chief Executive Officer of Horiba, Ltd. since 1992 and served as its President from 1992 to January 2018. Mr. Atsushi serves as External Director at SoftBank Corp. since Jun...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Atsushi's total compensation ($USD2.80M) is above average for companies of similar size in the JP market ($USD1.47M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Atsushi's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 6856's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: 6856's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

HORIBA, Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: HORIBA, Ltd.
  • Ticker: 6856
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1945
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: JP¥307.196b
  • Shares outstanding: 42.20m
  • Website: https://www.horiba.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • HORIBA, Ltd.
  • 2 Miyanohigashi
  • Kisshoin
  • Kyoto
  • 601-8510
  • Japan

Listings


Biography

HORIBA, Ltd. manufactures and sells automotive test, process and environmental, medical-diagnostics, semiconductor, and scientific instruments and systems. Its Automotive Test Systems segment offers emissi...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/07 08:12
End of Day Share Price2021/05/07 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.