Keyence Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells factory automation solutions worldwide. More Details
No risks detected for 6861 from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Keyence's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 6861 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 6861's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 6861 matched the JP Electronic industry which returned 35.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 6861 exceeded the JP Market which returned 31.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Keyence's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Keyence 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: 6861 (¥53290) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥23456.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 6861 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 6861 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.5x) compared to the JP Electronic industry average (16.2x).
PE vs Market: 6861 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.5x) compared to the JP market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 6861 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 6861 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.8x) compared to the JP Electronic industry average (1x).
How is Keyence forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 6861's forecast earnings growth (13.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0%).
Earnings vs Market: 6861's earnings (13.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (15.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 6861's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 6861's revenue (10.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the JP market (5.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 6861's revenue (10.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 6861's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.2%).
How has Keyence performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 6861 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 6861's current net profit margins (36.7%) are higher than last year (35.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 6861's earnings have grown by 5.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 6861's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 6861 had negative earnings growth (-0.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (1.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 6861's Return on Equity (10.3%) is considered low.
How is Keyence's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 6861's short term assets (¥1,158.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥94.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: 6861's short term assets (¥1,158.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥2.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 6861 is debt free.
Reducing Debt: 6861 has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 6861 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: 6861 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Keyence current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 6861's dividend (0.38%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.24%).
High Dividend: 6861's dividend (0.38%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.83%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 6861 is not paying a notable dividend for the JP market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: 6861 is not paying a notable dividend for the JP market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 6861 is not paying a notable dividend for the JP market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 6861'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?
Average board tenure
Yu Nakata serves as the President and Director of Keyence Corporation.
Experienced Board: 6861's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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.
Keyence Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Keyence Corporation
- Ticker: 6861
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: JP¥12.924t
- Shares outstanding: 242.53m
- Website: https://www.keyence.com
Number of Employees
- Keyence Corporation
- 1-3-14, Higashi-Nakajima
Keyence Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells factory automation solutions worldwide. The company offers photoelectric, fiber optic, laser, positioning, vision, and...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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