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Kyocera TSE:6971 Stock Report

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07 Aug, 2022


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6971 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6

6971 Stock Overview

Kyocera Corporation develops, produces, and distributes products based on fine ceramic technologies in Japan, rest of Asia, Europe, the United States, and internationally.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Kyocera
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥7,484.00
52 Week HighJP¥7,618.00
52 Week LowJP¥6,055.00
1 Month Change8.01%
3 Month Change9.78%
1 Year Change11.35%
3 Year Change15.78%
5 Year Change12.37%
Change since IPO266.86%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

6971JP ElectronicJP Market

Return vs Industry: 6971 exceeded the JP Electronic industry which returned -5.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 6971 exceeded the JP Market which returned -0.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 6971's price volatile compared to industry and market?
6971 volatility
6971 Average Weekly Movement2.6%
Electronic Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement3.9%
10% most volatile stocks in JP Market8.1%
10% least volatile stocks in JP Market2.1%

Stable Share Price: 6971 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 6971's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

194683,001Hideo Tanimoto

Kyocera Corporation develops, produces, and distributes products based on fine ceramic technologies in Japan, rest of Asia, Europe, the United States, and internationally. It operates through Core Components Business, Electronic Components Business, and Solutions Business segments. The company offers fine ceramic components; automotive components; optical components; and inorganic and organic ceramic packages, and boards for use in industrial machinery, general industrial, smartphones and communication infrastructures, and automotive-related markets.

Kyocera Fundamentals Summary

How do Kyocera's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
6971 fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥2.69t
Earnings (TTM)JP¥157.63b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥1.91t


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
6971 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJP¥1.37t
Gross ProfitJP¥537.17b
Other ExpensesJP¥379.54b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)439.20
Gross Margin28.12%
Net Profit Margin8.25%
Debt/Equity Ratio3.1%

How did 6971 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 6971 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 6971?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

6971 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9.1x
PEG Ratio3.5x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 6971's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

6971 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 6971 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average20.9x
6762 TDK
6981 Murata Manufacturing
6645 OMRON
6965 Hamamatsu Photonics K.K
6971 Kyocera

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 6971 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17x) compared to the peer average (20.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 6971's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the JP Electronic Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 6971 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17x) compared to the JP Electronic industry average (11.5x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 6971's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

6971 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio17x
Fair PE Ratio14.8x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 6971 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.8x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 6971 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 6971 (¥7484) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥9517.54)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 6971 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.

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Future Growth

How is Kyocera forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 6971's forecast earnings growth (4.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.04%).

Earnings vs Market: 6971's earnings (4.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (8.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 6971's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 6971's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the JP market (4.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 6971's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 6971's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.9%).

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Past Performance

How has Kyocera performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 6971 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 6971's current net profit margins (8.3%) are higher than last year (6.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 6971's earnings have grown by 5.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 6971's earnings growth over the past year (45.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 6971 earnings growth over the past year (45.2%) exceeded the Electronic industry 41.5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 6971's Return on Equity (5.3%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Kyocera's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 6971's short term assets (¥1,364.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥551.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: 6971's short term assets (¥1,364.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥499.9B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 6971 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: 6971's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.1% to 3.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 6971's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (168.2%).

Interest Coverage: 6971 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 6971's dividend (2.67%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.63%).

High Dividend: 6971's dividend (2.67%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.62%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 6971's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 6971's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (41.1%), 6971's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (1441.9%), 6971's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Hideo Tanimoto (62 yo)





Mr. Hideo Tanimoto has been the President of Kyocera Corporation since April 2017 and also serves as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Tanimoto served as the General Manager of Corporate Fine Ceramics Group at...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Hideo's total compensation ($USD1.23M) is about average for companies of similar size in the JP market ($USD1.51M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Hideo's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 6971's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 6971's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.8 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Kyocera Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Kyocera Corporation
  • Ticker: 6971
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1946
  • Industry: Electronic Components
  • Sector: Tech
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥2.686t
  • Shares outstanding: 358.90m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Kyocera Corporation
  • 6, Takeda Tobadono-cho
  • Fushimi-ku
  • Kyoto
  • 612-8501
  • Japan


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/07 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.