Chichibu Railway Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the railway business in Japan.
Mediocre balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Chichibu Railway's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 9012 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 9012 matched the JP Transportation industry which returned -21% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 9012 underperformed the JP Market which returned -17.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Chichibu Railway's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Chichibu Railway 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 9012's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 9012's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 9012 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35.4x) compared to the Transportation industry average (10.5x).
PE vs Market: 9012 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35.4x) compared to the JP market (11.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 9012's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 9012 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the JP Transportation industry average (0.8x).
How is Chichibu Railway forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Transportation 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 Chichibu Railway 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of 9012’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Explore growth companies in the Transportation industry.
How has Chichibu Railway performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 9012 has a large one-off loss of ¥32.0M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 9012's current net profit margins (1.6%) are higher than last year (1.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 9012's earnings have declined by -3.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 9012's earnings growth over the past year (11.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 9012 earnings growth over the past year (11.7%) exceeded the Transportation industry 5.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 9012's Return on Equity (0.8%) is considered low.
How is Chichibu Railway's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 9012's short term assets (¥1.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (¥3.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: 9012's short term assets (¥1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (¥8.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 9012's debt to equity ratio (38.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 9012's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 52.3% to 38.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 9012's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.7%).
Interest Coverage: 9012's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4x coverage).
Inventory Level: 9012 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: 9012's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
What is Chichibu Railway's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 9012's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 9012's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 9012's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 9012'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 9012'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
Takao Otani (64yo)
Mr. Takao Ohtani has been the President of Chichibu Railway Co. Ltd. since June 2011. Mr. Ohtani joined Chichibu Cement Co. in April 1978. He served as Section Chief of Accounting Section for Accounting De ...
|President and Representative Director||8.83yrs||no data||0.22% ¥6.6m|
|Managing Executive Officer and Director||10.83yrs||no data||no data|
|External Director||8.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Auditor||7.83yrs||no data||no data|
|External Auditor||4.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Full-Time External Auditor||3.83yrs||no data||0.020% ¥615.5k|
Experienced Board: 9012's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 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.
Chichibu Railway Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Chichibu Railway Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: 9012
- Exchange: JASDAQ
- Founded: 1899
- Industry: Railroads
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: JP¥3.049b
- Shares outstanding: 1.49m
- Website: https://www.chichibu-railway.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Chichibu Railway Co., Ltd.
- 1, Atsukicho
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|9012||JASDAQ (TSE JASDAQ)||Yes||Common Stock||JP||JPY||Jan 1992|
Chichibu Railway Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the railway business in Japan. It operates trains, passenger cars, electric and steam locomotives, freight cars, and private wagons. The company is also involved in the rental of real estate properties, such as apartments, detached houses, stores and offices, monthly parking lots, second-hand housing, etc. In addition, it engages in tourism and life insurance agency businesses. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Kumagaya, Japan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/04/03 15:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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