Hokkaido Chuo Bus Co., Ltd. provides passenger car transportation services in Japan. More Details
Flawless balance sheet unattractive dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Hokkaido Chuo Bus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 9085 is less volatile than 75% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 9085's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 9085 underperformed the JP Transportation industry which returned 1.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 9085 underperformed the JP Market which returned 23.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hokkaido Chuo Bus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHokkaido Chuo Bus Co., Ltd. (SPSE:9085) Investors Should Think About This Before Buying It For Its Dividend
4 months ago | Simply Wall StA Look At Hokkaido Chuo Bus' (SPSE:9085) Share Price Returns
10 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Hokkaido Chuo Bus (SPSE:9085) A Risky Investment?
Is Hokkaido Chuo Bus undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 9085 (¥3315) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥909.3)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 9085 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 9085 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the JP Transportation industry average.
PE vs Market: 9085 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the JP market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 9085's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 9085 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the JP Transportation industry average (0.9x).
How is Hokkaido Chuo Bus 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 Hokkaido Chuo Bus 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 Hokkaido Chuo Bus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 9085 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 9085 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 9085 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 61.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 9085's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 9085 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (-2.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 9085 has a negative Return on Equity (-8.11%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Hokkaido Chuo Bus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 9085's short term assets (¥15.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥7.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: 9085's short term assets (¥15.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥4.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 9085 is debt free.
Reducing Debt: 9085 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 6.8%.
Debt Coverage: 9085 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: 9085 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Hokkaido Chuo Bus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 9085's dividend (1.51%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.31%).
High Dividend: 9085's dividend (1.51%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (2.98%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 9085's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 9085's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 9085 is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kazuo Makino (73 yo)
Mr. Kazuo Makino has been the President of Hokkaido Chuo Bus Co. Ltd., since June 2012. Mr. Makino served as the President and Representative Director of Chuo Bus Business Service Co., Ltd., since June 200...
Experienced Management: 9085's management team is seasoned and experienced (9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 9085's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10.7%.
Hokkaido Chuo Bus Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hokkaido Chuo Bus Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: 9085
- Exchange: SPSE
- Founded: 1943
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: JP¥9.609b
- Shares outstanding: 2.90m
- Website: https://www.chuo-bus.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Hokkaido Chuo Bus Co., Ltd.
- Colorai 1-chome No.8-6
Hokkaido Chuo Bus Co., Ltd. provides passenger car transportation services in Japan. It is also involved in real estate, restaurant, hotel, and public bath businesses. The company was founded in 1943 and i...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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