Sotetsu Holdings, Inc. provides transportation services in Japan. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Sotetsu Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 9003 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 9003's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 9003 underperformed the JP Transportation industry which returned -3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 9003 underperformed the JP Market which returned 37.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sotetsu Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Sotetsu Holdings 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: 9003 (¥2382) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥678.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 9003 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 9003 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the JP Transportation industry average.
PE vs Market: 9003 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 9003's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 9003 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the JP Transportation industry average (0.8x).
How is Sotetsu Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 9003 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0%).
Earnings vs Market: 9003 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: 9003's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 9003's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the JP market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 9003's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 9003's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.4%).
How has Sotetsu Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 9003 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 9003 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 9003 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 9003's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 9003 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (-11.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 9003 has a negative Return on Equity (-2.42%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Sotetsu Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 9003's short term assets (¥87.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities (¥115.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: 9003's short term assets (¥87.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities (¥373.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 9003's debt to equity ratio (244%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 9003's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 273.9% to 244% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 9003's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.9%).
Interest Coverage: 9003 is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Sotetsu Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 9003's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 9003's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 9003's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 9003's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 9003 is not paying a notable dividend for the JP market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 9003'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 management tenure
Eiichi Hayashi (71 yo)
Eiichi Hayashi serves as President at Sotetsu Holdings, Inc. and has been its Executive President since June 2013. Eiichi Hayashi served as the Chief Operations Officer of Sotetsu Holdings, Inc. (formerly ...
Experienced Management: 9003's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 9003's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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.
Sotetsu Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sotetsu Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: 9003
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1917
- Industry: Railroads
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: JP¥233.387b
- Shares outstanding: 97.98m
- Website: https://www.sotetsu.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Sotetsu Holdings, Inc.
- Kitasaiwai 2-9-14
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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