1407 Stock Overview
West Holdings Corporation engages in the renewable energy business.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||JP¥4,360.00|
|52 Week High||JP¥6,940.00|
|52 Week Low||JP¥3,085.00|
|1 Month Change||-0.23%|
|3 Month Change||-6.44%|
|1 Year Change||-2.46%|
|3 Year Change||523.91%|
|5 Year Change||819.90%|
|Change since IPO||2,350.69%|
Recent News & Updates
|1407||JP Renewable Energy||JP Market|
Return vs Industry: 1407 exceeded the JP Renewable Energy industry which returned -11.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 1407 matched the JP Market which returned -1.8% over the past year.
|1407 Average Weekly Movement||8.7%|
|Renewable Energy Industry Average Movement||7.1%|
|Market Average Movement||3.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in JP Market||8.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in JP Market||2.1%|
Stable Share Price: 1407 is more volatile than 90% of JP stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 1407's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of JP stocks.
About the Company
West Holdings Corporation engages in the renewable energy business. It is involved in the installation of residential and industrial solar power generation systems; ground-based and roof-based installations for factories; construction and sales of public and industrial photovoltaic power generation systems; solar power generation and sales activities; management and maintenance business for photovoltaic power generation systems and related equipment; and energy saving services. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
West Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|1407 fundamental statistics|
Is 1407 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|1407 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||JP¥63.51b|
Last Reported Earnings
May 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||100.52|
|Net Profit Margin||5.24%|
How did 1407 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.3%Current Dividend Yield
Does 1407 pay a reliable dividends?See 1407 dividend history and benchmarks
|West Holdings dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Aug 30 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Nov 29 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||19 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||110 days|
Does 1407 pay a reliable dividends?See 1407 dividend history and benchmarks
Is 1407 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 1407?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is 1407's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does 1407's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|1407 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
3498 Kasumigaseki CapitalLtd
1407 West Holdings
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 1407 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (43.4x) compared to the peer average (27.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does 1407's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Renewable Energy Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 1407 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (43.4x) compared to the JP Renewable Energy industry average (15.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is 1407'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.
|Current PE Ratio||43.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||28.3x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 1407 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (43.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (28.3x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of 1407 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: 1407 (¥4360) is trading below our estimate of fair value (¥9768.56)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 1407 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 more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is West Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 1407's forecast earnings growth (40.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.04%).
Earnings vs Market: 1407's earnings (40.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the JP market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 1407's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 1407's revenue (16.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the JP market (4.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 1407's revenue (16.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 1407's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.9%)
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How has West Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 1407 has a large one-off loss of ¥1.5B impacting its May 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 1407's current net profit margins (5.2%) are lower than last year (8.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 1407's earnings have grown significantly by 23.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 1407's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 1407 had negative earnings growth (-18.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Renewable Energy industry average (53.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 1407's Return on Equity (17.2%) is considered low.
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How is West Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 1407's short term assets (¥79.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥31.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: 1407's short term assets (¥79.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥45.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 1407's net debt to equity ratio (143.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 1407's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 313.9% to 267.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 1407's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: 1407's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (16.2x coverage).
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What is West Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 1407's dividend (1.26%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.63%).
High Dividend: 1407's dividend (1.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 1407's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 1407's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.7%), 1407's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: 1407 is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Takashi Kikkawa (72 yo)
Mr. Takashi Kikkawa serves as the Chief Executive Officer of West Holdings Corporation Mr. Kikkawa served as President of Ligitek Japan Co., Ltd. since October 2010. Mr. Kikkawa established Nishi Nihon Kan...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Takashi's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the JP market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Takashi's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: 1407's board of directors are considered experienced (9.7 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.
West Holdings Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: West Holdings Corporation
- Ticker: 1407
- Exchange: TSE
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: Renewable Electricity
- Sector: Utilities
- Implied Market Cap: JP¥177.309b
- Shares outstanding: 40.67m
- Website: https://www.west-gr.co.jp
Number of Employees
- West Holdings Corporation
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/10 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/10 00:00|
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.