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Ko Ja (Cayman)

Executive Summary

Ko Ja (Cayman) Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells membrane touch switches for notebook keyboards in China, Taiwan, and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.

Share Price & News

How has Ko Ja (Cayman)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 5215 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of TW stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 5215's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




TW Electronic


TW Market

1 Year Return




TW Electronic


TW Market

Return vs Industry: 5215 exceeded the TW Electronic industry which returned 16.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 5215 exceeded the TW Market which returned 28.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-6.9%-1.6%-0.2%
30 Day-3.0%9.1%8.8%
90 Day-21.1%21.8%20.6%
1 Year96.6%92.5%20.2%16.1%33.1%28.6%
3 Year453.4%390.5%31.4%15.8%55.3%37.8%
5 Year353.3%232.5%112.6%74.1%135.7%94.2%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Ko Ja (Cayman)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Ko Ja (Cayman) 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: 5215 (NT$129) is trading above our estimate of fair value (NT$46.84)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 5215 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 5215 is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the TW Electronic industry average (17.1x).

PE vs Market: 5215 is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the TW market (18.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 5215's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 5215 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the TW Electronic industry average (1.6x).

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Future Growth

How is Ko Ja (Cayman) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Tech 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 Ko Ja (Cayman) 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.

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Past Performance

How has Ko Ja (Cayman) performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 5215 has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 5215's current net profit margins (18.2%) are higher than last year (11.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 5215's earnings have grown significantly by 23.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 5215's earnings growth over the past year (148.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (23.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 5215 earnings growth over the past year (148.7%) exceeded the Electronic industry 5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 5215's Return on Equity (22%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Ko Ja (Cayman)'s financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 5215's short term assets (NT$2.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (NT$1.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: 5215's short term assets (NT$2.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (NT$179.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 5215's debt to equity ratio (6.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 5215's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 13.1% to 6.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 5215's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (125.6%).

Interest Coverage: 5215 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Ko Ja (Cayman) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 5215's dividend (2.54%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (2.13%).

High Dividend: 5215's dividend (2.54%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (5.17%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 5215 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 5215's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.1%), 5215's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

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.

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


Average board tenure


Chih-Feng Lin

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Mr. Chih-Feng Lin serves as the General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Ko Ja (Cayman) Co., Ltd.

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chih-Feng's total compensation ($USD279.87K) is above average for companies of similar size in the TW market ($USD167.57K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Chih-Feng's compensation with company performance.

Board Members

Chih-Feng Lin
Chairman of the Board & GMno dataNT$7.83mno data
Han-Ho Ho
Vice GM of Sales Department & Director6.58yrsNT$4.18mno data
Kuan-Ying Lee
Director & Director of Suzhou Area10.5yrsNT$600.00kno data
Wu-Kuei Chen
Director10.5yrsNT$600.00kno data
Fi-Tien Lee
Director10.5yrsNT$600.00kno data
Wen-Hsiung Chan
Independent Director10.5yrsNT$600.00kno data
Yu-Kai Lin
Director6.58yrsNT$3.15mno data
Shu-Han Chen
Independent Director6.58yrsNT$600.00kno data
Ching-Yuan Yeh
Independent Director5.58yrsNT$600.00kno data


Average Tenure

Experienced Board: 5215's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.4%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Ko Ja (Cayman) Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Ko Ja (Cayman) Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 5215
  • Exchange: TSEC
  • Founded: 1975
  • Industry: Electronic Components
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: NT$8.300b
  • Shares outstanding: 64.34m
  • Website: https://www.koja.com.tw


  • Ko Ja (Cayman) Co., Ltd.
  • Grand Pavilion Commercial Centre
  • Oleander Way
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grand Cayman
  • KY1-1208
  • Cayman Islands


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
5215TSEC (Taiwan Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockTWTWDDec 2011


Ko Ja (Cayman) Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells membrane touch switches for notebook keyboards in China, Taiwan, and internationally. It also manufactures and sells backlight parts of keyboards, as well as...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/21 08:35
End of Day Share Price2021/01/21 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.