OTCPK:SKLY.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Skylark Holdings Co., Ltd. operates restaurants in Japan and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with poor track record.

Share Price & News

How has Skylark Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

n/a

OTCPK:SKLY.F

-0.7%

US Hospitality

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

16.7%

OTCPK:SKLY.F

-7.0%

US Hospitality

-3.0%

US Market

SKLY.F outperformed the Hospitality industry which returned -7% over the past year.

SKLY.F outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SKLY.FIndustryMarket
7 Dayn/a-0.7%-1.6%
30 Dayn/a-7.6%-5.7%
90 Dayn/a-0.7%0.2%
1 Year16.7%16.7%-4.8%-7.0%-0.8%-3.0%
3 Year34.6%34.6%42.8%33.8%38.1%29.1%
5 Yearn/a31.5%17.1%50.8%34.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Skylark Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Skylark Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

30.74x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Skylark Holdings's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Skylark Holdings's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Skylark Holdings is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Hospitality industry average.

Skylark Holdings is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Skylark Holdings is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Skylark Holdings is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Hospitality industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Skylark Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

1.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Skylark Holdings's revenue is expected to grow by 1.4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Skylark Holdings's earnings are expected to grow by 1.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Skylark Holdings's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Skylark Holdings's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Skylark Holdings's earnings growth is positive but not above the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Skylark Holdings is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Skylark Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

3.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Skylark Holdings's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are below average.

Skylark Holdings's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Skylark Holdings's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Hospitality industry average.


Return on Equity

Skylark Holdings has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Skylark Holdings used its assets less efficiently than the US Hospitality industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Skylark Holdings's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Skylark Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Skylark Holdings's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Skylark Holdings's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Skylark Holdings's level of debt (96%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (187.2% vs 96% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.8%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 5.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.3x debt.


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Dividend

What is Skylark Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.09%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Skylark Holdings's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.52%).

Skylark Holdings's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.93%).

Skylark Holdings has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile (annual drop of over 20%).

Skylark Holdings has only been paying a dividend for 5 years, and since then dividends per share have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.7x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Skylark Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Makoto Tani (68yo)

11.0yrs

Tenure

JP¥201,000,000

Compensation

Mr. Makoto Tani has been the Chief Executive Officer at Skylark Co., Ltd since August 2008. Mr. Tani has been the President of Skylark Co., Ltd. since August 18, 2008. Mr. Tani has been a Director of Skyl ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Makoto's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Makoto's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

5.6yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the Skylark Holdings management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

1.9yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Skylark Holdings board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Minoru Himeno

    Executive Officer & MD of Supply Chain Purchasing Division

    • Tenure: 8.6yrs
  • Toshiaki Aihara

    Executive Officer & MD of Supply Chain Production Division

    • Tenure: 7.6yrs
  • Makoto Tani (68yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 11.0yrs
    • Compensation: JP¥201.00m
  • Sumio Matsumoto

    Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 4.6yrs
  • Minoru Kanaya

    Managing Exec. Officer

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Shigeto Kadowaki

    Executive Officer & MD of Store Development Division

    • Tenure: 6.6yrs
  • Yukihiro Wada

    Managing Officer

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
  • Haruyoshi Sakita

    Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Atsushi Kitamura

    Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
  • Nobuyuki Katayama

    Executive Officer & Managing Director of Supply Chain Purchasing Division

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Board Members

  • Atsushi Nishijo (77yo)

    Independent Outside Director

    • Tenure: 5.4yrs
  • Makoto Tani (68yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 11.0yrs
    • Compensation: JP¥201.00m
  • Makoto Suzuki (62yo)

    Corporate Auditor

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Fumio Tahara (71yo)

    Outside Director

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Atsushi Yokoyama (50yo)

    Outside Director

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
  • Minoru Kanaya

    Managing Exec. Officer

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Yukihiro Wada

    Managing Officer

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
  • Mitsuhiro Nagata

    Outside Corporate Auditor

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
  • Haruyoshi Sakita

    Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Atsushi Kitamura

    Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs

Company Information

Skylark Holdings Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Skylark Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: SKLY.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1962
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: JP¥361.627b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥3.425b
  • Shares outstanding: 197.50m
  • Website: https://www.skylark.co.jp

Number of Employees


Location

  • Skylark Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • 1-25-8 Nishikubo
  • Musashino-shi
  • Musashino
  • Tokyo
  • 180-8580
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3197TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYOct 2014
SKXDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEUROct 2014
SKLY.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 2014

Biography

Skylark Holdings Co., Ltd. operates restaurants in Japan and internationally. The company operates Western, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, etc. restaurants primarily under the Gusto, Bamiyan, Jonathan´s, Yume ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/25 00:46
End of Day Share Price2019/08/21 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.