OTCPK:SKLY.F

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Executive Summary

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

Rewards

Trading at 21.9% below our estimate of its fair value

Earnings are forecast to grow 100.32% per year

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for SKLY.F from our risk checks.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SKLY.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

SKLY.F

-0.4%

US Hospitality

-1.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

SKLY.F

-16.0%

US Hospitality

17.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how SKLY.F performed against the US Hospitality industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how SKLY.F performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

SKLY.FIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-0.4%-1.4%
30 Day0%1.1%4.7%
90 Dayn/a15.5%8.2%
1 Yearn/a-14.6%-16.0%20.5%17.8%
3 Year-0.3%-0.3%-9.8%-15.5%42.2%32.7%
5 Yearn/a15.2%3.1%83.4%62.7%

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 compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

21.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SKLY.F ($15.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($19.27)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SKLY.F is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SKLY.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.

PE vs Market: SKLY.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SKLY.F is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (2.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Skylark Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

100.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SKLY.F is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: SKLY.F is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: SKLY.F's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SKLY.F's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SKLY.F's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SKLY.F's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.3%).


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Past Performance

How has Skylark Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-18.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SKLY.F is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SKLY.F is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SKLY.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 18.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SKLY.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: SKLY.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-49.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SKLY.F has a negative Return on Equity (-13.21%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Skylark Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SKLY.F's short term assets (¥34.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (¥204.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: SKLY.F's short term assets (¥34.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities (¥130.5B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SKLY.F's debt to equity ratio (25.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SKLY.F's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 136.4% to 25.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SKLY.F's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (129.4%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if SKLY.F's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

1.05%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SKLY.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SKLY.F'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 SKLY.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SKLY.F's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: SKLY.F is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SKLY.F's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

1.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Makoto Tani (69 yo)

12.17yrs

Tenure

JP¥346,000,000

Compensation

Mr. Makoto Tani has been the Chief Executive Officer at Skylark Holdings Co., Ltd. (Previous name Skylark Co., Ltd) since August 2008. Mr. Tani has been the President of Skylark Holdings Co., Ltd. (Previou ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Makoto's total compensation ($USD3.31M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.63M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Makoto's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Makoto Tani
Chairman12.17yrsJP¥346.00m0.025%
¥ 747.6k
Takuya Aizawa
Executive Officer & MD of Financial Division0.67yrno datano data
Haruyoshi Sakita
Managing Executive Officer2.58yrsno data0.0025%
¥ 74.7k
Kouzou Nishida
Executive Officer & MD of Human Capital Management Division2yrsno datano data
Toshiaki Ookawara
Managing Executive Officer & Corporate Director0.58yrno datano data
Minoru Kanaya
Managing Exec. Officer2.58yrsno data0.0030%
¥ 89.8k
Shigeto Kadowaki
Executive Officer & MD of Store Development Division7.75yrsno datano data
Shimon Kato
Executive Officer and MD of Menu Development Division0.42yrno datano data
Nobuyuki Katayama
Executive Officer & Managing Director of Supply Chain Purchasing Divisionno datano datano data
Akira Hirano
Executive Officer and Deputy Managing Director of IT & Marketing Divisionno datano datano data

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SKLY.F's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Makoto Tani
Chairman12.17yrsJP¥346.00m0.025%
¥ 747.6k
Haruyoshi Sakita
Managing Executive Officer2.58yrsno data0.0025%
¥ 74.7k
Toshiaki Ookawara
Managing Executive Officer & Corporate Director0.58yrno datano data
Minoru Kanaya
Managing Exec. Officer2.58yrsno data0.0030%
¥ 89.8k
Atsushi Nishijo
Independent Outside Director6.58yrsno data0.0015%
¥ 44.9k
Tatsuya Aoyagi
Outside Corporate Auditor3.58yrsno datano data
Makoto Suzuki
Corporate Auditor9.58yrsno data0.0010%
¥ 29.8k
Fumio Tahara
Independent Outside Director2.58yrsno data0.00051%
¥ 15.1k
Mitsuhiro Nagata
Outside Corporate Auditor4.5yrsno data0.00051%
¥ 15.1k
Atsushi Kitamura
Corporate Director3.58yrsno data0.0051%
¥ 149.4k
Ayako Sano
Independent Outside Director1.58yrsno datano data

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

69yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SKLY.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

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¥308.893b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥2.953b
  • 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, Sushi, and Italian restaurants primarily under the Gusto, Bamiyan, Jonathan´s, ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 23:51
End of Day Share Price2020/09/04 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.