OTCPK:YKLT.Y

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Executive Summary

Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. manufactures and sells food and beverage products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and others.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Yakult HonshaLtd's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

OTCPK:YKLT.Y

-0.9%

US Food

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

OTCPK:YKLT.Y

-1.1%

US Food

-3.0%

US Market

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No trading data on YKLT.Y.


Share holder returns

YKLT.YIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-0.9%-1.6%
30 Day0%-1.8%-5.8%
90 Day-3.6%2.3%0.2%
1 Yearn/a1.9%-1.1%-0.8%-3.0%
3 Yearn/a-6.9%-15.0%38.0%29.1%
5 Year-1.1%-1.1%39.7%23.1%50.8%34.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

28.48x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

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

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


Price Based on Earnings

Yakult HonshaLtd is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Food industry average.

Yakult HonshaLtd is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Yakult HonshaLtd is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Yakult HonshaLtd is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Food industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Yakult HonshaLtd expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

7.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Yakult HonshaLtd's revenue is expected to grow by 2.9% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Yakult HonshaLtd's earnings are expected to grow by 7.6% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

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

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

Yakult HonshaLtd's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Yakult HonshaLtd 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 Yakult HonshaLtd performed over the past 5 years?

8.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Yakult HonshaLtd's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

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

Yakult HonshaLtd's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Food industry average.


Return on Equity

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


Return on Assets

Yakult HonshaLtd used its assets less efficiently than the US Food industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Yakult HonshaLtd has improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Yakult HonshaLtd's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Yakult HonshaLtd is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Yakult HonshaLtd's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Yakult HonshaLtd's level of debt (28.1%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (31.7% vs 28.1% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (56%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Yakult HonshaLtd earns more interest than it pays, coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.3x debt.


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Dividend

What is Yakult HonshaLtd's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.92%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

Yakult HonshaLtd is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are stable.

Yakult HonshaLtd is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Yakult HonshaLtd's dividends as it is not paying a notable one for United States of America.


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 Yakult HonshaLtd's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Takashige Negishi (71yo)

8.2yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Takashige Negishi has been the President of Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. since June 22, 2011 and serves as its Executive Officer. Mr. Negishi served as its Chief Operating Officer of Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. s ...


Board Age and Tenure

6.2yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Yakult HonshaLtd board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Yoshihiro Kawabata (70yo)

    Deputy President

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Takashige Negishi (71yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
  • Fumiyasu Ishikawa (67yo)

    Senior Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 10.2yrs
  • Hiroshi Narita (68yo)

    Senior Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
  • Hiroshi Wakabayashi (67yo)

    Senior Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 10.2yrs
  • Masaki Tanaka

    Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Masanori Ito

    Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Susumu Hirano

    Managing Executive Officer & Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Akifumi Doi

    Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs
  • Tetsuya Hayashida

    Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs

Board Members

  • Yoshihiro Kawabata (70yo)

    Deputy President

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Takashige Negishi (71yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
  • Fumiyasu Ishikawa (67yo)

    Senior Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 10.2yrs
  • Hiroshi Narita (68yo)

    Senior Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
  • Hiroshi Wakabayashi (67yo)

    Senior Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 10.2yrs
  • Masaki Tanaka

    Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Masanori Ito

    Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Susumu Hirano

    Managing Executive Officer & Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Akifumi Doi

    Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs
  • Tetsuya Hayashida

    Managing Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs

Company Information

Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd.
  • Ticker: YKLT.Y
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1935
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: JP¥954.946b
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥9.045b
  • Shares outstanding: 160.23m
  • Website: https://www.yakult.co.jp

Number of Employees


Location

  • Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd.
  • 1-19, Higashi Shimbashi 1-chome
  • Minato-ku
  • Tokyo
  • 105-8660
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
2267TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYJan 1992
YKHDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1992
YKLT.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADRUSUSDJan 2012

Biography

Yakult Honsha Co.,Ltd. manufactures and sells food and beverage products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and others. It operates through Food and Beverages (Japan), Food and Beverages (The Americas), Food and ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/25 00:20
End of Day Share Price2019/07/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.