JFE Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in steel, engineering, and trading businesses in Japan and internationally.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has JFE Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: JFEE.F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
US Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how JFEE.F performed against the US Metals and Mining industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how JFEE.F performed against the US Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is JFE Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is JFE Holdings 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: JFEE.F ($10) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($5.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JFEE.F is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JFEE.F is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (11.1x).
PE vs Market: JFEE.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the US market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: JFEE.F is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JFEE.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).
How is JFE Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: JFEE.F's forecast earnings growth (30% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: JFEE.F's earnings (30% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: JFEE.F's revenue (0.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JFEE.F's revenue (0.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: JFEE.F's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.8%).
How has JFE Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JFEE.F has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: JFEE.F's current net profit margins (1.1%) are lower than last year (4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JFEE.F's earnings have grown by 6.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: JFEE.F's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: JFEE.F had negative earnings growth (-74.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (-17.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: JFEE.F's Return on Equity (2.2%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is JFE Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JFEE.F's short term assets (¥2,020.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥1,316.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: JFEE.F's short term assets (¥2,020.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥1,621.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JFEE.F's debt to equity ratio (89.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: JFEE.F's debt to equity ratio has increased from 83.9% to 89.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JFEE.F's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.4%).
Interest Coverage: JFEE.F's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: JFEE.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: JFEE.F's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.1x debt).
What is JFE Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: JFEE.F's dividend (1.81%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).
High Dividend: JFEE.F's dividend (1.81%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.71%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: JFEE.F's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: JFEE.F's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (102.4%), JFEE.F's dividend payments are not 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Koji Kakigi 0
Mr. Koji Kakigi serves as a Representative Executive Director of JFE Holdings, Inc. since June 2015 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since April 1, 2019. Mr. Kakigi served as the Chief Executive Of ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Koji's total compensation ($USD907.48K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Koji's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Representative Director||0.8yrs||JP¥101.59m||0.0062% ¥354.5k|
|CFO, Executive VP & Representative Director||0.7yrs||no data||0.0015% ¥88.3k|
|External Director||4.7yrs||no data||0.0015% ¥86.1k|
|External Director||2.7yrs||no data||0.00071% ¥40.5k|
|External Director||1.7yrs||no data||0.00030% ¥17.1k|
|Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member||0yrs||no data||0.00043% ¥24.5k|
|Director||2.7yrs||no data||0.0027% ¥152.2k|
|Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member||9.7yrs||no data||0.0020% ¥114.0k|
|Representative Director||0.7yrs||no data||0.0016% ¥90.1k|
Experienced Board: JFEE.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
JFE Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: JFE Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: JFEE.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2002
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: JP¥638.044b
- Listing Market Cap: JP¥5.700b
- Shares outstanding: 575.85m
- Website: https://www.jfe-holdings.co.jp
Number of Employees
- JFE Holdings, Inc.
- 2-2-3 Uchisaiwaicho
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|JFEE.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 2002|
|5411||TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||JP||JPY||Sep 2002|
|JFR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2002|
JFE Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in steel, engineering, and trading businesses in Japan and internationally. The company’s Steel segment produces and sells a range of steel products, including steel pipes; steel bars and wire rods; steel processed products; and raw materials, as well as operates transportation, facility maintenance, and construction businesses. Its Engineering segment provides engineering services for energy, urban environment, steel structures, industrial machines, recycling, and electricity retailing. The company’s Trading segment purchases, processes, and sells steel products, raw materials for steel production, nonferrous metal products, food, etc. JFE Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/21 00:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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