Sanko Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells automobile, mechatronics, digital consumer electronic, press, office, and plastic related products in Japan.
Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.
Share Price & News
How has Sanko's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SNKO.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how SNKO.F performed against the US Electronic industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how SNKO.F performed against the US Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sanko's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Sanko undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SNKO.F ($3.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($7.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SNKO.F is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SNKO.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the Electronic industry average (21.2x).
PE vs Market: SNKO.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the US market (18.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SNKO.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SNKO.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.1x).
How is Sanko 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 Sanko 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.
- Examine whether Sanko is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Sanko's filings and announcements here.
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How has Sanko performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SNKO.F has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SNKO.F's current net profit margins (3%) are lower than last year (4.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SNKO.F has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 35.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SNKO.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: SNKO.F had negative earnings growth (-30.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (53.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SNKO.F's Return on Equity (3.4%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Sanko's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SNKO.F's short term assets (¥12.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥4.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: SNKO.F's short term assets (¥12.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥887.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SNKO.F is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SNKO.F had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: SNKO.F has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SNKO.F has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: SNKO.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SNKO.F's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are -285.6x debt).
What is Sanko's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: SNKO.F's dividend (2.32%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.4%).
High Dividend: SNKO.F's dividend (2.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.66%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SNKO.F's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SNKO.F's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.8%), SNKO.F'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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Kiyoshi Takemura (62yo)
Mr. Kiyoshi Takemura has been the President of Sanko Co., Ltd. since April 2011. Mr. Takemura served as Managing Director of Sanko Co. Ltd. since June 2009 and served as its Director of Plastic Business si ...
|President and Representative Director||8.8yrs||no data||0.055% ¥25.4k|
|General Manager of Business Administration and Director||4.6yrs||no data||0.11% ¥50.8k|
|Chairman||8.6yrs||no data||22.16% ¥10.2m|
|External Director and Member of Audit & Supervisory Board||8.6yrs||no data||no data|
|External Director and Member of Audit & Supervisory Board||8.8yrs||no data||no data|
|External Director and Chairman of the Audit & Supervisory Board||4.6yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SNKO.F's board of directors are considered experienced (8.6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sanko Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sanko Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: SNKO.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1963
- Industry: Electronic Components
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: JP¥4.990b
- Listing Market Cap: JP¥45.808m
- Shares outstanding: 9.02m
- Website: https://www.sko.co.jp
Number of Employees
- Sanko Co., Ltd.
- 959 788 Hirokino village Shiojiri
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|6964||TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||JP||JPY||Jan 1992|
|SNKO.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
Sanko Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells automobile, mechatronics, digital consumer electronic, press, office, and plastic related products in Japan. It offers automotive related products, including impact lock and hollow single axis hinges, opening and closing mechanism products, slide mechanism products, and insulators; and video related products, such as logo marks, small 2-axis hinges, tilt hinges, hollow biaxial hinges, and resin frames. The company also provides digital camera related products comprising caulking pin and press parts, small 2-axis hinges, parallel biaxial hinges, and hollow biaxial hinges; and computer related products consisting of rotary 2-axis hinges, synchro hinges, compact retractable hinges, and heat conduction hinges. In addition, it offers mobile phone related products, including precision shearing of rectangular shafts, in-process ultra-precision cold forgings, slide hinges, and resin frames; OA related products, such as precision machining and high precision parts, outsert moulded articles, and high precision resin gears; and press products. Further, the company provides hinge products comprising click hinges, free stop hinges, retractable hinges, high torque hinges, and slide hinges; and plastic products consisting of outserts, thin wall mouldings, and high precision gears. Sanko Co., Ltd. was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Shiojiri, Japan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/01/28 01:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/10/30 00:00|
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