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6857 - Advantest Share Price

¥6960 60.0  0.9%

Last Trade - 10/07/20

Large Cap
Market Cap £10.22bn
Enterprise Value £9.36bn
Revenue £2.04bn
Position in Universe 91st / 3868
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Year End 31st Mar 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
163,803 162,111 155,916 207,223 282,456 275,894 285,091 323,189 +11.0%
-58.7 +108.6 +24.7 +212.3 -5.0 -6.48 +25.4
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2020, Advantest Corp revenues decreased 2% to Y275.89B. Net income decreased 6% to Y53.53B. Revenues reflect Semiconductor And Component Test System Business segment decrease of 7% to Y197.08B, Mechatronics System segment decrease of 7% to Y36.29B, Asia segment decrease of 4% to Y236.52B, Europe segment decrease of 15% to Y6.06B, Japan segment decrease of 1% to Y14.79B.
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Profile Summary

ADVANTEST CORPORATION is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the manufacture and sale of semiconductor and component test system products and mechatronics related products, as well as the related research, development and maintenance services business. The Company operates in three business segments. The Semiconductor and Component Test Systems segment is engaged in the provision of test system products such as System on Chip (SoC) test systems and memory test systems for semiconductor and electronic parts industries. The Mechatronics Related segment is engaged in the provision of test handlers, device interfaces and nanotechnology related products. The Services and Others segment is engaged in the provision of customer solutions, system level test solutions such as Solid State Drives (SSDs), and support services, as well as the used products sale business and the equipment leasing business.

Last Annual March 31st, 2020
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated December 16, 1946
Public Since February 9, 1983
No. of Shareholders: 31,584
No. of Employees: 5,048
Sector Technology
Industry Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
Index Nikkei 225 ,
Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 198,414,701
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Frequently Asked Questions for Advantest
What is the Advantest share price?

As of 10/07/20, shares in Advantest are trading at ¥6960, giving the company a market capitalisation of £10.22bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Advantest share price performed this year?

Shares in Advantest are currently trading at ¥6960 and the price has moved by 0.126k% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Advantest price has moved by 0.119k% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Advantest?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Advantest, there are there are currently 6 "buy" , 3 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Advantest is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Advantest next release its financial results?

Advantest is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-31
What is the Advantest dividend yield?

The Advantest dividend yield is 1.18% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Advantest pay a dividend?

Last year, Advantest paid a total dividend of 82, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.18%. Looking ahead, Advantest has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Advantest next pay dividends?

Advantest has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Advantest shares is currently 1.18%.

How do I buy Advantest shares?

To buy shares in Advantest you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Advantest?

Shares in Advantest are currently trading at ¥6960, giving the company a market capitalisation of £10.22bn.

Where are Advantest shares listed? Where are Advantest shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Advantest:

Country of listing: Japan
Exchange: TYO
Ticker Symbol: 6857
What kind of share is Advantest?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Advantest is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Advantest share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Advantest are currently priced at ¥6960. At that level they are trading at 3.95% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Advantest currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 251.539 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Advantest share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Advantest. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 18.13%. At the current price of ¥6960, shares in Advantest are trading at 29.47% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Advantest PE Ratio?

The Advantest PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 25.88. The shares are currently trading at ¥6960.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Advantest?

Advantest's management team is headed by:

Yuichi Kurita - DRC
Yoshiaki Yoshida - PRE
Soichi Tsukakoshi - MEO
Osamu Karatsu - IND
Hans-Juergen Wagner - MEO
Isao Sasaki - MEO
Koichi Tsukui - MEO
Keith Hardwick - MEO
Douglas Lefever - MEO
Kimiya Sakamoto - MEO
Atsushi Fujita - MEO
Yasuo Mihashi - MEO
Tsuneko Murata - IND
Nicholas Benes - IND
Kouichi Nanba - IND
Who are the major shareholders of Advantest?

Here are the top five shareholders of Advantest based on the size of their shareholding:

Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 14.19% (28.3m shares)
Nomura Nikkei 225 ETF Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 9.89% (19.7m shares)
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.8% (13.6m shares)
Daiwa Asset Management Co., Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.15% (12.3m shares)
Asset Management One Co., Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.48% (10.9m shares)
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