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9698 - Creo Co Share Price

¥1226 34.0  2.9%

Last Trade - 03/07/20

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Market Cap £74.9m
Enterprise Value £44.2m
Revenue £109.1m
Position in Universe 2348th / 3866
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Year End 31st Mar 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
11,425 10,305 11,559 12,268 13,526 14,624 +5.1%
+142.6 +6.5 +8.5 +22.4 +117.5 -5.9
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2020, CREO CO., LTD. revenues increased 8% to Y14.62B. Net income increased 10% to Y731M. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net income benefited from Other SGA Expenses decrease of 2% to Y1.18B (expense), NOP Subsidy income increase of 52% to Y44M (income), SP L on Retire. of Fixed Assets decrease from Y4M (expense) to Y0K.
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Profile Summary

CREO CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company primarily engaged in information technology (IT) business. The Company operates in five business segments. The Solution Service segment provides solution services such as the personnel payroll and accounting solution ZeeM. The Contract Development segment provides system contract development services. The West Japan segment provides sale and contract development services for its products and services to customers west of Nagoya. The System Operation and Service segment mainly provides system development, maintenance and operation services to major domestic portal site operators. The Support Service segment provides support and services centered on help desks and technical support, as well as call center services such as social research and market research.

Last Annual March 31st, 2020
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated March 22, 1974
Public Since September 17, 1990
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,121
Sector Technology
Industry Software & IT Services
Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 8,185,786
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Frequently Asked Questions for Creo Co
What is the Creo Co share price?

As of 03/07/20, shares in Creo Co are trading at ¥1226, giving the company a market capitalisation of £74.9m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Creo Co share price performed this year?

Shares in Creo Co are currently trading at ¥1226 and the price has moved by -33.22% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Creo Co price has moved by -35.03% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Creo Co?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Creo Co, there are there are currently "buy" , "hold" and "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Creo Co is Not available. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Creo Co next release its financial results?

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

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

The Creo Co dividend yield is 2.85% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Creo Co pay a dividend?

Last year, Creo Co paid a total dividend of 35, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.85%. Looking ahead, shares in Creo Co are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-03-30 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-01.

When does Creo Co next pay dividends?

Creo Co are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-03-30 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-01. The historic dividend yield on Creo Co shares is currently 2.85%.

How do I buy Creo Co shares?

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What is the market cap of Creo Co?

Shares in Creo Co are currently trading at ¥1226, giving the company a market capitalisation of £74.9m.

Where are Creo Co shares listed? Where are Creo Co shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Creo Co:

Country of listing: Japan
Exchange: TYO
Ticker Symbol: 9698
What kind of share is Creo Co?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Creo Co is currently classified as a Style Neutral. 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 Creo Co share price forecast 2020?

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How can I tell whether the Creo Co 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 Creo Co. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -27.49%. At the current price of ¥1226, shares in Creo Co are trading at -15.77% 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 Creo Co PE Ratio?

The Creo Co PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 13.86. The shares are currently trading at ¥1226.

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 Creo Co?

Creo Co's management team is headed by:

Junichi Tsuchiya - EXO
Toshiki Ohya - NED
Morihiro Ohya - CEX
Susumu Ikoma - NED
Junichi Kakizaki - PRE
Yuji Anan - CHM
Kunihiro Ihara - IND
Isao Terasaki - SMD
Toshimitsu Miyajima - EXO
Kiyoyuki Kusanagi - EXO
Takao Murakami - EXO
Shintaro Mori - EXO
Kazuhiko Toriya - EXO
Who are the major shareholders of Creo Co?

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

Amano Corp Corporation
Percentage owned: 30.58% (2.65m shares)
Z Holdings Corp Corporation
Percentage owned: 12.72% (1.10m shares)
Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company, Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.16% (360k shares)
Goldman Sachs International Research Firm
Percentage owned: 3.7% (320k shares)
Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc Research Firm
Percentage owned: 1.61% (139k shares)
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