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4568 - Daiichi Sankyo Co Share Price

¥9100 -72.0  -0.8%

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Market Cap £42.91bn
Enterprise Value £38.06bn
Revenue £7.14bn
Position in Universe 14th / 3870
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2020, DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED revenues increased 6% to Y981.79B. Net income applicable to common stockholders excluding extraordinary items increased 38% to Y129.07B. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net income benefited from Research and Development Expense decrease of 3% to Y197.47B (expense).
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Profile Summary

DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED is a Japan-based holding company mainly engaged in the manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals. The Company is involved in the research, development, manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals, as well as the provision of intermediates and basic materials for pharmaceutical producing in Japan, the United States, Europe and other markets. The Company is also engaged in the research, development, manufacture and sale of over-the-counter drugs and vaccines, the provision of administrative services such as human resources and accounting services, real estate leasing and insurance agency business.

Last Annual March 31st, 2020
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated September 28, 2005
Public Since September 28, 2005
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 14,887
Sector Healthcare
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Index Nikkei 225 , Nikkei 300 ,
Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 648,067,751
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Upcoming Events for 4568
Monday 15th June, 2020
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 16th June, 2020 Estimate
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 29th July, 2020 Estimate
Q1 2021 Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd Earnings Release
Tuesday 29th September, 2020
Dividend For 4568.T - 40.5000 JPY
Thursday 1st October, 2020
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd Split For 4568.T - Ratio 3-1
Thursday 29th October, 2020 Estimate
Q2 2021 Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Daiichi Sankyo Co
What is the Daiichi Sankyo Co share price?

As of 7:00am, shares in Daiichi Sankyo Co are trading at ¥9100, giving the company a market capitalisation of £42.91bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Daiichi Sankyo Co share price performed this year?

Shares in Daiichi Sankyo Co are currently trading at ¥9100 and the price has moved by 51.95% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Daiichi Sankyo Co price has moved by 38.06% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Daiichi Sankyo Co?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Daiichi Sankyo Co, there are there are currently 4 "buy" , 4 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Daiichi Sankyo Co is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Daiichi Sankyo Co next release its financial results?

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

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

The Daiichi Sankyo Co dividend yield is 0.77% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Daiichi Sankyo Co pay a dividend?

Last year, Daiichi Sankyo Co paid a total dividend of 70, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.77%. Looking ahead, shares in Daiichi Sankyo Co are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-09-29 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-06-16.

When does Daiichi Sankyo Co next pay dividends?

Daiichi Sankyo Co are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-09-29 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-06-16. The historic dividend yield on Daiichi Sankyo Co shares is currently 0.77%.

How do I buy Daiichi Sankyo Co shares?

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What is the market cap of Daiichi Sankyo Co?

Shares in Daiichi Sankyo Co are currently trading at ¥9100, giving the company a market capitalisation of £42.91bn.

Where are Daiichi Sankyo Co shares listed? Where are Daiichi Sankyo Co shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Daiichi Sankyo Co:

Country of listing: Japan
Exchange: TYO
Ticker Symbol: 4568
What kind of share is Daiichi Sankyo Co?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Daiichi Sankyo Co 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 Daiichi Sankyo Co share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Daiichi Sankyo Co are currently priced at ¥9100. At that level they are trading at 2.76% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Daiichi Sankyo Co currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 114.145 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Daiichi Sankyo 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 Daiichi Sankyo Co. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 31.74%. At the current price of ¥9100, shares in Daiichi Sankyo Co are trading at 25.75% 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 Daiichi Sankyo Co PE Ratio?

The Daiichi Sankyo Co PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 45.77. The shares are currently trading at ¥9100.

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 Daiichi Sankyo Co?

Daiichi Sankyo Co's management team is headed by:

Joji Nakayama - CHM
Sunao Manabe - PRE
Kentaro Takamura - FID
Toshiaki Sai - CFO
Satoru Kimura - SME
Junichi Koga - SME
Toshiaki Tojo - SME
Tsuguya Fukui - IND
Noritaka Uji - IND
Junichi Fukute - MEO
Shoji Hirashima - MEO
Ryoji Nagasaka - MEO
Kazuaki Kama - IND
Sawako Nohara - IND
Who are the major shareholders of Daiichi Sankyo Co?

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

Capital Research Global Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 11.38% (80.7m shares)
American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 5.55% (39.4m shares)
Nippon Life Insurance Company Insurance Company
Percentage owned: 5.05% (35.8m shares)
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation Bank and Trust
Percentage owned: 4.39% (31.1m shares)
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.53% (25.1m shares)
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