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8194 - Life Share Price

¥4845 -45.0  -0.9%

Last Trade - 07/08/20

Consumer Defensives
Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.64bn
Enterprise Value £1.80bn
Revenue £5.29bn
Position in Universe 421st / 3862
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1m +30.7%
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Year End 29th Feb 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
584,983 629,985 652,974 677,746 698,693 714,683 748,500 766,100 +4.1%
+62.5 +26.4 +3.1 +3.4 +1.5 +19.4 +20.4 +7.52
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the three months ended 31 May 2020, Life Corp revenues increased 11% to Y195.15B. Net income applicable to common stockholders increased from Y2.2B to Y6.19B. Revenues reflect Other segment increase of 13% to Y209M. Net income benefited from NOP Interest expenses decrease of 14% to Y60M (expense), SP Other Special losses decrease from Y6M (expense) to Y0K.
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Profile Summary

LIFE CORPORATION is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the general retail of lifestyle-related goods and clothing, with a focus on sale of foodstuffs, as well as the credit card business, non-life insurance agency business and education business. The Retail segment is engaged in comprehensive retail business for household goods and clothing in the Tokyo and Kinki areas. The Company is also engaged in the operation of the supermarket chain Life. The credit card business is responsible for issuing and operating credit cards and electronic money. The non-life insurance agency business provides non-life insurance agency business and support services such as introducing the Company's business partners. The education business is engaged in the business related to education.

Last Annual February 29th, 2020
Last Interim May 31st, 2020
Incorporated February 22, 1941
Public Since October 1, 1982
No. of Shareholders: 2,985
No. of Employees: 6,384
Sector Consumer Defensives
Industry Food & Drug Retailing
Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 46,868,207
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Frequently Asked Questions for Life
What is the Life share price?

As of 07/08/20, shares in Life are trading at ¥4845, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.64bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Life share price performed this year?

Shares in Life are currently trading at ¥4845 and the price has moved by 0.128k% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Life price has moved by 0.110k% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Life?

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

When will Life next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-05-31
What is the Life dividend yield?

The Life dividend yield is 0.83% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Life pay a dividend?

Last year, Life paid a total dividend of 40, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.83%. Looking ahead, shares in Life are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-08-28 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-11-01.

When does Life next pay dividends?

Life are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-08-28 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-11-01. The historic dividend yield on Life shares is currently 0.83%.

How do I buy Life shares?

To buy shares in Life 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 Life?

Shares in Life are currently trading at ¥4845, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.64bn.

Where are Life shares listed? Where are Life shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Life:

Country of listing: Japan
Exchange: TYO
Ticker Symbol: 8194
What kind of share is Life?

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

We were not able to load any forecast data for Life.

How can I tell whether the Life 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 Life. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 88.25%. At the current price of ¥4845, shares in Life are trading at 62.23% 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 Life PE Ratio?

The Life PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 15.46. The shares are currently trading at ¥4845.

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 Life?

Life's management team is headed by:

Nobutsugu Shimizu - CHM
Takaharu Iwasaki - PRE
Toshiaki Namiki - SME
Ryoichi Uchida - FID
Hideki Ko - MDR
Takashi Kadono - MEO
Tametoshi Morishita - MEO
Katsumoto Goto - SEO
Hayuru Tsutsumi - IND
Tadashi Nakajima - SEO
Shinichiro Arai - SEO
Yoshinori Nakagawa - SEO
Shigeru Inada - SEO
Koichi Narita - IND
Nobuyuki Kawai - FID
Who are the major shareholders of Life?

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

Mitsubishi Corp Corporation
Percentage owned: 19.76% (10.6m shares)
Seishin Kosan KK - Chuo Corporation
Percentage owned: 10.07% (5.38m shares)
Life Sports Promotion Foundation Corporation
Percentage owned: 6.04% (3.23m shares)
Life Corporation Kyoeikai Association Corporation
Percentage owned: 4.36% (2.33m shares)
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited Bank and Trust
Percentage owned: 4.24% (2.26m shares)
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