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3996 - Signpost Share Price

¥952 -16.0  -1.7%

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Small Cap
Market Cap £81.5m
Enterprise Value £81.2m
Revenue £15.0m
Position in Universe 2313th / 3871
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Relative Strength (%)
1m -9.75%
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52w High -67.0%
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Financial Summary
Year End 29th Feb 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
0.000 1,436 1,723 3,025 2,685 2,122 3,700 4,300 +10.3%
-6.8 +83.8 -21.3 +29.3
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 August 2020, SignpostCorp revenues decreased 3% to Y1.02B. Net loss increasedfrom Y82.1M to Y335.4M. Revenues reflect Solution businesssegment decrease of 48% to Y54.8M. Higher net loss reflectsInnovation business segment loss increase from Y130.1M toY346.7M, Eliminations segment loss increase of 75% toY154.9M, Solution business segment loss increase from Y5.4Mto Y63.5M.
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Profile Summary

Signpost Corporation is mainly engaged in the information service industry. The Company operates in three business segments. The Consulting segment is engaged in the planning of information organization strategies, system concepts, business improvement, the planning, design, development and operation of information technology vendor ordering system and others. The Solution segment is engaged in the provision of batch processing speeding solution, business evaluation service, e-electronic mail and others. The Innovation segment is engaged in the innovation business using information and communication related technologies.

Last Annual February 29th, 2020
Last Interim August 31st, 2020
Incorporated March 1, 2007
Public Since November 21, 2017
No. of Shareholders: 5,520
No. of Employees: 103
Sector Technology
Industry Software & IT Services
Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 11,745,500
Free Float (0.0%)
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Frequently Asked Questions for Signpost
What is the Signpost share price?

As of 6:00am, shares in Signpost are trading at ¥952, giving the company a market capitalisation of £81.5m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Signpost share price performed this year?

Shares in Signpost are currently trading at ¥952 and the price has moved by -56.92% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Signpost price has moved by -62.82% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Signpost?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Signpost, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Signpost is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Signpost next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-08-31
What is the Signpost dividend yield?

The Signpost dividend yield is 0.26% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Signpost pay a dividend?

Last year, Signpost paid a total dividend of 2.5, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.26%. Looking ahead, Signpost has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Signpost next pay dividends?

Signpost has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Signpost shares is currently 0.26%.

How do I buy Signpost shares?

To buy shares in Signpost 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 Signpost?

Shares in Signpost are currently trading at ¥952, giving the company a market capitalisation of £81.5m.

Where are Signpost shares listed? Where are Signpost shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Signpost:

Country of listing: Japan
Exchange: TYO
Ticker Symbol: 3996
What kind of share is Signpost?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Signpost is currently classified as a Sucker Stock. 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 Signpost share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Signpost are currently priced at ¥952. At that level they are trading at 0.52% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Signpost currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 31.7 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Signpost 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 Signpost. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -57.13%. At the current price of ¥952, shares in Signpost are trading at -31.3% 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 Signpost PE Ratio?

We were not able to find PE ratio data for Signpost.

Who are the key directors of Signpost?

Signpost's management team is headed by:

Yasushi Kambara - PRE
Yasutaka Nishijima - MDR
Yusuke Okui - OTH
Akitaka Kasagi - OTH
Yuichi Nishijima - OTH
Toshimichi Ueda - IND
Hiroaki Kobayashi - IND
Atsushi Ukai - EXO
Who are the major shareholders of Signpost?

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

Kambara (Yasushi) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 27.8% (3.27m shares)
Michishirube KK Corporation
Percentage owned: 13.62% (1.60m shares)
Okui (Yusuke) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 9.74% (1.14m shares)
Nishijima (Yasutaka) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 2.79% (328k shares)
Takeda (Yozo) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 2.78% (326k shares)
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