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Lawson Inc LWSOF

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$49.78 +2.88 (6.14%)
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Price vs Fair Value

LWSOF is trading at a 5% premium.
Price
$49.55
Fair Value
$13.20
Uncertainty
High
1-Star Price
$83.78
5-Star Price
$19.53
Economic Moat
Zxjzg
Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$46.90
Day Range
$49.7849.78
52-Week Range
$34.2751.04
Bid/Ask
$32.84 / $150.12
Market Cap
$4.98 Bil
Volume/Avg
1,173 / 876

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
15.15
Price/Sales
0.65
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
2.64%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
4.00%
Total Yield
2.64%

Company Profile

Lawson is the third-largest convenience-store operator in Japan with more than 14,500 stores domestically, and more than 3,400 stores overseas with more than 90% of stores located in China. Convenience-store operations inclusive of franchise fees represent about 55% of group operating revenue and 75% of operating profits. Other activities include Seijo Ishii (an upscale food-store chain with 163 stores in Japan as of November 2020) and entertainment businesses comprising cinema operations with 43 theaters, the HMV music store chain, and Lawson HMV ticketing services.
Sector
Consumer Defensive
Industry
Discount Stores
Stock Style Box
Mid Growth
Total Number of Employees
24,048

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
LWSOF
3382
8267
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
15.154.0437.95
Price/Book Value
2.620.492.93
Price/Sales
0.650.160.33
Price/Cash Flow
2.382.116.57
Price/Earnings
LWSOF
3382
8267

Financial Strength

Metric
LWSOF
3382
8267
Quick Ratio
0.650.710.89
Current Ratio
0.701.001.03
Interest Coverage
8.237.525.52
Quick Ratio
LWSOF
3382
8267

Profitability

Metric
LWSOF
3382
8267
Return on Assets (Normalized)
2.49%4.57%1.82%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
19.45%13.59%22.57%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
4.82%6.68%4.71%
Return on Assets
LWSOF
3382
8267
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