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Makita Corp MKEWF Stock Quote

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  • Last Close 26.68
  • Sector Industrials
  • Industry Tools & Accessories
  • Investment Style Large Growth
  • Day Range 26.68  –  26.68
  • Year Range 18.17  –  29.48
  • Market Cap 7.1772 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 7,164.0 /  3,775.3
  • Price / Sales 1.32
  • Price / Book 1.28
  • Forward Div Yield 0.54%
  • Trailing Div Yield 116.19%

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Company Profile MKEWF

Business Description

Founded in 1915 as a sales and repair shop for motors in Nagoya, Japan, Makita is one of the largest power tool manufacturers in the world with a focus on professional users, such as contractors and manufacturing workers. Together with Hitachi Koki, Makita has dominant market share of over 70% in Japan, and is the second player after Robert Bosch in Europe. Japan, Europe, North America, Asia account for 18%, 41%, 16%, and 9% of its sales in fiscal 2017, respectively. Its Chinese factories supply around 70% of Makita’s global production.

3-11-8, Sumiyoshi-cho, Aichi Prefecture
Anjo, 446-8502, JPN
Industry Tools & Accessories
Employees 20,843

Competitors & Peers MKEWF

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FAQs for Makita Corp Stock

Yes. MKEWF has a forward dividend yield of 0.00%. See MKEWF’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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MKEWF’s market cap is 7.18 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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MKEWF’s stock style is Large Growth.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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MKEWF’s price/sales is 1.32.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

MKEWF’s price/forward earnings is 80.50.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

MKEWF’s price/book is 1.28.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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MKEWF’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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