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Kobe Steel (TSE:5406)


Kobe Steel stock research in summary

kobelco.co.jp


Kobe Steel shares have a BUY rating. They are good value and show above average growth, but are riskily financed. We recommend buying and holding Kobe Steel shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country Japan
Industry Steel
Index Nikkei 225
Size class X-Large

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


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Research History: Kobe Steel

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
74
52
91
93
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
44
7
39
71
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
61
54
29
10
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
72
32
25
71

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Kobe Steel in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Kobe Steel; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
65
18
24
42
PROFIT GROWTH
80
14
14
100
STOCK RETURNS
12
23
29
65
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
44
7
39
71

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Kobe Steel.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
14
6
4
6
REFINANCING
89
95
97
92
LIQUIDITY
61
50
26
10
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
61
54
29
10

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Kobe Steel and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Kobe Steel from June 8, 2018.