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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
WJRYY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. WJRYY: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WJRYY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.1 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
WJRYY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. WJRYY: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WJRYY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.33
0.26
0.33
Interest Coverage 7.59
WJRYY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. WJRYY: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WJRYY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 3.76 Max: 7.59
Current: 7.59
2.23
7.59
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.49
WACC vs ROIC
5.14%
8.26%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 12.05
WJRYY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. WJRYY: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WJRYY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.43  Med: 10.04 Max: 12.51
Current: 12.05
6.43
12.51
Net Margin % 5.59
WJRYY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. WJRYY: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WJRYY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 4.38 Max: 5.92
Current: 5.59
2.09
5.92
ROE % 8.95
WJRYY's ROE % is ranked higher than
65% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. WJRYY: 8.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WJRYY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.75  Med: 8.42 Max: 10.23
Current: 8.95
3.75
10.23
ROA % 2.86
WJRYY's ROA % is ranked higher than
52% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. WJRYY: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WJRYY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.05
Current: 2.86
0.99
3.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.00
WJRYY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
57% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. WJRYY: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WJRYY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 6.48 Max: 7.69
Current: 7
3.81
7.69
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.80
WJRYY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WJRYY: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WJRYY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 1.3 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8
-1.1
3.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.90
WJRYY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. WJRYY: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WJRYY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 2 Max: 25.4
Current: 3.9
-3.3
25.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 12.60
WJRYY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. WJRYY: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WJRYY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.3  Med: 7.75 Max: 34.3
Current: 12.6
-23.3
34.3
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads  
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Traded in other countries:WEJ.Germany, 9021.Japan,
West Japan Railway Co provides transport, distribution and real estate business. Its total route length of railway services is 5,012.7 km. Number of stations covered are 1,222 and the number of passenger cars it operates is 6,681.

One of six entities created after the split and privatization of Japan's nationwide railway operator, West Japan Railway Company, or JRW, is the country's third-largest passenger railway operator by market capitalization. Its 5,013 km of rail track covers about 34% of Japan's population and 20% of its land area. Stable railway operations, which make up 64% of earnings are overshadowed by lackluster nonregulated businesses, including retail facility management, travel and tourism and real estate development.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 17.90
WJRYY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. WJRYY: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WJRYY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.92  Med: 16.04 Max: 34.01
Current: 17.9
6.92
34.01
Forward PE Ratio 12.63
WJRYY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. WJRYY: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.90
WJRYY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
53% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. WJRYY: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WJRYY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.92  Med: 16.04 Max: 34.01
Current: 17.9
6.92
34.01
PB Ratio 1.53
WJRYY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WJRYY: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WJRYY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.53
0.81
2.14
PS Ratio 1.00
WJRYY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. WJRYY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WJRYY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.62 Max: 3.08
Current: 1
0.46
3.08
EV-to-EBIT 14.94
WJRYY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. WJRYY: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WJRYY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 12.9 Max: 26.4
Current: 14.94
5.4
26.4
EV-to-EBITDA 14.94
WJRYY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. WJRYY: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WJRYY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 11.5 Max: 26.4
Current: 14.94
2.8
26.4
PEG Ratio 3.93
WJRYY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WJRYY: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WJRYY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 2.71 Max: 33.52
Current: 3.93
2.18
33.52
Shiller PE Ratio 21.67
WJRYY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 21.57 vs. WJRYY: 21.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WJRYY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.62  Med: 20.68 Max: 22.79
Current: 21.67
17.62
22.79
Current Ratio 0.83
WJRYY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WJRYY: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WJRYY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.83
0.41
0.83
Quick Ratio 0.63
WJRYY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. WJRYY: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WJRYY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.63
0.35
0.63
Days Inventory 25.60
WJRYY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 10.92 vs. WJRYY: 25.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WJRYY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.05  Med: 11.21 Max: 25.6
Current: 25.6
8.05
25.6
Days Sales Outstanding 10.90
WJRYY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 43.01 vs. WJRYY: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WJRYY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.9  Med: 23.83 Max: 27.22
Current: 10.9
10.9
27.22
Days Payable 24.65
WJRYY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
67% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 37.41 vs. WJRYY: 24.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WJRYY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.65  Med: 70.7 Max: 86.47
Current: 24.65
24.65
86.47

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.90
WJRYY's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
61% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. WJRYY: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WJRYY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.35 Max: 3.19
Current: 1.9
1.38
3.19
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.33
WJRYY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. WJRYY: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WJRYY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.33
0.21
0.59
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 7.10
WJRYY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WJRYY: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WJRYY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.3 Max: 16.3
Current: 7.1
0
16.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.81
WJRYY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
100% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. WJRYY: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.20
WJRYY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
52% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. WJRYY: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WJRYY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 3.96 Max: 5.38
Current: 3.2
2.33
5.38

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.57
WJRYY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WJRYY: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WJRYY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.57
0.87
1.92
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.69
WJRYY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. WJRYY: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WJRYY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.69
0.55
1.71
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.61
WJRYY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WJRYY: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WJRYY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.01 Max: 4.42
Current: 1.61
0.78
4.42
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.38
WJRYY's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. WJRYY: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WJRYY' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.74 Max: 2.54
Current: 2.38
0.8
2.54
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.12
WJRYY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WJRYY: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WJRYY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.12
0.52
1.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.70
WJRYY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
54% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. WJRYY: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WJRYY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 7.8 Max: 18.5
Current: 6.7
3.8
18.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.51
WJRYY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. WJRYY: 7.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WJRYY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.5  Med: -6.25 Max: 7.51
Current: 7.51
-18.5
7.51

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,245
EPS (TTM) $ 3.88
Beta1.05
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $55.86 - 67.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)193.61

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 12,900 13,109
EPS ($) 4.97 5.20
EPS without NRI ($) 4.97 5.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.18 1.18

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