Panasonic Corporation (Formerly Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)

Japan Country flag Japan
Sector: Consumer Electronics
Ticker: 6752
ISIN: JP3866800000
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Market multiple valuation of Panasonic Corporation ( 6752 | JPN)

The most common multiple used in the valuation of stocks is the P/Earnings NTM multiple (Price to Earnings). P/E relates the current share price with the market expectations in terms of Earnings Per Share. This multiple is used to compare a company's market value with its earnings. A company with a high P/Earnings NTM is considered to be overvalued; a company with a low P/Earnings NTM is considered to be undervalued.
The P/Earnings NTM ratio of Panasonic Corporation is significantly higher than the median of its peer group: around 12.00. The company valuation of Panasonic Corporation according to these metrics is way above the market valuation of its peer group.
The P/Earnings NTM ratio of Panasonic Corporation is higher than the average of its sector (Consumer Electronics): 15.63. The company valuation of Panasonic Corporation according to these metrics is above the market valuation of its sector.
The P/Earnings NTM ratio of Panasonic Corporation is slightly higher than its historical 5-year average: 17.3. The (current) company valuation of Panasonic Corporation is therefore consistent with its valuation average over the last five years.

P/E Last P/E (e) 2017P/E NTM
Panasonic CorporationFree trialFree trialFree trial
International PeersFree trialFree trialFree trial
Consumer Electronics7.4017.0515.63
NIKKEI 22516.7015.2614.45
Beta (Ref: NIKKEI 225)
Levered betaUnlevered beta
Stock Perf excl. Dividends (in JPY)
6752NIKKEI 225Rel. Perf.
International Peers - Panasonic Corporation
Company NameCtryMarket
last (mUSD)
Panasonic CorporationJPN33 555
International Peers Median1.01
Sichuan Changhong Elect...CHN2 458
LG Electronics Inc.KOR12 140
Sharp CorporationJPN15 132
Sony Corp.JPN47 209
Tcl Corp.CHN6 503
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Panasonic Corporation
Intl. Peers
U.S Patents No. 7,882,001 & 8,082,201
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About Market Multiples

Many methods can be used to value a company. In reality, business valuation is often a combination of these different approaches. One of the most widely used quantitative methods is the market multiples method. The market valuation is utilized generally as a primary market input, to provide an objective starting point for the valuation. Put simply, this method multiplies the sales or profits of a business by an industry averaged multiplier to calculate the Market Value of the business.
Current multiples include:
- Historical multiples based on standardized financials for the last completed fiscal period: Last, Last Twelve Months (LTM);
- Forward multiples based on consensus estimates for the current fiscal period and next ones: Next Twelve Months (NTM), FY0, FY1.
Current multiples based on per-share metrics (such as earnings per share or book value per share) are calculated using the last closing price, while current multiples based on company-level metrics (such as net sales, EBIT or EBITDA) are calculated using the current market cap or EV (Enterprise Value).