9984.T - SoftBank Group Corp.

Tokyo - Tokyo Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
+108.00 (+1.81%)
As of 09:48AM JST. Market open.
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Previous close5,971.00
Bid6,074.00 x 0
Ask6,075.00 x 0
Day's range6,019.00 - 6,198.00
52-week range4,708.00 - 7,180.00
Avg. volume12,084,865
Market cap8.891T
Beta (5Y monthly)1.01
PE ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-1,841.73
Earnings date07 Aug 2023 - 11 Aug 2023
Forward dividend & yield44.00 (0.80%)
Ex-dividend date28 Sept 2023
1y target est7,041.20
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    S&P Global has cut SoftBank’s long-term credit rating deeper into junk territory, a downgrade the Japanese group’s chief financial officer lambasted as “seriously lacking in logic”. After the rating agency warned on Tuesday of higher asset risk in SoftBank’s investment portfolio due to the massive sale of its Alibaba stake, Yoshimitsu Goto questioned the decision, saying its cash position had increased from ¥2.3tn to ¥5.1tn ($36.8bn) over the past year. “I think we can say that there will be no impact on our fundraising ability” from this downgrade, Goto told the Financial Times, noting that SoftBank had cash reserves to redeem its bonds over the next six years.

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    SoftBank Vision Fund loses money again despite tech rebound

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    The Verona-based bad loan manager said it now expects new potential contracts to recoup bad loans in Southern Europe to reach 58 billion euros ($63.85 billion) for the next two years, up from a previous forecast of 52 billion euros. doValue, which was spun off from UniCredit and has Softbank Group and Bain Capital Credit as its main shareholders, forecast its order intake to grow further in the coming quarters driven by a likely increase in sour loans due to stress factors such as inflation and higher rates. However, the company posted a net loss of 2.7 million euros in the first quarter, which compared with a profit of 8.9 million a year earlier, as the result was impacted by an increase in provisions for risk and charges as well as lower core profits.

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