Kyocera Corp.


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Market cap(USD):
Shares: 377.61M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(6971)
Electronic Technology
Electronic Equipment/Instruments
Full time employees: 69,229

Business summary

Kyocera Corp. engages in the design, development, production, manufacture and sale electronic equipment. It operates through the following segments: Fine Ceramics, Semiconductor Components, Applied Ceramic Products, Electronic Devices, Telecommunications Equipment, Information Equipment and Others. The Fine Ceramics segment provides components for semiconductor processing equipment, flat panel display manufacturing equipment, information and telecommunication, general industrial machinery, sapphire substrates, and automotive. The Semiconductor Components segment caters ceramic packages for crystal and saw devices, ceramic metal oxide semiconductor/charge coupled device image sensor ceramic packages, large scale integration ceramic packages, wireless communication device packages, optical communication device packages and components, and organic multilayer packages. The Applied Ceramic Products segment handles the residential and commercial use solar power generating systems, solar cells and modules, cutting tools, micro drills, medical and dental implants, and jewelry and applied ceramic products. The Electronic Devices segment offers ceramic capacitors, tantalum capacitors, saw devices, radio frequency modules, electromagnetic interference filters, clock oscillators, crystal units, ceramic resonators, optical low pass filters, connectors, thermal print heads, inkjet print heads, amorphous silicon photoreceptor drums, liquid crystal displays, and touch panel. The Telecommunications Equipment segment markets mobile phones, and personal handy phone system handsets and base stations. The Information Equipment segment distributes monochrome and color printers, multifunctional products, wide format systems, document solutions, application software, and supplies. The Others segment administers information systems and telecommunication services, engineering business, management consulting business, epoxy molding compounds for semiconductor encapsulation, electrical insulators, flexible printed circuit sheet materials, synthetic resin molded parts, realty development business, and light emitting diode lighting systems. The company was founded by Kazuo Inamori on April 1, 1959 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

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  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,479.72B
Gross profit 372,571M
Operating income 111,247M
Income before tax 145,583M
Net income 109,047M
EBITDA 187,894M
Diluted EPS 297.24
Dividends per share 100
Total assets 3,095.04B
Total liabilities 721,287M
Total equity 2,284.26B
Operating cash flow 194,040M

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Revenue 12,322.41M
Gross profit 3,102.57M
Operating income 926.40M
Income before tax 1,212.34M
Net income 908.08M
EBITDA 1,564.68M
Diluted EPS 2.47
Dividends per share 0.83
Total assets 27,537.24M
Total liabilities 6,417.42M
Total equity 20,323.53M
Operating cash flow 1,615.86M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 16.67
ROA 3.56%
ROE 4.84%
Operating margin 7.51%
Profit margin 7.36%

Key executive

  • Chairman-Management Board: Goro Yamaguchi
  • President, Director & Managing Director: Hideo Tanimoto
  • Director, IR Contact, GM-Accounting & Finance: Shoichi Aoki
  • Vice Chairman & Head-Technology: Tatsumi Maeda
  • Executive Officer, GM-Research & Development: Masahiro Inagaki

Share holders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(5.6%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(5.0%)
  • Dodge & Cox(4.2%)
  • The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd.(3.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.0%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.9%)
  • Kyocera Corp.(2.6%)
  • Inamori Foundation(2.4%)
  • KI Enterprise Co., Ltd.(1.8%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-Ku, Kyoto, 612-8501, Japan
  • Phone: +81.75.604.3500

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