Advantest Corp.


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Prev close: 2,051
Mar 29, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 199.56M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(6857)
Electronic Technology
Electronic Production Equipment
Full time employees: 4,494

Business summary

Advantest Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of mechatronic products. It operates through the following business segments: Semiconductor and Components Test Systems, Mechatronic, and Service and Others. The Semiconductor and Components Test Systems segment offers test systems for semiconductor and electronic component industry. The Mechatronic segment provides in the semiconductor devices handling mechatronic applied products such as testers, handlers, device interfaces, and nanotechnology products. The Service and Others segment involves in the customer solution, support and equipment leasing services. The company was founded by Ikuo Takeda on July 1, 1954 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 162,111M
Gross profit 88,033M
Operating income 11,967M
Income before tax 11,767M
Net income 6,694M
EBITDA 16,932M
Diluted EPS 35.38
Dividends per share 20
Total assets 210,451M
Total liabilities 116,832M
Total equity 93,619M
Operating cash flow 7,728M

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Revenue 1,349.97M
Gross profit 733.09M
Operating income 99.65M
Income before tax 97.98M
Net income 55.74M
EBITDA 141.00M
Diluted EPS 0.29
Dividends per share 0.16
Total assets 1,872.42M
Total liabilities 1,039.47M
Total equity 832.94M
Operating cash flow 64.35M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 27.14
ROA 3.01%
ROE 6.85%
Operating margin 7.38%
Profit margin 4.12%

Key executive

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Shinichiro Kuroe
  • Executive Officer & Head-Technology: Toshiyuki Okayasu
  • Executive Officer & GM-Quality Assurance: Takashi Sugiura
  • Executive Officer: Takashi Sekino
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Sales: Makoto Nakahara

Share holders

  • Advantest Corp.(12.2%)
  • Fujitsu Pension Fund(10.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(9.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(5.4%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co.(5.0%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(4.5%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.2%)
  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd.(3.6%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.6%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.6%)


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  • Address: Shin Marunouchi Center Building, 1-6-2 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-0005, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3214.7500

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