Nikon Corp.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 400.87M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(7731)
Consumer Durables
Full time employees: 25,729

Business summary

Nikon Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of optical instruments. It operates through the following segments: Precision Equipment, Imaging Products, Instruments, and Others. The Precision Equipment segment covers products and services related to integrated circuit and liquid crystal display steppers. The Imaging Products segment manufactures and sells imaging products and peripherals such as digital single-lens reflex cameras, compact digital cameras, and interchangeable camera lenses. The Instruments segment offers microscopes, measuring, and inspection equipment. The Others segment includes glass, sport optics, and customized products. The company was founded by Koyata Iwasaki on July 25, 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 822,915M
Gross profit 317,618M
Operating income 36,701M
Income before tax 33,581M
Net income 22,192M
EBITDA 76,902M
Diluted EPS 55.85
Dividends per share 18
Total assets 945,827M
Total liabilities 404,820M
Total equity 540,477M
Operating cash flow 105,214M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 6,852.81M
Gross profit 2,644.95M
Operating income 305.62M
Income before tax 279.64M
Net income 184.80M
EBITDA 640.40M
Diluted EPS 0.46
Dividends per share 0.14
Total assets 8,415.20M
Total liabilities 3,601.76M
Total equity 4,808.72M
Operating cash flow 876.16M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 30.76
ROA 2.31%
ROE 3.99%
Operating margin 4.45%
Profit margin 2.69%

Key executive

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Kazuo Ushida
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Operations: Tsuneyoshi Kon
  • CFO, Director, Executive VP & Head-Accounting: Masashi Oka
  • Director & General Manager-Core Technology: Hiroshi Ohki
  • Executive Officer: Toru Iwaoka

Share holders

  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(4.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.5%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(3.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.3%)
  • Mebuki Financial Group, Inc.(2.1%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.6%)


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  • Address: Shinagawa Intercity Tower C, 2-15-3 Konan, Tokyo, 108-6290, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6433.3600

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