Olympus Corp.


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Prev close: 4,340
Mar 28, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 342.67M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(7733)
Health Technology
Medical Specialties
Full time employees: 33,336

Business summary

Olympus Corp. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of precision machineries and instruments. It operates through the following segments: Medical Systems, Life Sciences and Industrial, Imaging Systems, Information and Communications, and Others. The Medical Systems segment covers endoscopes, and endoscopic surgery and therapy. The Life Sciences and Industrial segment manufactures and sells biological and industrial microscopes, industrial endoscopes, non-destructive testing equipment, and printers. The Imaging Systems segment deals with digital cameras and recording devices. The Information and Communication segment sells mobile terminals such as mobile phones. The Others segment includes biomaterial manufacturing and sales, and system development. The company was founded by Takeshi Yamashita on October 12, 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 804,578M
Gross profit 534,482M
Operating income 104,464M
Income before tax 70,800M
Net income 62,594M
EBITDA 154,243M
Diluted EPS 182.84
Dividends per share 17
Total assets 1,000.61B
Total liabilities 616,331M
Total equity 382,787M
Operating cash flow 48,621M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 6,700.11M
Gross profit 4,450.89M
Operating income 869.92M
Income before tax 589.58M
Net income 521.25M
EBITDA 1,284.45M
Diluted EPS 1.52
Dividends per share 0.14
Total assets 8,902.65M
Total liabilities 5,483.61M
Total equity 3,405.72M
Operating cash flow 404.89M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 23.92
ROA 6.01%
ROE 16.95%
Operating margin 12.98%
Profit margin 7.77%

Key executive

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Hiroyuki Sasa
  • Chief Financial Officer, Director & Executive VP: Yasuo Takeuchi
  • Director & Chief Technology Officer: Haruo Ogawa
  • Global Chief Compliance Officer: Caroline West
  • Executive Officer: Hitoshi Kawada

Share holders

  • Sony Corp.(5.0%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co.(4.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(4.5%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.2%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(3.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(2.4%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.2%)
  • Wellington Management Co. LLP(2.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.0%)


  • Website: http://www.olympus.co.jp
  • Address: Shinjuku Monolith, 2-3-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo, 163-0914, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3340.2111

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