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Technology Services

A Holdings Corp.

Business Summary

LINE develops calling and messaging applications for mobile phones in Japan and internationally. It offers LINE, a smartphone application that allows users to make free calls and messaging with other users regardless of which mobile network provider they are using.The company also offers NAVER, a search communication service; NAVER Matome, a user-participatory curation platform; Livedoor, a portal site; livedoor Blog, a blogging service; and livedoor News that provides information gathered from various news sources, as well as a range of advertising products. In addition, it operates LINE GAME, a platform that lets LINE users to play games.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2019 USD
Revenue2,086.81M2,086.81M
Gross Profit1,093.67M1,093.67M
Operating income-386.31M-386.31M
Income before tax-473.49M-473.49M
Net income-435.47M-435.47M
EBITDA-177.73M-177.73M
Diluted EPS-1.79-1.79
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets5,138.58M5,138.58M
Total liabilities3,531.38M3,531.38M
Total equity1,455.10M1,455.10M
Operating cash flow-28.48M-28.48M
Currency in USDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 996.73M 1,294.91M 1,490.60M 1,875.92M 2,086.81M
Gross Profit 717.91M 941.51M 1,123.41M 1,141.34M 1,093.67M
Operating income -47.95M 128.88M 118.69M -106.63M -386.31M
Income before tax -99.39M 165.56M 161.81M 30.36M -473.49M
Net income -62.62M 80.47M 72.15M -37.06M -435.47M
EBITDA -14.44M 175.81M 182.45M -5.81M -177.73M
Diluted EPS -0.28 0.28 0.30 -0.14 -1.79
Dividends Per Share -- 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 1,021.23M 2,203.86M 2,699.28M 4,485.85M 5,138.58M
Total liabilities 875.48M 823.29M 1,012.84M 2,585.35M 3,531.38M
Total equity 147.49M 1,378.94M 1,642.92M 1,813.02M 1,455.10M
Operating cash flow 57.65M 264.61M 97.78M 82.59M -28.48M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 996.73M 1,294.91M 1,490.60M 1,875.92M 2,086.81M
Gross Profit 717.91M 941.51M 1,123.41M 1,141.34M 1,093.67M
Operating income -47.95M 128.88M 118.69M -106.63M -386.31M
Income before tax -99.39M 165.56M 161.81M 30.36M -473.49M
Net income -62.62M 80.47M 72.15M -37.06M -435.47M
EBITDA -14.44M 175.81M 182.45M -5.81M -177.73M
Diluted EPS -0.28 0.28 0.30 -0.14 -1.79
Dividends Per Share -- 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 1,021.23M 2,203.86M 2,699.28M 4,485.85M 5,138.58M
Total liabilities 875.48M 823.29M 1,012.84M 2,585.35M 3,531.38M
Total equity 147.49M 1,378.94M 1,642.92M 1,813.02M 1,455.10M
Operating cash flow 57.65M 264.61M 97.78M 82.59M -28.48M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
PER--
ROA-9.04%
ROE-26.65%
Operating margin-18.51%
Profit margin-20.86%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Takeshi Idezawa
  • Chief Financial Officer & Director: In-Joon Hwang
  • Chief Technology Officer: Eui-Bin Park
  • Chief Privacy Officer, Head-Compliance & Legal: Tsuyoshi Nakayama
  • Executive Officer & Head-Investor Relations: Satoshi Yano

Shareholders

  • Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.0%)
  • Excellence Nessuah Mutual Funds Management Ltd. (0.0%)
  • Parallel Advisors LLC (0)
  • Sofos Investments, Inc. (0)

Contact Details

  • Website:https://linecorp.com/ja/
  • Address: JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower, 23/F, 4-1-6 Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160-0022, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.4316.2050

Related Companies

  • LINE Vietnam JSC
  • LINE Friends (Shanghai) Commercial Trade Co., Ltd.
  • LFG Holdings Ltd.
  • LINE Financial Taiwan Ltd.
  • LINE Pay Taiwan Ltd.
  • LINE Taiwan Ltd.
  • LINE Ventures Global LLP
  • LVC Corp. (Japan)
  • Line Ventures Co., Ltd.
  • Line Part Time Job Ltd.
  • Nhn Japan Corp. /Hosting Businesses 2/
  • Sellsuki Co. Ltd.
  • NemusTech Co., Ltd.
  • LINE Friends Corp.
  • Line Employee Incentive Plan
  • Dgm59 Co. Ltd.
  • Line Technology Vietnam Co. Ltd.
  • Line Corp. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Line Bros Corp.
  • Mixradio Ltd.
  • LINE Southeast Asia Corp. Pte Ltd.
  • FIVE, Inc.
  • LINE Pay Corp.
  • MixRadio
  • Line Ventures Corp.
  • LINE Fukuoka Corp.
  • Naver Japan Corp.
  • Livedoor Co., Ltd.
  • Z Holdings Corporation

Competitors

  • Twitter, Inc.
  • Alphabet Inc. Class A
  • Z Holdings Corporation
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd.
  • Apple Inc.
  • Facebook, Inc. Class A
  • NHN Corporation
  • Snap, Inc. Class A
  • Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
  • Netmarble Corp.
  • PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Class B
  • A.C.N. 059 457 279 Limited
  • Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd
  • Weibo Corp Sponsored ADR Class A
Last Updated on 28 Dec, 2020

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