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Commercial Services

Adways, Inc.

Business Summary

Adways, Inc. engages in the provision of advertising services. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Advertising Business, Applications and Media Business, Overseas Business, and Others. The Advertising Business segment covers primarily Internet advertisements. The Applications and Media Business segment develops and manages smartphone applications and media content. The Overseas Business segment offers Internet marketing services in other countries. The Others segment deals with new businesses. It also deals with mobile applications and content development for media advertising. The company was founded by Haruhisa Okamura on February 28, 2001 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit10,611.68M96.58M
Operating income1,728.99M15.73M
Income before tax2,148.23M19.55M
Net income1,372.12M12.48M
Diluted EPS35.320.32
Dividends Per Share13.590.12
Total Assets25,428.98M220.82M
Total liabilities10,491.04M91.10M
Total equity14,659.82M127.30M
Operating cash flow1,135.70M10.33M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 42,329.47M 41,501.33M 41,857.48M 37,304.59M 12,930.06M
Gross Profit 7,335.41M 7,045.95M 7,090.35M 6,504.46M 10,611.68M
Operating income 294.07M 254.56M 852.65M 199.11M 1,728.99M
Income before tax -192.71M 202.80M 1,113.03M 442.17M 2,148.23M
Net income -450.82M 9.97M 738.75M 164.72M 1,372.12M
EBITDA 499.63M 435.46M 1,020.57M 359.24M 1,942.02M
Diluted EPS -11.11 0.25 19.05 4.15 35.32
Dividends Per Share 2.35 2.35 3.44 2.50 13.59
Total Assets 18,316.78M 17,901.80M 17,820.34M 19,107.10M 25,428.98M
Total liabilities 7,265.24M 6,878.90M 6,297.00M 6,658.65M 10,491.04M
Total equity 10,928.49M 10,895.73M 11,383.51M 12,305.45M 14,659.82M
Operating cash flow -53.65M 1,352.06M 1,025.57M -969.23M 1,135.70M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 390.89M 374.45M 377.45M 343.10M 117.68M
Gross Profit 67.74M 63.57M 63.93M 59.82M 96.58M
Operating income 2.71M 2.29M 7.68M 1.83M 15.73M
Income before tax -1.77M 1.82M 10.03M 4.06M 19.55M
Net income -4.16M 0.09M 6.66M 1.51M 12.48M
EBITDA 4.61M 3.92M 9.20M 3.30M 17.67M
Diluted EPS -0.10 0.00 0.17 0.03 0.32
Dividends Per Share 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.02 0.12
Total Assets 164.37M 168.32M 161.00M 176.99M 220.82M
Total liabilities 65.20M 64.68M 56.89M 61.67M 91.10M
Total equity 98.07M 102.45M 102.84M 113.98M 127.30M
Operating cash flow -0.49M 12.19M 9.24M -8.91M 10.33M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2021
Operating margin13.37%
Profit margin10.61%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Sho Yamada
  • Senior Executive Officer & Head-Administration: Yoichi Tanaka
  • Senior Executive Officer: Akihiko Nishioka
  • Director & Head-Corporate Strategy: Shingo Kano
  • Director & Head-Global Business: Nobuyoshi Noda


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Sumitomo Fudousan Shinjuku Tower 38F, 8-17-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160-6138, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5331.6328

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