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Producer Manufacturing

Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of brakes and its components. Its products include brakes for automobiles, motorcycles, rolling stocks, and industrial machineries. It also offers sensor products for infrastructure management and mobility control. It operates through the following geographical segments: Japan, North America, Europe, China, Thailand, and Indonesia. The company was founded by Sanji Osame on January 27, 1929 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit17,336M154.27M
Operating income4,241M37.74M
Income before tax5,649M50.27M
Net income4,153M36.95M
Diluted EPS8.980.08
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets139,674M1,150.76M
Total liabilities90,774M747.88M
Total equity42,585M350.85M
Operating cash flow5,474M48.71M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 264,921M 243,668M 193,317M 134,003M 135,498M
Gross Profit 28,020M 20,995M 19,751M 12,251M 17,336M
Operating income 8,130M 203M 3,707M -1,096M 4,241M
Income before tax 4,244M -13,068M 27,343M -10,664M 5,649M
Net income 782M -18,264M 24,855M -11,913M 4,153M
EBITDA 20,574M 11,923M 12,366M 4,973M 9,888M
Diluted EPS 5.85 -137.08 89.37 -89.18 8.98
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 193,431M 168,583M 148,959M 132,627M 139,674M
Total liabilities 161,940M 160,702M 95,085M 89,985M 90,774M
Total equity 27,174M 3,015M 48,422M 37,260M 42,585M
Operating cash flow 19,354M 5,237M -280M 5,587M 5,474M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 2,390.28M 2,197.29M 1,778.02M 1,263.49M 1,205.79M
Gross Profit 252.81M 189.32M 181.65M 115.51M 154.27M
Operating income 73.35M 1.83M 34.09M -10.33M 37.74M
Income before tax 38.29M -117.84M 251.48M -100.54M 50.27M
Net income 7.05M -164.69M 228.60M -112.32M 36.95M
EBITDA 185.63M 107.51M 113.73M 46.88M 87.99M
Diluted EPS 0.05 -1.23 0.82 -0.84 0.08
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 1,818.81M 1,523.08M 1,379.82M 1,200.24M 1,150.76M
Total liabilities 1,522.70M 1,451.88M 880.78M 814.34M 747.88M
Total equity 255.51M 27.23M 448.53M 337.19M 350.85M
Operating cash flow 174.62M 47.22M -2.57M 52.67M 48.71M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin3.12%
Profit margin3.06%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Yasuhiro Miyaji
  • COO, Director, Vice President & Head-North America: Takamasa Kurinami
  • Chief Financial Officer & Executive Officer: Jin Kusanagi
  • Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Officer: Oki Nagahara
  • Executive Officer & Corporate Manager: Takao Watanabe


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Contact Details

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