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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 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit12,251M115.51M
Operating income-1,096M-10.33M
Income before tax-10,664M-100.54M
Net income-11,913M-112.32M
Diluted EPS-89.18-0.84
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets132,627M1,200.24M
Total liabilities89,985M814.34M
Total equity37,260M337.19M
Operating cash flow5,587M52.67M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 266,099M 264,921M 243,668M 193,317M 134,003M
Gross Profit 24,849M 28,020M 20,995M 19,751M 12,251M
Operating income 3,994M 8,130M 203M 3,707M -1,096M
Income before tax 2,581M 4,244M -13,068M 27,343M -10,664M
Net income 354M 782M -18,264M 24,855M -11,913M
EBITDA 16,088M 20,574M 11,923M 12,366M 4,973M
Diluted EPS 2.65 5.85 -137.08 89.37 -89.18
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 201,790M 193,431M 168,583M 148,959M 132,627M
Total liabilities 172,410M 161,940M 160,702M 95,085M 89,985M
Total equity 25,240M 27,174M 3,015M 48,422M 37,260M
Operating cash flow 14,138M 19,354M 5,237M -280M 5,587M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 2,457.33M 2,390.28M 2,197.29M 1,778.02M 1,263.49M
Gross Profit 229.47M 252.81M 189.32M 181.65M 115.51M
Operating income 36.88M 73.35M 1.83M 34.09M -10.33M
Income before tax 23.83M 38.29M -117.84M 251.48M -100.54M
Net income 3.26M 7.05M -164.69M 228.60M -112.32M
EBITDA 148.56M 185.63M 107.51M 113.73M 46.88M
Diluted EPS 0.02 0.05 -1.23 0.82 -0.84
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 1,810.91M 1,818.81M 1,523.08M 1,379.82M 1,200.24M
Total liabilities 1,547.24M 1,522.70M 1,451.88M 880.78M 814.34M
Total equity 226.50M 255.51M 27.23M 448.53M 337.19M
Operating cash flow 130.55M 174.62M 47.22M -2.57M 52.67M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin-0.81%
Profit margin-8.89%

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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