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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 2023 JPYUSD
Gross Profit13,602M100.37M
Operating income184M1.35M
Income before tax2,644M19.51M
Net income960M7.08M
Diluted EPS1.940.01
Dividends Per Share----
Total Assets141,299M1,061.68M
Total liabilities91,009M683.81M
Total equity43,376M325.91M
Operating cash flow4,649M34.30M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 243,668M 193,317M 134,003M 135,498M 153,984M
Gross Profit 20,995M 19,751M 12,251M 17,336M 13,602M
Operating income 203M 3,707M -1,096M 4,241M 184M
Income before tax -13,068M 27,343M -10,664M 5,649M 2,644M
Net income -18,264M 24,855M -11,913M 4,153M 960M
EBITDA 11,923M 12,366M 4,973M 9,888M 6,462M
Diluted EPS -137.08 89.37 -89.18 8.98 1.94
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 --
Total Assets 168,583M 148,959M 132,627M 139,674M 141,299M
Total liabilities 160,702M 95,085M 89,985M 90,774M 91,009M
Total equity 3,015M 48,422M 37,260M 42,585M 43,376M
Operating cash flow 5,237M -280M 5,587M 5,474M 4,649M
 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 2,197.29M 1,778.02M 1,263.49M 1,205.79M 1,136.26M
Gross Profit 189.32M 181.65M 115.51M 154.27M 100.37M
Operating income 1.83M 34.09M -10.33M 37.74M 1.35M
Income before tax -117.84M 251.48M -100.54M 50.27M 19.51M
Net income -164.69M 228.60M -112.32M 36.95M 7.08M
EBITDA 107.51M 113.73M 46.88M 87.99M 47.68M
Diluted EPS -1.23 0.82 -0.84 0.08 0.01
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 --
Total Assets 1,523.08M 1,379.82M 1,200.24M 1,150.76M 1,061.68M
Total liabilities 1,451.88M 880.78M 814.34M 747.88M 683.81M
Total equity 27.23M 448.53M 337.19M 350.85M 325.91M
Operating cash flow 47.22M -2.57M 52.67M 48.71M 34.30M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2023
Operating margin0.11%
Profit margin0.62%

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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    Last Updated on 8 Jun, 2023

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