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Alpine Electronics, Inc.

Business Summary

Alpine Electronics, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of audio products for automobiles, in-car information, and communication products. It operates through the following business segments: Audio Products Business, Information and Communication Equipment Business. The Audio Products Business segment provides car audio equipment such as CD players, amplifiers, and speakers. The Information and Communication Equipment Business segment includes car navigation, camera systems, and car communication products. The company was founded on May 10, 1967 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit55,313M499.06M
Operating income13,749M124.05M
Income before tax12,185M109.94M
Net income9,327M84.15M
Diluted EPS135.121.21
Dividends Per Share300.27
Total Assets219,623M2,065.09M
Total liabilities63,516M597.23M
Total equity153,980M1,447.86M
Operating cash flow13,886M125.28M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 285,884M 294,560M 273,056M 247,751M 275,281M
Gross Profit 48,679M 51,637M 41,949M 42,256M 55,313M
Operating income 9,813M 11,470M 5,238M 5,409M 13,749M
Income before tax 12,371M 16,202M 22,234M 13,131M 12,185M
Net income 9,229M 12,704M 10,698M 7,760M 9,327M
EBITDA 15,914M 18,154M 12,478M 11,826M 20,783M
Diluted EPS 132.27 183.37 155.05 112.48 135.12
Dividends Per Share 25 30 30 30 30
Total Assets 190,694M 211,309M 205,182M 201,857M 219,623M
Total liabilities 65,476M 67,086M 61,377M 56,527M 63,516M
Total equity 124,060M 142,492M 142,039M 143,537M 153,980M
Operating cash flow 18,021M 17,380M 2,043M 3,478M 13,886M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 2,853.94M 2,681.31M 2,273.86M 2,287.90M 2,483.75M
Gross Profit 485.95M 470.04M 349.32M 390.22M 499.06M
Operating income 97.96M 104.40M 43.61M 49.95M 124.05M
Income before tax 123.49M 147.48M 185.15M 121.26M 109.94M
Net income 92.13M 115.64M 89.08M 71.66M 84.15M
EBITDA 158.86M 165.25M 103.91M 109.20M 187.51M
Diluted EPS 1.32 1.66 1.29 1.03 1.21
Dividends Per Share 0.24 0.27 0.24 0.27 0.27
Total Assets 1,851.66M 1,762.00M 1,825.54M 1,811.51M 2,065.09M
Total liabilities 635.78M 559.39M 546.08M 507.28M 597.23M
Total equity 1,204.64M 1,188.17M 1,263.74M 1,288.13M 1,447.86M
Operating cash flow 179.90M 158.20M 17.01M 32.11M 125.28M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin4.99%
Profit margin3.38%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Nobuhiko Komeya
  • Managing Director, Head-Technology & Development: Koichi Endo
  • Managing Director & Head-Administration: Hitoshi Kajiwara
  • Director, Head-Production & Materials: Kawarada Yoji
  • Director & Head-Quality: Shuji Taguchi


  • Elliott Management Corp. (0)
  • Oasis Management (Hong Kong) LLC (0)
  • Wellington Management Co. LLP (0)
  • Wellington Management Hong Kong Ltd. (0)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 1-7 Yukigaya-otsukamachi, Ota-Ku, Tokyo, 145-0067, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5499.8111

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Last Updated on 26 Dec, 2018

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