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Consumer Non-Durables

Artnature, Inc.

Business Summary

Artnature, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of wigs and hairpieces. It operates through the following segments: Men's, Ladies' and Others. The Men's segment offers tailor-made wigs and hair care services for male clients. The Ladies' segment offers custom-made wigs, scalp and hair care systems, hair products, and beauty services for female clients. The Others segment includes ready-made wigs for men and women. The company was founded by Saburo Akutsu in April 1965 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit26,912M239.48M
Operating income3,020M26.87M
Income before tax2,322M20.66M
Net income1,204M10.71M
Diluted EPS37.080.33
Dividends Per Share280.24
Total Assets46,674M384.54M
Total liabilities22,077M181.89M
Total equity24,584M202.54M
Operating cash flow2,505M22.29M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 37,254M 37,985M 39,484M 35,868M 40,437M
Gross Profit 24,583M 25,296M 26,243M 23,012M 26,912M
Operating income 2,580M 3,228M 2,921M 1,933M 3,020M
Income before tax 1,343M 3,000M 2,567M 1,647M 2,322M
Net income 897M 1,864M 1,542M 839M 1,204M
EBITDA 3,759M 4,203M 3,981M 3,042M 4,103M
Diluted EPS 27.07 56.93 47.05 25.73 37.08
Dividends Per Share 28 28 28 28 28
Total Assets 40,888M 42,971M 43,163M 44,919M 46,674M
Total liabilities 16,863M 18,201M 17,824M 19,663M 22,077M
Total equity 24,008M 24,755M 25,324M 25,247M 24,584M
Operating cash flow 3,686M 4,449M 2,516M 4,232M 2,505M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 336.12M 342.53M 363.15M 338.19M 359.84M
Gross Profit 221.80M 228.10M 241.36M 216.97M 239.48M
Operating income 23.27M 29.10M 26.86M 18.22M 26.87M
Income before tax 12.11M 27.05M 23.60M 15.52M 20.66M
Net income 8.09M 16.80M 14.18M 7.91M 10.71M
EBITDA 33.91M 37.90M 36.61M 28.68M 36.51M
Diluted EPS 0.24 0.51 0.43 0.24 0.33
Dividends Per Share 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.24
Total Assets 384.46M 388.22M 399.82M 406.50M 384.54M
Total liabilities 158.56M 164.43M 165.10M 177.94M 181.89M
Total equity 225.74M 223.65M 234.57M 228.47M 202.54M
Operating cash flow 33.25M 40.11M 23.14M 39.90M 22.29M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin7.46%
Profit margin2.97%

Key executives

  • Chairman & President: Yoshikata Igarashi
  • Manager-Finance & Accounting: Hiroaki Inoue
  • GM-Administration & Manager-Information Systems: Katsuya Murata
  • Executive Officer & Deputy General Manager-Sales: Mitsuhiro Matsumoto
  • Executive Officer & Deputy General Manager-Sales: Sayuri Shigematsu


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Contact Details

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    Last Updated on 27 Jan, 2023

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