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Commercial Services

Ceres, Inc. (Japan)

Business Summary

Ceres, Inc. engages in the planning, development, and operation of smartphone media. Its operates through the Mobile Service and Financial Service business segments. The Mobile Service segment handles the operation of smartphone media for point sites. The Financial Service segment investment development business, smartphone settlement business, and crypto asset (virtual currency) related business. Its business includes internet media under the name moppy and mobatoku; and job media under moppy job. The company was founded by Satoshi Takagi on January 28, 2005 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue16,510.74M151.45M
Gross Profit4,940.70M45.32M
Operating income880.46M8.07M
Income before tax452.66M4.15M
Net income74.91M0.68M
EBITDA1,153.95M10.58M
Diluted EPS6.620.06
Dividends Per Share140.12
Total Assets12,999.14M119.61M
Total liabilities6,417.85M59.05M
Total equity6,107.89M56.20M
Operating cash flow999.33M9.16M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 3,167.28M 3,726.39M 5,400.10M 10,706.46M 16,510.74M
Gross Profit 1,138.77M 1,253.42M 2,055.65M 4,164.58M 4,940.70M
Operating income 465.25M 557.13M 955.61M 1,221.46M 880.46M
Income before tax 458.65M 467.69M 953.29M 64.03M 452.66M
Net income 269.05M 275.51M 650.42M -313.80M 74.91M
EBITDA 544.37M 647.89M 1,099.17M 1,450.06M 1,153.95M
Diluted EPS 29.57 28.87 60.65 -28.65 6.62
Dividends Per Share 0 0 12 14 14
Total Assets 3,326.21M 5,833.42M 7,991.20M 11,946.55M 12,999.14M
Total liabilities 1,418.75M 1,526.37M 2,407.21M 5,508.78M 6,417.85M
Total equity 1,907.45M 4,307.04M 5,583.99M 6,017.21M 6,107.89M
Operating cash flow 225.56M 370.43M 708.38M 906.74M 999.33M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 26.16M 34.29M 48.15M 96.94M 151.45M
Gross Profit 9.40M 11.53M 18.33M 37.70M 45.32M
Operating income 3.84M 5.12M 8.52M 11.05M 8.07M
Income before tax 3.78M 4.30M 8.50M 0.57M 4.15M
Net income 2.22M 2.53M 5.80M -2.84M 0.68M
EBITDA 4.49M 5.96M 9.80M 13.12M 10.58M
Diluted EPS 0.24 0.26 0.54 -0.25 0.06
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0.10 0.12 0.12
Total Assets 27.65M 50.01M 70.93M 108.88M 119.61M
Total liabilities 11.79M 13.08M 21.36M 50.20M 59.05M
Total equity 15.85M 36.92M 49.56M 54.84M 56.20M
Operating cash flow 1.86M 3.40M 6.31M 8.21M 9.16M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
PER184.19
ROA0.60%
ROE1.23%
Operating margin5.33%
Profit margin0.45%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Satoshi Takagi
  • Director, Vice President & GM-Internet: Tetsuya Nozaki
  • Managing Director & General Manager-Administration: Yasuhiro Kobayashi
  • Director & Manager-Ad Marketing Business: Yusuke Shiga
  • Director & Manager-Vertical Media: Norimitsu Yoshida

Shareholders

  • Juno & Co. YK (10.2%)
  • Incubate Fund (8.6%)
  • TAKAHASHI HIDEAKI /CERES/ (7.2%)
  • TAKAGI SATOSHI /CERES/ (4.8%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (4.3%)
  • CyberAgent, Inc. (4.3%)
  • Ceres, Inc. (Japan) (4.1%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.1%)
  • KOBAYASHI YASUHIRO /CERES/ (1.9%)
  • YACHIDATE NOZOMI (1.8%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://ceres-inc.jp
  • Address: Setagaya Business Square Tower, 24/F, 4-10-1 Yoga, Tokyo, 158-0097, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5414.3229

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