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Commercial Services

Ceres, Inc. (Japan)

Business Summary

Ceres, Inc. (Japan) engages in the planning, development, and operation of smartphone media. 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 2018 JPYUSD
Revenue10,706.46M96.94M
Gross Profit4,173.11M37.78M
Operating income1,229.98M11.13M
Income before tax879.44M7.96M
Net income387.63M3.50M
EBITDA1,458.58M13.20M
Diluted EPS34.230.31
Dividends Per Share140.12
Total Assets11,949.97M108.91M
Total liabilities5,479.62M49.94M
Total equity6,049.79M55.14M
Operating cash flow906.74M8.21M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 2,420.89M 3,167.28M 3,726.39M 5,400.10M 10,706.46M
Gross Profit 925.80M 1,138.77M 1,253.42M 2,055.65M 4,173.11M
Operating income 329.19M 465.25M 557.13M 955.61M 1,229.98M
Income before tax 307.11M 458.65M 467.69M 953.29M 879.44M
Net income 293.75M 269.05M 275.51M 650.42M 387.63M
EBITDA 367.91M 544.37M 647.89M 1,099.17M 1,458.58M
Diluted EPS 37.73 29.57 28.87 60.65 34.23
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 12 14
Total Assets 2,488.42M 3,326.21M 5,833.42M 7,991.20M 11,949.97M
Total liabilities 858.99M 1,418.75M 1,526.37M 2,407.21M 5,479.62M
Total equity 1,629.42M 1,907.45M 4,307.04M 5,583.99M 6,049.79M
Operating cash flow 229.19M 225.56M 370.43M 708.38M 906.74M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 22.87M 26.16M 34.29M 48.15M 96.94M
Gross Profit 8.74M 9.40M 11.53M 18.33M 37.78M
Operating income 3.11M 3.84M 5.12M 8.52M 11.13M
Income before tax 2.90M 3.78M 4.30M 8.50M 7.96M
Net income 2.77M 2.22M 2.53M 5.80M 3.50M
EBITDA 3.47M 4.49M 5.96M 9.80M 13.20M
Diluted EPS 0.35 0.24 0.26 0.54 0.31
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0.10 0.12
Total Assets 20.75M 27.65M 50.01M 70.93M 108.91M
Total liabilities 7.16M 11.79M 13.08M 21.36M 49.94M
Total equity 13.59M 15.85M 36.92M 49.56M 55.14M
Operating cash flow 2.16M 1.86M 3.40M 6.31M 8.21M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
PER47.79
ROA3.88%
ROE6.66%
Operating margin11.48%
Profit margin3.62%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Satoshi Takagi
  • Director, Vice President & GM-Internet: Tetsuya Nozaki
  • Managing Director & General Manager-Administration: Yasuhiro Kobayashi
  • Director & Manager-Recruitment Media: Hideaki Takahashi
  • Director & Manager-Content Media Business: Yusuke Shiga

Shareholders

  • Juno & Co. YK (10.2%)
  • Incubate Fund (8.7%)
  • TAKAHASHI HIDEAKI /CERES/ (7.3%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (7.2%)
  • TAKAGI SATOSHI /CERES/ (4.9%)
  • CyberAgent, Inc. (4.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.1%)
  • Ceres, Inc. (Japan) (3.6%)
  • KOBAYASHI YASUHIRO /CERES/ (1.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.2%)

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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