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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 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit7,661.69M69.73M
Operating income2,301.95M20.95M
Income before tax4,006.72M36.46M
Net income2,775.36M25.25M
Diluted EPS243.292.21
Dividends Per Share400.36
Total Assets20,281.50M176.12M
Total liabilities10,461.53M90.84M
Total equity9,075.15M78.80M
Operating cash flow1,823.44M16.59M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 5,400.10M 10,706.46M 16,510.74M 20,213.49M 23,402.93M
Gross Profit 2,055.65M 4,164.58M 4,940.70M 6,115.16M 7,661.69M
Operating income 955.61M 1,221.46M 880.46M 1,496.81M 2,301.95M
Income before tax 953.29M 64.03M 452.66M 1,496.84M 4,006.72M
Net income 650.42M -313.80M 74.91M 744.59M 2,775.36M
EBITDA 1,099.17M 1,450.06M 1,153.95M 1,750.89M 2,598.00M
Diluted EPS 60.65 -28.65 6.62 66.03 243.29
Dividends Per Share 12 14 14 18 40
Total Assets 7,991.20M 11,946.55M 12,999.14M 16,362.79M 20,281.50M
Total liabilities 2,407.21M 5,508.78M 6,417.85M 9,271.34M 10,461.53M
Total equity 5,583.99M 6,017.21M 6,107.89M 6,515.16M 9,075.15M
Operating cash flow 708.38M 906.74M 999.33M 2,772.82M 1,823.44M
 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 48.15M 96.94M 151.45M 189.32M 212.99M
Gross Profit 18.33M 37.70M 45.32M 57.27M 69.73M
Operating income 8.52M 11.05M 8.07M 14.01M 20.95M
Income before tax 8.50M 0.57M 4.15M 14.01M 36.46M
Net income 5.80M -2.84M 0.68M 6.97M 25.25M
EBITDA 9.80M 13.12M 10.58M 16.39M 23.64M
Diluted EPS 0.54 -0.25 0.06 0.61 2.21
Dividends Per Share 0.10 0.12 0.12 0.16 0.36
Total Assets 70.93M 108.88M 119.61M 158.48M 176.12M
Total liabilities 21.36M 50.20M 59.05M 89.79M 90.84M
Total equity 49.56M 54.84M 56.20M 63.10M 78.80M
Operating cash flow 6.31M 8.21M 9.16M 25.97M 16.59M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2021
Operating margin9.83%
Profit margin11.85%

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


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Contact Details

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

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