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Technology Services

GMO Internet, Inc.

Business Summary

GMO Internet, Inc. engages in the provision of Internet services. It operates through the following segments: Internet Infrastructure, Online Advertising and Media, Internet Securities, Mobile Entertainment, and Incubation. The Internet Infrastructure segment includes domain registration, web hosting, web design, Internet security, ecommerce tools and payment processing services. The Online Advertising and Media segment provides marketing and customer acquisition solutions for online businesses. The Internet Securities segment involves in the online securities transaction services and foreign exchange margin trading business. The Mobile Entertainment segment develops and supports social applications and online games. The Incubation segment invests in expanding business and building enterprise value in Internet-related companies. The company was founded by Masatoshi Kumagai on May 24, 1991 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 JPYUSD
Revenue185,177M1,676.67M
Gross Profit86,953M787.31M
Operating income21,787M197.26M
Income before tax-16,975M-153.69M
Net income-20,706M-187.48M
EBITDA30,740M278.33M
Diluted EPS-179.92-1.62
Dividends Per Share29.500.26
Total Assets752,627M6,859.83M
Total liabilities656,203M5,980.97M
Total equity52,501M478.52M
Operating cash flow6,559M59.38M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 109,368M 126,337M 135,026M 154,256M 185,177M
Gross Profit 55,278M 63,108M 65,774M 72,982M 86,953M
Operating income 12,859M 14,748M 17,017M 17,643M 21,787M
Income before tax 12,575M 25,148M 16,826M 16,124M -16,975M
Net income 5,841M 13,419M 7,235M 8,031M -20,706M
EBITDA 18,981M 20,659M 22,275M 23,524M 30,740M
Diluted EPS 49.04 112.99 60.89 68.76 -179.92
Dividends Per Share 17 38 21 23 29.50
Total Assets 483,367M 554,626M 588,819M 749,160M 752,627M
Total liabilities 439,491M 492,470M 522,637M 674,803M 656,203M
Total equity 29,253M 39,691M 39,608M 43,772M 52,501M
Operating cash flow 53,624M 29,458M 422M 41,578M 6,559M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 1,033.23M 1,043.54M 1,242.65M 1,375.64M 1,676.67M
Gross Profit 522.22M 521.27M 605.32M 650.84M 787.31M
Operating income 121.48M 121.81M 156.60M 157.33M 197.26M
Income before tax 118.80M 207.72M 154.85M 143.79M -153.69M
Net income 55.18M 110.84M 66.58M 71.61M -187.48M
EBITDA 179.31M 170.64M 204.99M 209.78M 278.33M
Diluted EPS 0.46 0.93 0.56 0.61 -1.62
Dividends Per Share 0.16 0.31 0.19 0.20 0.26
Total Assets 4,031.58M 4,610.54M 5,048.39M 6,650.33M 6,859.83M
Total liabilities 3,665.63M 4,093.85M 4,480.96M 5,990.26M 5,980.97M
Total equity 243.98M 329.94M 339.58M 388.56M 478.52M
Operating cash flow 506.60M 243.32M 3.88M 370.78M 59.38M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
PER--
ROA-2.75%
ROE-43.01%
Operating margin11.76%
Profit margin-11.18%

Key executives

  • Chairman, Group CEO & President: Masatoshi Kumagai
  • Senior Managing Director & GM-Operations: Tadashi Ito
  • MD, Manager-Group Personnel & Head-Group Finance: Katsumi Arisawa
  • MD & Head-Next Generation Systems Research: Toshiaki Horiuchi
  • Director, Vice President & Deputy Group CEO: Hiroyuki Nishiyama

Shareholders

  • KUMAGAI MASATOSHI /GMO INTERNET/ (41.6%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (14.0%)
  • Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (Investment Management) (2.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.5%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. (1.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.2%)
  • FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd. (1.1%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.0%)
  • Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (0.8%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.gmo.jp
  • Address: Cerulean Tower 4-14/F, 26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho, Tokyo, 150-8512, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5456.2555

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Competitors

  • Korea Electronic Certification Authority, Inc.
Last Updated on 21 Nov, 2019

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