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Hamamatsu Photonics KK

Business Summary

Hamamatsu Photonics KK engages in the manufacture and sale of imaging and analyzing systems, photomultiplier tubes, imaging devices, light sources, and opto-semiconductors. It operates through the following segments: Electron Tube, Opto-semiconductor, Imaging and Measurement Instruments, and Others. The Electron Tube segment produces photomultiplier tubes, light sources, and imaging devices. The Opto-semiconductor segment offers optical semiconductor devices. The Imaging and Measurement Instruments segment deals with image processing and measurement systems. The Others segment includes semiconductor lasers and hotel businesses. The company was founded by Heihachiro Horiuchi in September 1948 and is headquartered in Hamamatsu, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Sep 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit79,903M743.07M
Operating income34,318M319.14M
Income before tax34,755M323.20M
Net income25,054M232.99M
Diluted EPS161.811.50
Dividends Per Share480.44
Total Assets302,405M2,710.32M
Total liabilities64,832M581.06M
Total equity236,522M2,119.84M
Operating cash flow39,913M371.17M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Sep 2017Sep 2018Sep 2019Sep 2020Sep 2021
Revenue 130,495M 144,338M 145,912M 140,251M 169,026M
Gross Profit 63,278M 71,613M 71,531M 65,687M 79,903M
Operating income 22,850M 27,265M 25,404M 21,753M 34,318M
Income before tax 23,570M 27,577M 26,220M 22,259M 34,755M
Net income 17,777M 21,222M 19,918M 16,524M 25,054M
EBITDA 32,893M 38,762M 37,513M 34,533M 47,995M
Diluted EPS 113 136.49 128.67 106.73 161.81
Dividends Per Share 34 37 40 40 48
Total Assets 239,331M 245,835M 260,179M 272,117M 302,405M
Total liabilities 51,770M 51,847M 56,528M 58,600M 64,832M
Total equity 186,940M 193,317M 202,958M 212,681M 236,522M
Operating cash flow 26,154M 23,579M 30,875M 23,321M 39,913M
 Sep 2017Sep 2018Sep 2019Sep 2020Sep 2021
Revenue 1,172.55M 1,306.66M 1,326.05M 1,300.68M 1,571.88M
Gross Profit 568.58M 648.29M 650.07M 609.18M 743.07M
Operating income 205.31M 246.82M 230.87M 201.73M 319.14M
Income before tax 211.78M 249.64M 238.28M 206.42M 323.20M
Net income 159.73M 192.11M 181.01M 153.24M 232.99M
EBITDA 295.55M 350.90M 340.92M 320.25M 446.33M
Diluted EPS 1.01 1.23 1.16 0.98 1.50
Dividends Per Share 0.30 0.33 0.36 0.37 0.44
Total Assets 2,126.15M 2,164.32M 2,407.39M 2,578.57M 2,710.32M
Total liabilities 459.91M 456.45M 523.04M 555.29M 581.06M
Total equity 1,660.72M 1,701.95M 1,877.93M 2,015.36M 2,119.84M
Operating cash flow 235.00M 213.45M 280.59M 216.27M 371.17M

Valuation Measures

Sep 2021
Operating margin20.30%
Profit margin14.82%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Akira Hiruma
  • MD & Manager-Central Research Laboratory: Tsutomu Hara
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Kenji Suzuki
  • Managing Director & General Manager-Administration: Kenji Yoshida
  • Senior Managing Representative Director: Koei Yamamoto


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  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.7%)
  • Capital International KK (1.5%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Nihon Seimei Hamamatsu Ekimae Bldg, 325-6 Sunayama-cho, Hamamatsu, 430-8587, Japan
  • Phone: +81.53.452.2141

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Last Updated on 21 Jan, 2022

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