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Health Technology

Japan Lifeline Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Japan Lifeline Co., Ltd. engages in the import, development, production, and distribution of medical devices. It operates through the following divisions: Cardiac Rhythm Management, Electrophysiology and Ablation, Cadiovascular and Vascular Surgery, and Transvascular Intervention. The Cardiac Rhythm Management division provides implantable devices to treat arrhythmias. The Electrophysiology and Ablation division offers disposable catheter devices with electrodes for the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias. The Cadiovascular and Vascular Surgery division handles vascular grafts to treat blood vessels. The Transvascular Intervention division deals with devices for intravascular treatment of cardiac infarction, arterial occlusions of the lower extremities, and congenital cardiac diseases. The company was founded by Keisuke Suzuki and Takeshi Masumoto on February 6, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit27,858M247.90M
Operating income9,961M88.64M
Income before tax10,041M89.35M
Net income7,484M66.59M
Diluted EPS93.120.82
Dividends Per Share380.33
Total Assets73,245M603.46M
Total liabilities18,676M153.87M
Total equity54,567M449.57M
Operating cash flow10,246M91.17M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 42,298M 45,525M 51,761M 51,286M 51,469M
Gross Profit 26,164M 27,286M 28,718M 27,666M 27,858M
Operating income 10,672M 10,527M 10,435M 9,842M 9,961M
Income before tax 10,615M 10,801M 10,425M 4,540M 10,041M
Net income 7,478M 7,723M 7,748M 2,000M 7,484M
EBITDA 11,767M 11,785M 11,896M 11,682M 11,890M
Diluted EPS 98.43 95.85 96.54 24.89 93.12
Dividends Per Share 28.75 29 29 49 38
Total Assets 60,980M 67,783M 75,055M 73,037M 73,245M
Total liabilities 19,888M 21,286M 23,645M 21,728M 18,676M
Total equity 41,090M 46,493M 51,406M 51,304M 54,567M
Operating cash flow 4,450M 7,037M 7,096M 11,432M 10,246M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 381.63M 410.52M 476.06M 483.56M 458.02M
Gross Profit 236.06M 246.05M 264.13M 260.85M 247.90M
Operating income 96.28M 94.92M 95.97M 92.79M 88.64M
Income before tax 95.77M 97.39M 95.88M 42.80M 89.35M
Net income 67.47M 69.64M 71.26M 18.85M 66.59M
EBITDA 106.16M 106.27M 109.41M 110.14M 105.80M
Diluted EPS 0.88 0.86 0.88 0.23 0.82
Dividends Per Share 0.25 0.26 0.26 0.46 0.33
Total Assets 573.38M 612.39M 695.24M 660.96M 603.46M
Total liabilities 187.00M 192.31M 219.02M 196.63M 153.87M
Total equity 386.36M 420.04M 476.17M 464.28M 449.57M
Operating cash flow 40.15M 63.45M 65.26M 107.79M 91.17M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin19.35%
Profit margin14.54%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Keisuke Suzuki
  • Director & Senior Manager-Personnel: Yumiko Hoshiba
  • Manager-Accounting & Finance: Takeshi Egawa
  • Representative Director, VP & Head-Administration: Atsuhiro Suzuki
  • Managing Director & GM-Administration: Kenji Yamada


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  • Japan Lifeline Employee Stock Ownership Plan (1.3%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.1%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Tennozu Ocean Square, 25/F, 2-2-20 Higashishinagawa, Tokyo, 140-0002, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6711.5200

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