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KDDI Corp.

Business Summary

KDDI Corp. engages in the telecommunications business. It operates through the following segments: Personal Services, Business Services, and Others. The Personal Services segment provides communication services for individuals and energy; educational services; commerce; finance and settlement; and entertainment services. The Business Services segment provides communication services, ICT solutions, data center services for companies The Others segment handles communication equipment construction and maintenance, and research and development of information and communication technology. The company was founded by Kazuo Inamori on June 1, 1984 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit2,384.42B22,482.38M
Operating income1,021.04B9,627.28M
Income before tax1,033.17B9,741.62M
Net income651,496M6,142.86M
Diluted EPS283.912.67
Dividends Per Share1201.13
Total Assets10,535.32B95,342.32M
Total liabilities5,275.85B47,745.30M
Total equity4,759.72B43,074.39M
Operating cash flow1,682.16B15,860.89M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 4,748.25B 5,041.97B 5,080.35B 5,237.22B 5,312.59B
Gross Profit 2,115.69B 2,230.18B 2,212.94B 2,312.22B 2,384.42B
Operating income 943,103M 960,001M 1,006.22B 1,013.44B 1,021.04B
Income before tax 895,897M 955,147M 1,010.27B 1,020.69B 1,033.17B
Net income 546,658M 572,528M 617,669M 639,767M 651,496M
EBITDA 1,488.28B 1,506.61B 1,568.50B 1,702.91B 1,748.48B
Diluted EPS 221.60 235.45 259.01 275.49 283.91
Dividends Per Share 85 90 105 115 120
Total Assets 6,263.82B 6,574.55B 7,330.41B 9,580.14B 10,535.32B
Total liabilities 2,414.69B 2,443.29B 2,717.48B 4,713.63B 5,275.85B
Total equity 3,554.42B 3,773.70B 4,183.49B 4,384.42B 4,759.72B
Operating cash flow 1,161.07B 1,061.40B 1,029.60B 1,323.35B 1,682.16B
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 43,848.63M 45,491.90M 45,812.41M 48,169.08M 50,091.72M
Gross Profit 19,537.75M 20,122.11M 19,955.33M 21,266.53M 22,482.38M
Operating income 8,709.25M 8,661.73M 9,073.67M 9,321.12M 9,627.28M
Income before tax 8,273.31M 8,617.93M 9,110.22M 9,387.82M 9,741.62M
Net income 5,048.20M 5,165.70M 5,569.87M 5,884.22M 6,142.86M
EBITDA 13,743.78M 13,593.58M 14,144.08M 15,662.51M 16,486.19M
Diluted EPS 2.04 2.12 2.33 2.53 2.67
Dividends Per Share 0.78 0.81 0.94 1.05 1.13
Total Assets 56,213.10M 61,819.96M 66,227.73M 88,742.05M 95,342.32M
Total liabilities 21,670.02M 22,974.09M 24,551.51M 43,662.91M 47,745.30M
Total equity 31,898.25M 35,483.80M 37,796.37M 40,613.44M 43,074.39M
Operating cash flow 10,722.14M 9,576.66M 9,284.54M 12,171.50M 15,860.89M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin19.21%
Profit margin12.26%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Makoto Takahashi
  • Director & Senior GM-Technology: Kazuyuki Yoshimura
  • General Manager-Information Systems: Koji Sumiyoshi
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Shinichi Muramoto
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Takashi Shoji


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Garden Air Tower, 3-10-10 Iidabashi, Tokyo, 102-8460, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3347.0077

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Last Updated on 27 Jan, 2022

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