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Electronic Technology

KEYENCE Corp.

Business Summary

KEYENCE Corp. engages in the development, manufacture and sale of industrial automation and inspection equipment. It operates through the Manufacture and Sale of Electronic Equipment and Others business divisions. The Manufacture and Sale of Electronic Equipment division handles software development and product sales through its subsidiaries. The Others division deals with real estate, advertising, and marketing businesses through its subsidiaries. The company was founded by Takemitsu Takizaki in March 1972 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Revenue538,134M5,073.98M
Gross Profit440,884M4,157.03M
Operating income276,759M2,609.52M
Income before tax286,594M2,702.25M
Net income197,289M1,860.20M
EBITDA284,314M2,680.75M
Diluted EPS813.477.67
Dividends Per Share2001.88
Total Assets2,009.87B18,188.90M
Total liabilities97,028M878.08M
Total equity1,912.84B17,310.80M
Operating cash flow192,652M1,816.48M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 412,699M 526,847M 587,095M 551,843M 538,134M
Gross Profit 333,350M 432,673M 483,472M 451,437M 440,884M
Operating income 218,910M 295,335M 317,868M 277,632M 276,759M
Income before tax 221,379M 298,860M 319,860M 280,253M 286,594M
Net income 153,155M 210,595M 226,147M 198,124M 197,289M
EBITDA 222,403M 299,912M 324,156M 285,627M 284,314M
Diluted EPS 631.44 868.32 932.45 816.91 813.47
Dividends Per Share 50 50 100 150 200
Total Assets 1,250.59B 1,486.22B 1,675.91B 1,836.01B 2,009.87B
Total liabilities 66,039M 105,164M 87,603M 77,934M 97,028M
Total equity 1,184.55B 1,381.05B 1,588.30B 1,758.08B 1,912.84B
Operating cash flow 142,866M 202,934M 209,380M 203,434M 192,652M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 3,811.14M 4,753.54M 5,294.16M 5,075.54M 5,073.98M
Gross Profit 3,078.37M 3,903.84M 4,359.74M 4,152.06M 4,157.03M
Operating income 2,021.56M 2,664.69M 2,866.39M 2,553.50M 2,609.52M
Income before tax 2,044.36M 2,696.50M 2,884.35M 2,577.61M 2,702.25M
Net income 1,414.33M 1,900.12M 2,039.29M 1,822.23M 1,860.20M
EBITDA 2,053.81M 2,705.99M 2,923.09M 2,627.04M 2,680.75M
Diluted EPS 5.83 7.83 8.40 7.51 7.67
Dividends Per Share 0.46 0.45 0.90 1.37 1.88
Total Assets 11,223.10M 13,974.81M 15,141.28M 17,007.25M 18,188.90M
Total liabilities 592.65M 988.84M 791.46M 721.91M 878.08M
Total equity 10,630.45M 12,985.95M 14,349.81M 16,285.33M 17,310.80M
Operating cash flow 1,319.32M 1,830.99M 1,888.09M 1,871.07M 1,816.48M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
PER65.02
ROA10.25%
ROE10.74%
Operating margin51.42%
Profit margin36.66%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Tamotsu Nakata
  • Director & Manager-Sales Promotions: Keiichi Kimura
  • Director & Manager-Development Promotions: Shoji Yamaguchi
  • Director & Manager-Metrology Business: Masayuki Miki

Shareholders

  • TAKIZAKI FAMILY (15.0%)
  • TAKIZAKI TAKEMITSU (6.2%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (2.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.6%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.8%)
  • Keyence Foundation (1.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.4%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC (1.4%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (1.3%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.keyence.co.jp
  • Address: 1-3-14 Higashinakajima, Higashiyodogawa-Ku, Osaka, 533-8555, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6379.1111

Related Companies

  • KEYENCE Brasil Comercio de Produtos Eletronicos Ltda.
  • Keyence (China) Co. Ltd.
  • Keyence Vietnam Co. Ltd.
  • Keyence (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd.
  • PT Keyence Indonesia
  • Keyence India Pvt Ltd.
  • Keyence (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
  • KEYENCE DEUTSCHLAND GmbH (Germany)
  • Keyence Taiwan Co., Ltd.
  • Keyence Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Keyence Mexico SA de CV
  • Keyence International (Belgium) NV SA
  • KEYENCE Canada, Inc.
  • Keyence (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Digital Media Mart
  • Keyence Deutschland GmbH
  • Keyence (UK) Ltd.
  • Keyence (France) SAS
  • Korea Keyence Co., Ltd.
  • Keyence Italia SpA
  • Keyence Corporation of America

Competitors

  • OPT Machine Vision Tech Co., Ltd. Class A
  • CyberOptics Corporation
  • Mechanical Technology Incorporated
  • TKH Group N.V. Cert
  • LAONPEOPLE INC
Last Updated on 18 Jun, 2021

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