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Kadokawa Corp.

Business Summary

Kadokawa Corp. engages in the management of its group companies that are involved in the publishing, film, publishing rights, and digital content businesses. It operates through the following segments: Books and IP Business, Information Media Business, Video and IP (Intellectual Property) Business, Portal Business, Live Business, Mobile Business, Game Business, and Others. The Books and IP Business segment includes the sale and publishing of books and e-books. The Information Media Business segment covers publication and sale of magazines, and web advertising. The Video and IP Business segment deals with the sale of DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) packaged software, and movie planning, production and distribution services. The Portal Business segment manages video community services. The Live Business segment handles the planning and management of events and rental of event venues. The Mobile Business segment includes mobile content delivery services. The Game Business segment plans, develops and sells software and networking games. The Others segment covers sales of goods. It also handles the planning, development and operation of network entertainment service and content; and video sharing websites. The company was founded on October 1, 2014 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Revenue209,947M1,979.55M
Gross Profit73,691M694.82M
Operating income13,626M128.47M
Income before tax14,256M134.41M
Net income9,584M90.36M
EBITDA18,155M171.18M
Diluted EPS154.821.45
Dividends Per Share500.47
Total Assets269,648M2,440.25M
Total liabilities140,122M1,268.07M
Total equity127,342M1,152.41M
Operating cash flow15,586M146.95M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 205,717M 206,785M 208,605M 204,653M 209,947M
Gross Profit 60,041M 53,990M 57,015M 64,860M 73,691M
Operating income 8,420M 3,145M 2,708M 8,088M 13,626M
Income before tax 7,375M 3,785M -379M 9,499M 14,256M
Net income 5,766M 1,038M -4,086M 8,097M 9,584M
EBITDA 13,897M 9,427M 9,255M 12,948M 18,155M
Diluted EPS 85.03 15.52 -63.92 130.11 154.82
Dividends Per Share 20 20 20 30 50
Total Assets 246,949M 239,881M 240,072M 242,995M 269,648M
Total liabilities 135,222M 130,751M 136,658M 135,619M 140,122M
Total equity 109,908M 107,136M 101,341M 105,303M 127,342M
Operating cash flow 12,387M 1,765M 6,019M 16,706M 15,586M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 1,899.72M 1,865.74M 1,881.10M 1,882.28M 1,979.55M
Gross Profit 554.45M 487.13M 514.13M 596.54M 694.82M
Operating income 77.75M 28.37M 24.41M 74.38M 128.47M
Income before tax 68.10M 34.15M -3.41M 87.36M 134.41M
Net income 53.24M 9.36M -36.84M 74.47M 90.36M
EBITDA 128.33M 85.05M 83.45M 119.08M 171.18M
Diluted EPS 0.78 0.14 -0.57 1.19 1.45
Dividends Per Share 0.18 0.18 0.18 0.27 0.47
Total Assets 2,216.18M 2,255.58M 2,168.96M 2,250.89M 2,440.25M
Total liabilities 1,213.51M 1,229.44M 1,234.65M 1,256.25M 1,268.07M
Total equity 986.34M 1,007.39M 915.58M 975.43M 1,152.41M
Operating cash flow 114.38M 15.92M 54.27M 153.65M 146.95M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
PER27.74
ROA3.73%
ROE8.23%
Operating margin6.49%
Profit margin4.56%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Masaki Matsubara
  • Chief Financial Officer & Director: Yoichi Yasumoto
  • Director & Chief Digital Officer: Takeshi Natsuno
  • Executive Officer & Chief Marketing Officer: Shinobu Murakawa
  • Executive Officer & GM-Group Corporate Planning: Soshi Okino

Shareholders

  • Kakao Corp. (7.3%)
  • Kadokawa Corp. (7.1%)
  • KAWAKAMI NOBUO /DWANGO/ (6.3%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.8%)
  • Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (4.5%)
  • Dalton Investments LLC (3.9%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (2.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.5%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.4%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://ir.kadokawa.co.jp
  • Address: KADOKAWA Annex Building, 2-13-3 Fujimi, Tokyo, 102-8177, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3549.6370

Related Companies

  • J-Novel Club LLC
  • Kadokawa Board Incentive plan
  • Kadokawa Dwango Employee Incentive Plan
  • Kadokawa Games Ltd.
  • Kadokawa Daiei Studio Co. Ltd.
  • Dwango Co., Ltd.
  • Kadokawa Future Publishing KK

Competitors

  • TAC Co., Ltd.
Last Updated on 14 May, 2021

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