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Technology Services

Kadokawa Dwango 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 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue208,605M1,881.10M
Gross Profit57,015M514.13M
Operating income2,708M24.41M
Income before tax-379M-3.41M
Net income-4,086M-36.84M
EBITDA9,255M83.45M
Diluted EPS-63.92-0.57
Dividends Per Share200.18
Total Assets240,072M2,168.96M
Total liabilities136,658M1,234.65M
Total equity101,341M915.58M
Operating cash flow6,019M54.27M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 100,566M 200,945M 205,717M 206,785M 208,605M
Gross Profit 27,884M 59,801M 60,041M 53,990M 57,015M
Operating income 1,391M 9,124M 8,420M 3,145M 2,708M
Income before tax 13,428M 10,512M 7,375M 3,785M -379M
Net income 14,055M 6,845M 5,766M 1,038M -4,086M
EBITDA 3,831M 14,020M 13,897M 9,427M 9,255M
Diluted EPS 199.19 99.11 85.03 15.52 -63.92
Dividends Per Share 10 20 20 20 20
Total Assets 205,673M 201,609M 246,949M 239,881M 240,072M
Total liabilities 101,425M 97,083M 135,222M 130,751M 136,658M
Total equity 103,207M 103,680M 109,908M 107,136M 101,341M
Operating cash flow 8,265M 7,411M 12,387M 1,765M 6,019M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 915.43M 1,673.36M 1,899.72M 1,865.74M 1,881.10M
Gross Profit 253.82M 497.99M 554.45M 487.13M 514.13M
Operating income 12.66M 75.97M 77.75M 28.37M 24.41M
Income before tax 122.23M 87.53M 68.10M 34.15M -3.41M
Net income 127.93M 57.00M 53.24M 9.36M -36.84M
EBITDA 34.87M 116.75M 128.33M 85.05M 83.45M
Diluted EPS 1.81 0.82 0.78 0.14 -0.57
Dividends Per Share 0.09 0.16 0.18 0.18 0.18
Total Assets 1,715.01M 1,793.75M 2,216.18M 2,255.58M 2,168.96M
Total liabilities 845.73M 863.76M 1,213.51M 1,229.44M 1,234.65M
Total equity 860.59M 922.46M 986.34M 1,007.39M 915.58M
Operating cash flow 75.23M 61.71M 114.38M 15.92M 54.27M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER--
ROA-1.70%
ROE-3.91%
Operating margin1.29%
Profit margin-1.95%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Masaki Matsubara
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Shinichiro Inoue
  • Executive Officer & GM-Group Corporate Planning: Soshi Okino
  • Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Toshiyuki Yoshihara
  • Director & General Manager-Product Marketing: Koichi Sekiya

Shareholders

  • Kadokawa Corp. (Japan) (11.1%)
  • KAWAKAMI NOBUO /DWANGO/ (6.3%)
  • Dalton Investments LLC (6.1%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.3%)
  • Nippon Television Holdings, Inc. (2.9%)
  • Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (2.8%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.4%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc. (2.1%)

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

  • Kadokawa Board Incentive plan
  • Kadokawa Dwango Employee Incentive Plan
  • Kadokawa Games Ltd.
  • Kadokawa Daiei Studio Co. Ltd.
  • Dwango Co., Ltd.
  • Kadokawa Future Publishing KK

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