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Consumer Services

Kakaku.com, Inc.

Business Summary

Kakaku.com, Inc. engages in the provision of internet services through its website Kakaku.com. It provides price, products and other information of merchandise and services that include personal computers, home electronics, broadband and mobile phone telecommunication fees, food, drink, interiors and cosmetics. It operates through Internet Media and Finance segments. The Internet Media segment includes customer support services, advertising services, sales support, information provision, Tabelog business, 4Travel business, and other business, such as external media articles. The Finance segment includes foreign exchange margin trading and insurance services. The company was founded on December 11, 1997 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue60,978M560.84M
Gross Profit41,972M386.03M
Operating income27,279M250.89M
Income before tax26,619M244.82M
Net income18,348M168.75M
EBITDA30,499M280.51M
Diluted EPS88.200.81
Dividends Per Share400.36
Total Assets63,317M586.51M
Total liabilities20,014M185.39M
Total equity42,909M397.47M
Operating cash flow23,997M220.71M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 41,275.18M 43,464M 46,782M 54,832M 60,978M
Gross Profit 37,269.74M 30,782M 32,625M 37,507M 41,972M
Operating income 19,534.95M 21,450M 22,697M 25,062M 27,279M
Income before tax 19,568.22M 21,457M 22,820M 24,839M 26,619M
Net income 13,100.00M 14,812M 15,698M 16,697M 18,348M
EBITDA 20,571.47M 22,775M 24,277M 26,829M 30,499M
Diluted EPS 59.49 68.08 73.92 79.66 88.20
Dividends Per Share 21 28 32 36 40
Total Assets 39,070.78M 42,481M 42,770M 51,242M 63,317M
Total liabilities 6,959.77M 7,101M 8,862M 10,301M 20,014M
Total equity 31,927.57M 35,158M 33,573M 40,538M 42,909M
Operating cash flow 13,348.36M 16,337M 16,000M 18,291M 23,997M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 343.71M 401.37M 422.09M 494.45M 560.84M
Gross Profit 310.36M 284.26M 294.36M 338.22M 386.03M
Operating income 162.67M 198.08M 204.78M 225.99M 250.89M
Income before tax 162.95M 198.14M 205.89M 223.98M 244.82M
Net income 109.09M 136.78M 141.63M 150.56M 168.75M
EBITDA 171.30M 210.31M 219.04M 241.93M 280.51M
Diluted EPS 0.49 0.62 0.66 0.71 0.81
Dividends Per Share 0.17 0.25 0.28 0.32 0.36
Total Assets 347.62M 381.23M 402.16M 462.95M 586.51M
Total liabilities 61.92M 63.72M 83.32M 93.06M 185.39M
Total equity 284.06M 315.51M 315.68M 366.24M 397.47M
Operating cash flow 111.15M 150.86M 144.36M 164.94M 220.71M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER22.49
ROA32.03%
ROE43.97%
Operating margin44.73%
Profit margin30.08%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Shonosuke Hata
  • Chief Technology Officer: Norihiko Fukuda
  • Director & Executive Officer: Shingo Yuki
  • Director & Executive Officer: Atsuhiro Murakami
  • Director & Executive Officer: Kanako Miyazaki

Shareholders

  • Digital Garage, Inc. (20.5%)
  • KDDI Corp. (16.9%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (8.4%)
  • Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (5.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.3%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.0%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (0.7%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • Gaie, Inc.
  • Lcl, Inc. (JP)
  • webCG, Inc.
  • Timedesign Co., Ltd.
  • Kakaku.com Insurance, Inc.
  • eiga.com, Inc.
  • 4travel, Inc.
  • YoyaQ.com

Competitors

  • Danawa Co., Ltd
Last Updated on 15 Jul, 2020

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