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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 operates through the following segments: Internet Media and Finance. The Internet Media segment includes customer support services, advertising services, sales support, information provision, Tabelog business, 4Travel business, and others, such as external media articles. The Finance segment includes the foreign exchange margin trading and insurance services. It also provides the price margins of 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. The company was founded on December 11, 1997 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Revenue51,077M481.59M
Gross Profit33,580M316.62M
Operating income18,404M173.52M
Income before tax18,005M169.76M
Net income11,763M110.91M
EBITDA21,977M207.21M
Diluted EPS57.080.53
Dividends Per Share400.37
Total Assets70,958M642.15M
Total liabilities23,816M215.52M
Total equity46,880M424.25M
Operating cash flow17,288M163.00M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 43,464M 46,782M 54,832M 60,978M 51,077M
Gross Profit 30,782M 32,625M 37,507M 41,972M 33,580M
Operating income 21,450M 22,697M 25,062M 27,279M 18,404M
Income before tax 21,457M 22,820M 24,839M 26,619M 18,005M
Net income 14,812M 15,698M 16,697M 18,348M 11,763M
EBITDA 22,775M 24,277M 26,829M 30,499M 21,977M
Diluted EPS 68.08 73.92 79.66 88.20 57.08
Dividends Per Share 28 32 36 40 40
Total Assets 42,481M 42,770M 51,242M 63,317M 70,958M
Total liabilities 7,101M 8,862M 10,301M 20,014M 23,816M
Total equity 35,158M 33,573M 40,538M 42,909M 46,880M
Operating cash flow 16,337M 16,000M 18,291M 23,997M 17,288M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 401.37M 422.09M 494.45M 560.84M 481.59M
Gross Profit 284.26M 294.36M 338.22M 386.03M 316.62M
Operating income 198.08M 204.78M 225.99M 250.89M 173.52M
Income before tax 198.14M 205.89M 223.98M 244.82M 169.76M
Net income 136.78M 141.63M 150.56M 168.75M 110.91M
EBITDA 210.31M 219.04M 241.93M 280.51M 207.21M
Diluted EPS 0.62 0.66 0.71 0.81 0.53
Dividends Per Share 0.25 0.28 0.32 0.36 0.37
Total Assets 381.23M 402.16M 462.95M 586.51M 642.15M
Total liabilities 63.72M 83.32M 93.06M 185.39M 215.52M
Total equity 315.51M 315.68M 366.24M 397.47M 424.25M
Operating cash flow 150.86M 144.36M 164.94M 220.71M 163.00M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
PER52.86
ROA17.52%
ROE26.20%
Operating margin36.03%
Profit margin23.02%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Shonosuke Hata
  • Manager-Finance & Accounting: Ayako Fukawa
  • Chief Technology Officer & Executive Officer: Norihiko Fukuda
  • Director, Executive Officer & Head-Eating Log: Atsuhiro Murakami
  • Director, Executive Officer & GM-Shopping Business: Kanako Miyazaki

Shareholders

  • Digital Garage, Inc. (20.4%)
  • KDDI Corp. (16.9%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (8.4%)
  • Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (5.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.6%)
  • AllianceBernstein LP (2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.0%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.0%)

Contact Details

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Competitors

  • Danawa Co., Ltd
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