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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 2022 JPYUSD
Revenue51,723M460.28M
Gross Profit34,817M309.83M
Operating income19,120M170.14M
Income before tax20,791M185.01M
Net income14,293M127.19M
EBITDA22,626M201.34M
Diluted EPS69.600.61
Dividends Per Share400.35
Total Assets70,477M580.65M
Total liabilities22,313M183.83M
Total equity47,956M395.10M
Operating cash flow16,033M142.67M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 46,782M 54,832M 60,978M 51,077M 51,723M
Gross Profit 32,625M 37,507M 41,972M 33,580M 34,817M
Operating income 22,697M 25,062M 27,279M 18,404M 19,120M
Income before tax 22,820M 24,839M 26,619M 18,005M 20,791M
Net income 15,698M 16,697M 18,348M 11,763M 14,293M
EBITDA 24,277M 26,829M 30,499M 21,977M 22,626M
Diluted EPS 73.92 79.66 88.20 57.08 69.60
Dividends Per Share 32 36 40 40 40
Total Assets 42,770M 51,242M 63,317M 70,958M 70,477M
Total liabilities 8,862M 10,301M 20,014M 23,816M 22,313M
Total equity 33,573M 40,538M 42,909M 46,880M 47,956M
Operating cash flow 16,000M 18,291M 23,997M 17,288M 16,033M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 422.09M 494.45M 560.84M 481.59M 460.28M
Gross Profit 294.36M 338.22M 386.03M 316.62M 309.83M
Operating income 204.78M 225.99M 250.89M 173.52M 170.14M
Income before tax 205.89M 223.98M 244.82M 169.76M 185.01M
Net income 141.63M 150.56M 168.75M 110.91M 127.19M
EBITDA 219.04M 241.93M 280.51M 207.21M 201.34M
Diluted EPS 0.66 0.71 0.81 0.53 0.61
Dividends Per Share 0.28 0.32 0.36 0.37 0.35
Total Assets 402.16M 462.95M 586.51M 642.15M 580.65M
Total liabilities 83.32M 93.06M 185.39M 215.52M 183.83M
Total equity 315.68M 366.24M 397.47M 424.25M 395.10M
Operating cash flow 144.36M 164.94M 220.71M 163.00M 142.67M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
PER39.58
ROA20.21%
ROE30.14%
Operating margin36.96%
Profit margin27.63%

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. (20.6%)
  • KDDI Corp. (17.0%)
  • Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (4.1%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.8%)
  • AllianceBernstein LP (2.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.6%)
  • Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.2%)
  • Brown Capital Management LLC (1.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.1%)

Contact Details

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Competitors

  • Danawa Co., Ltd
Last Updated on 10 Aug, 2022

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