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Kakaku.com, Inc.

Business Summary

Kakaku.com, Inc. engages in the provision of Internet services through its website Kakaku.com. The website provides price, products and other information of merchandise and services including personal computers, home electronics, broadband and mobile phone telecommunication fees, food, drink, interiors and cosmetics. It operates through two segments: Internet Media and Finance. 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 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue54,832M494.45M
Gross Profit37,507M338.22M
Operating income25,062M225.99M
Income before tax24,839M223.98M
Net income16,697M150.56M
EBITDA26,829M241.93M
Diluted EPS79.660.71
Dividends Per Share360.32
Total Assets51,242M462.95M
Total liabilities10,301M93.06M
Total equity40,538M366.24M
Operating cash flow18,291M164.94M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 35,787.08M 41,275.18M 43,464M 46,782M 54,832M
Gross Profit 32,249.55M 37,269.74M 30,782M 32,625M 37,507M
Operating income 16,808.78M 19,534.95M 21,450M 22,697M 25,062M
Income before tax 17,152.73M 19,568.22M 21,457M 22,820M 24,839M
Net income 10,890.24M 13,100.00M 14,812M 15,698M 16,697M
EBITDA 17,658.11M 20,571.47M 22,775M 24,277M 26,829M
Diluted EPS 49 59.49 68.08 73.92 79.66
Dividends Per Share 16 21 28 32 36
Total Assets 33,555.75M 39,070.78M 42,481M 42,770M 51,242M
Total liabilities 6,924.75M 6,959.77M 7,101M 8,862M 10,301M
Total equity 26,468.73M 31,927.57M 35,158M 33,573M 40,538M
Operating cash flow 11,848.30M 13,348.36M 16,337M 16,000M 18,291M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 325.76M 343.71M 401.37M 422.09M 494.45M
Gross Profit 293.56M 310.36M 284.26M 294.36M 338.22M
Operating income 153.00M 162.67M 198.08M 204.78M 225.99M
Income before tax 156.13M 162.95M 198.14M 205.89M 223.98M
Net income 99.13M 109.09M 136.78M 141.63M 150.56M
EBITDA 160.73M 171.30M 210.31M 219.04M 241.93M
Diluted EPS 0.44 0.49 0.62 0.66 0.71
Dividends Per Share 0.14 0.17 0.25 0.28 0.32
Total Assets 279.80M 347.62M 381.23M 402.16M 462.95M
Total liabilities 57.74M 61.92M 63.72M 83.32M 93.06M
Total equity 220.71M 284.06M 315.51M 315.68M 366.24M
Operating cash flow 107.85M 111.15M 150.86M 144.36M 164.94M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER26.68
ROA35.52%
ROE45.05%
Operating margin45.70%
Profit margin30.45%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Shonosuke Hata
  • Manager-Finance & Accounting: Hanae Nakajima
  • CTO & Managing Executive Officer: Norihiko Fukuda
  • Director & Executive Officer: Shingo Yuki
  • Director & Executive Officer: Atsuhiro Murakami

Shareholders

  • Digital Garage, Inc. (20.5%)
  • KDDI Corp. (16.7%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (9.7%)
  • Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (5.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.6%)
  • Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (Investment Management) (1.5%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.0%)
  • Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd. (0.8%)

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 20 Sep, 2019

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