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Consumer Services

Kourakuen Holdings Corp.

Business Summary

Kourakuen Holdings Corp. manages a chain of domestic and overseas ramen restaurants. It operates through the Ramen and Other divisions. The Ramen division offers ramen noodle soup and dumplings. The Other division deals with franchisee recruitment, business guidance, store interior design and construction, kitchen equipment sales, and insurance businesses. The company was founded by Tsukasa Niida on September 22, 1954 and is headquartered in Koriyama, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit17,975.58M159.96M
Operating income-2,045.47M-18.20M
Income before tax1,303.04M11.59M
Net income374.00M3.32M
Diluted EPS24.860.22
Dividends Per Share----
Total Assets14,199.56M116.98M
Total liabilities10,592.59M87.27M
Total equity3,606.96M29.71M
Operating cash flow-203.44M-1.81M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 38,576.92M 41,268.53M 38,237.70M 26,565.90M 25,023.83M
Gross Profit 27,874.15M 29,556.68M 27,391.92M 18,909.61M 17,975.58M
Operating income -72.11M 1,636.86M 660.52M -1,729.87M -2,045.47M
Income before tax -3,020.36M 1,461.77M -449.79M -1,404.86M 1,303.04M
Net income -3,225.31M 1,009.28M -677.40M -841.67M 374.00M
EBITDA 1,662.13M 2,995.94M 1,958.65M -510.40M -747.58M
Diluted EPS -217.64 67.53 -45.03 -55.99 24.86
Dividends Per Share 5 10 10 0 --
Total Assets 18,044.49M 18,256.40M 15,425.17M 17,272.25M 14,199.56M
Total liabilities 14,237.82M 13,293.63M 11,491.64M 14,108.35M 10,592.59M
Total equity 3,806.67M 4,962.76M 3,933.52M 3,163.90M 3,606.96M
Operating cash flow 1,471.10M 3,019.84M 918.28M 797.09M -203.44M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 348.06M 372.14M 351.68M 250.48M 222.68M
Gross Profit 251.49M 266.52M 251.93M 178.29M 159.96M
Operating income -0.65M 14.76M 6.07M -16.31M -18.20M
Income before tax -27.25M 13.18M -4.13M -13.24M 11.59M
Net income -29.10M 9.10M -6.23M -7.93M 3.32M
EBITDA 14.99M 27.01M 18.01M -4.81M -6.65M
Diluted EPS -1.96 0.60 -0.41 -0.52 0.22
Dividends Per Share 0.04 0.09 0.09 0 --
Total Assets 169.67M 164.94M 142.88M 156.31M 116.98M
Total liabilities 133.87M 120.10M 106.44M 127.67M 87.27M
Total equity 35.79M 44.83M 36.43M 28.63M 29.71M
Operating cash flow 13.27M 27.23M 8.44M 7.51M -1.81M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin-8.17%
Profit margin1.49%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Noboru Niida
  • Manager-Finance & Accounting: Tsuyoshi Matsuki
  • Director & Manager-Product Development: Tsuyoshi Hoshino
  • Managing Director & Manager-Internal Audit: Hideo Watanabe
  • Manager-Data Center: Masahiro Tanikawa


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  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (1.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.6%)
  • The Daito Bank, Ltd. (1.5%)
  • Kourakuen Employee Incentive Plan (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 2-1 Kita Kawada, Tamuramachi Kamiyukiai, Koriyama, 963-0724, Japan
  • Phone: +81.24.943.3351

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