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Electronic Technology

Kyocera Corp.

Business Summary

Kyocera Corp. engages in the design, development, production, manufacture and sale electronic equipment. It operates through the following segments: Fine Ceramics, Semiconductor Components, Applied Ceramic Products, Electronic Devices, Telecommunications Equipment, Information Equipment and Others. The Fine Ceramics segment provides components for semiconductor processing equipment, flat panel display manufacturing equipment, information and telecommunication, general industrial machinery, sapphire substrates, and automotive. The Semiconductor Components segment caters ceramic packages for crystal and saw devices, ceramic metal oxide semiconductor/charge coupled device image sensor ceramic packages, large scale integration ceramic packages, wireless communication device packages, optical communication device packages and components, and organic multilayer packages. The Applied Ceramic Products segment handles the residential and commercial use solar power generating systems, solar cells and modules, cutting tools, micro drills, medical and dental implants, and jewelry and applied ceramic products. The Electronic Devices segment offers ceramic capacitors, tantalum capacitors, saw devices, radio frequency modules, electromagnetic interference filters, clock oscillators, crystal units, ceramic resonators, optical low pass filters, connectors, thermal print heads, inkjet print heads, amorphous silicon photoreceptor drums, liquid crystal displays, and touch panel. The Telecommunications Equipment segment markets mobile phones, and personal handy phone system handsets and base stations. The Information Equipment segment distributes monochrome and color printers, multifunctional products, wide format systems, document solutions, application software, and supplies. The Others segment administers information systems and telecommunication services, engineering business, management consulting business, epoxy molding compounds for semiconductor encapsulation, electrical insulators, flexible printed circuit sheet materials, synthetic resin molded parts, realty development business, and light emitting diode lighting systems. The company was founded by Kazuo Inamori on April 1, 1959 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2020 JPYUSD
Gross Profit441,174M4,057.67M
Operating income110,683M1,018.00M
Income before tax148,826M1,368.81M
Net income107,721M990.75M
Diluted EPS297.352.73
Dividends Per Share1601.47
Total Assets3,250.17B30,106.75M
Total liabilities795,933M7,372.82M
Total equity2,432.13B22,529.14M
Operating cash flow214,630M1,974.04M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 1,479.72B 1,422.87B 1,577.03B 1,623.71B 1,599.05B
Gross Profit 372,571M 360,120M 372,828M 464,023M 441,174M
Operating income 111,247M 106,543M 91,541M 105,961M 110,683M
Income before tax 145,583M 137,849M 129,992M 140,610M 148,826M
Net income 109,047M 103,843M 79,137M 103,210M 107,721M
EBITDA 187,894M 183,988M 173,911M 169,850M 203,431M
Diluted EPS 297.24 282.62 215.19 284.70 297.35
Dividends Per Share 100 110 120 140 160
Total Assets 3,095.04B 3,110.47B 3,128.81B 2,968.47B 3,250.17B
Total liabilities 721,287M 691,561M 715,514M 606,215M 795,933M
Total equity 2,284.26B 2,334.21B 2,325.79B 2,265.91B 2,432.13B
Operating cash flow 194,040M 164,231M 158,905M 220,025M 214,630M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 12,322.41M 13,139.74M 14,229.04M 14,641.91M 14,707.21M
Gross Profit 3,102.57M 3,325.59M 3,363.88M 4,184.35M 4,057.67M
Operating income 926.40M 983.89M 825.94M 955.51M 1,018.00M
Income before tax 1,212.34M 1,272.99M 1,172.86M 1,267.95M 1,368.81M
Net income 908.08M 958.95M 714.02M 930.70M 990.75M
EBITDA 1,564.68M 1,699.06M 1,569.13M 1,531.63M 1,871.04M
Diluted EPS 2.47 2.60 1.94 2.56 2.73
Dividends Per Share 0.83 1.01 1.08 1.26 1.47
Total Assets 27,537.24M 27,914.11M 29,419.95M 26,819.12M 30,106.75M
Total liabilities 6,417.42M 6,206.23M 6,727.91M 5,476.93M 7,372.82M
Total equity 20,323.53M 20,947.85M 21,869.21M 20,471.78M 22,529.14M
Operating cash flow 1,615.86M 1,516.62M 1,433.74M 1,984.09M 1,974.04M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
Operating margin6.92%
Profit margin6.73%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Hideo Tanimoto
  • Senior Executive Officer, General Manager-R&D: Masahiro Inagaki
  • Executive Officer, Deputy General Manager-R&D: Hironao Kudo
  • Director & General Manager-Business Administration: Shoichi Aoki
  • Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Yoji Date


  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (8.3%)
  • Kyocera Corp. (4.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.8%)
  • The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd. (3.8%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (3.6%)
  • INAMORI KAZUO (2.7%)
  • Dodge & Cox (2.5%)
  • Inamori Foundation (2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.2%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-Ku, Kyoto, 612-8501, Japan
  • Phone: +81.75.604.3500

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