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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 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit464,023M4,184.35M
Operating income105,961M955.51M
Income before tax140,610M1,267.95M
Net income103,210M930.70M
Diluted EPS284.702.56
Dividends Per Share1401.26
Total Assets2,968.47B26,819.12M
Total liabilities606,215M5,476.93M
Total equity2,265.91B20,471.78M
Operating cash flow220,025M1,984.09M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 1,526.98B 1,479.72B 1,422.87B 1,577.03B 1,623.71B
Gross Profit 376,296M 372,571M 360,120M 372,828M 464,023M
Operating income 111,756M 111,247M 106,543M 91,541M 105,961M
Income before tax 121,862M 145,583M 137,849M 129,992M 140,610M
Net income 115,875M 109,047M 103,843M 79,137M 103,210M
EBITDA 184,750M 187,894M 183,988M 173,911M 169,850M
Diluted EPS 315.85 297.24 282.62 215.19 284.70
Dividends Per Share 100 100 110 120 140
Total Assets 3,021.18B 3,095.04B 3,110.47B 3,128.81B 2,968.47B
Total liabilities 717,561M 721,287M 691,561M 715,514M 606,215M
Total equity 2,215.31B 2,284.26B 2,334.21B 2,325.79B 2,265.91B
Operating cash flow 130,767M 194,040M 164,231M 158,905M 220,025M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 13,899.83M 12,322.41M 13,139.74M 14,229.04M 14,641.91M
Gross Profit 3,425.34M 3,102.57M 3,325.59M 3,363.88M 4,184.35M
Operating income 1,017.29M 926.40M 983.89M 825.94M 955.51M
Income before tax 1,109.28M 1,212.34M 1,272.99M 1,172.86M 1,267.95M
Net income 1,054.78M 908.08M 958.95M 714.02M 930.70M
EBITDA 1,681.73M 1,564.68M 1,699.06M 1,569.13M 1,531.63M
Diluted EPS 2.87 2.47 2.60 1.94 2.56
Dividends Per Share 0.91 0.83 1.01 1.08 1.26
Total Assets 25,192.27M 27,537.24M 27,914.11M 29,419.95M 26,819.12M
Total liabilities 5,983.41M 6,417.42M 6,206.23M 6,727.91M 5,476.93M
Total equity 18,472.53M 20,323.53M 20,947.85M 21,869.21M 20,471.78M
Operating cash flow 1,190.34M 1,615.86M 1,516.62M 1,433.74M 1,984.09M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
Operating margin6.52%
Profit margin6.35%

Key executives

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


  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (8.2%)
  • Kyocera Corp. (4.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.9%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.8%)
  • The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd. (3.8%)
  • Dodge & Cox (3.5%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (3.4%)
  • INAMORI KAZUO (2.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.5%)
  • Inamori Foundation (2.4%)

Contact Details

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

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