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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 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit513,643M4,570.88M
Operating income148,967M1,325.65M
Income before tax199,754M1,777.60M
Net income148,414M1,320.73M
Diluted EPS411.153.65
Dividends Per Share1801.60
Total Assets3,917.26B32,274.06M
Total liabilities1,018.99B8,395.40M
Total equity2,871.55B23,658.53M
Operating cash flow201,957M1,797.20M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,577.03B 1,623.71B 1,599.05B 1,526.89B 1,838.93B
Gross Profit 372,828M 464,023M 441,174M 406,947M 513,643M
Operating income 91,541M 105,961M 110,683M 72,068M 148,967M
Income before tax 129,992M 140,610M 148,826M 117,298M 199,754M
Net income 79,137M 103,210M 107,721M 90,214M 148,414M
EBITDA 173,911M 169,850M 203,431M 181,126M 277,927M
Diluted EPS 215.19 284.70 297.35 248.90 411.15
Dividends Per Share 120 140 160 140 180
Total Assets 3,128.81B 2,968.47B 3,250.17B 3,493.47B 3,917.26B
Total liabilities 715,514M 606,215M 795,933M 877,360M 1,018.99B
Total equity 2,325.79B 2,265.91B 2,432.13B 2,591.41B 2,871.55B
Operating cash flow 158,905M 220,025M 214,630M 220,821M 201,957M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 14,229.04M 14,641.91M 14,707.21M 14,396.89M 16,364.63M
Gross Profit 3,363.88M 4,184.35M 4,057.67M 3,837.04M 4,570.88M
Operating income 825.94M 955.51M 1,018.00M 679.51M 1,325.65M
Income before tax 1,172.86M 1,267.95M 1,368.81M 1,105.98M 1,777.60M
Net income 714.02M 930.70M 990.75M 850.61M 1,320.73M
EBITDA 1,569.13M 1,531.63M 1,871.04M 1,707.81M 2,473.26M
Diluted EPS 1.94 2.56 2.73 2.34 3.65
Dividends Per Share 1.08 1.26 1.47 1.32 1.60
Total Assets 29,419.95M 26,819.12M 30,106.75M 31,615.11M 32,274.06M
Total liabilities 6,727.91M 5,476.93M 7,372.82M 7,939.90M 8,395.40M
Total equity 21,869.21M 20,471.78M 22,529.14M 23,451.72M 23,658.53M
Operating cash flow 1,433.74M 1,984.09M 1,974.04M 2,082.08M 1,797.20M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin8.10%
Profit margin8.07%

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. (7.9%)
  • Kyocera Corp. (4.9%)
  • The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd. (3.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (3.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.7%)
  • Estate of Kazuo Inamori (2.7%)
  • Inamori Foundation (2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • 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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Last Updated on 28 Nov, 2022

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