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Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacturing, sales, distribution, export, import and related activities for various types of pharmaceutical products. The company provides its products to medical institutions such as hospitals, medical clinics and dispensing pharmacies. Its medical products are divided into ethical pharmaceutical products which are formulated according to a prescription issued by a doctor in a hospitals or clinics, as well as general pharmaceutical products which can be purchased at pharmacies and drugstores without a prescription needed. It also provides treatments for circulatory, digestive, respiratory, central and peripheral nervous systems and others. The company was founded on July 15, 1965 and is headquartered in Toyama, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit3,966M35.29M
Operating income-27,913M-248.39M
Income before tax-108,045M-961.48M
Net income-104,984M-934.24M
Diluted EPS-1,554.36-13.83
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets260,559M2,146.72M
Total liabilities246,783M2,033.22M
Total equity13,394M110.35M
Operating cash flow-24,248M-215.78M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 164,717M 166,592M 190,076M 188,218M 179,060M
Gross Profit 40,803M 33,158M 37,320M 21,245M 3,966M
Operating income 13,200M 7,221M 7,572M -9,867M -27,913M
Income before tax 9,067M 8,903M 7,396M 636M -108,045M
Net income 8,069M 6,864M 5,133M -4,180M -104,984M
EBITDA 22,179M 16,987M 19,443M 3,350M -15,260M
Diluted EPS 142.92 114.03 80.12 -65.27 -1,554.36
Dividends Per Share 30 30 30 25 0
Total Assets 278,364M 306,838M 336,819M 363,572M 260,559M
Total liabilities 190,819M 190,511M 219,644M 251,134M 246,783M
Total equity 87,542M 116,323M 115,827M 111,167M 13,394M
Operating cash flow 18,925M 23,811M 18,450M 5,006M -24,248M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,486.18M 1,502.25M 1,748.21M 1,774.68M 1,593.44M
Gross Profit 368.15M 299.00M 343.24M 200.31M 35.29M
Operating income 119.09M 65.11M 69.64M -93.03M -248.39M
Income before tax 81.80M 80.28M 68.02M 5.99M -961.48M
Net income 72.80M 61.89M 47.21M -39.41M -934.24M
EBITDA 200.11M 153.18M 178.82M 31.58M -135.79M
Diluted EPS 1.28 1.02 0.73 -0.61 -13.83
Dividends Per Share 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.23 0
Total Assets 2,617.43M 2,772.17M 3,119.99M 3,290.24M 2,146.72M
Total liabilities 1,794.25M 1,721.19M 2,034.58M 2,272.70M 2,033.22M
Total equity 823.14M 1,050.93M 1,072.91M 1,006.03M 110.35M
Operating cash flow 170.75M 214.71M 169.69M 47.20M -215.78M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin-15.58%
Profit margin-58.63%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Yuichi Tamura
  • Finance Manager: Naoyuki Okada
  • Director & Head-Internal Audit Office: Susumu Kanda
  • Head-Compliance Management & Guidance: Yasutomo Sai
  • Executive Officer & Personnel Manager: Keiichi Arakawa


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  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.1%)
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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 7 Dec, 2022

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