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Nikon Corp.

Business Summary

Nikon Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of optical instruments. It operates through the following segments: Precision Equipment, Imaging Products, Healthcare, and Industrial Metrology and Others. The Precision Equipment segment covers products and services related to integrated circuit and liquid crystal display steppers. The Imaging Products segment manufactures and sells imaging products and peripherals such as digital single-lens reflex cameras, compact digital cameras, and interchangeable camera lenses. The Healthcare segment offers microscopes, measuring, and inspection equipment. The Industrial Metrology and Others segment includes glass, ophthalmic lenses, multi-turn absolute encoder and customized products. The company was founded by Koyata Iwasaki on July 25, 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue591,012M5,435.80M
Gross Profit209,086M1,923.05M
Operating income16,336M150.24M
Income before tax11,864M109.11M
Net income7,693M70.75M
EBITDA50,441M463.92M
Diluted EPS19.850.18
Dividends Per Share400.36
Total Assets1,005.88B9,317.59M
Total liabilities464,121M4,299.20M
Total equity540,652M5,008.12M
Operating cash flow16,419M151.01M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 841,040M 749,273M 717,078M 708,660M 591,012M
Gross Profit 309,342M 296,003M 301,555M 293,311M 209,086M
Operating income 42,883M 58,572M 64,225M 64,849M 16,336M
Income before tax 39,546M 3,068M 56,257M 87,915M 11,864M
Net income 29,947M 3,966M 34,772M 66,513M 7,693M
EBITDA 81,694M 92,544M 95,931M 92,654M 50,441M
Diluted EPS 75.37 9.98 87.49 167.30 19.85
Dividends Per Share 18 16 36 60 40
Total Assets 982,564M 1,018.35B 1,098.34B 1,134.98B 1,005.88B
Total liabilities 445,486M 480,202M 524,802M 518,259M 464,121M
Total equity 536,555M 537,524M 572,908M 615,920M 540,652M
Operating cash flow 107,512M 97,342M 125,082M 68,901M 16,419M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 7,003.74M 6,919.29M 6,469.93M 6,390.38M 5,435.80M
Gross Profit 2,576.04M 2,733.49M 2,720.81M 2,644.95M 1,923.05M
Operating income 357.10M 540.89M 579.47M 584.78M 150.24M
Income before tax 329.31M 28.33M 507.58M 792.77M 109.11M
Net income 249.38M 36.62M 313.73M 599.78M 70.75M
EBITDA 680.30M 854.61M 865.54M 835.51M 463.92M
Diluted EPS 0.62 0.09 0.78 1.50 0.18
Dividends Per Share 0.14 0.14 0.32 0.54 0.36
Total Assets 8,742.06M 9,138.93M 10,327.62M 10,254.19M 9,317.59M
Total liabilities 3,963.57M 4,309.44M 4,934.66M 4,682.28M 4,299.20M
Total equity 4,773.83M 4,823.87M 5,387.00M 5,564.62M 5,008.12M
Operating cash flow 895.30M 898.92M 1,128.56M 621.31M 151.01M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER50.07
ROA0.71%
ROE1.33%
Operating margin2.76%
Profit margin1.30%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Toshikazu Umatate
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Corporate Strategy: Kenji Yoshikawa
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Production: Jun Nagatsuka
  • Executive Officer: Tadashi Nakayama
  • Executive Officer & Senior Manager-Image Business: Hiroyuki Ikegami

Shareholders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (6.0%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. (5.1%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.2%)
  • Nikon Corp. (2.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.6%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.4%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (2.3%)
  • Mebuki Financial Group, Inc. (1.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.nikon.co.jp
  • Address: Shinagawa Intercity Tower C, 2-15-3 Konan, Tokyo, 108-6290, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6433.3600

Related Companies

  • Nikon Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
  • Nikon Pension Fund
  • Nikon Healthcare Japan, Inc.
  • Mark Roberts Motion Control Ltd.
  • Nikon Trust
  • Nikon Board Member Incentive Plan
  • Nikon Latin America SA
  • Nikon Precision Shanghai Co. Ltd.
  • Nikon Mexico SA de CV
  • Nikon Instruments Korea Co., Ltd.
  • Nikon International Trading (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd.
  • Guang Dong Nikon Camera Co. Ltd.
  • Nikon Instruments Shanghai Co. Ltd.
  • Hang Zhou Nikon Camera Co. Ltd.
  • Nikon Imaging (China) Sales Co. Ltd.
  • Nikon Imaging (China) Co. Ltd.
  • Nikon Holdings Hong Kong Ltd.
  • Nikon Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Nikon (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
  • Nikon India Pvt Ltd.
  • Nikon Ventures Corp.
  • Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Kurobane Nikon Co., Ltd.
  • Nikon Precision Taiwan Ltd.
  • Nikon Precision Singapore Pte. Ltd.
  • Nikon Canada, Inc.
  • Nikon Research Corp. of America
  • Nikon Eyewear Co., Ltd.
  • Nikon Logistics Corp.
  • Nikon Hong Kong Ltd.

Competitors

  • Canon Inc.
  • GoPro, Inc. Class A
  • Bruker Corporation
  • ASML Holding NV
  • Kinko Optical Co. Ltd.
  • Onto Innovation, Inc.
  • ASM Pacific Technology Limited
  • KINGSEMI Co., Ltd. Class A
  • Vista Outdoor Inc
Last Updated on 7 Aug, 2020

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