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Nikon Corp.

  • 2,018.00 JPY
  • +1.00
  • +0.05%
  • Japan
    Aug 16, 2018
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Business Summary

Nikon Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of optical instruments. It operates through the following segments: Precision Equipment, Imaging Products, Instruments, 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 Instruments segment offers microscopes, measuring, and inspection equipment. The Others segment includes glass, sport optics, and customized products. The company was founded by Koyata Iwasaki on July 25, 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit301,555M2,720.81M
Operating income64,225M579.47M
Income before tax56,257M507.58M
Net income34,772M313.73M
Diluted EPS87.490.78
Dividends Per Share360.32
Total Assets1,098.34B10,327.62M
Total liabilities524,802M4,934.66M
Total equity572,908M5,387.00M
Operating cash flow125,082M1,128.56M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 980,556M 857,782M 841,040M 749,273M 717,078M
Gross Profit 349,988M 325,399M 309,342M 296,003M 301,555M
Operating income 62,941M 43,412M 42,883M 58,572M 64,225M
Income before tax 74,691M 35,153M 39,546M 3,068M 56,257M
Net income 46,824M 18,364M 29,947M 3,966M 34,772M
EBITDA 106,101M 82,553M 81,694M 92,544M 95,931M
Diluted EPS 117.88 46.21 75.37 9.98 87.49
Dividends Per Share 32 32 18 16 36
Total Assets 949,515M 972,945M 982,564M 1,018.35B 1,098.34B
Total liabilities 402,702M 400,745M 445,486M 480,202M 524,802M
Total equity 546,726M 571,693M 536,555M 537,524M 572,908M
Operating cash flow 114,185M 71,309M 107,512M 97,342M 125,082M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 9,788.77M 7,808.20M 7,003.74M 6,919.29M 6,469.93M
Gross Profit 3,493.88M 2,962.03M 2,576.04M 2,733.49M 2,720.81M
Operating income 628.33M 395.17M 357.10M 540.89M 579.47M
Income before tax 745.63M 319.99M 329.31M 28.33M 507.58M
Net income 467.43M 167.16M 249.38M 36.62M 313.73M
EBITDA 1,059.19M 751.46M 680.30M 854.61M 865.54M
Diluted EPS 1.17 0.42 0.62 0.09 0.78
Dividends Per Share 0.31 0.29 0.14 0.14 0.32
Total Assets 9,219.93M 8,112.94M 8,742.06M 9,138.93M 10,327.62M
Total liabilities 3,910.29M 3,341.63M 3,963.57M 4,309.44M 4,934.66M
Total equity 5,308.79M 4,767.08M 4,773.83M 4,823.87M 5,387.00M
Operating cash flow 1,139.89M 649.11M 895.30M 898.92M 1,128.56M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin8.95%
Profit margin4.84%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Kazuo Ushida
  • CFO, Representative Director & Executive VP: Masashi Oka
  • Executive Officer: Toru Iwaoka
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Corporate Strategy: Kenji Yoshikawa
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Production: Jun Nagatsuka


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Shinagawa Intercity Tower C, 2-15-3 Konan, Tokyo, 108-6290, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6433.3600

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Last Updated on 16 Aug, 2018

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