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Nikon Corp.

  • 1,885.00 JPY
  • -45.00
  • -2.33%
  • Japan
    Apr 20, 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 2017 JPYUSD
Gross Profit296,003M2,733.49M
Operating income58,572M540.89M
Income before tax3,068M28.33M
Net income3,966M36.62M
Diluted EPS9.980.09
Dividends Per Share160.14
Total Assets1,018.35B9,138.93M
Total liabilities480,202M4,309.44M
Total equity537,524M4,823.87M
Operating cash flow97,342M898.92M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 1,010.49B 980,556M 857,782M 841,040M 749,273M
Gross Profit 346,984M 349,988M 325,399M 309,342M 296,003M
Operating income 51,001M 62,941M 43,412M 42,883M 58,572M
Income before tax 61,856M 74,691M 35,153M 39,546M 3,068M
Net income 42,459M 46,824M 18,364M 29,947M 3,966M
EBITDA 87,940M 106,101M 82,553M 81,694M 92,544M
Diluted EPS 106.92 117.88 46.21 75.37 9.98
Dividends Per Share 31 32 32 18 16
Total Assets 865,019M 949,515M 972,945M 982,564M 1,018.35B
Total liabilities 373,695M 402,702M 400,745M 445,486M 480,202M
Total equity 491,324M 546,726M 571,693M 536,555M 537,524M
Operating cash flow 51,890M 114,185M 71,309M 107,512M 97,342M
 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 12,188.25M 9,788.77M 7,808.20M 7,003.74M 6,919.29M
Gross Profit 4,185.21M 3,493.88M 2,962.03M 2,576.04M 2,733.49M
Operating income 615.15M 628.33M 395.17M 357.10M 540.89M
Income before tax 746.08M 745.63M 319.99M 329.31M 28.33M
Net income 512.12M 467.43M 167.16M 249.38M 36.62M
EBITDA 1,060.70M 1,059.19M 751.46M 680.30M 854.61M
Diluted EPS 1.28 1.17 0.42 0.62 0.09
Dividends Per Share 0.37 0.31 0.29 0.14 0.14
Total Assets 9,200.37M 9,219.93M 8,112.94M 8,742.06M 9,138.93M
Total liabilities 3,974.63M 3,910.29M 3,341.63M 3,963.57M 4,309.44M
Total equity 5,225.74M 5,308.79M 4,767.08M 4,773.83M 4,823.87M
Operating cash flow 625.88M 1,139.89M 649.11M 895.30M 898.92M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2017
Operating margin7.81%
Profit margin0.52%

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 20 Apr, 2018

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