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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: Imaging Products, Precision Equipment, Healthcare, and Industrial Metrology and Others. The Imaging Products segment deals with the manufacture and sale of imaging products and peripherals such as digital single-lens reflex cameras, compact digital cameras, and interchangeable camera lenses. The Precision Equipment segment provides products and services for flat display panel (FPD) and semiconductor equipment. The Healthcare segment offers microscopes, cell culture observation devices, and scanning laser ophthalmoscopes. The Industrial Metrology and Others segment includes industrial equipment, glass, and custom products businesses. The company was founded by Koyata Iwasaki on July 25, 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit225,973M2,010.92M
Operating income46,606M414.74M
Income before tax55,883M497.30M
Net income42,679M379.79M
Diluted EPS115.571.02
Dividends Per Share400.35
Total Assets1,039.56B8,564.91M
Total liabilities439,600M3,621.83M
Total equity597,682M4,924.25M
Operating cash flow31,351M278.99M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 717,078M 708,660M 591,012M 451,223M 539,612M
Gross Profit 301,555M 293,311M 209,086M 145,244M 225,973M
Operating income 64,225M 64,849M 16,336M -25,434M 46,606M
Income before tax 56,257M 87,915M 11,864M -47,311M 55,883M
Net income 34,772M 66,513M 7,693M -34,496M 42,679M
EBITDA 95,931M 92,654M 50,441M 2,593M 71,463M
Diluted EPS 87.49 167.30 19.85 -93.96 115.57
Dividends Per Share 36 60 40 20 40
Total Assets 1,098.34B 1,134.98B 1,005.88B 989,737M 1,039.56B
Total liabilities 524,802M 518,259M 464,121M 451,010M 439,600M
Total equity 572,908M 615,920M 540,652M 537,585M 597,682M
Operating cash flow 125,082M 68,901M 16,419M 4,966M 31,351M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 6,469.93M 6,390.38M 5,435.80M 4,254.51M 4,801.98M
Gross Profit 2,720.81M 2,644.95M 1,923.05M 1,369.48M 2,010.92M
Operating income 579.47M 584.78M 150.24M -239.81M 414.74M
Income before tax 507.58M 792.77M 109.11M -446.08M 497.30M
Net income 313.73M 599.78M 70.75M -325.25M 379.79M
EBITDA 865.54M 835.51M 463.92M 24.44M 635.94M
Diluted EPS 0.78 1.50 0.18 -0.88 1.02
Dividends Per Share 0.32 0.54 0.36 0.18 0.35
Total Assets 10,327.62M 10,254.19M 9,317.59M 8,956.89M 8,564.91M
Total liabilities 4,934.66M 4,682.28M 4,299.20M 4,081.53M 3,621.83M
Total equity 5,387.00M 5,564.62M 5,008.12M 4,865.02M 4,924.25M
Operating cash flow 1,128.56M 621.31M 151.01M 46.82M 278.99M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin8.63%
Profit margin7.90%

Key executives

  • President, CEO, Representative Director & CTO: Toshikazu Umatate
  • CFO, Director, Executive VP & Head-Internal Audit: Muneaki Tokunari
  • Vice President: Hamid Zarringhalam
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Production: Jun Nagatsuka
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Industrial Equipment: Tadashi Nakayama


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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 24 Mar, 2023

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