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Health Technology

Olympus Corp.

Business Summary

Olympus Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of precision machineries and instruments. It operates through the following segments: Medical, Scientific Solutions, Imaging, and Others. The Medical segment covers digestive, surgical, and ultrasonic endoscopy as well as endoscopic treatment tools. The Scientific Solutions segment manufactures and sells biological and industrial microscopes, industrial endoscopes, and non-destructive testing equipment. The Imaging segment deals with digital cameras and recording devices. The Others segment includes biomaterial manufacturing and sales business. The company was founded by Takeshi Yamashita on October 12, 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit537,502M4,783.20M
Operating income166,464M1,481.35M
Income before tax148,381M1,320.43M
Net income115,742M1,029.98M
Diluted EPS90.160.80
Dividends Per Share140.12
Total Assets1,357.99B11,188.45M
Total liabilities844,599M6,958.59M
Total equity510,168M4,203.23M
Operating cash flow169,729M1,510.41M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 786,497M 793,862M 755,231M 730,544M 868,867M
Gross Profit 481,111M 479,699M 444,563M 427,987M 537,502M
Operating income 84,282M 72,171M 101,604M 104,836M 166,464M
Income before tax 76,665M 20,117M 86,132M 76,215M 148,381M
Net income 57,064M 8,147M 60,597M 65,599M 115,742M
EBITDA 137,195M 130,840M 169,913M 164,773M 231,079M
Diluted EPS 41.69 5.96 61.15 44.86 90.16
Dividends Per Share 7 7.50 10 12 14
Total Assets 978,663M 932,030M 1,015.66B 1,183.45B 1,357.99B
Total liabilities 534,404M 489,643M 640,991M 785,548M 844,599M
Total equity 442,793M 441,193M 370,747M 394,326M 510,168M
Operating cash flow 95,146M 66,943M 133,544M 124,122M 169,729M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 7,096.27M 7,158.70M 6,946.20M 6,888.19M 7,732.01M
Gross Profit 4,340.88M 4,325.71M 4,088.84M 4,035.42M 4,783.20M
Operating income 760.44M 650.80M 934.49M 988.48M 1,481.35M
Income before tax 691.71M 181.40M 792.19M 718.62M 1,320.43M
Net income 514.86M 73.46M 557.33M 618.52M 1,029.98M
EBITDA 1,237.85M 1,179.85M 1,562.76M 1,553.62M 2,056.36M
Diluted EPS 0.37 0.05 0.56 0.42 0.80
Dividends Per Share 0.06 0.06 0.09 0.11 0.12
Total Assets 9,202.28M 8,420.56M 9,408.20M 10,709.98M 11,188.45M
Total liabilities 5,024.95M 4,423.75M 5,937.57M 7,109.03M 6,958.59M
Total equity 4,163.54M 3,986.02M 3,434.27M 3,568.56M 4,203.23M
Operating cash flow 858.46M 603.66M 1,228.26M 1,170.32M 1,510.41M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin19.15%
Profit margin13.32%

Key executives

  • President, Chief Executive Officer & Director: Yasuo Takeuchi
  • Chief Operating Officer: Nacho Abia
  • Chief Financial Officer: Chikashi Takeda
  • Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer: André Roggan
  • Chief Information Officer & Executive Officer: Stephen Mark Kneebone


  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (6.1%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (5.1%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (4.1%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Pension Fund (3.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.0%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.5%)
  • Olympus Corp. (2.5%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (2.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Shinjuku Monolith, 2-3-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo, 163-0914, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3340.2111

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Last Updated on 23 Mar, 2023

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