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Consumer Durables

Sharp Corp.

Business Summary

Sharp Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of electronic components and consumer electronic products. It operates through the following segments: Smart Homes, Smart Business Solutions, Internet of Things (IoT) Electronics Devices and Advance Display Systems. The Smart Homes segment includes mobile phones, tablets, electronic dictionaries, calculators, facsimiles, telephones, and network control unit. The Smart Business Solutions segment covers the POS systems, electronic cash registers, commercial projectors, information displays, digital MFPs (multi-function printers), options and consumables, software, FA equipment, and ultrasonic cleaners. The IoT Electronics Devices segment handles the camera modules, camera module production facilities, sensor modules, proximity sensors, dust sensors, CCD/CMOS sensors, laser diodes, and automotive cameras. The Advance Display Systems segment comprises of LCD color televisions, Blu-ray Disc recorders, indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) LCD modules, continuous grain (CG) Silicon LCD modules, and amorphous silicon LCD modules. The company was founded by Tokuji Hayakawa on September 15, 1912 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2020 JPYUSD
Gross Profit486,539M4,474.91M
Operating income52,774M485.38M
Income before tax38,334M352.57M
Net income20,959M192.76M
Diluted EPS33.000.30
Dividends Per Share180.16
Total Assets1,832.34B16,973.26M
Total liabilities1,537.20B14,239.34M
Total equity275,603M2,552.94M
Operating cash flow68,086M626.21M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 2,461.58B 2,050.63B 2,427.27B 2,400.07B 2,271.24B
Gross Profit 333,309M 465,305M 482,091M 500,791M 486,539M
Operating income -161,967M 62,455M 90,126M 84,142M 52,774M
Income before tax -231,122M -587M 89,416M 75,587M 38,334M
Net income -255,972M -24,876M 70,226M 74,226M 20,959M
EBITDA -83,436M 130,690M 166,242M 162,991M 129,052M
Diluted EPS -1,546.40 -68.60 85.59 91.68 33.00
Dividends Per Share 0 0 10 20 18
Total Assets 1,570.67B 1,773.68B 1,908.46B 1,866.34B 1,832.34B
Total liabilities 1,601.88B 1,465.88B 1,506.47B 1,493.87B 1,537.20B
Total equity -43,050M 294,155M 378,448M 350,866M 275,603M
Operating cash flow -18,866M 127,231M 105,270M 79,043M 68,086M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 20,498.84M 18,936.98M 21,900.36M 21,642.80M 20,889.69M
Gross Profit 2,775.62M 4,296.94M 4,349.72M 4,515.91M 4,474.91M
Operating income -1,348.77M 576.75M 813.17M 758.75M 485.38M
Income before tax -1,924.66M -5.42M 806.76M 681.61M 352.57M
Net income -2,131.60M -229.72M 633.62M 669.33M 192.76M
EBITDA -694.81M 1,206.87M 1,499.94M 1,469.78M 1,186.94M
Diluted EPS -12.87 -0.63 0.77 0.82 0.30
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0.09 0.18 0.16
Total Assets 13,974.57M 15,917.45M 17,945.09M 16,861.80M 16,973.26M
Total liabilities 14,252.26M 13,155.16M 14,165.25M 13,496.63M 14,239.34M
Total equity -383.02M 2,639.81M 3,558.51M 3,169.95M 2,552.94M
Operating cash flow -157.10M 1,174.93M 949.81M 712.77M 626.21M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
Operating margin2.32%
Profit margin0.92%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Cheng Wu Tai
  • President, COO & Representative Director: Katsuaki Nomura
  • Managing Executive Officer, GM-R&D Business: Mototaka Taneya
  • Executive Officer & GM-Administration: Satoshi Sakakibara
  • Senior Managing Executive Officer: Yoshihiro Hashimoto


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