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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 2023 JPYUSD
Gross Profit392,531M2,896.53M
Operating income-25,718M-189.77M
Income before tax-239,043M-1,763.92M
Net income-260,840M-1,924.77M
Diluted EPS-407.30-3.00
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets1,772.96B13,321.51M
Total liabilities1,550.59B11,650.73M
Total equity208,744M1,568.44M
Operating cash flow14,746M108.81M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 2,394.76B 2,262.28B 2,425.91B 2,495.58B 2,548.11B
Gross Profit 496,745M 482,017M 487,142M 496,306M 392,531M
Operating income 77,389M 51,465M 83,113M 84,718M -25,718M
Income before tax 58,428M 32,331M 66,442M 89,802M -239,043M
Net income 64,011M 13,727M 53,263M 73,990M -260,840M
EBITDA 156,238M 125,661M 156,730M 159,177M 60,647M
Diluted EPS 79.06 21.61 87.19 121.13 -407.30
Dividends Per Share 20 18 30 40 0
Total Assets 1,848.55B 1,811.90B 1,927.22B 1,956.28B 1,772.96B
Total liabilities 1,491.21B 1,540.94B 1,563.08B 1,487.01B 1,550.59B
Total equity 341,689M 256,567M 350,646M 454,573M 208,744M
Operating cash flow 78,305M 68,453M 204,642M 75,157M 14,746M
 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 21,594.97M 20,807.24M 22,873.55M 22,208.13M 18,802.86M
Gross Profit 4,479.43M 4,433.32M 4,593.19M 4,416.60M 2,896.53M
Operating income 697.86M 473.34M 783.66M 753.90M -189.77M
Income before tax 526.87M 297.36M 626.47M 799.14M -1,763.92M
Net income 577.22M 126.25M 502.20M 658.43M -1,924.77M
EBITDA 1,408.88M 1,155.76M 1,477.78M 1,416.50M 447.52M
Diluted EPS 0.71 0.19 0.82 1.07 -3.00
Dividends Per Share 0.18 0.16 0.28 0.35 0
Total Assets 16,701.00M 16,783.90M 17,440.96M 16,117.71M 13,321.51M
Total liabilities 13,472.63M 14,273.96M 14,145.57M 12,251.42M 11,650.73M
Total equity 3,087.04M 2,376.61M 3,173.26M 3,745.19M 1,568.44M
Operating cash flow 706.12M 629.59M 1,929.53M 668.81M 108.81M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2023
Operating margin-1.00%
Profit margin-10.23%


  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Po-Hsuan Wu
  • Managing Executive Officer, GM-R&D Business: Mototaka Taneya
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Masahiro Okitsu
  • Senior Managing Executive Officer: Yoshihiro Hashimoto
  • Senior Managing Executive Officer: Toshiaki Takayama


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Last Updated on 22 Sep, 2023

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