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Sharp Corp.

  • 1,276.00 JPY
  • -29.00
  • -2.22%
  • Japan
    Apr 19, 2019
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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 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit482,091M4,349.72M
Operating income90,126M813.17M
Income before tax89,416M806.76M
Net income70,226M633.62M
Diluted EPS85.600.77
Dividends Per Share100.09
Total Assets1,908.66B17,946.96M
Total liabilities1,506.94B14,169.68M
Total equity378,448M3,558.51M
Operating cash flow105,270M949.81M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 2,927.18B 2,786.25B 2,461.58B 2,050.63B 2,427.27B
Gross Profit 629,671M 492,842M 333,309M 465,305M 482,091M
Operating income 108,560M -48,065M -161,967M 62,455M 90,126M
Income before tax 45,970M -188,834M -231,122M -587M 89,416M
Net income 11,559M -222,347M -255,972M -24,876M 70,226M
EBITDA 236,473M 63,812M -83,436M 130,690M 166,242M
Diluted EPS 78.70 -1,315.10 -1,546.40 -68.60 85.60
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 10
Total Assets 2,181.68B 1,961.90B 1,570.67B 1,773.68B 1,908.66B
Total liabilities 1,974.50B 1,917.39B 1,601.88B 1,465.88B 1,506.94B
Total equity 195,160M 30,166M -43,050M 294,155M 378,448M
Operating cash flow 198,984M 17,339M -18,866M 127,231M 105,270M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 29,221.74M 25,362.68M 20,498.84M 18,936.98M 21,900.36M
Gross Profit 6,285.92M 4,486.23M 2,775.62M 4,296.94M 4,349.72M
Operating income 1,083.74M -437.52M -1,348.77M 576.75M 813.17M
Income before tax 458.91M -1,718.91M -1,924.66M -5.42M 806.76M
Net income 115.39M -2,023.97M -2,131.60M -229.72M 633.62M
EBITDA 2,360.68M 580.86M -694.81M 1,206.87M 1,499.94M
Diluted EPS 0.78 -11.97 -12.87 -0.63 0.77
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0.09
Total Assets 21,184.44M 16,359.46M 13,974.57M 15,917.45M 17,946.96M
Total liabilities 19,172.76M 15,988.27M 14,252.26M 13,155.16M 14,169.68M
Total equity 1,895.03M 251.54M -383.02M 2,639.81M 3,558.51M
Operating cash flow 1,986.43M 157.83M -157.10M 1,174.93M 949.81M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin3.71%
Profit margin2.89%

Key executives

  • Chairman & President: Cheng Wu Tai
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Yoshihisa Ishida
  • Representative Director & Executive Officer: Toshiaki Takayama
  • Director & Executive Officer: Chien Erh Wang
  • Executive Officer: Hirokazu Nishiyama


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