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SoftBank Group Corp.

  • 8,201.00 JPY
  • -76.00
  • -0.92%
  • Japan
    Apr 20, 2018
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Business Summary

SoftBank Group Corp. is a holding company that engages in the management of its group companies which provides information technology and telecommunication services. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, Distribution, Arm, SoftBank Vision Fund (SFV), and Others. The Domestic Telecommunications segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Sprint segment provides mobile communication services in the United States. It also sells and leases mobile devices. The Yahoo Japan segment engages internet advertising, e-commerce, and membership services. The Distribution segment distributes mobile devices overseas. It also sells personal computer (PC) software, peripherals, and mobile devices accessories in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property and related technology and software. The SFV segment manages investment activities through the SoftBank Vision Fund. The Others segment includes robotics and the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS related business. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2017 JPYUSD
Gross Profit3,399.38B31,392.23M
Operating income1,140.85B10,535.42M
Income before tax390,976M3,610.53M
Net income877,902M8,107.14M
Diluted EPS800.947.39
Dividends Per Share440.40
Total Assets24,634.21B221,073.42M
Total liabilities20,164.48B180,960.97M
Total equity3,586.35B32,184.79M
Operating cash flow1,500.72B13,858.73M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 3,202.53B 6,666.65B 8,504.13B 8,881.77B 8,901.00B
Gross Profit 1,591.69B 2,705.15B 3,256.15B 3,363.67B 3,399.38B
Operating income 797,621M 878,588M 924,862M 967,465M 1,140.85B
Income before tax 719,167M 849,647M 1,136.42B 543,764M 390,976M
Net income 372,481M 520,250M 668,936M 435,957M 877,902M
EBITDA 1,152.74B 1,778.49B 2,047.39B 2,368.79B 2,613.52B
Diluted EPS 328.08 434.68 558.75 388.32 800.94
Dividends Per Share 40 40 40 41 44
Total Assets 7,218.17B 16,690.12B 21,034.16B 20,707.19B 24,634.21B
Total liabilities 5,287.73B 13,859.74B 17,180.99B 17,201.92B 20,164.48B
Total equity 1,612.75B 1,930.44B 2,846.30B 2,613.61B 3,586.35B
Operating cash flow 813,025M 860,245M 1,155.17B 940,186M 1,500.72B
 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 38,627.99M 66,552.36M 77,411.31M 73,962.85M 82,197.88M
Gross Profit 19,198.51M 27,005.23M 29,640.10M 28,010.93M 31,392.23M
Operating income 9,620.65M 8,770.83M 8,418.81M 8,056.54M 10,535.42M
Income before tax 8,674.36M 8,481.92M 10,344.59M 4,528.18M 3,610.53M
Net income 4,492.74M 5,193.59M 6,089.18M 3,630.42M 8,107.14M
EBITDA 13,904.00M 17,754.46M 18,636.97M 19,726.09M 24,135.04M
Diluted EPS 3.95 4.33 5.08 3.23 7.39
Dividends Per Share 0.48 0.39 0.36 0.34 0.40
Total Assets 76,772.74M 162,063.66M 175,394.35M 184,235.87M 221,073.42M
Total liabilities 56,240.51M 134,580.22M 143,264.46M 153,048.80M 180,960.97M
Total equity 17,153.33M 18,744.87M 23,734.04M 23,253.81M 32,184.79M
Operating cash flow 9,806.45M 8,587.72M 10,515.30M 7,829.38M 13,858.73M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2017
Operating margin12.81%
Profit margin9.86%

Key executives

  • Chairman & President: Masayoshi Son
  • Director & Head-Strategic Finance: Rajeev Misra
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Ken Miyauchi
  • Senior Managing Executive Officer: Yoshimitsu Goto
  • Senior Managing Executive Officer: Kazuhiko Fujihara


  • SON MASAYOSHI (24.6%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (3.7%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.1%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.2%)
  • SoftBank Group Corp. (1.0%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 1-9-1 Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 105-7303, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6889.2000

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Last Updated on 20 Apr, 2018

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