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SoftBank Group Corp.

Business Summary

SoftBank Group Corp. operates as a holding company which engages in the management of its group companies. It operates through the following segments: SoftBank Vision Fund, SoftBank, Arm, Brightstar, and others. The SoftBank Vision Fund segment engages in the investment business. The SoftBank segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors and develops software technologies. The Brightstar segment engages in the distribution of mobile devices overseas. The Other segment includes Smartphone payments business, Alternative investment business, Fund business in Latin America and operation of the baseball team. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Revenue13,157.17B124,057.07M
Gross Profit10,403.93B98,097.19M
Operating income8,124.90B76,608.55M
Income before tax5,670.45B53,465.90M
Net income4,246.48B40,039.47M
EBITDA8,971.83B84,594.15M
Diluted EPS2,437.2922.98
Dividends Per Share440.41
Total Assets45,750.45B414,031.26M
Total liabilities34,291.73B310,332.46M
Total equity9,716.21B87,929.56M
Operating cash flow522,998M4,931.27M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 8,901.00B 9,158.76B 6,093.54B 6,185.09B 13,157.17B
Gross Profit 3,399.38B 3,582.07B 2,526.36B 2,700.05B 10,403.93B
Operating income 1,140.85B 1,015.65B 659,691M 572,937M 8,124.90B
Income before tax 712,526M 384,630M 1,682.67B 35,492M 5,670.45B
Net income 877,902M 1,017.06B 1,370.74B -960,975M 4,246.48B
EBITDA 2,613.52B 2,601.52B 2,353.87B 1,404.95B 8,971.83B
Diluted EPS 400.47 454.19 628.26 -478.50 2,437.29
Dividends Per Share 22 22 22 44 44
Total Assets 24,634.21B 31,180.46B 36,096.47B 37,257.29B 45,750.45B
Total liabilities 20,164.48B 25,404.32B 27,584.14B 30,381.25B 34,291.73B
Total equity 3,586.35B 4,687.30B 7,124.60B 5,416.73B 9,716.21B
Operating cash flow 1,500.72B 1,072.77B 1,140.12B 1,086.80B 522,998M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 82,197.88M 82,636.15M 54,948.97M 56,887.09M 124,057.07M
Gross Profit 31,392.23M 32,319.73M 22,781.64M 24,833.58M 98,097.19M
Operating income 10,535.42M 9,163.88M 5,948.80M 5,269.56M 76,608.55M
Income before tax 6,579.94M 3,470.37M 15,173.61M 326.43M 53,465.90M
Net income 8,107.14M 9,176.58M 12,360.81M -8,838.52M 40,039.47M
EBITDA 24,135.04M 23,472.63M 21,226.25M 12,921.99M 84,594.15M
Diluted EPS 3.69 4.09 5.66 -4.40 22.98
Dividends Per Share 0.20 0.19 0.19 0.40 0.41
Total Assets 221,073.42M 293,187.21M 326,118.97M 345,118.71M 414,031.26M
Total liabilities 180,960.97M 238,874.61M 249,213.08M 281,425.13M 310,332.46M
Total equity 32,184.79M 44,074.27M 64,368.30M 50,175.87M 87,929.56M
Operating cash flow 13,858.73M 9,679.21M 10,281.17M 9,995.86M 4,931.27M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
PER3.56
ROA10.23%
ROE56.12%
Operating margin61.75%
Profit margin32.27%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Masayoshi Son
  • Chief Operating Officer & Vice President: Raul Marcelo Claure
  • Chief Financial Officer & Senior Managing Director: Yoshimitsu Goto
  • Manager-Finance & Planning: Norikazu Oba
  • Chief Legal & Group Compliance Officer: Tim Mackey

Shareholders

  • SON MASAYOSHI (32.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (6.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.3%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (3.0%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.9%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.5%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (1.4%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://group.softbank
  • Address: 1-9-1 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 105-7303, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6889.2290

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  • SVF Investment Advisers (India) Pvt Ltd.
  • SBGI India Pvt Ltd.
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  • SVF Victory (Cayman) Ltd.
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  • SBWW Investments Asia Ltd.
  • SSIP Waterloo (Cayman) Ltd.
  • La Bi Holdco LLC
  • West Raptor Holdings LLC
  • SVF Electra (Cayman) Ltd.
  • SVF Endurance (Cayman) Ltd.
  • Brightstar Mobility UK Ltd.
  • Softbank Latin America Local Hub
  • SoftBank Group Capital Ltd.

Competitors

  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Andes Technology Corp.
  • Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
  • Imsys AB
  • Cambricon Technologies Corp. Ltd. Class A
  • Prosus N.V. Class N
  • ASIA CEMENT Co., Ltd.
  • CEVA, Inc.
  • Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc.
  • Network-1 Technologies, Inc.
  • Pixelworks, Inc.
  • TAC Co., Ltd.
Last Updated on 18 Jun, 2021

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