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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 Others segment includes the smartphone payments business, alternative investment business, fund business in Latin America and the operation of baseball teams. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Revenue6,221.53B55,365.18M
Gross Profit3,265.57B29,060.21M
Operating income713,852M6,352.54M
Income before tax-1,282.68B-11,414.58M
Net income-1,740.73B-15,490.75M
EBITDA1,566.27B13,938.22M
Diluted EPS-1,018.57-9.06
Dividends Per Share440.39
Total Assets47,544.67B391,717.17M
Total liabilities36,333.78B299,351.47M
Total equity9,478.79B78,095.14M
Operating cash flow511,438M4,551.26M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 9,158.76B 6,093.54B 3,828.78B 11,920.19B 6,221.53B
Gross Profit 3,582.07B 2,526.36B 1,244.51B 9,166.95B 3,265.57B
Operating income 1,015.65B 659,691M -918,515M 6,887.92B 713,852M
Income before tax 384,630M 1,682.67B -573,977M 5,054.02B -1,282.68B
Net income 1,017.06B 1,370.74B -1,106.79B 4,246.48B -1,740.73B
EBITDA 2,601.52B 2,353.87B -93,940M 7,734.85B 1,566.27B
Diluted EPS 454.19 628.26 -478.50 2,437.29 -1,018.57
Dividends Per Share 22 22 44 44 44
Total Assets 31,180.46B 36,096.47B 37,257.29B 45,750.45B 47,544.67B
Total liabilities 25,404.32B 27,584.14B 30,381.25B 34,291.73B 36,333.78B
Total equity 4,687.30B 7,124.60B 5,416.73B 9,716.21B 9,478.79B
Operating cash flow 1,072.77B 1,140.12B 1,086.80B 522,998M 511,438M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 82,636.15M 54,948.97M 35,215.06M 112,393.75M 55,365.18M
Gross Profit 32,319.73M 22,781.64M 11,446.33M 86,433.87M 29,060.21M
Operating income 9,163.88M 5,948.80M -8,447.99M 64,945.22M 6,352.54M
Income before tax 3,470.37M 15,173.61M -5,279.12M 47,653.65M -11,414.58M
Net income 9,176.58M 12,360.81M -10,179.65M 40,039.47M -15,490.75M
EBITDA 23,472.63M 21,226.25M -864.00M 72,930.82M 13,938.22M
Diluted EPS 4.09 5.66 -4.40 22.98 -9.06
Dividends Per Share 0.19 0.19 0.40 0.41 0.39
Total Assets 293,187.21M 326,118.97M 345,118.71M 414,031.26M 391,717.17M
Total liabilities 238,874.61M 249,213.08M 281,425.13M 310,332.46M 299,351.47M
Total equity 44,074.27M 64,368.30M 50,175.87M 87,929.56M 78,095.14M
Operating cash flow 9,679.21M 10,281.17M 9,995.86M 4,931.27M 4,551.26M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
PER--
ROA-3.73%
ROE-18.13%
Operating margin11.47%
Profit margin-27.97%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Executive President: Masayoshi Son
  • CFO, Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Yoshimitsu Goto
  • Chief Legal Officer & Group Compliance Officer: Tim Mackey
  • Corporate Officer: Ren Tanaka
  • Managing Executive Officer & Head-Accounting: Kazuko Kimiwada

Shareholders

  • SON MASAYOSHI (29.0%)
  • SoftBank Group Corp. (9.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (6.2%)
  • Son Investment Godo Kaisha (4.4%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.0%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.7%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.6%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.4%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://group.softbank
  • Address: Tokyo Port City Takeshiba Ofc Tower, 1--7-1 Kaigan, Tokyo, 105-7537, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6889.2000

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Competitors

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Last Updated on 27 Sep, 2022

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