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Commercial Services

UBIC, Inc.

  • 501.00 JPY
  • +6.00
  • +1.21%
  • Japan
    Apr 22, 2019
  • Ticker
    TKS(2158)
  • Prev. close
    495
  • Market cap (JPY)
    18,871.31M
  • Market cap (USD)
    168.61M
  • Shares
    38.12M

Business Summary

FRONTEO Inc. engages in the provision of computer forensic investigation services. It includes presentation of electronic data in legal disputes and litigations, and preservation of evidence and research and analysis of documents in overseas litigation. It operates through the Legaltech Business and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions Business divisions. The Legaltech Business division offers eDiscovery services and solutions and legal and compliance professional services. The AI Solutions Business division handles businesses in the business intelligence, digital marketing, and healthcare fields. Its geographical segments include: Japan (Legal), United States of America (Legal), Asia (Legal), Japan (AI), and Asia (AI). The company was founded on August 8, 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Revenue12,217.77M110.23M
Gross Profit4,731.46M42.69M
Operating income177.71M1.60M
Income before tax-860.66M-7.76M
Net income-828.12M-7.47M
EBITDA1,368.51M12.34M
Diluted EPS-21.79-0.19
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets14,914.08M140.23M
Total liabilities10,560.47M99.29M
Total equity4,314.13M40.56M
Operating cash flow1,466.19M13.22M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 4,171.61M 6,274.46M 10,553.00M 11,207.73M 12,217.77M
Gross Profit 1,824.57M 3,050.08M 4,375.20M 3,880.48M 4,731.46M
Operating income -598.61M 266.06M 69.12M -1,206.66M 177.71M
Income before tax -664.75M 434.06M -8.91M -1,370.86M -860.66M
Net income -604.35M 260.31M -196.75M -948.06M -828.12M
EBITDA -161.49M 860.01M 1,068.84M -36.16M 1,368.51M
Diluted EPS -17.74 7.27 -5.53 -26.07 -21.79
Dividends Per Share 0 3 3 0 0
Total Assets 4,888.68M 7,644.51M 12,931.18M 16,158.87M 14,914.08M
Total liabilities 1,355.51M 2,423.74M 8,275.23M 11,140.19M 10,560.47M
Total equity 3,511.86M 5,207.32M 4,636.76M 4,986.33M 4,314.13M
Operating cash flow 22.71M 1,012.57M 616.56M -231.84M 1,466.19M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 41.64M 57.11M 87.87M 103.49M 110.23M
Gross Profit 18.21M 27.76M 36.43M 35.83M 42.69M
Operating income -5.97M 2.42M 0.57M -11.14M 1.60M
Income before tax -6.63M 3.95M -0.07M -12.65M -7.76M
Net income -6.03M 2.36M -1.63M -8.75M -7.47M
EBITDA -1.61M 7.82M 8.90M -0.33M 12.34M
Diluted EPS -0.17 0.06 -0.04 -0.24 -0.19
Dividends Per Share 0 0.02 0.02 0 0
Total Assets 47.46M 63.74M 115.05M 145.01M 140.23M
Total liabilities 13.16M 20.21M 73.62M 99.97M 99.29M
Total equity 34.10M 43.42M 41.25M 44.74M 40.56M
Operating cash flow 0.22M 9.21M 5.13M -2.14M 13.22M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
PER--
ROA-5.33%
ROE-17.80%
Operating margin1.45%
Profit margin-6.77%

Key executives

  • Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer: Masahiro Morimoto
  • COO, Director & Vice President: Naritomo Ikeue
  • CFO, Director, & Chief Accounting Officer: Tomohiro Uesugi
  • Director & Chief Technology Officer: Hideki Takeda
  • Chief Client Technology Officer: Yoshikatsu Shirai

Shareholders

  • MORIMOTO MASAHIRO /UBIC/ (18.1%)
  • Focus Systems Corp. (7.8%)
  • IKEUE NARITOMO (7.1%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.0%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.2%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (1.4%)
  • KANBAYASHI TADAHIRO (1.1%)
  • HAYASHI JUNICHI /SUMIDA/ (1.1%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (0.5%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.fronteo.com
  • Address: Meisan Takahama Building, 8/F, 2-12-23 Konan, Tokyo, 108-0075, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5463.6344

Related Companies

  • Fronteo Communications, Inc.
  • FRONTEO USA, Inc.
  • FRONTEO Korea, Inc.
  • FRONTEO Taiwan, Inc.
  • FRONTEO Healthcare, Inc.
  • TechLaw Solutions, Inc.

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