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Consumer Services

WOWOW, Inc.

  • 2,862.00 JPY
  • +5.00
  • +0.18%
  • Japan
    Apr 22, 2019
  • Ticker
    TKS(4839)
  • Prev. close
    2,857
  • Market cap (JPY)
    82,408.45M
  • Market cap (USD)
    736.31M
  • Shares
    28.84M

Business Summary

WOWOW Inc. engages in the provision of broadcasting and related services. It operates through the Broadcasting and Telemarketing segments. The Broadcasting segment acquires and produces programs to be aired through satellite, cable television, communications satellite, and Internet protocol television. The Telemarketing segment includes customer management and telemarketing operations. The company was founded on December 25, 1984 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Revenue81,574M736.01M
Gross Profit36,350M327.97M
Operating income9,876M89.10M
Income before tax10,630M95.91M
Net income7,360M66.40M
EBITDA12,988M117.18M
Diluted EPS272.682.46
Dividends Per Share800.72
Total Assets87,083M818.83M
Total liabilities32,087M301.71M
Total equity54,994M517.10M
Operating cash flow9,421M85.00M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 70,274M 72,631M 75,296M 78,253M 81,574M
Gross Profit 33,262M 35,678M 34,485M 35,762M 36,350M
Operating income 7,186M 9,758M 9,080M 10,142M 9,876M
Income before tax 7,732M 10,312M 9,469M 9,761M 10,630M
Net income 4,766M 6,619M 6,707M 6,800M 7,360M
EBITDA 9,986M 12,403M 12,265M 13,652M 12,988M
Diluted EPS 168.16 245.23 248.49 251.93 272.68
Dividends Per Share 30 60 70 80 80
Total Assets 52,797M 62,991M 63,452M 81,461M 87,083M
Total liabilities 18,594M 22,561M 18,806M 31,728M 32,087M
Total equity 34,203M 40,430M 44,646M 49,731M 54,994M
Operating cash flow 5,544M 9,309M 5,331M 12,202M 9,421M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 701.53M 661.14M 627.02M 722.64M 736.01M
Gross Profit 332.05M 324.76M 287.17M 330.25M 327.97M
Operating income 71.73M 88.82M 75.61M 93.65M 89.10M
Income before tax 77.18M 93.86M 78.85M 90.13M 95.91M
Net income 47.57M 60.25M 55.85M 62.79M 66.40M
EBITDA 99.68M 112.90M 102.13M 126.07M 117.18M
Diluted EPS 1.67 2.23 2.06 2.32 2.46
Dividends Per Share 0.29 0.54 0.58 0.73 0.72
Total Assets 512.66M 525.25M 564.54M 731.05M 818.83M
Total liabilities 180.55M 188.12M 167.32M 284.73M 301.71M
Total equity 332.11M 337.12M 397.22M 446.29M 517.10M
Operating cash flow 55.34M 84.73M 44.39M 112.68M 85.00M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
PER12.26
ROA8.73%
ROE14.05%
Operating margin12.10%
Profit margin9.02%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Akira Tanaka
  • Managing Director & Head-Technology: Nobutsune Sakata
  • Senior MD, Head-Accounting, Compliance & IR: Kazuhito Sato
  • Director & Vice President: Noriaki Kuromizu
  • Director, Head-Production & Entertainment Business: Nobuyuki Ootaka

Shareholders

  • Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. (20.5%)
  • Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc. (15.7%)
  • Nippon Television Holdings, Inc. (9.0%)
  • WOWOW, Inc. (6.4%)
  • Dentsu Pension Fund (4.8%)
  • Fidelity (Canada) Asset Management ULC (3.0%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. (2.1%)
  • Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (2.0%)
  • The Asahi Shimbun Co. (1.9%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.wowow.co.jp
  • Address: Akasaka Park Building, 21/F, 5-2-20 Akasaka, Tokyo, 107-6121, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.4330.8111

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