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Technology Services

Z Holdings Corp.

Business Summary

Z Holdings Corp. engages in the management of group companies and related operations. It operates through the following segments: Media and Commerce. The Media segment covers the advertisement related services that include search linked advertisement and display advertisement. The Commerce segment handles the commerce related services in Yahoo Auction!, Yahoo! Shopping, ASKUL Corp., and Yahoo! Premium. It also provides the settlement finance related services. The company was founded on January 31, 1996 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit1,070.40B9,525.44M
Operating income167,814M1,493.37M
Income before tax197,612M1,758.54M
Net income77,317M688.04M
Diluted EPS10.140.09
Dividends Per Share5.810.05
Total Assets7,168.74B59,062.75M
Total liabilities4,186.54B34,492.60M
Total equity2,684.37B22,116.39M
Operating cash flow266,314M2,369.91M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 897,185M 954,714M 1,052.94B 1,205.84B 1,567.42B
Gross Profit 514,718M 545,802M 628,480M 773,400M 1,070.40B
Operating income 175,145M 139,221M 152,276M 164,193M 167,814M
Income before tax 193,177M 123,370M 135,676M 159,974M 197,612M
Net income 131,154M 78,676M 81,675M 70,145M 77,317M
EBITDA 219,549M 191,719M 235,695M 266,273M 303,558M
Diluted EPS 23.03 14.73 16.87 14.00 10.14
Dividends Per Share 8.86 8.86 8.86 5.56 5.81
Total Assets 2,534.07B 2,443.56B 3,951.29B 6,746.41B 7,168.74B
Total liabilities 1,412.13B 1,533.03B 2,903.47B 3,756.81B 4,186.54B
Total equity 1,013.36B 818,291M 771,548M 2,682.31B 2,684.37B
Operating cash flow 75,457M 149,957M 243,278M 207,921M 266,314M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 8,094.96M 8,609.19M 9,684.39M 11,369.74M 13,948.41M
Gross Profit 4,644.11M 4,921.80M 5,780.41M 7,292.27M 9,525.44M
Operating income 1,580.26M 1,255.43M 1,400.55M 1,548.15M 1,493.37M
Income before tax 1,742.96M 1,112.49M 1,247.87M 1,508.37M 1,758.54M
Net income 1,183.35M 709.46M 751.20M 661.38M 688.04M
EBITDA 1,980.90M 1,728.83M 2,167.79M 2,510.64M 2,701.35M
Diluted EPS 0.20 0.13 0.15 0.13 0.09
Dividends Per Share 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.05 0.05
Total Assets 23,827.68M 22,076.71M 36,601.35M 61,053.50M 59,062.75M
Total liabilities 13,278.16M 13,850.45M 26,895.20M 33,998.29M 34,492.60M
Total equity 9,528.61M 7,392.97M 7,146.94M 24,274.37M 22,116.39M
Operating cash flow 680.82M 1,352.24M 2,237.53M 1,960.45M 2,369.91M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin10.70%
Profit margin4.93%

Key executives

  • President, Co-CEO & Representative Director: Kentaro Kawabe
  • Co-CEO, Representative Director & Sales CPO: Takeshi Idezawa
  • Group CFO & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Ryosuke Sakaue
  • Co-Group Chief Technology Officer: Eui-Bin Park
  • Group Chief Technology Officer: Chiaki Fujimon


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  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.9%)
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.7%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (0.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.5%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.5%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC (0.5%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Kioi Tower, Tokyo Garden Terrace, 1-3 Kioi-cho, Tokyo, 102-8282, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6898.8200

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