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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 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit773,400M7,292.27M
Operating income184,154M1,736.36M
Income before tax159,974M1,508.37M
Net income70,145M661.38M
Diluted EPS14.000.13
Dividends Per Share5.560.05
Total Assets6,751.76B61,101.93M
Total liabilities3,762.16B34,046.72M
Total equity2,682.31B24,274.37M
Operating cash flow207,921M1,960.45M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 853,730M 897,185M 954,714M 1,052.94B 1,205.84B
Gross Profit 446,119M 514,718M 545,802M 628,480M 773,400M
Operating income 202,787M 175,145M 139,221M 152,276M 184,154M
Income before tax 193,475M 193,177M 123,370M 135,676M 159,974M
Net income 136,589M 131,154M 78,676M 81,675M 70,145M
EBITDA 240,833M 219,549M 191,719M 235,695M 286,234M
Diluted EPS 23.99 23.03 14.73 16.87 14.00
Dividends Per Share 8.86 8.86 8.86 8.86 5.56
Total Assets 1,551.25B 2,534.07B 2,443.56B 3,951.29B 6,751.76B
Total liabilities 552,543M 1,412.13B 1,533.03B 2,903.47B 3,762.16B
Total equity 930,820M 1,013.36B 818,291M 771,548M 2,682.31B
Operating cash flow 127,023M 75,457M 149,957M 243,278M 207,921M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 7,883.92M 8,094.96M 8,609.19M 9,684.39M 11,369.74M
Gross Profit 4,119.76M 4,644.11M 4,921.80M 5,780.41M 7,292.27M
Operating income 1,872.67M 1,580.26M 1,255.43M 1,400.55M 1,736.36M
Income before tax 1,786.67M 1,742.96M 1,112.49M 1,247.87M 1,508.37M
Net income 1,261.35M 1,183.35M 709.46M 751.20M 661.38M
EBITDA 2,224.01M 1,980.90M 1,728.83M 2,167.79M 2,698.85M
Diluted EPS 0.22 0.20 0.13 0.15 0.13
Dividends Per Share 0.08 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.05
Total Assets 13,921.34M 23,827.68M 22,076.71M 36,601.35M 61,101.93M
Total liabilities 4,958.65M 13,278.16M 13,850.45M 26,895.20M 34,046.72M
Total equity 8,353.40M 9,528.61M 7,392.97M 7,146.94M 24,274.37M
Operating cash flow 1,173.01M 680.82M 1,352.24M 2,237.53M 1,960.45M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin15.27%
Profit margin5.81%

Key executives

  • President, Co-CEO & Representative Director: Kentaro Kawabe
  • Representative Director & Co-CEO: Takeshi Idezawa
  • Group CFO & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Ryosuke Sakaue
  • Group Chief Technology Officer: Chiaki Fujimon
  • Chief Global Investment Office: In-Joon Hwang


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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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Last Updated on 27 Jan, 2022

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