SoftBank Group Corp.


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Feb 23, 2018
Prev close: 8,896
Feb 23, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,100.66M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(9984)
Specialty Telecommunications
Full time employees: 68,402

Business summary

SoftBank Group Corp. is a holding company that engages in the management of its group companies which provides information technology and telecommunication services. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, Distribution, Arm, SoftBank Vision Fund (SFV), and Others. The Domestic Telecommunications segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Sprint segment provides mobile communication services in the United States. It also sells and leases mobile devices. The Yahoo Japan segment engages internet advertising, e-commerce, and membership services. The Distribution segment distributes mobile devices overseas. It also sells personal computer (PC) software, peripherals, and mobile devices accessories in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property and related technology and software. The SFV segment manages investment activities through the SoftBank Vision Fund. The Others segment includes robotics and the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS related business. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 8,901.00B
Gross profit 3,399.38B
Operating income 1,140.85B
Income before tax 390,976M
Net income 877,902M
EBITDA 2,613.52B
Diluted EPS 800.94
Dividends per share 44
Total assets 24,634.21B
Total liabilities 20,164.48B
Total equity 3,586.35B
Operating cash flow 1,500.72B

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Revenue 82,197.88M
Gross profit 31,392.23M
Operating income 10,535.42M
Income before tax 3,610.53M
Net income 8,107.14M
EBITDA 24,135.04M
Diluted EPS 7.39
Dividends per share 0.40
Total assets 221,073.42M
Total liabilities 180,960.97M
Total equity 32,184.79M
Operating cash flow 13,858.73M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 9.68
ROA 3.87%
ROE 28.31%
Operating margin 12.81%
Profit margin 9.86%

Key executive

  • Chairman & President: Masayoshi Son
  • Director & Head-Strategic Finance: Rajeev Misra
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Ken Miyauchi
  • Senior Managing Executive Officer: Yoshimitsu Goto
  • Senior Managing Executive Officer: Kazuhiko Fujihara

Share holders

  • SON MASAYOSHI(24.6%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)(3.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(1.1%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.0%)
  • SoftBank Group Corp.(1.0%)


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  • Address: 1-9-1 Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 105-7303, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6889.2000

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