Advantest Corp.


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Prev close: 2,064
Sep 22, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 199.56M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(6857)
Electronic Technology
Electronic Production Equipment
Full time employees: 4,414

Business summary

Advantest Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of mechatronic products. It operates through the following business segments: Semiconductor and Components Test Systems, Mechatronic, and Service and Others. The Semiconductor and Components Test Systems segment offers test systems for semiconductor and electronic component industry. The Mechatronic segment provides in the semiconductor devices handling mechatronic applied products such as testers, handlers, device interfaces, and nanotechnology products. The Service and Others segment involves in the customer solution, support and equipment leasing services. The company was founded by Ikuo Takeda on July 1, 1954 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 155,916M
Gross profit 85,855M
Operating income 13,566M
Income before tax 15,022M
Net income 14,201M
EBITDA 18,724M
Diluted EPS 73.95
Dividends per share 25
Total assets 231,603M
Total liabilities 122,086M
Total equity 109,517M
Operating cash flow 15,833M

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Revenue 1,439.83M
Gross profit 792.84M
Operating income 125.27M
Income before tax 138.72M
Net income 131.14M
EBITDA 172.91M
Diluted EPS 0.68
Dividends per share 0.23
Total assets 2,078.46M
Total liabilities 1,095.62M
Total equity 982.83M
Operating cash flow 146.21M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 25.65
ROA 6.42%
ROE 13.98%
Operating margin 8.70%
Profit margin 9.10%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Yoshiaki Yoshida
  • Chief Financial Officer & EVP-Administration Group: Atsushi Fujita
  • Executive Officer & Head-Technology: Toshiyuki Okayasu
  • Executive Officer & GM-Quality Assurance: Takashi Sugiura
  • Executive Officer: Takashi Sekino

Share holders

  • Baillie Gifford & Co.(13.0%)
  • Advantest Corp.(11.3%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(10.4%)
  • Fujitsu Pension Fund(10.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(5.8%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(4.5%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(3.6%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.6%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd.(0.9%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Shin Marunouchi Center Building, 1-6-2 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-0005, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3214.7500

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