Nikon Corp.


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Jan 19, 2018
Prev close: 2,213
Jan 19, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 400.87M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(7731)
Consumer Durables
Full time employees: 25,031

Business summary

Nikon Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of optical instruments. It operates through the following segments: Precision Equipment, Imaging Products, Instruments, and Others. The Precision Equipment segment covers products and services related to integrated circuit and liquid crystal display steppers. The Imaging Products segment manufactures and sells imaging products and peripherals such as digital single-lens reflex cameras, compact digital cameras, and interchangeable camera lenses. The Instruments segment offers microscopes, measuring, and inspection equipment. The Others segment includes glass, sport optics, and customized products. The company was founded by Koyata Iwasaki on July 25, 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 749,273M
Gross profit 296,003M
Operating income 58,572M
Income before tax 3,068M
Net income 3,966M
EBITDA 92,544M
Diluted EPS 9.98
Dividends per share 16
Total assets 1,018.35B
Total liabilities 480,202M
Total equity 537,524M
Operating cash flow 97,342M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 6,919.29M
Gross profit 2,733.49M
Operating income 540.89M
Income before tax 28.33M
Net income 36.62M
EBITDA 854.61M
Diluted EPS 0.09
Dividends per share 0.14
Total assets 9,138.93M
Total liabilities 4,309.44M
Total equity 4,823.87M
Operating cash flow 898.92M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 161.23
ROA 0.39%
ROE 0.73%
Operating margin 7.81%
Profit margin 0.52%

Key executive

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Kazuo Ushida
  • CFO, Representative Director & Executive VP: Masashi Oka
  • Executive Officer: Toru Iwaoka
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Corporate Strategy: Kenji Yoshikawa
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Production: Jun Nagatsuka

Share holders

  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(4.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.5%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(3.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.0%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Mebuki Financial Group, Inc.(1.6%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Shinagawa Intercity Tower C, 2-15-3 Konan, Tokyo, 108-6290, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6433.3600

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