Olympus Corp.


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Jan 19, 2018
Prev close: 4,205
Jan 19, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 342.69M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(7733)
Health Technology
Medical Specialties
Full time employees: 34,687

Business summary

Olympus Corp. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of precision machineries and instruments. It operates through the following segments: Medical Systems, Life Sciences and Industrial, Imaging Systems, Information and Communications, and Others. The Medical Systems segment covers endoscopes, and endoscopic surgery and therapy. The Life Sciences and Industrial segment manufactures and sells biological and industrial microscopes, industrial endoscopes, non-destructive testing equipment, and printers. The Imaging Systems segment deals with digital cameras and recording devices. The Information and Communication segment sells mobile terminals such as mobile phones. The Others segment includes biomaterial manufacturing and sales, and system development. The company was founded by Takeshi Yamashita on October 12, 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 748,050M
Gross profit 490,658M
Operating income 76,487M
Income before tax 81,686M
Net income 78,191M
EBITDA 129,787M
Diluted EPS 228.37
Dividends per share 28
Total assets 991,062M
Total liabilities 560,182M
Total equity 429,361M
Operating cash flow 90,194M

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Revenue 6,907.99M
Gross profit 4,531.06M
Operating income 706.33M
Income before tax 754.34M
Net income 722.06M
EBITDA 1,198.54M
Diluted EPS 2.10
Dividends per share 0.25
Total assets 8,894.03M
Total liabilities 5,027.20M
Total equity 3,853.19M
Operating cash flow 832.91M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 18.73
ROA 7.85%
ROE 19.25%
Operating margin 10.22%
Profit margin 10.45%

Key executive

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Hiroyuki Sasa
  • Chief Financial Officer, Director & Executive VP: Yasuo Takeuchi
  • Director & Chief Technology Officer: Haruo Ogawa
  • Global Chief Compliance Officer: Caroline West
  • Executive Officer: Hitoshi Kawada

Share holders

  • Sony Corp.(5.0%)
  • Northern Cross LLC(4.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(4.1%)
  • Harris Associates LP(4.0%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(3.8%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co.(3.7%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(3.3%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(3.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.3%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.0%)


  • Website: http://www.olympus.co.jp
  • Address: Shinjuku Monolith, 2-3-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo, 163-0914, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3340.2111

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