Rakuten, Inc.


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Aug 21, 2017
Prev close: 1,292.5
Aug 21, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,433.83M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4755)
Consumer Services
Other Consumer Services
Full time employees: 14,134

Business summary

Rakuten, Inc. engages in the internet services business. It operates through the following segments: Internet Services, FinTech, and Others. The Internet Services segment manages e-commerce (EC), online cash-back, travel booking, and portal and digital content sites. The FinTech segment provides services over the internet related to banking and securities, credit cards, life insurance, and electronic money. The Others segment includes the provision of messaging and communication services; and management of a Japanese professional baseball team. The company was founded by Hiroshi Mikitani on February 7, 1997 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 781,916M
Gross profit 496,677M
Operating income 104,318M
Income before tax 74,732M
Net income 37,995M
EBITDA 148,575M
Diluted EPS 26.44
Dividends per share 4.5
Total assets 4,604.67B
Total liabilities 3,924.32B
Total equity 680,247M
Operating cash flow 30,700M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 7,196.06M
Gross profit 4,570.97M
Operating income 960.05M
Income before tax 687.76M
Net income 349.67M
EBITDA 1,367.35M
Diluted EPS 0.24
Dividends per share 0.04
Total assets 39,479.33M
Total liabilities 33,646.21M
Total equity 5,832.27M
Operating cash flow 282.53M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 42.98
ROA 0.85%
ROE 5.66%
Operating margin 13.34%
Profit margin 4.85%

Key executive

  • Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer: Hiroshi Mikitani
  • COO, Chief Marketing Officer & Group Executive VP: Kentaro Hyakuno
  • Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer & EVP: Yoshihisa Yamada
  • Chief Information Officer & Executive VP: Yasufumi Hirai
  • CTO & Managing Executive Officer: Terje Marthinussen

Share holders

  • Baillie Gifford & Co.(7.1%)
  • Rakuten, Inc.(4.6%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)(3.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.2%)
  • Schroder Investment Management Ltd.(1.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.9%)


  • Website: http://corp.rakuten.co.jp
  • Address: Rakuten Crimson House, 1-14-1 Tamagawa, Tokyo, 158-0094, Japan
  • Phone: +81.50.5581.6910

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