NEXON Co., Ltd.


  • 1m
  • 3m
  • 6m
  • 1y
  • 2y
  • 5y
Aug 18, 2017
Prev close: 2,681
Aug 18, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 439.14M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(3659)
Technology Services
Internet Software/Services
Full time employees: 5,525

Business summary

NEXON Co., Ltd. develops free to play online and mobile games. The company has developed first graphics based massively multiplayer online games. It also pioneered the concept of micro transactions and the free to play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in game items to enhance their experience. The company's operations are carried out through the following business divisions: Personal Computer Online Game Development and Services, Mobile Game Development and Services and Portal Site Planning. NEXON was founded on December 18, 2002 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

In the news

Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 183,128M
Gross profit 131,434M
Operating income 68,787M
Income before tax 47,022M
Net income 20,133M
EBITDA 75,153M
Diluted EPS 45.4
Dividends per share 5
Total assets 441,832M
Total liabilities 64,138M
Total equity 372,924M
Operating cash flow 73,293M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 1,685.34M
Gross profit 1,209.60M
Operating income 633.05M
Income before tax 432.74M
Net income 185.28M
EBITDA 691.64M
Diluted EPS 0.41
Dividends per share 0.04
Total assets 3,788.15M
Total liabilities 549.90M
Total equity 3,197.35M
Operating cash flow 674.52M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 36.61
ROA 4.64%
ROE 5.38%
Operating margin 37.56%
Profit margin 10.99%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Owen Mahoney
  • CFO, Representative Director & IR Contact: Shiro Uemura
  • Director & General Manager-Practical Use: Ji-Won Park

Share holders

  • NXC Corp.(51.2%)
  • Orbis Investment Management Ltd.(5.4%)
  • SEO MIN /NEXON/(1.7%)
  • Invesco Asset Management Ltd.(1.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.0%)
  • Hermes Investment Management Ltd.(0.9%)
  • Wellington Management Co. LLP(0.8%)
  • Schroder Investment Management (Japan) Ltd.(0.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(0.7%)
  • Janus Capital Management LLC(0.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 2-3-1 Shinkawa, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, 104-0033, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3523.7911

Copyright © 2017 FactSet Research Systems Inc. All rights reserved.