Financial Indicators

Profitability

Operating income margin

%

ROA (Return on assets)

%

ROE (Return on equity)

%

EV/EBITDA

Time

  FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Gross margin (%) 24.2 24.5 25.9 24.8 24.2
Operating income margin (%) 5.8 6.3 7.6 6.9 6.9
Ordinary income margin (%) 6.3 6.8 8.0 7.3 7.3
ROA (Return on assets) (%) 6.5 6.9 8.5 8.2 8.2
ROE (Return on equity) (%) 7.0 7.8 9.9 9.7 9.3
EV/EBITDA*1(times) 5.3 10.1 13.4 8.7 10.7
  1. EV/EBITDA
    EV=Total market value + Interest-bearing liabilities - Liquidity in hand (Cash and deposits + Short term investments in securities)
    EBITDA=Operating profit + Depreciation

Stability

  FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Equity ratio (%) 46.2 48.4 51.9 51.0 54.9
Equity capital ratio on market-value basis (%) 63.5 110.1 175.4 108.2 134.1
Interest-bearing liabilities (millions of yen) 71,666 73,698 47,208 65,597 52,655
Interest coverage ratio (times) 36.4 28.5 30.1 54.2 25.8

Efficiency

  FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Total asset turnover ratio (times) 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1
Shareholders' equity turnover ratio (times) 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.1
Tangible fixed asset turnover ratio (times) 5.2 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.9

Per share information

  FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Net assets per share (yen) 1,574.74 1,800.15 1,805.09 1,956.25 2,155.74
Net income per share (yen) 108.99 134.65 177.77 182.37 191.93
Dividends per share (yen) 30 38 50 55 60
Consolidated dividend payout ratio (%) 27.5 28.2 28.1 30.2 31.3

Number of employees

  FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Consolidated 28,091 31,221 31,446 36,693 37,519
Non-consolidated 12,422 12,331 12,290 12,072 11,976