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Advantest is a provider of advanced semiconductor test systems and solutions for the semiconductor industry. The company manufactures and sells electronic measuring instruments, automatic test equipment (ATE), and electron beam lithography systems. Its products are used to verify that chips perform without malfunction in end-use applications, such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, medical instrumentation or computers, digital TV, etc.

TypePublic
Founded1954
HQTokyo, JP
Websiteadvantest.com
Employee Ratings4.7
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)5,503(+12%)
Job Openings52
Revenue (FY, 2018)¥282.5 B(+37%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)¥11.5 K(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Advantest

Yoshiaki Yoshida

Yoshiaki Yoshida

Representative Director, President and CEO
Atsushi Fujita

Atsushi Fujita

Director, Managing Executive Officer (CFO)
Michael Stichlmair

Michael Stichlmair

Executive Officer
Soichi Tsukakoshi

Soichi Tsukakoshi

Director, Senior Executive Officer
Ricky Sim

Ricky Sim

Executive Officer
Yuichi Kurita

Yuichi Kurita

Director, Standing Audit and Supervisory Committee Member
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Advantest Office Locations

Advantest has offices in Tokyo, Kazo, Kikuyo, Kitakyushu and in 32 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
Shin-Marunouchi Center Bldg., 1-6-2, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Kazo, JP
1-5, Shin-tone
Kikuyo, JP
1 Tsukure
Kitakyushu, JP
1-5-1, Higashida, Yahatahigashi-ku
Meiwa, JP
336-1, Ohwa
Nagoya, JP
Nissei-Imaike Bldg., 4-1-29, Imaike, Chigusa-ku
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Advantest Financials and Metrics

Advantest Revenue

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Advantest's revenue was reported to be ¥282.46 b in FY, 2018 which is a 36.3% increase from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q3, 2019)

69.9b

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

39.4b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

56.4%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

11.9b

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

14.3b

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

2.1t

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

11.5k

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

149.8b

EV

1.9t
Advantest's current market capitalization is ¥2.1 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

155.9b207.2b282.5b

Revenue growth, %

33%36%

Cost of goods sold

66.2b100.6b128.4b

Gross profit

89.7b106.6b154.0b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

40.7b47.7b50.9b70.9b72.6b74.9b66.2b71.6b69.9b

Cost of goods sold

20.1b22.8b27.6b32.7b33.7b32.4b26.8b30.6b30.5b

Gross profit

20.6b24.9b23.3b38.2b38.9b42.5b39.4b41.0b39.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

51%52%46%54%54%57%59%57%56%
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

95.3b104.0b119.9b

Accounts Receivable

32.5b37.9b51.8b

Inventories

39.1b49.6b57.1b

Current Assets

171.1b197.1b133.3b
Quarterly
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

14.2b18.1b57.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

5.2b5.0b5.0b

Inventories

(5.3b)(10.5b)(6.9b)

Accounts Payable

6.4b14.5b632.0m
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

991.0m3.9b2.5b13.9b16.3b17.9b12.1b14.7b11.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2b2.4b3.6b1.2b2.5b3.7b2.4b4.5b6.7b

Inventories

(192.0m)(3.4b)(5.3b)(1.9b)(3.0b)(7.0b)(2.5b)684.0m1.5b

Accounts Payable

(2.1b)3.1b928.0m(853.0m)526.0m(301.0m)(4.7b)(5.4b)(6.3b)
JPYFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

34.2m

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Advantest Operating Metrics

Advantest's Backlog was reported to be ¥64.3b in Q3, 2019.
FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Backlog

¥42.2 b¥50.9 b¥59.4 b¥65.3 b¥82.8 b¥79.5 b¥83 b¥70.8 b¥74.9 b¥74.6 b¥61.3 b¥64.3 b

Patents

2.74 k2.67 k2.53 k

Product Categories

9
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Advantest Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
EssaiJanuary 29, 2020
W2BIJune 01, 2013
VerigyJune 04, 2011$1.1 b
Advanfacilities Co., Ltd.
Advantest Academy
Advantest America,Inc.
Advantest Canada, Inc.
Advantest (China) Co., Ltd.
Advantest Component, Inc.
Advantest Costa Rica, Sociedad Anonima
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Advantest Revenue Breakdown

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Advantest revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.2% from Services, Support and Others, 13.9% from Mechatronics System Business and 75.0% from Semiconductor and Component Test System Business

Advantest revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 87.4% from Asia, 5.3% from Japan and 7.3% from Other

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Advantest Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Advantest Online and Social Media Presence

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Advantest Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    93/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

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Advantest News and Updates

New Solution for Dynamic Parametric Test is First Integrated Product from Advantest and PDF Solutions Partnership

Jointly Developed Offering Now in Use by Major IDM Jointly Developed Offering Now in Use by Major IDM

Electron Microscope Market to Record CAGR of 7.73% during 2021-2025: Advantest Corp., Carl Zeiss AG, and DELONG INSTRUMENTS AS emerge as dominant vendors|Technavio

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As per Technavio's Research Analysis, the electron microscope market is likely to register a CAGR of 7.73% while registering an incremental growth of USD 1.28 billion during 2021-2025. The report offers key vendors including Advantest Corp. (Japan),...

Advantest to Participate in Virtual SEMICON Southeast Asia on August 23-27

Digital Displays to Feature Latest IC Test Solutions for Exascale Computing, 5G, and Memory Applications Digital Displays to Feature Latest IC Test Solutions for Exascale Computing, 5G, and Memory Applications

Advantest Broadens Activities in India

Growth of Semiconductor Industry in this Strategic Region Cited as Impetus Behind Expanded Presence Growth of Semiconductor Industry in this Strategic Region Cited as Impetus Behind Expanded Presence

Automated Test Equipment Market Featuring Advantest Corp. and Aimil Ltd. | Technavio

NEW YORK, July 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The automated test equipment market is poised to grow by USD 1.63 billion during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. Request a free sample report for more insights Read the 120-page report with TOC on "Automated...

Advantest Developing Innovative Methodologies for High-Speed Scan and Software-Based Functional Testing

New Testing Capabilities Bridging Semiconductor Design and Production Expected to be Available on V93000 Platform in 2022 New Testing Capabilities Bridging Semiconductor Design and Production Expected to be Available on V93000 Platform in 2022
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Advantest Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Advantest founded?

    Advantest was founded in 1954.

  • Who are Advantest key executives?

    Advantest's key executives are Yoshiaki Yoshida, Atsushi Fujita and Michael Stichlmair.

  • How many employees does Advantest have?

    Advantest has 5,503 employees.

  • What is Advantest revenue?

    Latest Advantest annual revenue is ¥282.5 b.

  • What is Advantest revenue per employee?

    Latest Advantest revenue per employee is ¥51.3 m.

  • Who are Advantest competitors?

    Competitors of Advantest include Sanken Electric, San'an Optoelectronics and Ushio.

  • Where is Advantest headquarters?

    Advantest headquarters is located at Shin-Marunouchi Center Bldg., 1-6-2, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

  • Where are Advantest offices?

    Advantest has offices in Tokyo, Kazo, Kikuyo, Kitakyushu and in 32 other locations.

  • How many offices does Advantest have?

    Advantest has 41 offices.