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Nikon is a provider of products and solutions based on advanced optoelectronics and precision technologies. It operates through Imaging Products Business, Precision Equipment Business, Healthcare Business, Industrial Metrology, and other segments. The Company manufactures and sells digital cameras, microscope solutions, ophthalmic lenses, measuring instruments, metrology systems, FPD lithography systems, semiconductor lithography systems, optical materials, encoders, customized optical equipment, and surveying instruments.

TypePublic
Founded1917
HQTokyo, JP
Websitenikon.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2018)21,029(-15%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)¥717.1 B(-4%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)¥731
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Nikon

Takumi Odajima

Takumi Odajima

General Manager of Human Resources & Administration Division, Officer in Charge of Risk Management
Toshikazu Umatate

Toshikazu Umatate

President, Representative Director, CEO
Tetsuya Morimoto

Tetsuya Morimoto

President of Nikon Europe B.V.
Tatsuya Yamaguchi

Tatsuya Yamaguchi

General Manager of Healthcare Business Unit
Kazuo Ushida

Kazuo Ushida

Representative Director
Masashi Oka

Masashi Oka

Representative Director
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Nikon Office Locations

Nikon has offices in Tokyo, Miyagi, Yokohama, Belmont and in 25 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
Shinagawa Intercity Tower C 2-15-3, Konan Minato-ku
Miyagi, JP
Hara-277 Tako, Natori
Tokyo, JP
3-25, Futaba 1-chome, Shinagawa-ku
Yokohama, JP
30-4, Tsuruya-cho 3-chome, Kanagawa-ku
Rhodes, AU
Suite 501, Level 5/5 Rider Blvd
Leuven, BE
Geldenaaksebaan 329
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Nikon Financials and Metrics

Nikon Revenue

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Nikon's revenue was reported to be ¥717.08 b in FY, 2018 which is a 4.3% decrease from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (FY, 2018)

717.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

(4.3%)

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

312.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

43.6%

Net income (FY, 2018)

34.8b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

56.2b

Market capitalization (18-Sept-2020)

268.4b

Closing stock price (18-Sept-2020)

731.0

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

388.4b

EV

5.3b
Nikon's current market capitalization is ¥268.4 b.
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

841.0b749.3b717.1b

Revenue growth, %

(11%)(4%)

Cost of goods sold

522.2b443.2b404.2b

Gross profit

318.8b306.1b312.9b
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

251.2b319.0b388.4b

Accounts Receivable

104.4b93.6b102.7b

Inventories

263.7b220.4b235.6b

Current Assets

640.3b659.0b754.2b
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

30.0b4.1b56.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

38.8b34.0b31.7b

Inventories

(1.3b)42.2b(14.5b)

Accounts Payable

3.5b(13.1b)6.1b
JPYFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

32.7m

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Nikon Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018

Countries

70

Lenses Produced to Date (Interchangeable Lenses)

100 m109 m

Locations

300

Partners

1.70 k1.70 k
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Nikon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Hikari Glass Co.
Johnny Rockets
Miyagi Nikon Precision Co.
Nikon Americas Inc.
Nikon Australia Pty Ltd.
Nikon Business Service Co.
Nikon Canada Inc.
Nikon CEE GmbH Austria
Nikon-Essilor Co.
Nikon Europe B.V. The Netherlands
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Nikon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Nikon Revenue Breakdown

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Nikon revenue breakdown by business segment: 91.9% from Sale of Goods and 8.1% from Services Rendered and Others

Nikon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 22.7% from China, 17.1% from Europe, 14.3% from Japan, 24.8% from United States and 21.1% from Other

Nikon Online and Social Media Presence

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Nikon News and Updates

Nikon Announces Full-Frame Z 5 Mirrorless Camera, 24-50mm f/4-6.3 Lens; More Info at B&H Photo

NEW YORK, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- B&H is excited to announce the latest camera and lens to join Nikon's Z series: the full-frame Z 5 Mirrorless Digital Camera and NIKKOR Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 Lens. A perfect pairing for everyday carry, the two new releases are available as a kit for...

Nikon delays the release of a new camera over a parts shortage blamed on coronavirus prevention

The novel coronavirus has delayed the release of Nikon's D6 sports-photography camera. In a statement Monday, Nikon said that measures taken to prevent the virus from spreading had caused delays in procuring parts for the D6, which was originally set to go on sale in March. The Japanese imaging gi…

Nikon Asserts Commitment To Optical Superiority With The Announcement Of Cutting-Edge Z Mount, F Mount And COOLPIX Products

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CES 2020, BOOTH #14018– Today, Nikon Inc. announced three new innovative products that affirms the imaging brand's commitment to bringing optical excellence to all levels of customers. First, the new NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S is the latest in the...

Nikon Brings Excitement, Inspiration and Innovation to All Types of Creators at CES 2020

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CES 2020, BOOTH #14018 -- Today, Nikon Inc. unveiled their upcoming program for CES 2020. The lively and inspirational space will feature an exciting array of captivating presentations, innovative product displays and awe-inspiring activations,...

Canon EOS Line, Lumix, And Nikon D3500 Cameras At Amazon: 2019 Christmas Sales Pricing Continues

Cameras are a popular holiday gift purchase, but many of them are self-purchases under the guise of a gift.

Nikon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nikon founded?

    Nikon was founded in 1917.

  • Who are Nikon key executives?

    Nikon's key executives are Takumi Odajima, Toshikazu Umatate and Tetsuya Morimoto.

  • How many employees does Nikon have?

    Nikon has 21,029 employees.

  • What is Nikon revenue?

    Latest Nikon annual revenue is ¥717.1 b.

  • What is Nikon revenue per employee?

    Latest Nikon revenue per employee is ¥34.1 m.

  • Who are Nikon competitors?

    Competitors of Nikon include Olympus Corporation, Sony and Canon.

  • Where is Nikon headquarters?

    Nikon headquarters is located at Shinagawa Intercity Tower C 2-15-3, Konan Minato-ku, Tokyo.

  • Where are Nikon offices?

    Nikon has offices in Tokyo, Miyagi, Yokohama, Belmont and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nikon have?

    Nikon has 30 offices.