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Nikon is a provider of products and solutions based on advanced optoelectronics and precision technologies. It operates in four segments: Imaging Products Business, Precision Equipment Business, Healthcare Business, and Industrial Metrology and Other. 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 Ratings3.5
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)19,448(-3%)
Job Openings5
Revenue (FY, 2021)¥451.2 B(-23%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)¥1.3 K
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Nikon

Toshikazu Umatate

Toshikazu Umatate

President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Officer in charge of Research and Development Division, Design Center and Digital Solutions Business Unit; Representative Director
Hiroyuki Ikegami

Hiroyuki Ikegami

Senior Vice President, General Manager of Imaging Business Unit
Tatsuya Yamaguchi

Tatsuya Yamaguchi

Corporate Vice President, General Manager of Healthcare Business Unit
Masato Hamatani

Masato Hamatani

Senior Vice President, General Manager of Semiconductor Lithography Business Unit, Officer in charge of Healthcare Business Unit
Takumi Odajima

Takumi Odajima

Executive Vice President, General Manager of Human Resources and Administration Division, Officer in charge of Risk Management, Internal Audit Department, Information Security Department and Legal and Intellectual Property Division
Nobuyuki Ishizuka

Nobuyuki Ishizuka

Chief Manufacturing Officer, General Manager of Production Technology Division
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Nikon Office Locations

Nikon has offices in Tokyo, Kumagaya, Minato City, Mito and in 45 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
Shinagawa Intercity Tower C 2-15-3, Konan Minato-ku
Kumagaya, JP
201-9 Miizugahara
Mito, JP
276-6 Motoishikawachō
Miyagi, JP
Hara-277 Tako, Natori
Nasukarasuyama, JP
1956-3, Kyono
Otawara, JP
760 Midori
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Nikon Financials and Metrics

Nikon Revenue

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Nikon's revenue was reported to be ¥451.22 b in FY, 2021 which is a 23.7% decrease from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

132.3b

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

60.4b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

45.7%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

15.8b

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

20.0b

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

479.5b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

1.3k

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

347.3b

EV

270.5b
Nikon's current market capitalization is ¥479.5 b.
Annual
JPYFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

708.7b591.0b451.2b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)(17%)(24%)

Cost of goods sold

405.3b369.0b295.3b

Gross profit

303.4b222.0b155.9b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

143.0b148.1b153.4b64.7b110.9b150.6b132.3b

Cost of goods sold

86.3b88.4b96.3b43.9b74.2b93.5b71.8b

Gross profit

56.7b59.7b57.1b20.8b36.7b57.1b60.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

40%40%37%32%33%38%46%
Annual
JPYFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

411.1b324.0b351.8b

Accounts Receivable

86.6b78.1b

Inventories

253.3b246.5b235.8b

Current Assets

798.7b677.2b675.9b
Annual
JPYFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Depreciation and Amortization

27.8b34.1b28.0b

Inventories

(18.2b)1.0b13.1b

Accounts Payable

(18.7b)(24.5b)(9.6b)

Cash From Operating Activities

68.9b16.4b5.0b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Depreciation and Amortization

8.3k16.8b25.4b7.4b14.7b21.0b6.1b

Inventories

(13.4k)(21.3b)(15.9b)(24.3b)(16.5b)418.0m2.8b

Accounts Payable

(12.0k)(15.5b)(21.0b)(8.2b)(14.9b)(11.8b)(5.7b)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.4k18.9b20.1b(22.7b)(13.3b)11.6b949.0m
JPYFY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

33.9m

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Nikon Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

7070

Locations

300300

Partners

1.7 k1.7 k

Patents (US)

231294
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Nikon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Morf3DApril 06, 2021
Mark Roberts Motion ControlSeptember 19, 2016
OptosFebruary 27, 2015$400 m
Hikari Glass Co., Ltd.
Miyagi Nikon Precision Co., Ltd.
Nikon Americas Inc.
Nikon Australia Pty Ltd.
Nikon Business Service Co., Ltd.
Nikon Canada Inc.
Nikon CEE GmbH
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Nikon Revenue Breakdown

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Nikon revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.9% from Healthcare, 11.8% from Industrial Metrology and Others, 33.3% from Imaging Products and 41.0% from Precision Equipment

Nikon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.8% from Europe, 16.1% from Japan, 25.4% from United States, 26.8% from China and 15.8% from Other

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Nikon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Nikon Online and Social Media Presence

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Nikon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    60/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    75/100

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Nikon News and Updates

Nikon Launches Sleek, Versatile NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 Lens; More Info at B&H

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- B&H is excited to announce the NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2, a versatile and compact prime lens for the mirrorless Z system. This lens straddles the wide-angle and normal-length fields of view and is characterized by its adaptability for use in a variety of...

Notice Regarding Recognition of a Gain on Sales of Investment Securities

NIKON CORPORATION (hereafter referred to as “the Company”) announced that the conditions of the sale of investment securities announced in the news release "Notice Regarding Recognition of a Gain on Sales of Investment Securities" on August 31, 2021 have been decided today and the Company will rec…

Notice Regarding Recognition of a Gain on Sales of Investment Securities

NIKON CORPORATION (hereafter referred to as “the Company”) announced a sale of a part of the investment securities held in JEOL Ltd. (First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Code Number 6951) by the Company through a secondary offering in accordance with the written resolution of the Board of D…

Nikon product receives the “Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2021”

Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce that “NX Studio”, a software that enables the seamless viewing, processing and editing of still images and video, has received the "Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2021", sponsored by Germany's Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen.

Notice Concerning the Amount to be Paid for Offered Stock Acquisition Rights

NIKON CORPORATION hereby announces, with respect to the Offered Stock Acquisition Rights resolved at the meeting of its Board of Directors on August 5, 2021, that the total number of the Offered Stock Acquisition Rights and the amount to be paid for Offered Stock Acquisition Rights were decided t…
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Nikon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nikon founded?

    Nikon was founded in 1917.

  • Who are Nikon key executives?

    Nikon's key executives are Toshikazu Umatate, Hiroyuki Ikegami and Tatsuya Yamaguchi.

  • How many employees does Nikon have?

    Nikon has 19,448 employees.

  • What is Nikon revenue?

    Latest Nikon annual revenue is ¥451.2 b.

  • What is Nikon revenue per employee?

    Latest Nikon revenue per employee is ¥23.2 m.

  • Who are Nikon competitors?

    Competitors of Nikon include Eastman Kodak, ASML and Olympus Corporation.

  • 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, Kumagaya, Minato City, Mito and in 45 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nikon have?

    Nikon has 55 offices.