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Seiko Holdings (formerly Seiko Corp.) is the corporation that serves as a holding company for subsidiaries, such as Seiko Watch, maker of watches such as the Kinetic and Thermic series that generate power by the movement of the owner's wrist or body heat. The watchmaker also makes mass-market watch brands Pulsar and Lorus. Seiko Watch's other timepieces range from small bedside alarm clocks to large-scale public clocks. Seiko Holdings other subsidiaries include Seiko Clock, Seiko Instruments, Seiko Optical Products, Seiko Sports Life, and Seiko Precision.

TypePublic
Founded1881
HQMahwah, NJ, US
Websiteseikousa.com
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2018)12,033
Revenue (FY, 2018)¥247.3 B(-7%)
Share Price (Nov 2021)¥2.2 K(-6%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Seiko

Shinji Hattori

Shinji Hattori

Chairman & Group CEO

Seiko Office Locations

Seiko has offices in Mahwah, Miami and New York
Mahwah, NJ, US (HQ)
1111 MacArthur Blvd
Miami, FL, US
130 NE 40th St #11
New York, NY, US
510 Madison Ave
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Seiko Financials and Metrics

Seiko Revenue

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Seiko's revenue was reported to be ¥247.29 b in FY, 2018 which is a 7.9% decrease from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (H1, 2019)

122.2b

Gross profit (H1, 2019)

49.8b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2019), %

40.7%

Net income (H1, 2019)

5.5b

EBIT (H1, 2019)

7.0b

Market capitalization (10-Nov-2021)

95.4b

Closing stock price (10-Nov-2021)

2.2k

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

26.2b

EV

173.1b
Seiko's current market capitalization is ¥95.4 b.
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

257.1b268.5b247.3b

Revenue growth, %

4%(8%)

Cost of goods sold

160.8b166.2b151.0b

Gross profit

96.3b102.3b96.3b
Half Year
JPYH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

133.0b121.1b122.2b

Cost of goods sold

82.7b74.1b72.4b

Gross profit

50.3b47.0b49.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

38%39%41%
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

35.4b34.2b33.8b

Accounts Receivable

39.7b38.1b37.5b

Inventories

66.2b57.0b58.3b

Current Assets

153.9b142.5b139.0b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Cash

34.6b43.3b43.5b30.6b30.1b32.5b31.5b26.2b

Accounts Receivable

38.1b42.0b44.6b35.9b37.3b39.9b34.5b37.8b

Inventories

70.4b69.7b67.5b60.5b60.8b61.3b60.8b61.2b

Current Assets

157.3b167.3b167.9b137.3b136.5b141.8b137.5b133.8b
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

6.3b13.0b9.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

11.0b10.1b9.0b

Inventories

(1.2b)2.0b(976.0m)

Accounts Payable

(4.0b)9.3b(518.0m)
Half Year
JPYH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

3.4b6.2b5.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

5.2b4.3b5.0b

Inventories

(3.3b)(3.2b)(3.7b)

Accounts Payable

10.0b288.0m(2.9b)
JPYFY, 2017

Debt/Equity

1.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

4.3 x
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Seiko Operating Metrics

Nov, 2019

Brands

5
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Seiko Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Asian Electronic Technology Pte. Ltd.
City Service Co., Ltd.
CRONOS Inc.
Dalian Seiko Instruments Inc.
Guangzhou Seiko Instruments Ltd
Guangzhou SII Watch Co., Ltd.
Human Capital Co.,LTD.
IIM Corporation
Instruments Technology (Johor) Sdn. Bhd.
Kyobashi Kigyo Co., Ltd.
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Seiko Revenue Breakdown

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Seiko revenue breakdown by business segment: 55.3% from Watches Business, 21.7% from Electronic Devices Business, 12.0% from Systems Solutions Business and 11.1% from Other

Seiko Cybersecurity Score

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A

96/100

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Seiko Online and Social Media Presence

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Seiko Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    60/100

  • Compensation

    D

    54/100

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Seiko News and Updates

Seiko Prospex U.S. Special Editions Emphasize Ocean Conservation

MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Seiko Watch of America has announced three Special Edition Prospex timepieces celebrating its official sponsorship of Oceanic Society, America's first ocean conservation non-profit, and its global work to study and protect endangered sea turtles....

35 years on, the classic Seiko 1986 Quartz Diver's is re-born.

In 1986, Seiko launched a diver’s watch that set a new standard. It combined Seiko’s legendary 1975 design with the 1,000 meter water resistance required for saturation diving with a quartz movement that delivered an accuracy that no mechanical diver’s watch could match. At the time, and still today…

Worldwide Synoptophore Industry to 2026 - Players Include Takagi Seiko, Oculus Optikgerate and Appasamy Associates Among Others

Dublin, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Synoptophore Market By Application (Diagnostic and Therapeutic), By Type (Manual and Automated), By End-user (Clinics, Hospitals and Other End-users), By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndM…

Seiko 5 Sports meets NARUTO & BORUTO.

Introduced in 1968 and re-born in 2019, Seiko 5 Sports has offered a wide variety of durable and reliable mechanical watches for watch lovers of every age for over half a century. Today, there are seven new Seiko 5 Sports creations inspired by two leading Japanese animations, NARUTO and BORUTO. NARU…

Grand Seiko Studio Shizukuishi abre sus puertas

TOKIO, 29 de julio de 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Seiko Watch Corporation abre un nuevo capítulo en los 60 años de historia de la marca Grand Seiko con la inauguración de un estudio completamente nuevo dedicado a la producción de los relojes mecánicos de Grand Seiko. El estudio fue declarado...

Das Grand Seiko Studio Shizukuishi öffnet seine Türen

TOKIO, 22. Juli 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Die Seiko Watch Corporation schlägt mit der Einweihung eines völlig neuen Studios, das der Produktion der mechanischen Uhren von Grand Seiko gewidmet ist, ein neues Kapitel in der 60-jährigen Geschichte der Marke Grand Seiko auf. Das Studio wurde am 20....
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Seiko Blogs

Seiko 5 Sports ONE PIECE Limited Edition

In celebration of the 1,000th episode of the Japanese comic series, Seiko has collaborated with One Piece to introduce five Seiko 5 Sports limited editions. With the overall theme of “Inherited Will”, each timepiece is dedicated to one of the characters from the series, each searching for the “On…

Seiko 5 Sports is collaborating with the world-renowned skateboarder, Yuto Horigome.

October 5, 2021 - Seiko 5 Sports is pleased to announce the release of a special limited edition, designed in collaboration with world-renowned Japanese skateboarder, Yuto Horigome. Based on the well-received all-black model from the Seiko 5 Sports Street collection, it is perfectly suited for stre…

Ginza, the Tokyo district where the Seiko story began, inspires two watches that celebrate Seiko's 140th anniversary

The Ginza district in central Tokyo has a special importance for Seiko. It was where the company’s founder, Kintaro Hattori, opened a shop selling and repairing clocks and watches in1881, when he was just 21 years old and, today, Ginza is still where the company is located. For more than 120 years, …

Seiko and Iwate Prefecture celebrate a new partnership towards a sustainable future.

Press Release  August 3, 2021  Seiko Watch Corporation and Morioka Seiko Instruments Inc. are please to announce that they have, together, entered into an agreement with Iwate Prefecture to help protect, sustain and nurture the natural environment that surrounds the home of Seiko's mechanical watc…

Anesti Vega Awarded August 2021 Sea Hero Honors for Diversity in Aquatics

Sponsored by SEIKO, Scuba Diving’s Sea Heroes Awards recognize undersea activists who are on the front lines of ocean and marine-life conservation. They’re everyday divers who make an extraordinary difference, and inspire the rest of us with their compassion and dedication.An intersectional approac…

The winning watch from the CUSTOM WATCH BEATMAKER campaign joins the Seiko 5 Sports collection.

Seiko is proud to announce the winning Seiko 5 Sports watch from the CUSTOM WATCH BEATMAKER campaign. Participants created their original Seiko 5 Sports watch by selecting and combining five watch parts on the website and voted on their favorite models. Each watch was paired with one of 32 original …
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Seiko Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Seiko founded?

    Seiko was founded in 1881.

  • Who are Seiko key executives?

    Seiko's key executives are Shinji Hattori.

  • How many employees does Seiko have?

    Seiko has 12,033 employees.

  • What is Seiko revenue?

    Latest Seiko annual revenue is ¥247.3 b.

  • What is Seiko revenue per employee?

    Latest Seiko revenue per employee is ¥20.6 m.

  • Who are Seiko competitors?

    Competitors of Seiko include Casio, Titan Company and Citizen Watch.

  • Where is Seiko headquarters?

    Seiko headquarters is located at 1111 MacArthur Blvd, Mahwah.

  • Where are Seiko offices?

    Seiko has offices in Mahwah, Miami and New York.

  • How many offices does Seiko have?

    Seiko has 3 offices.