TechnologySoftware & Computer Services
  • Price (JPY)5,490.00
  • Today's Change-90.00 / -1.61%
  • Shares traded333.80k
  • 1 Year change82.70%
  • Beta0.7418
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About the company

Line Corp is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the provision of content services such as games and music distribution services, advertisements, and financial services including mobile remittance and payment based on the LINE messenger platform. The Company operates in two business segments. The Core segment provides advertising, communication, content business. The advertising services include display ads, account ads and other ads. The communication mainly includes stamps and pictograms. The content mainly includes LINE GAME, LINE MUSIC, LINE manga. The Strategic segment provides financial services including LINE Friends, Fintech, online-to-offline (O2O) commerce and AI.

  • Revenue in JPY (TTM)234.44bn
  • Net income in JPY-45.44bn
  • Incorporated2000
  • Employees7.91k
  • Location
    Line Corp23F, JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower4-1-6, ShinjukuSHINJUKU-KU 160-0022JapanJPN
  • Phone+81 343162050
  • Websitehttps://linecorp.com/ja/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
3938:TYO since
Webtoon Entertainment IncAnnounced27 May 202027 May 2020Announced2.62%188.54m
Shiodome Z Holdings CorpAnnounced23 Dec 201923 Dec 2019Announced4.37%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
NS Solutions Corp274.84bn18.55bn271.33bn6.64k14.131.7510.880.9872202.75202.753,003.731,633.301.167.724.5941,398,
NEC Networks & System Integration Corp303.62bn9.42bn328.96bn7.82k34.822.9724.231.0863.2763.272,038.85741.121.3618.932.7638,835,510.004.373.826.775.9217.9116.873.212.852.2396.120.077748.839.230.77196.043.872.105.08
GMO Internet Inc.203.01bn8.57bn344.82bn5.24k40.966.3413.641.7074.3574.351,787.94480.260.2425--9.8038,756,590.002.111.1519.5411.6249.6049.758.684.81--23.300.652396.275.9412.40140.267.3826.897.32
SCSK Corp387.00bn31.20bn551.12bn13.98k17.612.6413.101.42300.42300.423,726.272,000.451.1831.665.0427,684,600.009.528.8412.7914.1225.3124.788.098.662.18--0.217534.687.905.3911.8614.81-1.4817.08
Kakaku.com Inc60.98bn18.35bn570.92bn1.08k31.3113.2526.489.3688.2088.20293.13208.431.06--7.1456,356,750.0032.0135.2140.2743.5122.51--30.0731.86--45.510.16242.2911.2111.259.8911.0016.0120.11
OTSUKA CORPORATION892.18bn44.34bn1.07tn8.91k24.124.3420.511.20233.84233.844,705.591,299.092.0224.095.71100,110,400.0010.158.7317.9214.8820.5421.225.034.471.83--0.025544.7116.677.9129.4513.152.0919.57
Line Corp234.44bn-45.44bn1.35tn7.91k--9.16--5.75-189.81-187.39979.19609.030.4399--5.4129,627,320.00-9.73-2.78-13.96-4.40--96.99-22.12-4.521.66-2.260.5659---1.9521.63-1,059.55--24.63--
Rakuten Inc1.32tn-172.19bn1.40tn20.05k--1.94--1.06-127.05-127.05970.38502.440.1518--7.8565,580,260.00-2.001.05-2.061.13-1.9859.73-13.186.29---0.22120.735910.2314.7516.12-122.41--41.340.00
NEC Corp3.10tn99.97bn1.54tn112.64k14.701.615.120.4989385.05385.0511,921.213,508.161.0210.173.1227,479,480.003.702.476.834.4328.6828.663.642.391.2335.060.377326.106.241.07151.9611.7711.6411.84
Z Holdings Corp1.05tn81.67bn2.58tn14.17k31.903.3115.082.4516.8016.80217.58162.010.330921.662.9474,318,320.002.775.883.487.6859.6958.368.3613.72--5.890.50939.7810.2919.703.81-9.3028.410.00
Fujitsu Ltd3.86tn160.04bn2.78tn129.07k16.962.177.420.7201791.47791.4719,061.756,197.111.2311.843.8829,888,950.005.103.929.627.5828.7627.574.163.001.21--0.231220.82-2.39-4.0953.062.71-7.7617.61
M3 Inc130.97bn21.64bn3.36tn7.13k155.4420.24117.4025.6831.8831.88192.98244.790.7294--4.2318,377,160.0013.4516.8717.0121.7855.6556.9718.4419.77----0.045222.7915.8420.6010.5117.2631.2616.27
Data as of Jul 16 2020. Currency figures normalised to Line Corp's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

3.81%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 May 20201.51m0.63%
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 29 May 20201.28m0.53%
DWS Investments (UK) Ltd.as of 09 Jul 20201.07m0.44%
Comgest SAas of 31 Mar 20201.02m0.42%
Nikko Asset Management Americas, Inc.as of 09 Dec 2019923.30k0.38%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 09 Jul 2020884.47k0.37%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 2019829.22k0.34%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 31 Mar 2020597.60k0.25%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 30 Jun 2020580.30k0.24%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 09 Jul 2020516.41k0.21%
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