KONAMI CORPORATION: Technology and Communications Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report by ICDResearch

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									Konami Corporation

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Konami Corporation                                                                Financial Snapshot

                                                                                  Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                                  The company reported revenue of US$2,937.36
Headquarters Address                   9-7-2 Akasaka, Minato-ku, 107-8323,Japan
                                                                                  million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                                                                  company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 5.41% during
Telephone                              + 81352200573
                                                                                  2007–2011, with an annual decline of 1.59% over
                                                                                  2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                    N/A                                        margin of 8.06%, as against 7.12% in 2010.

Website                                www.konami.com
                                                                                  Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange          9766, The Tokyo Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                    5,758

Fiscal Year End                        March

Revenue (in US$ million)               2,937.36

Revenue (in JPY million)               257,988.00




SWOT Analysis                                                                     Return on Equity

Strengths                              Weaknesses                                 The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                                  6.67% for 2011, as compared to its peers, Sega
Diversified Product Portfolio          Demographic Trends                         Sammy Holdings Inc. (Ticker: 6460), NAMCO
                                                                                  BANDAI Holdings Inc. (Ticker: 7832) and Electronic
                                                                                  Arts Inc. (Ticker: ERTS), which recorded ROEs of
R&D Focus                                                                         15.06%, 0.87% and -10.76% respectively. The
                                                                                  company reported an operating margin of 8.06% in
Strong Health and Fitness Facilities                                              2011.


Opportunities                          Threats                                    Return on Equity

Increasing Demand for Video Games      Intense Competition

Regular Product Launches               Piracy & Unauthorized Copying

                                       Regulations




                                                                                  Liquidity Position

                                                                                  The company reported a current ratio of 2.36 in 2011,
                                                                                  as compared to its peers, Sega Sammy Holdings Inc.,
                                                                                  NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc. and Electronic Arts
                                                                                  Inc., which recorded current ratios of 2.89, 2.45 and
                                                                                  1.52 respectively. As of March 2011, the company
                                                                                  recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                                  US$677.91 million, against US$77.23 million current
                                                                                  debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                                  0.24 in 2011 as compared to its peers, Sega Sammy
                                                                                  Holdings Inc., NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc. and
                                                                                  Electronic Arts Inc., which recorded debt to equity
                                                                                  ratios of 0.18, 0.02 and 0.00 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................18
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 19
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................
								
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