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GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Company Capsule

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									GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD.

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GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Company
Capsule


Reference Code: BR1127CC
Published Date: April 2011




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GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Company Overview

Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd., (Gakken Holdings Co) is formerly known as GAKKEN CO., LTD. The company offers personal
tutor dispatch services and operates cram schools and classes. The company markets a range of baby care products to
kindergartens and day-care centers. In addition, it markets educational materials and operates toddler groups. It also
markets text books, affiliated reading materials, magazines, educational materials, children's books, study guides,
dictionaries, science-related publishing and medical-related books, and others as well as engaged in the operation of
academic ability tests. Further, it offers digital-related goods, stationery and miscellaneous items, toys, as well as day-
care, baby-care and logistics services. Gakken Holdings Co is headquartered in Shinagawa-ku, Japan.




Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of JPY 78,105 million during the fiscal year ended 2010. The company's revenue declined
at a compounded rate of 0.24% during the period 2008-2010 with an annual growth of 0.28% over fiscal year 2009.
During the fiscal year 2010, its operating margin was 0.81% as against the operating margin of -10.17% in fiscal year
2009. During the fiscal year 2010, the company registered a net margin of 0.4% as against the net margin of 2.87% in the
fiscal year 2009.




GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Key Facts

GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD., Key Facts

                                  4-40-5 Kami-Ikeda, Ota-ku, ,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock       9470 (The Tokyo Stock
Corporate Address:                145-8502, Japan                                              Exchange)
                                                                    Exchange



Telephone                          + 81 3 37268111                  No. of Employees           1,870



Fax                               N/A                               Financial Year End         September



URL                               www.gakken.co.jp                  Revenue (in JPY Million)   78,105.00


                                  Business and Consumer
Industry                          Services
                                                                    Revenue (in USD Million)   831.95



Locations                         Japan

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Major Products and Services

Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd. engages in the publication and sale of books and magazines, and other related products in
Japan. Key products and services of the company includes the following:

GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD., Major Products and Services
Products:

Educational Materials

Picture Story Books

Magazines

Video Software

Office Automation Equipment

Nursing Care Goods

Subscriptions

Toys

Fancy Goods

Text Books

Story Books

Services:

Parenting Support

Temporary Job Placement Services

Corporate Hiring Support

Graduate Job-Seeking Support

General Merchandise

Logistics
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD.:

Starts Publishing Corporation

ALC PRESS INC.

KG Intelligence CO., LTD.

SE Holdings and Incubations Co., Ltd




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GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Key Employees


GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD., Key Employees


          Name                             Job Title                      Board Level   Since   Age


Fumio Togashi              Senior Managing Director                 Executive Board


Hideki Furuoka             Director                                 Executive Board


Hiroaki Miyahara           Director                                 Executive Board


Michinori Kimura           Director                                 Executive Board


Satoru Nakamori            Director                                 Executive Board


Takashi Kawasaki           Director                                 Executive Board


Yoichiro Endo              President, Director                      Executive Board

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD.
4-40-5 Kami-Ikeda
Ota-ku
Zip: 145-8502
Japan
Tel: + 81 3 37268111




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GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD. - Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD., Annual Ratios

                Key Ratios          Unit/Currency   2010         2009         2008       2007         2006
Equity Ratios
EPS (Earnings per Share)                 JPY           3.06        21.02        -53.43      7.21        -48.29
Dividend per Share                       JPY                4            8           4           4            3
Dividend Cover                         Absolute        0.76         2.63        -13.36          1.8      -16.1
Book Value per Share                     JPY         310.97       324.83       326.11     400.82       407.89
Cash Value per Share                     JPY          117.4       120.47        69.85     105.79       132.92
Profitability Ratios
Gross Margin                              %           37.12        38.88        38.02       39.5        39.51
Operating Margin                          %            0.81        -10.17       -10.86      -0.72        -3.09
Net Profit Margin                         %                0.4      2.87          -7.2      0.98   
								
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