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Olympus Corporation manufactures and sells precision machineries and instruments worldwide. It operates through four segments: Medical Business, Scientific Solutions Business, Imaging Business, and Others Business. The company offers endoscopic video imaging systems, gastrointestinal/colono/duodeno/broncho endoscopes, endoscopic ultrasound systems, ultrasound endoscopes/probes, ultrasound centers, capsule endoscopy systems, medical information systems, therapeutic peripherals, and ancillary products, as well as cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilization systems; endoscopy products for gastroenterological surgery, thoracic surgery, urology, gynecology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, and otolaryngology; therapeutic and surgical equipment, and peripherals; and endotherapy products. It also provides system biological microscopes, inverted biological microscopes, stereo microscopes, confocal laser scanning microscopes, single-molecule fluorescence detection systems, microscope system equipment, and peripherals; metallurgical microscopes, semiconductor inspection microscopes, flat-panel display inspection systems, laser microscopes, measuring microscopes, microscopic 3-d measurement systems, and peripherals; industrial videoscopes, industrial fiberscopes, industrial rigidscopes, peripherals, ultrasonic flaw detectors, eddy current flaw detectors, phased array flaw detectors, and x-ray fluorescence and x-ray diffraction analyzers. In addition, the company offers interchangeable lens system digital cameras, compact digital cameras, and digital camera products; lens barrels for digital cameras, and optical materials; IC recorders; and binoculars. Further, it provides biomedical materials, as well as conducts system development and other business activities. The company was formerly known as Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Olympus Corporation in October 2003. Olympus Corporation was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

33,336 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/28/16
Founded in 1919

olympus corp (7733) Top Compensated Officers

President and Representative Director
Total Annual Compensation: ¥106.4M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.
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Olympus Corporation Settles with Foreign Institutional Investors and Others in the Tokyo District Court for Damages

Olympus Corporation announced that it reached a court settlement on December 26, 2016, with regard to the civil actions filed by foreign institutional investors and others in the Tokyo District Court for damages, as announced in the timely disclosures dated April 1, 2013 'Notice Concerning the Filing of Lawsuit against Olympus Corporation'. An action was filed on December 13, 2012 against the company to seek compensation for aggregate damages of ¥5,892,443,184 pursuant to Articles 709 and 715 of the Civil Code, Article 350 of the Companies Act and Article 21- 2.1 of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act by 68 entities in total including foreign institutional investors and others, alleging the false statements made by the Company in the Annual Securities Reports, Semi-Annual Reports, Quarterly Reports and the Internal Control Reports for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001 through the first quarter of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 for the purpose of defer of losses, as announced in the timely disclosure dated November 8, 2011 'Notice Concerning Past Activities Regarding Deferral in Posting of Losses'. Moreover, two other actions were filed: One was filed on June 26, 2013 by a foreign institutional investor for damages of ¥173,827,890 and the other was filed on October 11, 2013 by three entities in total including foreign institutional investors for aggregate damages of ¥3,107,155,685. The procedures have been taken for these three actions as a consolidated lawsuit. The company has done its best to argue in the lawsuit but decided to make a court settlement, as outlined in Section 3 below, because it saw that swiftly resolving this matter through settlement would be the best way after its comprehensive examination of the case including the progress of the action, details of the matter, and potential legal costs arising from the continued lawsuit.

Olympus Corporation Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2016; Revised Earnings Guidance for the Full Year Ending March 31, 2017

Olympus Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2016. For the six months, the company reported net sales of JPY 349,973 million against JPY 395,774 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 34,359 million against JPY 50,080 million a year ago. Ordinary income was JPY 28,831 million against JPY 43,498 million a year ago. Net income attributable to owners of parent was JPY 22,199 million or JPY 64.84 per share diluted against JPY 35,810 million or JPY 104.60 per share diluted a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities increased by JPY 41,376 million. Increasing factors mainly included JPY 26,064 million in income before provision for income taxes and JPY 22,734 million in depreciation and amortization, as opposed to the main decreasing factor of an increase of JPY 9,705 million in inventories. Income before provision for income taxes was JPY 26,064 million against JPY 39,464 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was JPY 24,332 million against JPY 25,691 million a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets was JPY 2,249 million against JPY 1,852 million a year ago. Free cash flow was positive JPY 8.7 billion. For the full year ending March 31, 2017, the company now expects net sales of JPY 743,000 million compared to the JPY 775,000 million previous forecasts. Operating income of JPY 72,000 million compared to the previous forecast of JPY 77,000 million. Ordinary income of JPY 60,000 million compared to the previous forecast of JPY 67,000 million. Net income of JPY 57,000 million compared to the previous forecast of JPY 57,000 million. Net income per share was JPY 166.55 against previous forecast of JPY 166.55. In the second half of fiscal 2017, the company continue to effectively control expenditures and rigorously manage cost, and anticipates that the operating margin will be about 10% on a full year basis as in the first half.

Olympus Corporation, Q2 2017 Earnings Call, Nov 02, 2016

Olympus Corporation, Q2 2017 Earnings Call, Nov 02, 2016


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