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Last ¥335.00 JPY
Change Today -9.00 / -2.62%
Volume 969.9K
7238 On Other Exchanges
As of 2:00 AM 09/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of brakes, and related components and parts worldwide. The company offers disc brake calipers, disc brake pads, drum brakes, drum brake linings, drum brake shoes, wheel cylinders, disc rotors, corner modules, drum-in-hat brakes, brake drums, sensors, etc. for automobiles; and disc brakes, disc brake pads, and master cylinders for motorcycles. It also provides brakes for rolling stock comprising disc brake calipers and brake linings for bullet trains, brake linings for rolling stock, disc brake pads for bullet trains, brake shoes for railroad trains, disc brakes for maglev trains, etc. In addition, the company offers brakes for industrial machinery, which include forklifts, cranes, automobile air-conditioning units, agricultural equipment, heavy-duty trailers, and wind power generation systems, as well as friction materials, drum brakes, disc brakes, and negative brakes. Further, it provides sensor products, including acceleration sensors, angular rate sensors, and sensor clusters; concept automotive brakes, concept motorcycle brakes, and concept mountain bike brakes; brake systems for Formula 1 and touring car racing; and concrete pouring detection systems, IT tilt-measurement systems, and vehicle behavior detection device for rolling stock. The company was formerly known as Akebono Sekimen Kogyo Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. in 1960. Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

8,828 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/17/15
Founded in 1929

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Akebono Brake Announces Personnel Changes, Effective from 1 September 2015

Akebono Brake Industry announced some personnel changes, effective from 1 September 2015. The company has appointed Yoshimasa Ogino as head of its North American operations and Kazuo Matsumoto as head of its Asian operations. In addition to his new role, Ogino will continue to serve as executive vice-president and chairman of Akebono Europe SAS; chairman, president, and CEO of Akebono Brake Corporation; and assistant to president and CEO along with officer in charge of planning and administration. Besides his new role, Matsumoto will continue serving as member of the board, senior managing executive officer, and president of PT Akebono Brake Astra Indonesia. Additionally, Jean de Montlaur has been appointed as senior managing executive officer and head of European operations, as well as assistant to the president and CEO. In addition to his new role, Montlaur will continue to serve as CEO of Akebono Europe SAS. Meanwhile, Akebono has named Yuji Ando as head of its global purchasing division. The company has also appointed Shunji Yokoo as head of the manufacturing division.

Akebono Brake Industry Co. Ltd. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Half and Full Year of Fiscal 2016; Provides Dividend Guidance for Second Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2016

Akebono Brake Industry Co. Ltd. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company has posted net sales of JPY 69,317 million against JPY 59,962 million a year ago. Operating loss of was JPY 15 million against income of JPY 1,226 million a year ago. Net loss was JPY 1,058 million or JPY 7.96 per share basic against JPY 172 million or JPY 1.30 diluted per share a year ago. Loss before income taxes and minority interest was JPY 296 million against income JPY 711 million a year ago. Net cash used provided by activities was JPY 5,542 million against net cash used in operating activities of JPY 2,013 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was JPY 5,168 million against JPY 4,324 million a year ago. Interest bearing debt was JPY 97,389 million against JPY 98,978 million a year ago. For the year ending March 31, 2016, the company expects net sales of JPY 288,000 million, operating income of JPY 6,500 million, net income of JPY 1,500 million or JPY 11.28 basic per share. For the first half of fiscal 2016, the company expects net sales of JPY 142,300 million, operating income of JPY 1,200 million, net loss of JPY 900 million or JPY 6.77 basic per share. For the second quarter of fiscal year 2016, the company expects dividend of JPY 5.00 per share against JPY 5.00 per share paid a year ago. For the year ending March 31, 2016, the company expects dividend of JPY 5.00 per share against JPY 5.00 per share paid a year ago.

Akebono Brake Industry Opens New Subsidiary in Slovakia

Akebono Brake Industry Co. Ltd. announced the opening of a manufacturing subsidiary, Akebono Brake Slovakia s.r.o., or ABSK, in Slovakia.


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