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Last ¥7,352 JPY
Change Today +137.00 / 1.90%
Volume 8.0M
As of 2:00 AM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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SoftBank Corp. operates in the information industry in Japan. It operates through four segments: Mobile Communications, Sprint, Fixed-line Telecommunications, and Internet. The Mobile Communications segment provides mobile communications services; produces and distributes online games for smartphones and other devices; offers mobile broadband services; provides supply chain solutions, handset protection and insurance, buy-back and trade-in services, omnichannel solutions, and financial services; and sells mobile devices, such as iPhones, iPads, and SoftBank smartphones. The Sprint segment offers mobile and fixed-line voice and data transmission services for individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in Puerto Rico and the U.S., as well as sells mobile devices and accessories. The Fixed-line Telecommunications segment telecom services, such as fixed-line telephone and data communications services to corporate customers; and broadband services to individual customers. The Internet segment is engaged in the operation of the Yahoo! JAPAN portal; sale of Internet advertising; operation of e-commerce sites; provision of membership services; sale and marketing of data centers; provision of online automobile-related information; and operation of Internet affiliate system. The company also generates and sells electricity from renewable energy sources; provides payment processing, invoice collections, and computation services for businesses; distributes video, voice, and data content via media; operates IT information site ITmedia; provides solutions and services for online businesses; and operates online games and software downloads. In addition, it is involved in the ownership of professional baseball team; operation of baseball games; management and maintenance of baseball stadium and other sports facilities; and procurement of funds by issuing preferred securities. It was formerly known as SOFTBANK Corp. Japan and changed its name to SoftBank Corp. in July 1990. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Founded in 1981

softbank corp (9984) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: ¥130.0M
Senior Executive Vice President, Representati...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥130.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

softbank corp (9984) Key Developments

Softbank Corp. Announces Management Changes Effective June 19, 2015

SoftBank Corp. announced to appoint Mr. Nikes Arora as Representative Director, President of the company. Mr. Nikesh Arora assumed positions of Vice Chairman of SoftBank Corp. and CEO of SB Group US Inc. in September 2014, and has been deeply involved in the development and execution of the Group's growth strategy. Ken Miyauchi is named as Representative Director, Senior Executive Vice President. He is currently director of the company. The company also announce that Messrs. Yoshimitsu Goto and Kazuhiko Fujihara will resign from the Board of Directors of the company. However Mr. Goto will remain as Executive Corporate Officer of the Company and Board Director, Executive Vice President of SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Mobile Corp.) and continues to manage capital funding both in Japan and overseas. Mr. Fujihara will focus on the role as Board Director, Executive Vice President & CFO of SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Mobile Corp.). Tatsuhiro MurataAudit & Supervisory Board Member, SoftBank Mobile Corp. and Maurice Atsushi ToyamaPartner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Arata, were named as Members of the Audit & Supervisory Board. Mitsuo Sano will resign from Audit & Supervisory Board. These executive changes are effective June 19, 2015.

SoftBank Corp. Proposes Partial Changes in the Articles of Incorporation

SoftBank Corp. announced that its Board of Directors resolved on May 11, 2015 to submit a request for approval for partial changes in the Articles of Incorporation to the 35th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on June 19, 2015. Reasons for the changes: changes of corporate names of SoftBank Corp. and subsidiary; to clarify the managerial responsibility of the Directors and to establish a management structure that can readily respond to changes in the management environment, the company is proposing that the term of office for the Directors provided for in Article 20, Paragraph 1 of the existing Articles of Incorporation to be shortened from within two years to within one year; In connection with this, Article 20, Paragraph 2 concerning adjustment of the term of office is proposed to be deleted. In connection with the change of the scope of officers who are able to enter into liability limitation agreements pursuant to the "Law for Partial Amendment to the Companies Act" (Law No. 90, 2014), promulgated on June 27, 2014, the company is proposing that necessary amendments to be made to parts of Article 30, Paragraph 2 and Article 39, Paragraph 2 of the existing Articles of Incorporation in order for non-executive directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members to fully perform their expected roles. The company has obtained the consent of Audit & Supervisory Board Members for the amendment to Article 30, Paragraph; to respond to the rapid expansion of the business size of the Group, the company is proposing to increase the number of Audit & Supervisory Board Members provided for in Article 32 of the existing Articles of Incorporation, to within five; to make other necessary alterations, amendments, etc. to the clauses and language of the provisions. Date of entry into force of amendment of Article 1 is July 1, 2015.

SoftBank Corp. Announces Dividend for the Fourth Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Second Quarter and Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Ending March 31, 2016; Announces Consolidated and Non-Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2015

Softbank Corp. announced dividend for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the period end, the company announced a dividend of JPY 20.00 per share compare to JPY 20.00 per share paid a year ago. For the second quarter of fiscal year ending March 31, 2016, the company expects to pay dividend of JPY 20.00 per share compared to JPY 20.00 per share paid a year ago. For the fourth quarter of fiscal year ending March 31, 2016, the company expects to pay dividend of JPY 20.00 per share compared to JPY 20.00 per share paid a year ago. The company announced consolidated and nonconsolidated earnings results for the year ended March 31, 2015. For the year, on consolidated basis, the company's net sales were JPY 8,670,221 million against JPY 6,666,651 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 982,703 million against JPY 1,077,044 million a year ago. Income before income tax was JPY 1,277,045 million against JPY 924,049 million a year ago. Net income attributable to owners of the parent was JPY 668,391 million against JPY 520,250 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were JPY 558.75 against JPY 434.68 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was JPY 1,667,271 million against JPY 2,718,188 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment, and intangible assets was JPY 1,371,400 million against JPY 1,397,856 million a year ago. For the year, on non-consolidated basis, the company's net sales were JPY 47,423 million against JPY 49,586 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 26,402 million against JPY 34,402 million a year ago. Ordinary income tax was JPY 40,482 million against JPY 245,941 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 3,272 million against JPY 243,049 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were JPY 2.75 against JPY 203.85 a year ago.


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