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LINE Corporation (LN)

Stock Price: $51.83 USD 0.53 (1.04%)
Updated December 3, 1:52 PM EST - Market open

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Key Info

Market Cap 492.68M
Revenue (ttm) 2.12B
Net Income (ttm) -430.56M
Shares Out 240.52M
EPS (ttm) -0.39
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 112.36
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a

Stock Quote

Trading Day December 3
Last Price $51.83
Previous Close $51.30
Change ($) 0.53
Change (%) 1.04%
Day's Open 51.53
Day's Range 51.63 - 51.97
Day's Volume 2,730
52-Week Range 45.01 - 53.50

More Stats

Market Cap 492.68M
Enterprise Value 558.93M
Earnings Date (est) n/a
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
Shares Outstanding 240.52M
Float n/a
EPS (basic) n/a
EPS (diluted) -0.39
FCF / Share -0.33
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield n/a
FCF Yield n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 27,812
Short Ratio 6.39
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 0.62
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 112.36
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PS Ratio 0.23
PB Ratio 9.18
Revenue 2.12B
Operating Income -358.10M
Net Income -430.56M
Free Cash Flow -79.54M
Net Cash -66.24M
Net Cash / Share -6.97
Gross Margin 100.00%
Operating Margin -16.90%
Profit Margin -20.30%
FCF Margin -3.75%
ROA -3.08%
ROE -29.67%
ROIC -13.80%
Key stats in USD, based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (5)

Buy 0
Overweight 0
Hold 5
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Hold

Price Target

(-1.22% downside)
Current: $51.83
Target: 51.20
*Average 12-month USD price target from 4 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions JPY.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-1.95%31.33%22.21%21.27%39.48%118.54%-
Gross Profit230,696235,281179,158146,596120,88086,66239,655
Operating Income-38,99716,11025,07819,8971,9606,415-7,737
Net Income-46,888-3,7188,0786,763-7,5824,207-764
Shares Outstanding241238218218218--
Earnings Per Share-196.07-15.6234.0131.48-39.1222.14-4.36
EPS Growth--8.04%----
Operating Cash Flow6,30020,40023,06836,24317,79318,6781,240
Capital Expenditures-14,962-20,758-12,150-1,228-5,417-5,028-3,161
Free Cash Flow-8,662-35810,91835,01512,37613,650-1,921
Cash & Equivalents237,462272,893136,864141,65033,99421,067-
Total Debt244,676179,38528,60524,49743,94125,920-
Net Cash / Debt-7,21493,508108,259117,153-9,948-4,852-
Book Value158,133198,916185,075160,83417,74312,496-
Numbers in millions JPY, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name LINE Corporation
Employees 6,998
CEO Takeshi Idezawa

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol LN
Stock Exchange NYSE
Sector Communication Services
Industry Internet Content & Information
Unique Identifier NYSE: LN
IPO Date July 15, 2016


LINE Corporation provides a platform for mobile messaging and communication services, content distribution, and life and financial services primarily in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia. The company operates through two segments, Core Business and Strategic Business. Its mobile messenger application enables users to communicate through free instant messaging, stickers, and voice and video calls, as well as serves as a smart portal to its other applications and services. It also offers display advertising services, including Smart Channel, Timeline, LINE NEWS and LINE TODAY, LINE Manga, LINE BLOG, and LINE SHOPPING, as well as LINE Ads Platform for Publishers; and account advertising products and services comprising LINE official accounts, Sponsored Stickers, LINE Point Ads, and LINE Sales Promotion. In addition, the company provides other advertising products and services, such as LINE Part-Time Job, livedoor, and Matome. Further, it offers communication products, which includes Messaging, Stickers, Timeline, Themes, and Free Call and LINE Out; contents, such as LINE Games, LINE PLAY, LINE NEWS and LINE TODAY, LINE LIVE and LINE TV, LINE Manga, LINE Music, and LINE Fortune and LINE BLOG. Additionally, the company provides LINE characters merchandise under the LINE Friends name; and other services, including fintech, LINE Clova AI platform, blockchain-related initiatives, and e-commerce The company was formerly known as NHN Japan Corporation and changed its name to LINE Corporation in April 2013. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. LINE Corporation is a subsidiary of Naver Corporation.