Market: Tokyo ISIN: JP3758140002 Symbol: 2120 Sector: Services

LIFULL Co., Ltd. (former “NEXT Co., Ltd.”) runs LIFULL HOME'S, a real estate and housing information site with the largest property listings*. The total number of listings is 6.76 million (September 2018). LIFULL HOME'S also has one of the largest number of users, and earns a strong reputation for usability. LIFULL also puts great focus on providing new services such as CRM and DMP to support real estate agents and brokers.

LIFULL started overseas business in 2011, and in 2014, the company acquired Trovit Search, S.L., which runs one of the world’s largest aggregation sites. The earnings from overseas business are growing.

Since 2014, LIFULL has started a brand for the lifestyle information services called “LIFULL”. As of April 2017, the company has changed its name from NEXT Co., Ltd. to LIFULL Co., Ltd.

*Based on the survey conducted by Sankei Medix (announced on January 30, 2018)


Share Graph
 
Share Data 24/06/2019
Currency JPY
Previous Close 479
Change (%) -2.84
Volume 1,016,000
Number of Shares (mil) 134.24
Market Cap (mil) 64,300.90

Key figures
2017/03
2017/09
[IFRS/6mo]
2018/09
(M.JPY)
Revenue 29,920 15,948 34,564
EBITDA 5,312 1,536 5,382
Net profit 2,765 489 2,859
(%)
EBITDA margin 17.8 9.6 15.6
ROA 15.6 3.6 15.0
ROE 15.6 2.6 13.9
Per share data (JPY)
Basic earnings 23.30 4.12 24.09
Equity 155.59 161.96 184.32
Dividends 5.66 0.82 6.02
Financial condition (M.JPY)
Total assets 27,110 26,363 29,181
Total equity 18,815 19,293 21,996
Equity ratio (%) 68.1 72.9 75.0

*Due to the change to the year end (from March 31 to September 30), the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 is a 6-month irregular accounting period, from April 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017.
*ROA=Profit before taxes/Total equity
*Net profit=Net profit attributable to owners of the parent
*Equity=Equity attributable to owners of the parent
*Breakdown of the year-end dividend for the FY2017 : Ordinary dividend 4.66 yen, Commemorative dividend 1.00 yen

Please see <Latest IR Materials>for details.


 
Directors
President and CEO Takashi Inoue
Director Takashi Yamada
Outside Director Masato Takahashi
Outside Director Yoshihisa Yamada

Major Shareholders As of September 30, 2018
Number of Shareholders        9,739
Shareholders (Top 10) Common shares %
Takashi Inoue 32,941,000 27.73
Rakuten, Inc. 23,797,100 20.03
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 12,160,400 10.24
THE BANK OF NEW YORK 133524 3,831,000 3.23
BBH FOR MATTHEWS JAPAN FUND 3,448,100 2.90
JPMC OPPENHEIMER JASDEC LENDING ACCOUNT 3,359,400 2.83
Daisuke Gomi 2,700,000 2.27
RBC IST-OMNIBUS 10 NON LENDING - CLIENT ACCOUNT 2,477,800 2.09
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK GTS CLIENTS ACCOUNT ESCROW 1,293,800 1.09
NORTHERN TRUST CO. (AVFC) RE HCR00 1,246,800 1.05
Total 87,255,400 73.45

Revenue by segment FY2018/09

 
Composition of Shareholders As of September 30, 2018

Share Graph


Share Data 24/06/2019
Currency JPY
Previous Close 479
Change (%) -2.84
Volume 1,016,000
Number of Shares (mil) 134.24
Market Cap (mil) 64,300.90

Key figures
2017/03
2017/09
[IFRS/6mo]
2018/09
(M.JPY)
Revenue 29,920 15,948 34,564
EBITDA 5,312 1,536 5,382
Net profit 2,765 489 2,859
(%)
EBITDA margin 17.8 9.6 15.6
ROA 15.6 3.6 15.0
ROE 15.6 2.6 13.9
Per share data (JPY)
Basic earnings 23.30 4.12 24.09
Equity 155.59 161.96 184.32
Dividends 5.66 0.82 6.02
Financial condition (M.JPY)
Total assets 27,110 26,363 29,181
Total equity 18,815 19,293 21,996
Equity ratio (%) 68.1 72.9 75.0

*Due to the change to the year end (from March 31 to September 30), the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 is a 6-month irregular accounting period, from April 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017.
*ROA=Profit before taxes/Total equity
*Net profit=Net profit attributable to owners of the parent
*Equity=Equity attributable to owners of the parent
*Breakdown of the year-end dividend for the FY2017 : Ordinary dividend 4.66 yen, Commemorative dividend 1.00 yen

Please see <Latest IR Materials>for details.


Directors
President and CEO Takashi Inoue
Director Takashi Yamada
Outside Director Masato Takahashi
Outside Director Yoshihisa Yamada

Major Shareholders As of September 30, 2018
Number of Shareholders        9,739
Shareholders (Top 10) Common shares %
Takashi Inoue 32,941,000 27.73
Rakuten, Inc. 23,797,100 20.03
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 12,160,400 10.24
THE BANK OF NEW YORK 133524 3,831,000 3.23
BBH FOR MATTHEWS JAPAN FUND 3,448,100 2.90
JPMC OPPENHEIMER JASDEC LENDING ACCOUNT 3,359,400 2.83
Daisuke Gomi 2,700,000 2.27
RBC IST-OMNIBUS 10 NON LENDING - CLIENT ACCOUNT 2,477,800 2.09
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK GTS CLIENTS ACCOUNT ESCROW 1,293,800 1.09
NORTHERN TRUST CO. (AVFC) RE HCR00 1,246,800 1.05
Total 87,255,400 73.45

Revenue by segment FY2015/03


Composition of Shareholders As of 31th March, 2016