Nikon Corporation operates within the Optical instruments and lenses sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Nikon with three other
glass product manufacturers in Asia:
Largan Precision Company Limited
sales of 48.35 billion Taiwanese Dollars [US$1.58 billion]
of which 100%
was Optical Lens),
Sunny Optical Technology (Group) Company Limited
(14.61 billion Chinese Renmimbi [US$2.12 billion]
Tamron Co Ltd
(59.90 billion Japanese Yen [US$536.13 million]
During the year ended March of 2016, sales at
Nikon were ¥822.92 billion (US$7.37 billion).
decrease of 4.1%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥857.78 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Nikon had sales
of ¥887.51 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 14.5% decline
in Other, from ¥28.62 billion to ¥24.46 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Imaging Products (down 11.2% to ¥520.48 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Precision Equipment (up 6.8% to ¥182.42 billion)
Instruments (up 6.7% to ¥77.24 billion)