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3938 - Line Share Price

¥5390 10.0  0.2%

Last Trade - 07/08/20

Large Cap
Market Cap £9.35bn
Enterprise Value £9.51bn
Revenue £1.71bn
Position in Universe 99th / 3862
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1m -1.16%
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52w High -4.94%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
86,662 120,880 146,596 179,158 235,281 230,696 251,809 292,308 +21.6%
-0.1 +523.1 -12.6
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, Line Corp revenues increased 6% to Y119.12B. Net loss decreased 24% to Y20.16B. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Lower net loss reflects Strategic Business segment loss decrease of 61% to Y15.19B. Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Items increased from -Y111.42 to -Y83.97.
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Profile Summary

Line Corp is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the provision of content services such as games and music distribution services, advertisements, and financial services including mobile remittance and payment based on the LINE messenger platform. The Company operates in two business segments. The Core segment provides advertising, communication, content business. The advertising services include display ads, account ads and other ads. The communication mainly includes stamps and pictograms. The content mainly includes LINE GAME, LINE MUSIC, LINE manga. The Strategic segment provides financial services including LINE Friends, Fintech, online-to-offline (O2O) commerce and AI.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated September 4, 2000
Public Since July 15, 2016
No. of Shareholders: 17,662
No. of Employees: 7,913
Sector Technology
Industry Software & IT Services
Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 240,609,781
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Upcoming Events for 3938
Monday 19th October, 2020 Estimate
Q3 2020 Line Corp Earnings Release
Thursday 5th November, 2020 Estimate
Full Year 2020 Line Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Line
What is the Line share price?

As of 07/08/20, shares in Line are trading at ¥5390, giving the company a market capitalisation of £9.35bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Line share price performed this year?

Shares in Line are currently trading at ¥5390 and the price has moved by 57.14% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Line price has moved by 44.92% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Line?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Line, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 5 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Line is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Line next release its financial results?

Line is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the Line dividend yield?

Line does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Line pay a dividend?

Line does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Line next pay dividends?

Line does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Line shares?

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What is the market cap of Line?

Shares in Line are currently trading at ¥5390, giving the company a market capitalisation of £9.35bn.

Where are Line shares listed? Where are Line shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Line:

Country of listing: Japan
Exchange: TYO
Ticker Symbol: 3938
What kind of share is Line?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Line is currently classified as a Momentum Trap. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Line share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Line are currently priced at ¥5390. At that level they are trading at 4.74% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Line currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of -97.499 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Line share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Line. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 6.27%. At the current price of ¥5390, shares in Line are trading at 4.01% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Line PE Ratio?

We were not able to find PE ratio data for Line.

Who are the key directors of Line?

Line's management team is headed by:

Takeshi Idezawa - PRE
Jun Masuda - CMO
Hae Jin Lee - CHM
Tadashi Kunihiro - IND
Koji Odaka - IND
Rehito Hatoyama - IND
Euivin Park - CTO
Tomohiro Ikebe - SEO
Takeshi Shimamura - SEO
Ayumi Inagaki - SEO
Takeshi Nakayama - CIO
Yong Su Goh - SEO
In Joon Hwang - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of Line?

Here are the top five shareholders of Line based on the size of their shareholding:

Naver Corp Corporation
Percentage owned: 72.45% (175.0m shares)
Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc Research Firm
Percentage owned: 2.15% (5.20m shares)
Shin (Jungho) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 1.97% (4.76m shares)
Lee (Hae Jin) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 1.9% (4.59m shares)
Goldman Sachs International Research Firm
Percentage owned: 1.45% (3.51m shares)
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