Japan’s paramount financial trading bourse, the Japan Exchange Group (JPX), has reported its consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016, which saw a strong performance across a number of key measures YoY, according to a JPX statement.
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JPX’s fiscal year (April 1 2015 to March 31, 2016) witnessed a sizable improvement across multiple key figures and areas of its business. This was seen primarily in the area of its operating revenue, which swelled to $1.06 billion (¥114.8 billion) during the fiscal year, having climbed 8.1% YoY from $981.1 million (¥106.1 billion) during the year prior.
However, the strongest component of its metrics was across its income – with regard to the JPX’s operating income during the fiscal year, the venue reported a figure of $612.2 million (¥66.3 billion) for the year ending March 31, 2016. This corresponded to a growth of 23.8% YoY from just $494.3 million (¥53.5 billion) for the 2014 fiscal year.
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This trend was reiterated across the JPX’s net income for the same period ending March 31, 2016, justifying a figure of $417.1 million (¥45.2 billion) or 30.1% YoY from $320.6 million (¥34.7 billion) during the previous year. All of the aforementioned YoY growth intervals best their 2014 counterparts, which shaped up to be a much more profitable year for JPX.
By extension, JPX’s earnings per share (EPS) yielded $0.75 (¥81.7) during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016. This was reflective of a change of 29.3% YoY from an EPS of just $0.58 (¥62.7) for the previous year.
Finally, JPX’s cash flows from operating activities during the recent fiscal year were also on the uptick, jumping to $564.8 million (¥61.1 billion), up by a YoY margin of 64.3% from $344.9 million (¥37.3 billion) in the 2014 fiscal year.