JPX Sees Revenues and Cash Flow Explode YoY in Latest Financials

JPX's recently ending fiscal year secured a sizable improvement in the form of growing income, cash flow, and profits.

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.

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