Nintendo Co., Ltd. (??????? Nintendo Kabushiki gaisha) is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. Nintendo is the world's largest video game company by revenue. Founded on September 23, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi, it originally produced handmade hanafuda playing cards. By 1963, the company had tried several small niche businesses, such as cab services and love hotels.
Abandoning previous ventures in favor of toys in the 1960s, Nintendo then developed into a video game company in the 1970s, ultimately becoming one of the most influential in the industry and Japan's third most valuable listed company with a market value of over US$85 billion. Nintendo of America is also the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team.
The name Nintendo can be roughly translated from Japanese to English as "leave luck to heaven. As of March 31, 2014, Nintendo reports historically cumulative sales of over 670.43 million hardware units and 4.23 billion software units.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. manufactures and markets home-use video games. The company also produces related software used in conjunction with its television-compatible entertainment systems. Nintendo diversifies its business by seeking to offer new applications of video game systems, such as e-mail boxes and DVDs.
11-1 Hokotate-cho, Kamitoba
Reporting Status International Reporting: Osaka Securities Exchange
Fiscal Year End 3/31
OTC Marketplace OTC Pink Current
SIC - Industry Classification 3944 - Games, toys and children's vehicles
Incorporated In: Japan
Year of Inc. Not Available
Employees Not Available
Satoru Iwata President
Eiichi Suzuki Managing Director
Eiki Morimoto IR, Accountant
Kenichi Sugimoto IR Manager, Accountant
Kenichi Sugimoto IR Manager
Service ProvidersAccounting/Auditing Firm
Investor Relations Firm
NTDOF Security Details Other Company Securities NTDOY
Market Value1 $14,553,656,370 a/o Oct 23, 2014
Shares Outstanding 141,669,000 a/o Feb 28, 2011
Float Not Available
Authorized Shares Not Available
Par Value No Par Value
Shareholders of Record Not Available
Ex. Date Record Date Pay Date
Non US Stock Exchange Listing
7974 - Osaka Securities Exchange - Qualified
Short Selling Data
Short Interest 144,365 (0.97%)
Oct 15, 2014
Significant Failures to Deliver No