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All Japanese Listed Companies' Website Ranking

Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd., provides annual survey of all Japanese listed companies’ websites. We check companies' websites by our unique yearly-reviewed evaluation items with our website consulting expertise.
The Nikkei's Corporate Governance Evaluation System (NEEDS-Cges) adopts our websites ranking survey to evaluate company’s disclosure and website quality. The Nikkei is the publisher of Japan's largest-circulation financial newspaper. Please check our website ranking for all Japanese listed companies to judge which companies are to be highly evaluated in IR activities.

In case of the same point, in order of securities code

Ranking Securities code / Company name Overall points Under-standa-bility Usability / Accessi-bility Variety of infor-mation Web-site
1
Previous year(4)
Securities code : 8001
ITOCHU Corporation
87.2 87.2 86.7 87.5 Company's website
2
Previous year(6)
Securities code : 9433
KDDI CORPORATION
85.0 81.4 86.7 86.9 Company's website
2
Previous year(1)
Securities code : 9697
CAPCOM CO., LTD.
85.0 83.3 83.0 88.7 Company's website
4
Previous year(8)
Securities code : 5741
UACJ Corporation
84.9 81.4 90.5 82.8 Company's website
5
Previous year(3)
Securities code : 6701
NEC Corporation
84.8 81.4 86.7 86.3 Company's website
6
Previous year(5)
Securities code : 7272
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
84.3 77.5 88.6 86.9 Company's website
7
Previous year(9)
Securities code : 9984
SoftBank Group Corp.
82.7 81.4 79.2 87.5 Company's website
8
Previous year(7)
Securities code : 6762
TDK Corporation
82.1 77.5 83.0 85.7 Company's website
9
Previous year(15)
Securities code : 2768
Sojitz Corporation
81.0 77.5 81.1 84.5 Company's website
9
Previous year(11)
Securities code : 8411
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
81.0 83.3 79.2 80.4 Company's website

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  Previous year
Ranking
Secu-rities code Company name Overall points Under-standa-bility Usability / Accessi-bility Variety of infor-mation Web-site
11 (66) 2178 Tri-Stage Inc. 80.7 75.6 86.7 79.8 Company's website
11 (44) 3167 TOKAI Holdings Corporation 80.7 75.6 84.8 81.6 Company's website
13 (21) 7732 TOPCON CORPORATION 80.4 79.5 84.8 76.8 Company's website
14 (2) 6502 TOSHIBA CORPORATION 80.2 75.6 79.2 85.7 Company's website
15 (19) 9432 NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION 79.8 77.5 79.2 82.8 Company's website
16 (10) 8933 NTT Urban Development Corporation 79.4 77.5 79.2 81.6 Company's website
17 (23) 8766 Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. 78.8 75.6 79.2 81.6 Company's website
18 (194) 8923 Tosei Corporation 78.5 77.5 83.0 75.1 Company's website
19 (34) 8508 J Trust Co., Ltd. 78.2 73.6 81.1 79.8 Company's website
20 (75) 8630 Sompo Holdings, Inc. 78.0 79.4 73.6 81.0 Company's website

Purpose of the survey

The purpose of this survey is to investigate various levels of corporate information disclosure on the websites of all listed companies in Japan, and to promote higher levels of disclosure on the website.
This survey is not for the purpose of soliciting investment. We set up website evaluation survey items with our own unique website consulting expertise, and review constantly, e.g., annually.
The contents of companies' websites are subject to change following the survey period.

Targets of the survey:
All listed companies in Japan (including REITs / Infrastructure Investment Corporation) as of July 1st (3,713 companies as of July 1st, 2017)
Exclusion from the targets of the survey:
・Companies delisted as of October 1st
・Listed companies in the TSE Foreign Stock Market
Scope of the survey:
The entire sites of the companies surveyed (excluding commercial websites)
Survey period:
July–September
Evaluation items:
Deviation values of the website evaluation survey items (No. of items: 163 for 2017) from the following points:
1 Understandability
2 Usability/Accessibility
3 Variety of information
*Design issues are out of scope.
Ranking
Overall ranking, Sector ranking, Japan’s Emerging Markets
Sector Securities code / Company name Overall points Under-standa-bility Usability / Accessi-bility Variety of infor-mation Web-site
Wholesale Trade Securities code : 8001
ITOCHU Corporation
87.2 87.2 86.7 87.5 Company's website
Information & Communication Securities code : 9433
KDDI CORPORATION
85.0 81.4 86.7 86.9 Company's website
Securities code : 9697
CAPCOM CO., LTD.
85.0 83.3 83.0 88.7 Company's website
Nonferrous Metals Securities code : 5741
UACJ Corporation
84.9 81.4 90.5 82.8 Company's website
Electric Appliances Securities code : 6701
NEC Corporation
84.8 81.4 86.7 86.3 Company's website
Transportation Equipment Securities code : 7272
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
84.3 77.5 88.6 86.9 Company's website
Banks Securities code : 8411
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
81.0 83.3 79.2 80.4 Company's website
Services Securities code : 2178
Tri-Stage Inc.
80.7 75.6 86.7 79.8 Company's website
Precision Instruments Securities code : 7732
TOPCON CORPORATION
80.4 79.5 84.8 76.8 Company's website
Real Estate Securities code : 8933
NTT Urban Development Corporation
79.4 77.5 79.2 81.6 Company's website
Insurance Securities code : 8766
Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
78.8 75.6 79.2 81.6 Company's website
Other Financing Business Securities code : 8508
J Trust Co., Ltd.
78.2 73.6 81.1 79.8 Company's website
Foods Securities code : 2503
Kirin Holdings Company, Limited
77.7 75.7 79.2 78.1 Company's website
REIT /
Infrastructure Investment Corporation
Securities code : 8953
Japan Retail Fund Investment Corporation
77.7 77.5 79.2 76.3 Company's website
Pharmaceutical Securities code : 4516
Nippon Shinyaku Co., Ltd.
77.5 77.5 79.2 75.7 Company's website
Chemicals Securities code : 4901
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation
77.0 79.4 71.7 79.8 Company's website
Electric Power and Gas Securities code : 9531
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
76.0 79.5 69.8 78.6 Company's website
Other Products Securities code : 7951
Yamaha Corporation
75.7 75.6 73.6 78.0 Company's website
Retail Trade Securities code : 8165
Senshukai Co., Ltd.
75.7 75.6 73.6 78.0 Company's website
Machinery Securities code : 6460
SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS INC.
75.3 75.6 71.7 78.6 Company's website
Mining Securities code : 1605
INPEX CORPORATION
74.0 71.7 73.6 76.8 Company's website
Textiles and Apparels Securities code : 3402
Toray Industries, Inc.
73.3 67.8 73.6 78.6 Company's website
Air Transportation Securities code : 9202
ANA HOLDINGS INC.
72.2 71.7 69.8 75.1 Company's website
Marine Transportation Securities code : 9101
Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha
71.7 65.8 71.7 77.4 Company's website
Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry Securities code : 1332
Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd.
71.1 73.6 69.8 69.7 Company's website
Securities and Commodities Futures Securities code : 8604
Nomura Holdings, Inc.
69.9 67.8 69.8 72.1 Company's website
Metal Products Securities code : 5970
G-TEKT CORPORATION
69.3 73.6 69.8 64.4 Company's website
Glass and Ceramics Products Securities code : 5201
Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
69.2 73.6 64.2 69.7 Company's website
Construction Securities code : 1925
Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.
68.7 69.7 66.1 70.3 Company's website
Oil and Coal Products Securities code : 5020
JXTG Holdings, Inc.
68.3 67.8 66.1 70.9 Company's website
Land Transportation Securities code : 9086
Hitachi Transport System, Ltd.
68.2 67.8 64.2 72.7 Company's website
Iron and Steel Securities code : 5401
NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
66.5 65.8 56.7 76.8 Company's website
Rubber Products Securities code : 5108
Bridgestone Corporation
62.4 58.1 64.2 65.0 Company's website
Pulp and Paper Securities code : 3863
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
59.9 58.1 56.7 65.0 Company's website
Warehousing and Harbor Transportation Securities code : 9364
Kamigumi Co., Ltd.
59.5 58.1 64.2 56.1 Company's website
  • Sector classifications are the Tokyo Stock Exchange 33 sectors and REIT/Infrastructure Investment Corporation.

Purpose of the survey

The purpose of this survey is to investigate various levels of corporate information disclosure on the websites of all listed companies in Japan, and to promote higher levels of disclosure on the website.
This survey is not for the purpose of soliciting investment. We set up website evaluation survey items with our own unique website consulting expertise, and review constantly, e.g., annually.
The contents of companies' websites are subject to change following the survey period.

Targets of the survey:
All listed companies in Japan (including REITs / Infrastructure Investment Corporation) as of July 1st (3,713 companies as of July 1st, 2017)
Exclusion from the targets of the survey:
・Companies delisted as of October 1st
・Listed companies in the TSE Foreign Stock Market
Scope of the survey:
The entire sites of the companies surveyed (excluding commercial websites)
Survey period:
July–September
Evaluation items:
Deviation values of the website evaluation survey items (No. of items: 163 for 2017) from the following points:
1 Understandability
2 Usability/Accessibility
3 Variety of information
*Design issues are out of scope.
Ranking
Overall ranking, Sector ranking, Japan’s Emerging Markets
Ranking Securities code / Company name Overall points Under-standa-bility Usability / Accessi-bility Variety of infor-mation Web-site
1
Previous year(2)
Securities code : 2178
Tri-Stage Inc.
80.7 75.6 86.7 79.8 Company's website
2
Previous year(1)
Securities code : 2163
Artner Co., Ltd.
73.2 81.4 67.9 70.3 Company's website
3
Previous year(5)
Securities code : 4293
SEPTENI HOLDINGS CO.,LTD.
72.8 75.6 73.6 69.1 Company's website
4
Previous year(9)
Securities code : 3853
Infoteria Corporation
71.7 75.6 69.8 69.7 Company's website
5
Previous year(14)
Securities code : 3353
Medical Ikkou Co., LTD.
70.6 73.6 77.3 60.9 Company's website
  • The following are emerging markets: Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers, JASDAQ, Sapporo Securities Exchange Ambitious, Nagoya Stock Exchange Centrex, and Fukuoka Stock Exchange Q-Board.

Purpose of the survey

The purpose of this survey is to investigate various levels of corporate information disclosure on the websites of all listed companies in Japan, and to promote higher levels of disclosure on the website.
This survey is not for the purpose of soliciting investment. We set up website evaluation survey items with our own unique website consulting expertise, and review constantly, e.g., annually.
The contents of companies' websites are subject to change following the survey period.

Targets of the survey:
All listed companies in Japan (including REITs / Infrastructure Investment Corporation) as of July 1st (3,713 companies as of July 1st, 2017)
Exclusion from the targets of the survey:
・Companies delisted as of October 1st
・Listed companies in the TSE Foreign Stock Market
Scope of the survey:
The entire sites of the companies surveyed (excluding commercial websites)
Survey period:
July–September
Evaluation items:
Deviation values of the website evaluation survey items (No. of items: 163 for 2017) from the following points:
1 Understandability
2 Usability/Accessibility
3 Variety of information
*Design issues are out of scope.
Ranking
Overall ranking, Sector ranking, Japan’s Emerging Markets

Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd., evaluates all Japanese listed companies’ websites annually, and grants 3 types of logo
—AAA, AA, and A—to the awarded companies by levels of deviation values.
The logos signify that the awarded companies’ websites are highly evaluated by Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd.

AAA Website

Overall ranking

AAA Website

70 or more
deviation values

AA Website

65 to 69
deviation values

A Website

60 to 64
deviation values

Sector ranking

AAA Website

Sector ranking
1st Place

AA Website

Sector ranking
2nd–5th place

Emerging Markets ranking

AAA Website

Japan's Emerging Markets ranking
1st–20th place

AA Website

Japan's Emerging Markets ranking
21st–50th place

A Website

Japan's Emerging Markets ranking
51st–100th place