Mitsui & Co., Ltd.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,796.51M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(8031)
Distribution Services
Wholesale Distributors
Full time employees: 43,611

Business summary

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. engages in the general trading business. It operates through the following segments: Iron and Steel Products; Mineral and Metal Resources; Machinery and Infrastructure; Chemicals; Energy; Lifestyle; Innovation and Corporate Development; Overseas; and Others. The Iron and Steel Products segment manages the sourcing and supply of iron and steel products; investment in steel service centers; electric furnace steel mills, rolling mills, component manufacturers; and the iron and steel distribution industry. The Mineral and Metal Resources segment handles investment in resource development, production, processing, and trading business; and the environmental recycling business. The Machinery and Infrastructure segment upgrades and maintains infrastructure to facilitate social and economic development through projects in fields such as power generation, energy and mineral resources/ basic industry, marine energy, water supply, and logistics; and covers motor vehicles, mining and construction machinery, ships, aircraft, railways, and other machinery to transportation systems. The Chemicals segment manufactures, trades and sells chemical products in Japan and overseas. The Energy segment explores, develops, produces, and trades energy resources. The Lifestyle segment deals with global sales of food resources and products. It also handles outsourcing services, medical and healthcare, real estate, housing and industrial material, and fashion businesses. The Innovation and Corporate Development segment undertakes information technology, financial technology, and logistics technology. The Overseas segment engages in the sales and intermediary service of various commodities and conducts related businesses led by overseas trading subsidiaries and their affiliated companies in their respective countries including America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific. The Others segment includes corporate staff department performing financial and business services. The company was founded on July 1, 1876 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 4,759.69B
Gross profit 711,520M
Operating income 160,608M
Income before tax 156,362M
Net income -83,410M
EBITDA 413,776M
Diluted EPS -46.53
Dividends per share 64
Total assets 10,910.51B
Total liabilities 7,243.97B
Total equity 3,379.72B
Operating cash flow 586,991M

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Revenue 39,636.27M
Gross profit 5,925.17M
Operating income 1,337.46M
Income before tax 1,302.10M
Net income -694.59M
EBITDA 3,445.71M
Diluted EPS -0.38
Dividends per share 0.53
Total assets 97,072.91M
Total liabilities 64,451.04M
Total equity 30,070.06M
Operating cash flow 4,888.15M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

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ROA -0.72%
ROE -2.23%
Operating margin 3.37%
Profit margin -1.75%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Tatsuo Yasunaga
  • CFO, Representative Director & Head-IR: Keigo Matsubara
  • EVP, Chief Administrative & Information Officer: Satoshi Tanaka
  • Representative Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Makoto Suzuki
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Yoshihiro Hombo

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.5%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(2.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.9%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.5%)
  • MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.(1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.1%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.(1.1%)


  • Website:
  • Address: JA Building, 1-3-1 Ohtemachi, Tokyo, 100-8631, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3285.1111

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