Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.


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Apr 27, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 70.66M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(5801)
Producer Manufacturing
Electrical Products
Full time employees: 49,826

Business summary

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. engages in the business development of transmission infrastructure and functional materials businesses. It operates through the following segments: Telecommunications, Energy and Industrial Products, Electronics and Automotive Systems, Metals, Light Metals, and Services and Others. The Telecommunications segment manufactures, sells, and installs optical fiber cables, components, and accessories; network equipment, and broadcasting systems. The Energy and Industrial Products segment covers copper, aluminum, and insulated wires; power transmission cables, accessories, and conduits; water-feeding pipe materials, foam products, semiconductor manufacturing and electrical insulation tapes, and electric material products. The Electronics and Automotive Systems segment handles automotive components, wire harness, magnet wires, electronic component materials, heat sinks, hard disc drive aluminum substrates, and batteries. The Metals segment deals with wrought copper and functional surface products, electrodeposited copper foils, processed electronic parts, and superconducting and special metal materials. The Light Metals segment produces aluminum plates, extruded aluminum casting and forged products, and processed light metals. The Services and Other segment includes logistics, information processing services, software development, real estate leasing, and water-power generation. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 874,879M
Gross profit 140,844M
Operating income 28,224M
Income before tax 21,380M
Net income 10,007M
EBITDA 52,064M
Diluted EPS 141.7
Dividends per share 40
Total assets 705,725M
Total liabilities 507,138M
Total equity 173,163M
Operating cash flow 41,569M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 7,285.54M
Gross profit 1,172.87M
Operating income 235.03M
Income before tax 178.04M
Net income 83.33M
EBITDA 433.56M
Diluted EPS 1.18
Dividends per share 0.33
Total assets 6,278.97M
Total liabilities 4,512.10M
Total equity 1,540.66M
Operating cash flow 346.16M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 17.14
ROA 1.39%
ROE 5.49%
Operating margin 3.22%
Profit margin 1.14%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Mitsuyoshi Shibata
  • Director, General Manager-Finance & Procurement: Hiroyuki Ogiwara
  • Managing Executive Officer, General Manager-R&D: Hisaharu Yanagawa
  • Senior Vice President: Shunichi Nakamura
  • Vice President: Yusei Shirasaka

Share holders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(4.8%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.5%)
  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund(3.4%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.5%)
  • Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Co.(1.9%)
  • Furukawa Co., Ltd.(1.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.7%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(1.7%)
  • Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.(1.5%)
  • Furukawa Pension Fund(1.5%)


  • Website: http://www.furukawa.co.jp
  • Address: Marunouchi Nakadori Building, 5/F, 2-2-3 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-8322, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3286.3001

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