West Japan Railway Co.


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Prev close: 7,444
Apr 28, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 193.73M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(9021)
Full time employees: --

Business summary

West Japan Railway Co. engages in the railway transportation business. It operates through the following segments: Transportation, Sales of Goods and Food Services, Real Estate, and Other Businesses. The Transportation segment provides railway, bus, and ferry services. The Distribution segment operates department stores, restaurants, retail, and wholesale shops. The Real Estate segment sells and leases properties, and manages shopping centers. The Other Businesses segment includes hotels, travel agencies, advertising, and construction. The company was founded on April 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,451.3B
Gross profit 355,074M
Operating income 181,539M
Income before tax 145,158M
Net income 85,868M
EBITDA 338,169M
Diluted EPS 443.52
Dividends per share 135
Total assets 2,843.19B
Total liabilities 1,916.81B
Total equity 877,863M
Operating cash flow 259,880M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 12,085.67M
Gross profit 2,956.87M
Operating income 1,511.76M
Income before tax 1,208.80M
Net income 715.06M
EBITDA 2,816.09M
Diluted EPS 3.69
Dividends per share 1.12
Total assets 25,296.44M
Total liabilities 17,054.29M
Total equity 7,810.51M
Operating cash flow 2,164.14M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 15.66
ROA 3.05%
ROE 10.22%
Operating margin 12.50%
Profit margin 5.91%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Tatsuo Kijima
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Finance: Yutaka Nakanishi
  • Executive Officer & GM-Information Technology: Kunimasa Kojima
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Corporate Planning: Atsushi Sugioka
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Production: Masato Yamaguchi

Share holders

  • Marathon Asset Management LLP(5.0%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(3.3%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(3.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.5%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.(2.3%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.1%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • JR West Employee Stock Ownership Plan(1.9%)


  • Website: http://www.westjr.co.jp
  • Address: 2-4-24 Shibata, Kita-Ku, Osaka, 530-8341, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6375.8981

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