Lawson, Inc.


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Prev close: 7,680
Mar 24, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 100.30M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(2651)
Retail Trade
Food Retail
Full time employees: 8,294

Business summary

Lawson, Inc. engages in the management and operation of convenience stores. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Convenience Store; Seijo Ishii; Entertainment & Home Convenience-Related Business; and Others. The Domestic Convenience Store segment includes Lawson, Natural Lawson, Lawson Store 100, and Lawson Mart chain stores. The Seijo Ishii segment manages supermarkets. The Entertainment & Home Convenience-Related Business segment sells concert tickets at Lawson stores and sells music and video software at HMV stores. The Others segment handles financial services and overseas business. The company was founded on April 15, 1975 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Feb 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 583,452M
Gross profit 378,347M
Operating income 72,541M
Income before tax 55,402M
Net income 31,381M
EBITDA 121,834M
Diluted EPS 313.57
Dividends per share 245
Total assets 803,212M
Total liabilities 530,215M
Total equity 264,701M
Operating cash flow 112,205M

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Revenue 4,832.82M
Gross profit 3,133.90M
Operating income 600.86M
Income before tax 458.90M
Net income 259.93M
EBITDA 1,009.17M
Diluted EPS 2.59
Dividends per share 2.02
Total assets 7,115.94M
Total liabilities 4,697.36M
Total equity 2,345.08M
Operating cash flow 929.41M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Feb 2016

PER 28.87
ROA 4.00%
ROE 12.04%
Operating margin 12.43%
Profit margin 5.37%

Key executive

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Genichi Tamatsuka
  • President, COO & Representative Director: Sadanobu Takemasu
  • Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President: Yutaka Yoshitake
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Agri Promotions: Atsushi Maeda
  • Executive Officer: Hajime Kawamura

Share holders

  • Mitsubishi Corp.(50.0%)
  • NTT DoCoMo, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Mawer Investment Management Ltd.(2.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(1.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.1%)
  • Schroder Investment Management Ltd.(1.1%)
  • National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperatives(0.9%)
  • ValueInvest Asset Management SA(0.7%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Gate City Osaki East Tower, 3/F, 1-11-2 Osaki, Tokyo, 141-8643, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5435.2770

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