Kikkoman Corp.


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Prev close: 3,455
Mar 29, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 210.38M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(2801)
Consumer Non-Durables
Food: Specialty/Candy
Full time employees: 5,933

Business summary

Kikkoman Corp. is a holding company which engages in the food manufacturing business. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Foods-Manufacturing and Sales, Domestic Others, Overseas Foods-Manufacturing and Sales, and Overseas Foods-Wholesale. The Domestic Foods-Manufacturing and Sales segment manufactures and sells soy sauce, beverages, and alcoholic beverages. The Domestic Others segment involves in the production and sale of clinical diagnostic reagents, hygiene inspection agents, processing enzymes and chemical products such as hyaluronic acid. It also operates in real estate property leasing, logistics, and back-office support for Kikkoman Group, and other businesses. The Overseas Foods-Manufacturing and Sales segment sells soy sauce, Del Monte products, and overseas health foods. The Overseas Food-Wholesale segment purchases and sells oriental food products in Japan and overseas. The company was founded on December 7, 1917 and is headquartered in Noda, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 408,372M
Gross profit 160,157M
Operating income 32,598M
Income before tax 30,253M
Net income 19,964M
EBITDA 45,728M
Diluted EPS 102.66
Dividends per share 32
Total assets 365,671M
Total liabilities 139,996M
Total equity 223,684M
Operating cash flow 37,661M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 3,400.71M
Gross profit 1,333.70M
Operating income 271.45M
Income before tax 251.93M
Net income 166.24M
EBITDA 380.79M
Diluted EPS 0.85
Dividends per share 0.26
Total assets 3,253.44M
Total liabilities 1,245.57M
Total equity 1,990.15M
Operating cash flow 313.62M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 36.04
ROA 5.36%
ROE 8.67%
Operating margin 7.98%
Profit margin 4.88%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Noriaki Horikiri
  • CFO, Director & Managing Executive Officer: Shozaburo Nakano
  • Managing Executive Officer, GM-R&D: Asahi Matsuyama
  • Executive Officer: Naoyuki Kiyomatsu
  • Executive Officer: Kiminae Fujimura

Share holders

  • Kikkoman Corp.(8.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(4.8%)
  • Senshusha Co.(3.1%)
  • Mogisa Ltd.(2.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.5%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(2.3%)
  • Hikidaka KK(2.2%)
  • MOGI FAMILY(1.9%)
  • Marujin Holdings Co., Ltd.(1.8%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 250 Noda, Noda, 278-8601, Japan
  • Phone: +81.4.7123.5111

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