GS Yuasa Corp.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 413.57M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(6674)
Producer Manufacturing
Electrical Products
Full time employees: 14,415

Business summary

GS Yuasa Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture and supply of batteries, power supply systems, lighting equipment, and other specialty electrical equipment. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Automotive Batteries, Domestic Industrial Batteries and Power Supplies, Overseas Operations, Automotive Lithium-ion Batteries, and Other. The Domestic Automotive Batteries segment produces and sells lead-acid batteries for automotive. The Domestic Industrial Batteries and Power Supplies segment covers rectifiers, lead, alkali, and general batteries, and power supply systems. The Overseas Operations segment manufactures and markets batteries and power supply devices in the international market. The Automotive Lithium-ion Batteries segment handles lithium-ion batteries for vehicles. The Other segment includes environment related equipment, mobile communication batteries, battery related equipment, battery manufacturing equipment, and applications batteries. The company was founded on April 1, 2004 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 365,610M
Gross profit 85,306M
Operating income 21,909M
Income before tax 16,957M
Net income 9,030M
EBITDA 37,921M
Diluted EPS 20.39
Dividends per share 10
Total assets 346,523M
Total liabilities 168,733M
Total equity 153,724M
Operating cash flow 30,215M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 3,044.61M
Gross profit 710.38M
Operating income 182.44M
Income before tax 141.20M
Net income 75.19M
EBITDA 315.78M
Diluted EPS 0.16
Dividends per share 0.08
Total assets 3,083.08M
Total liabilities 1,501.25M
Total equity 1,367.71M
Operating cash flow 251.61M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 21.98
ROA 2.55%
ROE 5.73%
Operating margin 5.99%
Profit margin 2.46%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Osamu Murao
  • Managing Director & Manager-Corporate: Toshiyuki Nakagawa
  • Manager-Tokyo Branch: Hisashi Matsuo
  • Auditor: Kiyoshi Ogawa
  • Manager-Corporate Office: Hiroaki Matsushima

Share holders

  • Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd.(5.3%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.8%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(3.3%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(3.3%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.1%)
  • Toyota Motor Corp.(2.7%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd.(1.8%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 1 Inobanba-cho, Kisshoin Nishinosho, Kyoto, 601-8520, Japan
  • Phone: +81.75.312.1211

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