Sojitz Corp.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,251.49M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(2768)
Distribution Services
Wholesale Distributors
Full time employees: 14,330

Business summary

Sojitz Corp. engages in the business of chemical products, energy, machinery, mining, and international trading services. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Machinery, Energy and Metal, Chemicals, Consumer Lifestyle Business and Others. The Machinery segment deals with automotive, infrastructure, information technology, marine, and aerospace operations. The Energy and Metal segment includes fuel, coal, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, industrial minerals, and steel products. The Chemicals segment engages in the import and sale of rare earths, lithium compounds, industrial salt, solvent, thinners, plastic resin, electronic materials, cellulose, and cosmetics. The Consumer Lifestyle Business segment sells food materials, grain and feed, processed seafood, tobacco, confectioneries, sugar and timber and plywood. The Others segment comprises of logistics, insurance, venture capital, aircraft leasing, and real estate businesses. The company was founded on April 1, 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,658.07B
Gross profit 174,201M
Operating income 19,963M
Income before tax 44,269M
Net income 36,526M
EBITDA 51,638M
Diluted EPS 29.2
Dividends per share 8
Total assets 2,056.67B
Total liabilities 1,506.95B
Total equity 520,353M
Operating cash flow 99,939M

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Revenue 13,807.56M
Gross profit 1,450.65M
Operating income 166.24M
Income before tax 368.64M
Net income 304.16M
EBITDA 430.01M
Diluted EPS 0.24
Dividends per share 0.06
Total assets 18,298.58M
Total liabilities 13,407.66M
Total equity 4,629.68M
Operating cash flow 832.24M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 7.91
ROA 1.67%
ROE 6.81%
Operating margin 1.20%
Profit margin 2.20%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Yoji Sato
  • Chief Information Officer, Head-Sales & Operations: Satoru Takahama
  • Chief Financial Officer & Head-Accounting: Seiichi Tanaka
  • Chief Information Officer & Executive Officer: Shigeru Nishihara
  • Chief Compliance Officer & Head-Legal Affairs: Masayuki Hanai

Share holders

  • Ichigo Asset Management, Ltd.(8.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC(1.6%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.6%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.3%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(0.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(0.6%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(0.5%)
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board(0.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.5%)


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  • Address: Iino Building, 2-1-1 Uchisaiwai-cho, Tokyo, 100-8691, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6871.5000

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