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Retail Trade

AEON Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

AEON Co., Ltd. is a holding company which engages in the management of its group companies in the operation of supermarkets and shopping centers. It operates through the following segments: General Merchandise Store (GMS), Supermarket (SM), Health and Wellness, Financial Services, Development, Services and Specialty Store, International, and Other. The GMS segment includes general merchandise and bento specialty stores. The SM segment manages supermarkets, discount stores, convenience stores, and small-sized shops. The Health and Wellness segment oversees drugstores and dispensing pharmacies. The Financial Services segment offers s credit card, financing, and banking services. The Development segment deals with the development and leasing of shopping centers. The Services and Specialty Store segment engages in the management of facilities, amusement centers, restaurants, and specialty stores that sell casual apparel and footwear. The International segment handles retail stores in the ASEAN region and China. The Other segment includes mobile marketing and digital business. The company was founded by Sozaemon Okada in 1758 and is headquartered in Chiba, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Feb 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit2,814.71B25,244.09M
Operating income174,799M1,567.70M
Income before tax122,823M1,101.55M
Net income6,505M58.34M
Diluted EPS7.640.06
Dividends Per Share360.32
Total Assets11,702.09B101,602.71M
Total liabilities9,889.66B85,866.39M
Total equity958,722M8,324.04M
Operating cash flow204,452M1,833.65M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Feb 2018Feb 2019Feb 2020Feb 2021Feb 2022
Revenue 8,390.01B 8,518.21B 8,604.20B 8,603.91B 8,715.95B
Gross Profit 2,791.94B 2,843.74B 2,846.80B 2,725.75B 2,814.71B
Operating income 210,989M 213,030M 216,445M 151,054M 174,799M
Income before tax 168,594M 168,083M 174,664M 53,219M 122,823M
Net income 24,523M 23,638M 26,838M -71,024M 6,505M
EBITDA 466,229M 475,316M 523,501M 461,705M 495,824M
Diluted EPS 28.75 27.62 31.83 -84.05 7.64
Dividends Per Share 30 34 36 36 36
Total Assets 9,468.19B 10,070.72B 11,112.90B 11,546.87B 11,702.09B
Total liabilities 7,551.44B 8,195.35B 9,263.62B 9,791.09B 9,889.66B
Total equity 1,153.48B 1,095.59B 1,066.22B 971,872M 958,722M
Operating cash flow 463,911M 469,874M 624,660M 396,461M 204,452M
 Feb 2018Feb 2019Feb 2020Feb 2021Feb 2022
Revenue 75,310.28M 77,102.22M 78,930.55M 81,198.84M 78,170.14M
Gross Profit 25,060.98M 25,739.98M 26,115.08M 25,724.08M 25,244.09M
Operating income 1,893.87M 1,928.23M 1,985.55M 1,425.56M 1,567.70M
Income before tax 1,513.33M 1,521.39M 1,602.27M 502.25M 1,101.55M
Net income 220.12M 213.95M 246.19M -670.28M 58.34M
EBITDA 4,184.95M 4,302.30M 4,802.32M 4,357.31M 4,446.85M
Diluted EPS 0.25 0.25 0.29 -0.79 0.06
Dividends Per Share 0.26 0.30 0.33 0.33 0.32
Total Assets 88,732.39M 90,466.45M 103,026.05M 108,380.60M 101,602.71M
Total liabilities 70,769.38M 73,619.79M 85,881.63M 91,900.61M 85,866.39M
Total equity 10,810.01M 9,841.86M 9,884.78M 9,122.13M 8,324.04M
Operating cash flow 4,164.14M 4,253.04M 5,730.30M 3,741.57M 1,833.65M

Valuation Measures

Feb 2022
Operating margin2.00%
Profit margin0.07%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Director: Akio Yoshida
  • Director, Head-Finance & Business Administration: Akinori Yamashita
  • EVP, Executive Officer & Head-Digital Business: Yuki Habu
  • Executive VP & Head-Supermarket Business: Motohiro Fujita
  • Executive Officer & Head-ASEAN: Soichi Okazaki


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  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.1%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (2.9%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (2.6%)
  • AEON Environment Foundation (2.5%)
  • Cultural Foundation of Okada (2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.2%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group (2.0%)
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  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.6%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Aeon Tower, 1-5-1 Nakase, Chiba, 261-8515, Japan
  • Phone: +

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