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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 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit2,725.75B25,724.08M
Operating income151,054M1,425.56M
Income before tax53,219M502.25M
Net income-71,024M-670.28M
Diluted EPS-84.05-0.79
Dividends Per Share360.33
Total Assets11,546.87B108,380.60M
Total liabilities9,800.01B91,984.31M
Total equity971,872M9,122.13M
Operating cash flow396,461M3,741.57M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Feb 2017Feb 2018Feb 2019Feb 2020Feb 2021
Revenue 8,210.14B 8,390.01B 8,518.21B 8,604.20B 8,603.91B
Gross Profit 2,702.51B 2,791.94B 2,843.74B 2,846.80B 2,725.75B
Operating income 186,608M 210,989M 213,030M 216,445M 151,054M
Income before tax 149,339M 168,594M 168,083M 174,664M 53,219M
Net income 11,255M 24,523M 23,638M 26,838M -71,024M
EBITDA 434,127M 466,229M 475,316M 523,501M 461,705M
Diluted EPS 13.20 28.75 27.62 31.83 -84.05
Dividends Per Share 30 30 34 36 36
Total Assets 8,765.20B 9,468.19B 10,070.72B 11,112.90B 11,546.87B
Total liabilities 6,902.78B 7,551.44B 8,195.35B 9,263.62B 9,800.01B
Total equity 1,133.20B 1,153.48B 1,095.59B 1,066.22B 971,872M
Operating cash flow 294,893M 463,911M 469,874M 624,660M 396,461M
 Feb 2017Feb 2018Feb 2019Feb 2020Feb 2021
Revenue 75,830.69M 75,310.28M 77,102.22M 78,930.55M 81,198.84M
Gross Profit 24,961.00M 25,060.98M 25,739.98M 26,115.08M 25,724.08M
Operating income 1,723.55M 1,893.87M 1,928.23M 1,985.55M 1,425.56M
Income before tax 1,379.32M 1,513.33M 1,521.39M 1,602.27M 502.25M
Net income 103.95M 220.12M 213.95M 246.19M -670.28M
EBITDA 4,009.69M 4,184.95M 4,302.30M 4,802.32M 4,357.31M
Diluted EPS 0.12 0.25 0.25 0.29 -0.79
Dividends Per Share 0.27 0.26 0.30 0.33 0.33
Total Assets 78,341.21M 88,732.39M 90,466.45M 103,026.05M 108,380.60M
Total liabilities 61,695.38M 70,769.38M 73,619.79M 85,881.63M 91,984.31M
Total equity 10,128.26M 10,810.01M 9,841.86M 9,884.78M 9,122.13M
Operating cash flow 2,723.69M 4,164.14M 4,253.04M 5,730.30M 3,741.57M

Valuation Measures

Feb 2021
Operating margin1.75%
Profit margin-0.82%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative 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
  • Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive Officer: Hiroyuki Watanabe


  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.0%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.4%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.2%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (2.9%)
  • AEON Co., Ltd. (2.5%)
  • AEON Environment Foundation (2.4%)
  • Cultural Foundation of Okada (2.4%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group (2.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.0%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.8%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 1-5-1 Nakase, Mihama-Ku, Chiba, 261-8515, Japan
  • Phone: +

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