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ASKUL Corp.

Business Summary

ASKUL Corp. engages in the provision of office equipment, supplies, and support services. It operates through following segments: e-Commerce, Logistics and Others. The e-Commerce segment offers office automation products, personal computers, office furniture, business supplies, food items, alcoholic beverages, medical products, and cosmetics. The Logistics segment handles the small cargo freight transportation service for enterprises. The Others segment covers the production and sale of Tsumagoi natural water, Oku Karuizawa natural water and NANO bubble oxygen water. The company was founded on November 2, 1963 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

May 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue400,376M3,701.16M
Gross Profit95,684M884.52M
Operating income8,822M81.55M
Income before tax8,460M78.20M
Net income5,653M52.25M
EBITDA14,839M137.17M
Diluted EPS110.281.01
Dividends Per Share380.35
Total Assets174,423M1,619.00M
Total liabilities121,595M1,128.64M
Total equity52,443M486.77M
Operating cash flow16,609M153.53M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 May 2016May 2017May 2018May 2019May 2020
Revenue 315,019M 335,915M 360,434M 387,483M 400,376M
Gross Profit 70,329M 76,755M 85,280M 91,606M 95,684M
Operating income 8,517M 8,865M 3,957M 4,521M 8,822M
Income before tax 8,569M 2,169M 8,409M 1,173M 8,460M
Net income 5,255M 1,015M 4,694M 434M 5,653M
EBITDA 13,044M 14,033M 10,074M 11,253M 14,839M
Diluted EPS 100.44 19.69 92.02 8.50 110.28
Dividends Per Share 33 36 36 36 38
Total Assets 139,552M 155,678M 174,106M 169,481M 174,423M
Total liabilities 88,310M 109,443M 124,760M 120,846M 121,595M
Total equity 51,123M 46,077M 49,181M 48,411M 52,443M
Operating cash flow 13,831M 16,227M 10,150M 6,215M 16,609M
 May 2016May 2017May 2018May 2019May 2020
Revenue 2,663.46M 3,092.77M 3,264.70M 3,483.29M 3,701.16M
Gross Profit 594.62M 706.68M 772.44M 823.49M 884.52M
Operating income 72.01M 81.62M 35.84M 40.64M 81.55M
Income before tax 72.45M 19.96M 76.16M 10.54M 78.20M
Net income 44.43M 9.34M 42.51M 3.90M 52.25M
EBITDA 110.28M 129.20M 91.24M 101.15M 137.17M
Diluted EPS 0.84 0.18 0.83 0.07 1.01
Dividends Per Share 0.27 0.33 0.32 0.32 0.35
Total Assets 1,258.30M 1,407.76M 1,602.52M 1,560.95M 1,619.00M
Total liabilities 796.26M 989.67M 1,148.32M 1,113.01M 1,128.64M
Total equity 460.96M 416.66M 452.67M 445.87M 486.77M
Operating cash flow 116.94M 149.40M 91.93M 55.86M 153.53M

Valuation Measures

May 2020
PER29.88
ROA3.28%
ROE11.21%
Operating margin2.20%
Profit margin1.41%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Akira Yoshioka
  • Director & Chief Financial Officer: Tsuguhiro Tamai
  • Director & Executive Officer: Hironori Koshimizu
  • Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Officer: Masayoshi Hayashi
  • Chief Platform Officer & Executive Officer: Hideo Amanuma

Shareholders

  • Z Holdings Corp. (41.6%)
  • PLUS Corp. (10.7%)
  • ASKUL Corp. (7.6%)
  • IWATA SHOICHIRO (1.6%)
  • IMAIZUMI HIDEHISA (1.4%)
  • IMAIZUMI TADAHISA (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.0%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.4%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.askul.co.jp
  • Address: Toyosu Cubic Garden, 3-2-3 Toyosu, Tokyo, 135-0061, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.4330.5001

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