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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 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue387,483M3,483.29M
Gross Profit91,606M823.49M
Operating income4,521M40.64M
Income before tax1,173M10.54M
Net income434M3.90M
EBITDA11,253M101.15M
Diluted EPS8.500.07
Dividends Per Share360.32
Total Assets169,481M1,560.95M
Total liabilities120,846M1,113.01M
Total equity48,411M445.87M
Operating cash flow6,215M55.86M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 May 2015May 2016May 2017May 2018May 2019
Revenue 276,759M 315,019M 335,915M 360,434M 387,483M
Gross Profit 60,811M 70,329M 76,755M 85,280M 91,606M
Operating income 6,849M 8,517M 8,865M 3,957M 4,521M
Income before tax 6,897M 8,569M 2,169M 8,409M 1,173M
Net income 4,032M 5,255M 1,015M 4,694M 434M
EBITDA 290M 13,044M 14,033M 10,074M 11,253M
Diluted EPS 73.14 100.44 19.69 92.02 8.50
Dividends Per Share 30 33 36 36 36
Total Assets 132,895M 139,552M 155,678M 174,106M 169,481M
Total liabilities 71,950M 88,310M 109,443M 124,760M 120,846M
Total equity 60,853M 51,123M 46,077M 49,181M 48,411M
Operating cash flow 12,227M 13,831M 16,227M 10,150M 6,215M
 May 2015May 2016May 2017May 2018May 2019
Revenue 2,453.42M 2,663.46M 3,092.77M 3,264.70M 3,483.29M
Gross Profit 539.07M 594.62M 706.68M 772.44M 823.49M
Operating income 60.71M 72.01M 81.62M 35.84M 40.64M
Income before tax 61.14M 72.45M 19.96M 76.16M 10.54M
Net income 35.74M 44.43M 9.34M 42.51M 3.90M
EBITDA 2.57M 110.28M 129.20M 91.24M 101.15M
Diluted EPS 0.64 0.84 0.18 0.83 0.07
Dividends Per Share 0.26 0.27 0.33 0.32 0.32
Total Assets 1,070.91M 1,258.30M 1,407.76M 1,602.52M 1,560.95M
Total liabilities 579.79M 796.26M 989.67M 1,148.32M 1,113.01M
Total equity 490.37M 460.96M 416.66M 452.67M 445.87M
Operating cash flow 108.39M 116.94M 149.40M 91.93M 55.86M

Valuation Measures

May 2019
PER347.77
ROA0.25%
ROE0.88%
Operating margin1.16%
Profit margin0.11%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Akira Yoshioka
  • Director & Chief Operating Officer: Miyoko Kimura
  • Co-Chief Operating Officer & Director: Hitoshi Yoshida
  • Chief Financial Officer & GM-Corporate: Tsuguhiro Tamai
  • Chief Information, Technology & Data Officer: Youhei Akioka

Shareholders

  • Z Holdings Corp. (41.6%)
  • PLUS Corp. (10.7%)
  • ASKUL Corp. (7.6%)
  • International Value Advisers LLC (1.8%)
  • IWATA SHOICHIRO (1.6%)
  • IMAIZUMI HIDEHISA (1.4%)
  • IMAIZUMI TADAHISA (1.4%)
  • Rheos Capital Works, Inc. (Investment Management) (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.0%)

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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