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Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

  • 1,639.00 JPY
  • -3.50
  • -0.21%
  • Japan
    Feb 15, 2019
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Business Summary

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of food products, amino acids, and pharmaceuticals. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Food Products, Overseas Food Products, Life Support, Healthcare and Others. The Domestic Food Products segment includes seasonings and processed foods, and frozen foods. The Overseas Food Products segment provides consumer foods, which include flavor seasonings and instant noodles; and umami seasonings for processed food manufacturers. The Life Support segment offers feed-use amino acids, amino acids for pharmaceuticals and foods, sweeteners, pharmaceutical fine chemicals, and specialty chemicals. The Healthcare segment handles medical foods and pharmaceuticals. The Others segment covers the packaging materials business, healthcare business, partnership business, logistics, and other services. The company was founded by Saburosuke Suzuki II on May 20, 1909 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit384,562M3,469.76M
Operating income94,001M848.13M
Income before tax85,445M770.93M
Net income60,742M548.05M
Diluted EPS106.840.96
Dividends Per Share320.28
Total Assets1,425.85B13,407.22M
Total liabilities705,308M6,631.94M
Total equity641,445M6,031.45M
Operating cash flow126,655M1,142.76M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 991,332M 1,006.63B 1,149.42B 1,091.19B 1,150.20B
Gross Profit 344,462M 335,392M 377,368M 374,412M 384,562M
Operating income 62,548M 74,519M 95,816M 87,130M 94,001M
Income before tax 73,302M 79,049M 98,778M 86,684M 85,445M
Net income 42,795M 46,495M 68,504M 53,065M 60,742M
EBITDA 109,883M 120,096M 147,680M 133,782M 145,784M
Diluted EPS 69.70 78.54 121.23 92.81 106.84
Dividends Per Share 20 24 28 30 32
Total Assets 1,091.65B 1,255.09B 1,273.89B 1,350.10B 1,425.85B
Total liabilities 432,163M 511,601M 593,161M 659,428M 705,308M
Total equity 598,925M 669,576M 609,486M 616,315M 641,445M
Operating cash flow 63,017M 109,259M 129,311M 108,907M 126,655M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 9,896.34M 9,163.13M 9,571.83M 10,076.83M 10,377.91M
Gross Profit 3,438.72M 3,053.00M 3,142.52M 3,457.57M 3,469.76M
Operating income 624.40M 678.33M 797.90M 804.61M 848.13M
Income before tax 731.76M 719.56M 822.57M 800.49M 770.93M
Net income 427.21M 423.23M 570.46M 490.03M 548.05M
EBITDA 1,096.94M 1,093.20M 1,229.80M 1,235.43M 1,315.35M
Diluted EPS 0.69 0.71 1.00 0.85 0.96
Dividends Per Share 0.19 0.21 0.23 0.27 0.28
Total Assets 10,600.08M 10,465.62M 11,334.07M 12,116.17M 13,407.22M
Total liabilities 4,196.36M 4,266.00M 5,277.46M 5,917.86M 6,631.94M
Total equity 5,815.65M 5,583.28M 5,422.71M 5,530.96M 6,031.45M
Operating cash flow 629.09M 994.56M 1,076.83M 1,005.72M 1,142.76M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin8.17%
Profit margin5.28%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Takaaki Nishii
  • Manager-Research & Development Planning: Kazuya Onomichi
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Tamotsu Iwamoto
  • Executive Officer: Chiaki Nosaka
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Human Resources: Yoshimasa Yoshimiya


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