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Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

  • 1,904.50 JPY
  • -3.00
  • -0.16%
  • Japan
    Aug 20, 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 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit382,007M3,444.77M
Operating income92,776M836.61M
Income before tax54,202M488.77M
Net income27,276M245.96M
Diluted EPS53.610.48
Dividends Per Share320.28
Total Assets1,393.86B12,593.11M
Total liabilities707,904M6,395.66M
Total equity610,543M5,516.04M
Operating cash flow123,256M1,111.46M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 1,006.63B 1,149.42B 1,091.19B 1,114.78B 1,127.48B
Gross Profit 335,392M 377,368M 374,412M 381,827M 382,007M
Operating income 74,519M 95,816M 87,130M 91,084M 92,776M
Income before tax 79,049M 98,778M 86,684M 80,819M 54,202M
Net income 46,495M 68,504M 53,065M 57,533M 27,276M
EBITDA 120,096M 147,680M 133,782M 142,867M 145,261M
Diluted EPS 78.54 121.23 92.81 105.75 53.61
Dividends Per Share 24 28 30 32 32
Total Assets 1,255.09B 1,273.89B 1,350.10B 1,426.23B 1,393.86B
Total liabilities 511,601M 593,161M 659,428M 705,612M 707,904M
Total equity 669,576M 609,486M 616,315M 640,833M 610,543M
Operating cash flow 109,259M 129,311M 108,907M 126,655M 123,256M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 9,163.13M 9,571.83M 10,076.83M 10,058.28M 10,167.15M
Gross Profit 3,053.00M 3,142.52M 3,457.57M 3,445.08M 3,444.77M
Operating income 678.33M 797.90M 804.61M 821.81M 836.61M
Income before tax 719.56M 822.57M 800.49M 729.19M 488.77M
Net income 423.23M 570.46M 490.03M 519.09M 245.96M
EBITDA 1,093.20M 1,229.80M 1,235.43M 1,289.03M 1,309.90M
Diluted EPS 0.71 1.00 0.85 0.95 0.48
Dividends Per Share 0.21 0.23 0.27 0.28 0.28
Total Assets 10,465.62M 11,334.07M 12,116.17M 13,410.71M 12,593.11M
Total liabilities 4,266.00M 5,277.46M 5,917.86M 6,634.80M 6,395.66M
Total equity 5,583.28M 5,422.71M 5,530.96M 6,025.69M 5,516.04M
Operating cash flow 994.56M 1,076.83M 1,005.72M 1,142.76M 1,111.46M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
Operating margin8.22%
Profit margin2.41%

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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