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Consumer Durables

Bridgestone Corp.

Business Summary

Bridgestone Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of tires and rubber products. It operates through the Tires and Diversified Products segments. The Tires segment manufactures and sells tires, tubes, wheels and accessories. It also offers retread material and services, and auto maintenance. The Diversified Products segment includes chemical and industrial products, sporting goods, bicycles, and financial services. The company was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi on March 1, 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit1,281.38B11,754.68M
Operating income326,099M2,991.43M
Income before tax407,251M3,735.87M
Net income292,598M2,684.11M
Diluted EPS404.283.70
Dividends Per Share1601.46
Total Assets3,946.50B36,314.74M
Total liabilities1,602.21B14,743.13M
Total equity2,291.71B21,087.77M
Operating cash flow464,457M4,260.65M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 3,790.25B 3,337.01B 3,643.42B 3,650.11B 3,525.60B
Gross Profit 1,464.16B 1,333.16B 1,347.21B 1,345.85B 1,281.38B
Operating income 517,248M 449,550M 419,047M 402,733M 326,099M
Income before tax 478,159M 421,588M 420,422M 427,768M 407,251M
Net income 284,294M 265,551M 288,276M 291,642M 292,598M
EBITDA 721,727M 639,610M 623,984M 607,768M 556,085M
Diluted EPS 362.52 338.52 375.01 387.27 404.28
Dividends Per Share 130 140 150 160 160
Total Assets 3,795.84B 3,716.03B 3,959.03B 3,840.26B 3,946.50B
Total liabilities 1,513.83B 1,370.12B 1,556.29B 1,404.10B 1,602.21B
Total equity 2,211.53B 2,286.83B 2,345.77B 2,381.96B 2,291.71B
Operating cash flow 553,938M 444,535M 418,109M 360,955M 464,457M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 31,307.61M 30,710.94M 32,491.81M 33,049.78M 32,341.74M
Gross Profit 12,094.07M 12,269.29M 12,014.32M 12,186.00M 11,754.68M
Operating income 4,272.48M 4,137.25M 3,737.03M 3,646.52M 2,991.43M
Income before tax 3,949.61M 3,879.92M 3,749.29M 3,873.20M 3,735.87M
Net income 2,348.27M 2,443.89M 2,570.82M 2,640.66M 2,684.11M
EBITDA 5,961.49M 5,886.40M 5,564.64M 5,503.01M 5,101.19M
Diluted EPS 2.99 3.11 3.34 3.50 3.70
Dividends Per Share 1.07 1.28 1.33 1.44 1.46
Total Assets 31,554.47M 31,860.33M 35,144.58M 35,002.22M 36,314.74M
Total liabilities 12,584.35M 11,747.14M 13,815.33M 12,797.74M 14,743.13M
Total equity 18,384.28M 19,606.77M 20,823.58M 21,710.46M 21,087.77M
Operating cash flow 4,575.54M 4,091.10M 3,728.66M 3,268.25M 4,260.65M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
Operating margin9.24%
Profit margin8.29%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Director: Shuichi Ishibashi
  • President, Chief Operating Officer & Director: Akihiro Eto
  • Chief Technology Officer: Masato Sakano
  • EVP & Global Digital Strategic Officer: Paolo Ferrari
  • Executive Vice President: Christine Karbowiak


  • Ishibashi Foundation (10.7%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.5%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.0%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.3%)
  • Nagasaka Sangyo KK (2.2%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.7%)

Contact Details

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Last Updated on 27 Oct, 2020

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