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Electronic Technology

Brother Industries, Ltd.

Business Summary

Brother Industries, Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of communication, printing, and electronic products and instruments. It operates through the following segments: Printing and Solutions Business, Personal and Home Business, Machinery Business, Network and Contents Business, Domino Business and Others. The Printing and Solutions Business segment offers printers, all-in-ones, fax machines, and electronic stationeries. The Personal and Home Business segment composes of sewing products, which include home sewing and embroidery machines. The Machinery Business segment supplies industrial sewing machines, garment printers, reducers, gears, and machine tools. The Network and Contents Business segment provides karaoke systems, content-delivery systems, and content services. The Domino Business segment offers coding, marking, and digital printing equipment. The Others segment engages in the sale and leasing of real estate. The company was founded by Kanekichi Yasui in April 1908 and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit288,859M2,570.54M
Operating income84,553M752.43M
Income before tax86,243M767.47M
Net income61,031M543.11M
Diluted EPS234.172.08
Dividends Per Share640.56
Total Assets811,149M6,682.99M
Total liabilities249,938M2,059.22M
Total equity561,146M4,623.24M
Operating cash flow72,254M642.98M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 712,997M 683,972M 637,259M 631,812M 710,938M
Gross Profit 288,716M 279,904M 265,428M 269,393M 288,859M
Operating income 77,229M 71,973M 66,942M 78,077M 84,553M
Income before tax 69,669M 72,274M 67,046M 42,944M 86,243M
Net income 50,021M 53,903M 49,567M 24,521M 61,031M
EBITDA 111,370M 105,647M 107,139M 116,329M 123,253M
Diluted EPS 192.08 206.90 190.20 94.06 234.17
Dividends Per Share 54 60 60 60 64
Total Assets 708,278M 708,604M 731,472M 743,896M 811,149M
Total liabilities 295,782M 267,005M 286,294M 244,184M 249,938M
Total equity 395,514M 424,760M 428,521M 483,050M 561,146M
Operating cash flow 81,817M 73,280M 87,748M 109,265M 72,254M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 6,433.10M 6,167.76M 5,861.15M 5,957.26M 6,326.60M
Gross Profit 2,604.97M 2,524.05M 2,441.26M 2,540.06M 2,570.54M
Operating income 696.80M 649.02M 615.69M 736.17M 752.43M
Income before tax 628.59M 651.73M 616.65M 404.91M 767.47M
Net income 451.32M 486.07M 455.89M 231.20M 543.11M
EBITDA 1,004.85M 952.67M 985.40M 1,096.84M 1,096.82M
Diluted EPS 1.73 1.86 1.74 0.88 2.08
Dividends Per Share 0.48 0.54 0.55 0.56 0.56
Total Assets 6,659.87M 6,401.98M 6,775.71M 6,732.09M 6,682.99M
Total liabilities 2,781.21M 2,412.29M 2,651.97M 2,209.81M 2,059.22M
Total equity 3,718.98M 3,837.55M 3,969.44M 4,371.49M 4,623.24M
Operating cash flow 738.20M 660.80M 807.05M 1,030.24M 642.98M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin11.89%
Profit margin8.58%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Ichiro Sasaki
  • Manager-Finance: Satoshi Nakajima
  • Representative Director & Head-Technology: Tasuku Kawanabe
  • Executive Officer & Head-Technology Development: Taizo Murakami
  • Executive Officer: Chikamasa Hattori


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 6 Oct, 2022

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