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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 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue637,259M5,861.15M
Gross Profit282,272M2,596.18M
Operating income66,942M615.69M
Income before tax67,046M616.65M
Net income49,567M455.89M
EBITDA107,139M985.40M
Diluted EPS190.201.74
Dividends Per Share600.55
Total Assets731,472M6,775.71M
Total liabilities286,296M2,651.99M
Total equity428,520M3,969.43M
Operating cash flow87,748M807.05M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 682,119M 641,185M 712,997M 683,972M 637,259M
Gross Profit 271,177M 261,737M 288,716M 279,904M 282,272M
Operating income 54,397M 60,758M 77,229M 71,973M 66,942M
Income before tax 57,192M 61,257M 69,669M 72,274M 67,046M
Net income 41,238M 47,242M 50,021M 53,903M 49,567M
EBITDA 89,331M 94,569M 111,370M 105,647M 107,139M
Diluted EPS 158.46 181.46 192.08 206.90 190.20
Dividends Per Share 36 42 54 60 60
Total Assets 675,301M 674,107M 708,278M 708,604M 731,472M
Total liabilities 325,309M 312,392M 295,782M 267,005M 286,296M
Total equity 333,441M 345,062M 395,514M 424,760M 428,520M
Operating cash flow 51,304M 99,155M 81,817M 73,280M 87,748M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 5,680.33M 5,921.13M 6,433.10M 6,167.76M 5,861.15M
Gross Profit 2,258.22M 2,417.05M 2,604.97M 2,524.05M 2,596.18M
Operating income 452.99M 561.08M 696.80M 649.02M 615.69M
Income before tax 476.26M 565.68M 628.59M 651.73M 616.65M
Net income 343.40M 436.26M 451.32M 486.07M 455.89M
EBITDA 743.90M 873.31M 1,004.85M 952.67M 985.40M
Diluted EPS 1.31 1.67 1.73 1.86 1.74
Dividends Per Share 0.29 0.38 0.48 0.54 0.55
Total Assets 6,008.28M 6,049.60M 6,659.87M 6,401.98M 6,775.71M
Total liabilities 2,894.33M 2,803.48M 2,781.21M 2,412.29M 2,651.99M
Total equity 2,966.68M 3,096.67M 3,718.98M 3,837.55M 3,969.43M
Operating cash flow 427.23M 915.66M 738.20M 660.80M 807.05M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER8.66
ROA6.88%
ROE11.61%
Operating margin10.50%
Profit margin7.77%

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

Shareholders

  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (4.4%)
  • Dodge & Cox (3.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.6%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (2.5%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.5%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (1.6%)
  • Brother Industries Employee Stock Ownership Plan (1.6%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.5%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.3%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

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  • Brother International CZ sro
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  • Bro. International (India) Pvt Ltd.
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  • Brother Industries Trust
  • Taiwan Bros. Industries Ltd.
  • Brother Industrial Espana SA
  • Bro. International Hungary Kft

Competitors

  • Canon Inc.
  • HP Inc.
  • Dover Corporation
  • Abpro Bio Co., Ltd.
  • Kornit Digital Ltd.
  • Singer Thailand Public Co. Ltd.
  • Vuzix Corporation
Last Updated on 2 Jun, 2020

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