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Electronic Technology

Canon Electronics, Inc.

Business Summary

Canon Electronics, Inc. engages in the development, production, and sale of precision machines, electric and electronic machines and instruments, and information devices and software for computers and communication devices. It operates through the following segments: Components, Electronic Information Device, and Others. The Components segment develops, manufactures and sells components for cameras, including shutter units for single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras and digital cameras, as well as laser scanner units. The Electronic Information Device segment develops, manufactures and sells document scanners and laser printers. The Others segment offers software development and sales and information technology (IT) solutions. The company was founded on May 20, 1954 and is headquartered in Chichibu, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit17,806M162.05M
Operating income6,346M57.75M
Income before tax7,073M64.37M
Net income5,391M49.06M
Diluted EPS131.971.20
Dividends Per Share500.45
Total Assets126,268M1,096.50M
Total liabilities23,368M202.92M
Total equity100,218M870.28M
Operating cash flow2,744M24.97M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 83,769M 90,767M 89,158M 74,612M 82,614M
Gross Profit 20,481M 19,883M 18,297M 16,272M 17,806M
Operating income 9,607M 9,506M 8,082M 5,605M 6,346M
Income before tax 9,899M 9,587M 7,965M 5,454M 7,073M
Net income 7,739M 7,106M 6,116M 4,413M 5,391M
EBITDA 12,924M 12,257M 10,612M 8,555M 9,594M
Diluted EPS 189.61 174.10 149.80 108.02 131.97
Dividends Per Share 70 80 80 45 50
Total Assets 108,221M 112,997M 115,237M 117,211M 126,268M
Total liabilities 20,233M 21,404M 19,887M 19,580M 23,368M
Total equity 87,856M 90,170M 94,182M 95,550M 100,218M
Operating cash flow 9,679M 7,192M 8,048M 5,303M 2,744M
 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 747.04M 821.84M 817.88M 698.82M 751.90M
Gross Profit 182.64M 180.02M 167.84M 152.40M 162.05M
Operating income 85.67M 86.07M 74.13M 52.49M 57.75M
Income before tax 88.27M 86.80M 73.06M 51.08M 64.37M
Net income 69.01M 64.34M 56.10M 41.33M 49.06M
EBITDA 115.25M 110.98M 97.34M 80.12M 87.31M
Diluted EPS 1.69 1.57 1.37 1.01 1.20
Dividends Per Share 0.62 0.72 0.73 0.42 0.45
Total Assets 960.68M 1,029.91M 1,060.38M 1,135.27M 1,096.50M
Total liabilities 179.60M 195.08M 182.99M 189.64M 202.92M
Total equity 779.90M 821.85M 866.63M 925.46M 870.28M
Operating cash flow 86.31M 65.11M 73.82M 49.66M 24.97M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2021
Operating margin7.68%
Profit margin6.52%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Takeshi Hashimoto
  • Director & Manager-Magnetic Components: Takayuki Teshigahara
  • MD & Manager-Production Technology Center: Tadashi Arai
  • Managing Director & Manager-NA Business: Junichi Takahashi
  • Senior Managing Director & Manager-Legal Affairs: Takumi Ishizuka


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