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Canon, Inc.

  • 3,055.00 JPY
  • -2.00
  • -0.07%
  • Japan
    Jan 23, 2019
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Business Summary

Canon, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of office multifunction devices, copying machines, printers, cameras, and lithography equipment. It operates through the following segments: Office Business Unit, Imaging System Business Unit, and Industry and Others Business Unit. The Office Business Unit segment offers MFDs, printers, copying machines for personal and office use, and production print products for print professionals. It also delivers added value to customers through software, services and solutions. The Imaging System Business Unit segment manufactures and markets digital cameras and digital video camcorders, as well as lenses and various related accessories. The Industry and Others Business Unit segment offers semiconductor and flat panel display lithography equipment, digital radiography systems, ophthalmic equipment, vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, organic light-emitting diode panel manufacturing equipment, micro motors, computers, handy terminals, and document scanners. The company was founded on August 10, 1937 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 JPYUSD
Gross Profit1,992.69B17,770.67M
Operating income365,391M3,258.53M
Income before tax353,884M3,155.91M
Net income241,923M2,157.45M
Diluted EPS222.881.98
Dividends Per Share1601.42
Total Assets5,198.29B46,145.50M
Total liabilities2,102.11B18,660.59M
Total equity2,870.63B25,482.73M
Operating cash flow590,557M5,266.54M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 3,731.38B 3,727.25B 3,800.27B 3,401.48B 4,080.01B
Gross Profit 1,798.42B 1,861.47B 1,934.38B 1,673.83B 1,992.69B
Operating income 337,277M 363,489M 355,210M 228,866M 365,391M
Income before tax 347,604M 383,239M 347,438M 244,651M 353,884M
Net income 230,483M 254,797M 220,209M 150,650M 241,923M
EBITDA 612,450M 626,969M 628,537M 478,962M 627,272M
Diluted EPS 200.78 229.03 201.65 137.95 222.88
Dividends Per Share 130 150 150 150 160
Total Assets 4,242.71B 4,460.61B 4,427.77B 5,138.52B 5,198.29B
Total liabilities 1,175.93B 1,319.86B 1,243.31B 2,143.90B 2,102.11B
Total equity 2,910.26B 2,978.18B 2,966.41B 2,783.12B 2,870.63B
Operating cash flow 507,642M 583,927M 474,724M 500,283M 590,557M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 38,221.91M 35,212.58M 31,390.38M 31,304.26M 36,385.27M
Gross Profit 18,421.89M 17,585.94M 15,978.08M 15,404.47M 17,770.67M
Operating income 3,454.85M 3,434.00M 2,934.04M 2,106.27M 3,258.53M
Income before tax 3,560.63M 3,620.58M 2,869.85M 2,251.55M 3,155.91M
Net income 2,360.92M 2,407.15M 1,818.93M 1,386.44M 2,157.45M
EBITDA 6,273.55M 5,923.18M 5,191.73M 4,407.94M 5,593.96M
Diluted EPS 2.05 2.16 1.66 1.26 1.98
Dividends Per Share 1.33 1.41 1.23 1.38 1.42
Total Assets 40,366.39M 37,204.37M 36,807.62M 44,056.49M 46,145.50M
Total liabilities 11,188.17M 11,008.46M 10,335.50M 18,381.33M 18,660.59M
Total equity 27,689.08M 24,839.93M 24,659.50M 23,861.86M 25,482.73M
Operating cash flow 5,199.96M 5,516.55M 3,921.23M 4,604.16M 5,266.54M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin8.95%
Profit margin5.92%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Fujio Mitarai
  • President, COO & Representative Director: Masaya Maeda
  • CFO, Director, VP & General Manager-Accounting: Toshizo Tanaka
  • Representative Director & Chief Technology Officer: Shigeyuki Matsumoto
  • Executive Vice President: Yoroku Adachi


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 3-30-2 Shimomaruko, Ohta-Ku, Tokyo, 146-8501, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3758.2111

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