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Commercial Services

Dentsu Group, Inc.

Business Summary

Dentsu Group, Inc. engages in the advertising and communication-related solution services. It operates through the following business segments: Domestic, Overseas, and Others. The Domestic segment offers marketing design, creative sphere, digital and social media content, communication design, promotions, data solutions, and social solutions. It also offers consulting services, software products, comprehensive network services, real estate management and sale, and non-life insurance agencies. The Overseas segment provides advertising and marketing services. The Others segment includes building leasing management, real estate sales and brokerage and non-life insurance agency. The company was founded by Hoshiro Mitsunaga on July 1, 1901 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit1,117.00B8,492.52M
Operating income166,234M1,263.87M
Income before tax103,440M786.45M
Net income59,848M455.02M
Diluted EPS221.951.68
Dividends Per Share155.251.18
Total Assets3,741.42B28,355.95M
Total liabilities2,786.09B21,115.59M
Total equity880,267M6,671.46M
Operating cash flow80,896M615.04M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Dec 2022
Revenue 1,018.51B 1,047.88B 939,243M 1,085.59B 1,243.88B
Gross Profit 870,916M 847,457M 747,375M 901,128M 1,117.00B
Operating income 105,832M 86,630M 81,632M 140,250M 166,234M
Income before tax 148,751M -42,769M -142,813M 206,385M 103,440M
Net income 90,316M -80,892M -159,595M 108,390M 59,848M
EBITDA 169,602M 181,174M 172,255M 218,907M 240,404M
Diluted EPS 320.38 -287.92 -571.19 387.14 221.95
Dividends Per Share 90 95 71.25 117.50 155.25
Total Assets 3,638.48B 3,795.72B 3,364.36B 3,720.53B 3,741.42B
Total liabilities 2,527.73B 2,743.19B 2,560.48B 2,811.05B 2,786.09B
Total equity 1,047.61B 974,977M 740,821M 845,034M 880,267M
Operating cash flow 133,049M 79,957M 88,313M 139,715M 80,896M
 Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Dec 2022
Revenue 9,222.07M 9,612.63M 8,797.00M 9,880.40M 9,457.19M
Gross Profit 7,885.67M 7,774.06M 6,999.95M 8,201.52M 8,492.52M
Operating income 958.25M 794.69M 764.56M 1,276.47M 1,263.87M
Income before tax 1,346.85M -392.33M -1,337.59M 1,878.39M 786.45M
Net income 817.76M -742.05M -1,494.77M 986.50M 455.02M
EBITDA 1,535.65M 1,661.98M 1,613.35M 1,992.35M 1,827.78M
Diluted EPS 2.90 -2.64 -5.34 3.52 1.68
Dividends Per Share 0.81 0.87 0.66 1.06 1.18
Total Assets 33,163.08M 34,927.34M 32,586.21M 32,308.94M 28,355.95M
Total liabilities 23,039.10M 25,242.16M 24,800.11M 24,411.08M 21,115.59M
Total equity 9,548.54M 8,971.49M 7,175.36M 7,338.23M 6,671.46M
Operating cash flow 1,204.68M 733.47M 827.14M 1,271.60M 615.04M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2022
Operating margin13.36%
Profit margin4.81%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Hiroshi Igarashi
  • CFO, Representative Director & Executive VP: Yushin Soga
  • Director & Deputy Chief Financial Officer: Nicholas Charles Priday
  • President-Isobar Public Sector: Larry Gillespie
  • Manager-Accounting I: Hideki Nagamori


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Contact Details

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