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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 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue1,047.88B9,612.63M
Gross Profit847,457M7,774.06M
Operating income86,630M794.69M
Income before tax-42,769M-392.33M
Net income-80,892M-742.05M
EBITDA181,174M1,661.98M
Diluted EPS-287.92-2.64
Dividends Per Share950.87
Total Assets3,795.72B34,927.34M
Total liabilities2,743.19B25,242.16M
Total equity974,977M8,971.49M
Operating cash flow79,957M733.47M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 941,956.31M 838,359M 928,841M 1,018.51B 1,047.88B
Gross Profit 837,359.23M 741,783M 820,333M 870,916M 847,457M
Operating income 132,521.00M 127,000M 121,342M 105,832M 86,630M
Income before tax 141,390.31M 129,556M 149,662M 148,751M -42,769M
Net income 96,870.42M 83,501M 105,479M 90,316M -80,892M
EBITDA 190,960.85M 176,544M 180,430M 169,602M 181,174M
Diluted EPS 339.43 292.84 373.10 320.38 -287.92
Dividends Per Share 130 85 90 90 95
Total Assets 3,066.07B 3,155.23B 3,562.85B 3,638.48B 3,795.72B
Total liabilities 1,963.33B 2,173.26B 2,412.72B 2,527.73B 2,743.19B
Total equity 1,068.21B 932,742M 1,093.21B 1,047.61B 974,977M
Operating cash flow 69,554M 143,585M 141,557M 133,049M 79,957M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 7,780.59M 7,715.51M 8,283.33M 9,222.07M 9,612.63M
Gross Profit 6,916.61M 6,826.71M 7,315.67M 7,885.67M 7,774.06M
Operating income 1,094.62M 1,168.79M 1,082.11M 958.25M 794.69M
Income before tax 1,167.88M 1,192.31M 1,334.67M 1,346.85M -392.33M
Net income 800.15M 768.46M 940.65M 817.76M -742.05M
EBITDA 1,577.34M 1,624.75M 1,609.06M 1,535.65M 1,661.98M
Diluted EPS 2.80 2.69 3.32 2.90 -2.64
Dividends Per Share 1.07 0.78 0.80 0.81 0.87
Total Assets 25,487.96M 27,052.17M 31,627.67M 33,163.08M 34,927.34M
Total liabilities 16,320.97M 18,633.04M 21,417.84M 23,039.10M 25,242.16M
Total equity 8,879.97M 7,997.10M 9,704.49M 9,548.54M 8,971.49M
Operating cash flow 574.51M 1,321.42M 1,262.39M 1,204.68M 733.47M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
PER--
ROA-2.17%
ROE-7.99%
Operating margin8.26%
Profit margin-7.71%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Toshihiro Yamamoto
  • Chief Financial Officer & Director: Yushin Soga
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Timothy Paul Andree
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Shun Sakurai
  • Director & Executive Officer: Hiroshi Igarashi

Shareholders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (7.9%)
  • Kyodo News (6.5%)
  • Jiji Press Ltd. (5.5%)
  • Dentsu Group, Inc. (3.9%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.4%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.9%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.6%)
  • Dentsu Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)

Contact Details

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Last Updated on 26 Nov, 2020

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