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East Japan Railway Co.

Business Summary

East Japan Railway Co. engages in the business of railway transportation services. It operates through the following segments: Transportation, Retails and Services, Real Estate and Hotels, and Others. The Transportation segment handles the transportation business centered on railway business. It also manages travel, cleaning maintenance, station operation, railway car manufacturing, and railway car maintenance businesses. The Retails and Services segment offers lifestyle services in retail, restaurant, wholesale, freight, and advertising businesses. The Real Estate and Hotels segment operates shopping centers and manages lending and hotel businesses. The Others segment includes information technology (IT) and Suica businesses. The company was founded on April 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit299,425M2,664.57M
Operating income-153,937M-1,369.87M
Income before tax-180,502M-1,606.28M
Net income-94,948M-844.93M
Diluted EPS-251.69-2.23
Dividends Per Share1000.88
Total Assets9,155.15B75,428.70M
Total liabilities6,737.04B55,506.02M
Total equity2,394.92B19,731.64M
Operating cash flow190,506M1,695.30M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 2,950.15B 3,002.04B 2,946.63B 1,764.58B 1,978.96B
Gross Profit 989,568M 1,010.33B 940,049M -40,259M 299,425M
Operating income 481,296M 484,861M 380,842M -520,358M -153,937M
Income before tax 421,594M 428,619M 284,174M -703,591M -180,502M
Net income 288,957M 295,216M 198,429M -577,900M -94,948M
EBITDA 857,630M 862,341M 765,672M -120,360M 249,988M
Diluted EPS 749.19 773.26 524.90 -1,531.91 -251.69
Dividends Per Share 140 150 165 100 100
Total Assets 8,204.71B 8,417.22B 8,587.44B 8,979.90B 9,155.15B
Total liabilities 5,320.15B 5,322.84B 5,414.01B 6,422.54B 6,737.04B
Total equity 2,859.33B 3,067.17B 3,146.19B 2,535.02B 2,394.92B
Operating cash flow 704,194M 663,801M 548,692M -189,968M 190,506M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 26,618.16M 27,071.12M 27,101.56M 16,638.00M 17,610.74M
Gross Profit 8,928.50M 9,110.74M 8,646.05M -379.59M 2,664.57M
Operating income 4,342.55M 4,372.26M 3,502.77M -4,906.38M -1,369.87M
Income before tax 3,803.88M 3,865.10M 2,613.67M -6,634.05M -1,606.28M
Net income 2,607.15M 2,662.12M 1,825.04M -5,448.93M -844.93M
EBITDA 7,738.07M 7,776.21M 7,042.23M -1,134.85M 2,224.63M
Diluted EPS 6.75 6.97 4.82 -14.44 -2.23
Dividends Per Share 1.26 1.35 1.51 0.94 0.88
Total Assets 77,148.21M 76,046.70M 79,546.53M 81,266.14M 75,428.70M
Total liabilities 50,024.96M 48,090.04M 50,150.66M 58,122.56M 55,506.02M
Total equity 26,886.03M 27,710.83M 29,143.58M 22,941.42M 19,731.64M
Operating cash flow 6,353.68M 5,985.86M 5,046.56M -1,791.18M 1,695.30M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin-7.77%
Profit margin-4.79%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Yuji Fukasawa
  • MD, Manager-Legal Strategy, Head-Audit & Finance: Ryoji Akaishi
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Finance: Atsuko Ito
  • MD & GM-Technology Innovation Promotions: Tomomichi Ota
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Tadao Maekawa


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 24 Mar, 2023

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