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Transportation

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 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue2,946.63B27,101.56M
Gross Profit1,012.93B9,316.42M
Operating income380,842M3,502.77M
Income before tax284,174M2,613.67M
Net income198,429M1,825.04M
EBITDA765,672M7,042.23M
Diluted EPS524.904.82
Dividends Per Share1651.51
Total Assets8,537.05B79,079.79M
Total liabilities5,363.62B49,683.92M
Total equity3,146.19B29,143.58M
Operating cash flow548,692M5,046.56M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 2,867.19B 2,880.80B 2,950.15B 3,002.04B 2,946.63B
Gross Profit 964,814M 960,985M 989,568M 1,010.33B 1,012.93B
Operating income 487,821M 466,310M 481,296M 484,861M 380,842M
Income before tax 384,860M 404,266M 421,594M 428,619M 284,174M
Net income 245,309M 277,925M 288,957M 295,216M 198,429M
EBITDA 856,411M 838,718M 857,630M 862,341M 765,672M
Diluted EPS 625.82 713.96 749.19 773.26 524.90
Dividends Per Share 130 130 140 150 165
Total Assets 7,789.76B 7,911.11B 8,204.71B 8,417.22B 8,537.05B
Total liabilities 5,327.22B 5,235.75B 5,320.15B 5,322.84B 5,363.62B
Total equity 2,442.12B 2,653.42B 2,859.33B 3,067.17B 3,146.19B
Operating cash flow 673,109M 652,906M 704,194M 663,801M 548,692M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 23,876.55M 26,603.27M 26,618.16M 27,071.12M 27,101.56M
Gross Profit 8,034.47M 8,874.38M 8,928.50M 9,110.74M 9,316.42M
Operating income 4,062.32M 4,306.22M 4,342.55M 4,372.26M 3,502.77M
Income before tax 3,204.91M 3,733.26M 3,803.88M 3,865.10M 2,613.67M
Net income 2,042.80M 2,566.54M 2,607.15M 2,662.12M 1,825.04M
EBITDA 7,131.74M 7,745.28M 7,738.07M 7,776.21M 7,042.23M
Diluted EPS 5.21 6.59 6.75 6.97 4.82
Dividends Per Share 1.08 1.20 1.26 1.35 1.51
Total Assets 69,307.01M 70,996.26M 77,148.21M 76,046.70M 79,079.79M
Total liabilities 47,397.34M 46,986.95M 50,024.96M 48,090.04M 49,683.92M
Total equity 21,728.09M 23,812.43M 26,886.03M 27,710.83M 29,143.58M
Operating cash flow 5,605.30M 6,029.37M 6,353.68M 5,985.86M 5,046.56M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER15.57
ROA2.34%
ROE6.38%
Operating margin12.92%
Profit margin6.73%

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

Shareholders

  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (3.8%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (3.7%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.8%)
  • JR East Employee Stock Ownership Plan (2.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.1%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (2.1%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.5%)

Contact Details

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Competitors

  • Central Japan Railway Company
  • Keio Corporation
  • Tobu Railway Co., Ltd.
  • Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
  • Kyushu Railway Company
  • West Japan Railway Company
  • TOKYU CORPORATION
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Last Updated on 5 Jun, 2020

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