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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 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit-40,259M-379.59M
Operating income-520,358M-4,906.38M
Income before tax-703,591M-6,634.05M
Net income-577,900M-5,448.93M
Diluted EPS-1,531.91-14.44
Dividends Per Share1000.94
Total Assets8,979.90B81,266.14M
Total liabilities6,422.54B58,122.56M
Total equity2,535.02B22,941.42M
Operating cash flow-189,968M-1,791.18M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 2,880.80B 2,950.15B 3,002.04B 2,946.63B 1,764.58B
Gross Profit 960,985M 989,568M 1,010.33B 940,049M -40,259M
Operating income 466,310M 481,296M 484,861M 380,842M -520,358M
Income before tax 404,266M 421,594M 428,619M 284,174M -703,591M
Net income 277,925M 288,957M 295,216M 198,429M -577,900M
EBITDA 838,718M 857,630M 862,341M 765,672M -120,360M
Diluted EPS 713.96 749.19 773.26 524.90 -1,531.91
Dividends Per Share 130 140 150 165 100
Total Assets 7,911.11B 8,204.71B 8,417.22B 8,587.44B 8,979.90B
Total liabilities 5,235.75B 5,320.15B 5,322.84B 5,414.01B 6,422.54B
Total equity 2,653.42B 2,859.33B 3,067.17B 3,146.19B 2,535.02B
Operating cash flow 652,906M 704,194M 663,801M 548,692M -189,968M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 26,603.27M 26,618.16M 27,071.12M 27,101.56M 16,638.00M
Gross Profit 8,874.38M 8,928.50M 9,110.74M 8,646.05M -379.59M
Operating income 4,306.22M 4,342.55M 4,372.26M 3,502.77M -4,906.38M
Income before tax 3,733.26M 3,803.88M 3,865.10M 2,613.67M -6,634.05M
Net income 2,566.54M 2,607.15M 2,662.12M 1,825.04M -5,448.93M
EBITDA 7,745.28M 7,738.07M 7,776.21M 7,042.23M -1,134.85M
Diluted EPS 6.59 6.75 6.97 4.82 -14.44
Dividends Per Share 1.20 1.26 1.35 1.51 0.94
Total Assets 70,996.26M 77,148.21M 76,046.70M 79,546.53M 81,266.14M
Total liabilities 46,986.95M 50,024.96M 48,090.04M 50,150.66M 58,122.56M
Total equity 23,812.43M 26,886.03M 27,710.83M 29,143.58M 22,941.42M
Operating cash flow 6,029.37M 6,353.68M 5,985.86M 5,046.56M -1,791.18M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin-29.48%
Profit margin-32.74%

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 29 Nov, 2021

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