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Business Summary

ITOCHU Corp. engages in business of product trading and business investment activities. It operates through the following segments: Textile; Machinery; Metals and Minerals; Energy and Chemicals; Food; ICT and Realty; and Others. The Textile segment covers fiber, raw materials, textile fabrics, clothing apparel, and brand marketing business. The Machinery segment includes plant projects, marine, aerospace, automobile, construction machinery, industrial systems, and life and healthcare business. The Metals and Minerals segment offers metals and mineral resources, steel and non-ferrous products, and coal, nuclear, and solar business. The Energy and Chemicals segment pertains to oil and gas trading, energy resources development, and chemicals business. The Food segment focuses on food resources, product processing, midstream distribution, and retail business. The ICT and Realty segment deals with forest products, general merchandise, ICT, insurance, logistics, construction, realty, and financial business. The Others segment includes the overseas legal corporations in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, China and Hong Kong. The company was founded by Chubei Itoh in 1858 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2020 JPYUSD
Gross Profit1,483.42B13,643.73M
Operating income396,588M3,647.59M
Income before tax701,430M6,451.36M
Net income501,322M4,610.88M
Diluted EPS335.583.08
Dividends Per Share850.78
Total Assets10,919.59B101,149.53M
Total liabilities7,078.98B65,573.51M
Total equity2,995.95B27,751.84M
Operating cash flow878,133M8,076.58M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 5,083.64B 4,838.46B 5,510.05B 11,595.36B 10,975.06B
Gross Profit 1,024.01B 1,055.51B 1,166.23B 1,470.61B 1,483.42B
Operating income 226,526M 288,399M 315,819M 356,476M 396,588M
Income before tax 322,749M 499,855M 537,858M 695,383M 701,430M
Net income 240,376M 352,221M 400,333M 500,523M 501,322M
EBITDA 349,943M 395,445M 431,035M 511,647M 814,159M
Diluted EPS 152.14 223.67 257.94 324.06 335.58
Dividends Per Share 50 55 70 83 85
Total Assets 8,036.39B 8,122.03B 8,663.93B 10,098.70B 10,919.59B
Total liabilities 5,584.34B 5,459.22B 5,679.58B 6,408.58B 7,078.98B
Total equity 2,193.67B 2,401.89B 2,669.48B 2,936.90B 2,995.95B
Operating cash flow 419,404M 389,693M 388,212M 476,551M 878,133M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 42,333.96M 44,681.64M 49,715.22M 104,561.93M 100,942.62M
Gross Profit 8,527.47M 9,747.31M 10,522.46M 13,261.35M 13,643.73M
Operating income 1,886.39M 2,663.27M 2,849.51M 3,214.54M 3,647.59M
Income before tax 2,687.68M 4,615.99M 4,852.89M 6,270.66M 6,451.36M
Net income 2,001.72M 3,252.64M 3,612.05M 4,513.49M 4,610.88M
EBITDA 2,914.14M 3,651.80M 3,889.06M 4,613.81M 7,488.18M
Diluted EPS 1.26 2.06 2.32 2.92 3.08
Dividends Per Share 0.41 0.50 0.63 0.74 0.78
Total Assets 71,501.35M 72,889.09M 81,466.24M 91,238.23M 101,149.53M
Total liabilities 49,684.94M 48,992.38M 53,404.65M 57,899.33M 65,573.51M
Total equity 19,517.56M 21,555.17M 25,100.91M 26,533.93M 27,751.84M
Operating cash flow 3,492.58M 3,598.68M 3,502.69M 4,297.33M 8,076.58M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
Operating margin3.61%
Profit margin4.56%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Masahiro Okafuji
  • President, COO, Representative Director & CIO: Yoshihisa Suzuki
  • Chief Financial Officer & Representative Director: Tsuyoshi Hachimura
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Yuji Fukuda
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Tomofumi Yoshida


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 2-5-1 Kita-Aoyama, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 107-8077, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3497.2121

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